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There are 5 ways to get from Montmélian to Geneva Airport (GVA) by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Chambéry to Geneva - Airport

4 alternative options

Train

  1. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Geneve

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Montmélian to Annecy
  2. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Aéroport Zone 10

Drive

  1. Drive from Montmélian to Geneva Airport (GVA)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Montmélian to Geneva Airport

Montmélian to Geneva Airport (GVA) by train and bus

43 Weekly Services
2h 24m Average Duration
SFr 11 Cheapest Price
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International entry into Switzerland from France

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from France

  • There are no current restrictions
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Considerations leaving from France

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Yes, entry into Switzerland is currently allowed from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Geneva Airport (GVA) is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Geneva Airport (GVA) is subject to regional advice.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 2 Jul 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Montmélian to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to drive which costs €13 - €19 and takes 1h 6m.

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The fastest way to get from Montmélian to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to drive which takes 1h 6m and costs €13 - €19.

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No, there is no direct train from Montmélian to Geneva Airport (GVA). However, there are services departing from Montmélian and arriving at Genève-Aéroport via Chambery Challes Les Eaux and Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 42m.

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The distance between Montmélian and Geneva Airport (GVA) is 81 km. The road distance is 102.5 km.

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The best way to get from Montmélian to Geneva Airport (GVA) without a car is to bus which takes 2h 24m and costs €10 - €24.

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It takes approximately 2h 24m to get from Montmélian to Geneva Airport (GVA), including transfers.

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Montmélian to Geneva Airport (GVA) train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Chambery Challes Les Eaux station.

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The best way to get from Montmélian to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to bus which takes 2h 24m and costs €10 - €24. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €27 - €90 and takes 2h 42m.

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Montmélian to Geneva Airport (GVA) train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Geneve station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Montmélian to Geneva Airport (GVA) is 103 km. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from Montmélian to Geneva Airport (GVA).

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Map of how to get from Montmélian to Geneva Airport (GVA).
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  • Distance: 81.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 24m

What companies run services between Montmélian, France and Geneva Airport (GVA), Switzerland?

Blablabus operates a bus from Chambéry to Geneva - Airport 5 times a day. Tickets cost SFr 8 - SFr 10 and the journey takes 1h 15m. FlixBus also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, SNCF operates a train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Geneve every 4 hours. Tickets cost SFr 13 - SFr 35 and the journey takes 1h 18m.

Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 13 - SFr 20
Rail 1st Class
SFr 22 - SFr 35
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Montmélian to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Chambéry to Geneva - Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 10
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Annecy to Geneva - Airport
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 9
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Chambéry to Geneva Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Annecy to Geneva Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Gare Routière to Aéroport Zone 10
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 12
Schedules at
Réseau interurbain Haute-Savoie
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Annecy, Gare routière to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 8
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Montmélian to Geneva Airport
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 145

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