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There are 3 ways to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Samoëns by plane, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly, bus  •  3h 51m

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Geneva (GVA) NCE - GVA
  2. Take the bus from Gare Routiere to Gare Routiere Arrivee

€51 - €178

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Nice Airport to Saint-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet 1404

€31 - €60

1 alternative option

Drive  •  5h 29m

  1. Drive from Nice Airport (NCE) to Samoëns 522.6 km

€55 - €90

Nice Airport (NCE) to Samoëns by bus and train

The journey time between Nice Airport (NCE) and Samoëns is around 21h 22m and covers a distance of around 528 km. The fastest journey normally takes 20h 15m. Operated by FlixBus, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), SNCF and others, the Nice Airport (NCE) to Samoëns service departs from Nice Airport and arrives in Gare Routiere. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
21h 22m
Fastest journey time:
20h 15m
Journey distance:
528 km
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
€40
Carbon emissions:
64 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
12:45
Last service departs at:
12:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Nice Airport (NCE) to Samoëns bus and train schedules

Nice Airport (NCE) → Samoëns
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800 130 000

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Samoëns is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Samoëns is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Samoëns is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

Last updated: 3 Aug 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Samoëns is to bus which costs €30 - €60 and takes 10h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Samoëns is to fly and bus which costs €50 - €180 and takes 3h 51m.

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The distance between Nice Airport (NCE) and Samoëns is 272 km. The road distance is 522.6 km.

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The best way to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Samoëns without a car is to bus which takes 10h 1m and costs €30 - €60.

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It takes approximately 3h 51m to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Samoëns, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice Airport (NCE) to Samoëns is 523 km. It takes approximately 5h 29m to drive from Nice Airport (NCE) to Samoëns.

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Swiss and easyJet offer flights from Nice Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 299+ hotels available in Samoëns. Prices start at €87 per night.

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  • Distance: 272 km
  • Duration: 3h 51m

What companies run services between Nice Airport (NCE), France and Samoëns, France?

FlixBus operates a bus from Nice Airport to Saint-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet 5 times a week. Tickets cost €24 - €29 and the journey takes 7h 45m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €150
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €280
Bus operators
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Gare Routiere to Gare Routiere Arrivee
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Schedules at
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nice Airport to Saint-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €29
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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