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There are 7 ways to get from Paris to Les Contamines-Montjoie by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via St-Gervais-le-Fayet, gare  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet Tgv

€92 - €119

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Bus  •  12h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Chamonix 479

€35 - €47

5 alternative options

Train  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Sallanches-Combloux-Megève Tgv

€155 - €270

Drive  •  5h 45m

  1. Drive from Paris Bercy to Les Contamines-Montjoie 606.1 km

€65 - €100

Fly Paris CDG to Geneva, train, bus  •  7h 24m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Geneva (GVA) CDG - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève to Annemasse
  3. Take the train from Annemasse to St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet
  4. Take the bus from St-Gervais-le-Fayet, gare to Les Contamines, Chef Lieu

€88 - €224

Fly Paris CDG to Lyon, bus  •  7h 37m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Lyon (LYS) CDG - LYS
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Sallanches

€64 - €168

Train to Paris Orly, fly to Geneva, train, bus  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame to Antony
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Geneva (GVA) ORY - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève to Annemasse
  4. Take the train from Annemasse to St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet
  5. Take the bus from St-Gervais-le-Fayet, gare to Les Contamines, Chef Lieu

€94 - €228

Paris to Les Contamines-Montjoie by train and bus

The journey time between Paris and Les Contamines-Montjoie is around 5h 45m and covers a distance of around 582 km. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 44m. Operated by TGV inOui and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie, the Paris to Les Contamines-Montjoie service departs from Paris Gare De Lyon and arrives in Les Contamines, Chef Lieu. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 45m
Fastest journey time:
5h 44m
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€92
Carbon emissions:
31 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:56
Last service departs at:
10:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Les Contamines-Montjoie train and bus schedules

Paris → Les Contamines-Montjoie
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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Les Contamines-Montjoie is to bus which costs €35 - €50 and takes 12h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Les Contamines-Montjoie is to drive which costs €65 - €100 and takes 5h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Les Contamines-Montjoie. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Les Contamines, Chef Lieu via Chamonix, Sud and St-Gervais-le-Fayet, gare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 36m.

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The distance between Paris and Les Contamines-Montjoie is 472 km. The road distance is 606.1 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Les Contamines-Montjoie without a car is to train via St-Gervais-le-Fayet, gare which takes 5h 54m and costs €90 - €120.

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It takes approximately 5h 54m to get from Paris to Les Contamines-Montjoie, including transfers.

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Paris to Les Contamines-Montjoie bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Les Contamines-Montjoie is to train via St-Gervais-le-Fayet, gare which takes 5h 54m and costs €90 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €50 and takes 12h 36m.

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

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Paris to Les Contamines-Montjoie bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Chamonix station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Les Contamines-Montjoie.
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  • Distance: 471.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 54m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Les Contamines-Montjoie, France?

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Gare De Lyon to St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet twice a week. Tickets cost €90 - €120 and the journey takes 4h 43m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Chamonix 5 times a week. Tickets cost €30 - €40 and the journey takes 9h 55m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €250
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €140
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€90 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €120
Train from Annemasse to St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€7 - €12
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€7 - €9
1st Class
€10 - €12
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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Sallanches-Combloux-Megève
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€150 - €270
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €20
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Annemasse to St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €29
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Geneve to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €14
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€4 - €6
Rail 1st Class
€9 - €14
Train from Annemasse to St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €13
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Rail 1st Class
€8 - €13
Paris RER

The Réseau Express Régional (RER) has 5 lines that connect central Paris to the city suburbs, including notable destinations such as Charles de Gaulle airport, Disneyland Paris and Versailles. The RER is also a great option for getting around the city centre as it operates like an express subway train (like the Paris metro, but with fewer stops). If you’re travelling solely within central Paris Zone 1, you can use a Paris Metro ticket. If you’re travelling beyond Zone 1, you’ll need to purchase a Billet Ile-de-France. Children under 4 travel free on the RER.

Contact Details
Website
ratp.fr
Train from Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame to Antony
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
RATP Paris
Bus operators
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 Paris to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport to Sallanches
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from St-Gervais-le-Fayet, gare to Les Contamines, Chef Lieu
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Schedules at
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Sallanches
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Les Contamines-Montjoie is 606 km. It takes approximately 5h 45m to drive from Paris to Les Contamines-Montjoie.

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Air France offers flights from Paris CDG Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 312+ hotels available in Les Contamines-Montjoie. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 33 min and costs €5 - €9.

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