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There are 11 ways to get from Paris to Chamonix by train, bus, rideshare, car, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Gare de Bellegarde-Gare  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Bellegarde(Ain) Tgv
  2. Take the train from Gare de Bellegarde-Gare to Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet Bellegarde-Gare - St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet / ...

$122 - $147

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Bus Isilines  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris - Gallieni to Chamonix

$45 - $95

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Train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Annecy Tgv
  2. Take the train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains Annecy - St Gervais / ...

$134 - $159

Bus Eurolines FR  •  12 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Geneve
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station Ouibus / ...

$61 - $132

Rideshare  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc 384.9 miles

$45

Drive  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Chamonix 384.8 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Paris Orly to Geneva, shuttle  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Geneva (GVA) ORY - GVA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud

$54 - $199

Fly Paris Orly to Lyon, bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Lyon (LYS) ORY - LYS
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

$63 - $262

Fly Paris CDG to Geneva, shuttle  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Geneva (GVA) CDG - GVA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud

$66 - $241

Fly Paris CDG to Lyon, bus  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Lyon (LYS) CDG - LYS
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

$70 - $264

Fly Paris CDG to Turin, bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Turin (TRN) CDG - TRN
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

$82 - $304

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Chamonix is to rideshare which costs 39€ and takes 7 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Chamonix is to fly and shuttle which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris - Gallieni and arriving at Chamonix. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Gare de Bellegarde-Gare and St-Gervais-les-Bains. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 49 min.

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The distance between Paris and Chamonix is 471 km. The road distance is 615.7 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Chamonix without a car is to train which takes 6 h 49 min and costs 100€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 49 min to get from Paris to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Paris to Chamonix bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Paris - Gallieni station.

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Paris to Chamonix train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Paris Gare de Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Chamonix is to train which takes 6 h 49 min and costs 100€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 85€ and takes 9 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 294.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 49 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Chamonix, France?

You can take a train from Paris to Chamonix via Bellegarde(Ain), Gare de Bellegarde-Gare, Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet, and St-Gervais-les-Bains in around 6 h 49 min. Alternatively, Isilines operates a bus from Paris to Chamonix 4 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $95 and the journey takes 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Paris CDG to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$29 - $130
Blue Air
Website
blueairweb.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$25 - $160
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Bellegarde(Ain)
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Annecy
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Bellegarde-Gare to Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris - Gallieni to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Geneve
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin, Torino to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Mont-Blanc to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
altibus.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Book at
eurolines.ch
Swisstours Transport SA
Phone
+41 22 781 04 04
Email
info@stts.ch
Website
cham-transfers.com
Shuttle from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
cham-transfers.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Paris to Chamonix bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Chamonix station.

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Paris to Chamonix train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Chamonix is 616 km. It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to drive from Paris to Chamonix.

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easyJet offers flights from Paris Orly Airport to Geneva Airport.

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Book your Paris to Chamonix train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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There are 2442+ hotels available in Chamonix. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Paris and Chamonix. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris Orly Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs 9€.

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