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There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Mont-Blanc by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 2m

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Chambery Challes Les Eaux Tgv

99€ - 135€

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Bus  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Chambéry N729 / ...

42€ - 61€

6 alternative options

Night train  •  9h 45m

  1. Take the night train from Paris-Austerlitz to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux Ic0770

156€ - 274€

Drive  •  5h 39m

  1. Drive from Paris Bercy to Mont-Blanc 608.2 km

65€ - 100€

Fly Paris CDG to Lyon, train  •  5h 49m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Lyon (LYS) CDG - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
  3. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Gresy Sur Isere

96€ - 241€

Fly Paris CDG to Geneva, train  •  7h 35m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Geneva (GVA) CDG - GVA
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
  3. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Gresy Sur Isere

120€ - 302€

Fly Paris Orly to Geneva, train  •  7h 21m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Geneva (GVA) ORY - GVA
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Chambery Challes Les Eaux

116€ - 286€

Fly Paris Orly to Le Puy, train  •  8h 58m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Le Puy (LPY) ORY - LPY
  2. Take the train from Le Puy En Velay to St Etienne Chateaucreux
  3. Take the train from St Etienne Chateaucreux to Lyon Part Dieu
  4. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux

135€ - 530€

Paris to Mont-Blanc by trains

The train journey time between Paris and Mont-Blanc is around 4h 56m and covers a distance of around 553 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 33m. Operated by TGV inOui, SNCF and Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), the Paris to Mont-Blanc train service departs from Paris Gare De Lyon and arrives in Gresy Sur Isere. Typically 28 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 56m
Fastest train time:
3h 33m
Trains per week:
28
Cheapest price:
90€
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:43
Last train departs at:
18:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Mont-Blanc train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Mont-Blanc is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 8h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Mont-Blanc is to train which costs 95€ - 140€ and takes 4h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Mont-Blanc. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare De Lyon and arriving at Gresy Sur Isere via Chambery Challes Les Eaux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 2m.

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It is 468 km from Paris to Mont-Blanc. It is approximately 608.2 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Paris to Mont-Blanc without a car is to train which takes 4h 2m and costs 95€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Paris to Mont-Blanc, including transfers.

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Paris to Mont-Blanc train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Mont-Blanc is to train which takes 4h 2m and costs 95€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 8h 24m.

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

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Paris to Mont-Blanc train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Chambery Challes Les Eaux station.

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  • Distance: 468 km
  • Duration: 4h 2m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Mont-Blanc, France?

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Chambery Challes Les Eaux 5 times a day. Tickets cost 80€ - 110€ and the journey takes 2h 53m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Chambéry twice daily. Tickets cost 27€ - 35€ and the journey takes 7h 15m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 160€
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 210€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 180€
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Paris Orly to Le Puy
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
24€ - 310€
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 Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
80€ - 100€
1st Class
90€ - 110€
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
25€ - 30€
Train from St Etienne Chateaucreux to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
26€ - 31€
1st Class
20€ - 24€
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
Night train from Paris-Austerlitz to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140€ - 250€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Grésy-sur-Isère
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 28€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Le Puy-en-Velay to Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
29€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 40€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
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 Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Gresy Sur Isere
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 18€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
Rail 1st Class
12€ - 18€
Train from Le Puy En Velay to St Etienne Chateaucreux
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 28€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
11€ - 17€
Rail 1st Class
19€ - 28€
Train from St Etienne Chateaucreux to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 23€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
8€ - 13€
Rail 1st Class
15€ - 23€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
17€ - 25€
Rail 1st Class
26€ - 40€
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
27€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Mont-Blanc is 608 km. It takes approximately 5h 39m to drive from Paris to Mont-Blanc.

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

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There are 51+ hotels available in Mont-Blanc. 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 38 min and costs 5€ - 9€.

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