There are 7 ways to get from Sallanches to Chamonix by bus, train, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Sallanches - Mont-Blanc to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc T74 Chamonix / ...

$9 - $16

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Rideshare  •  39 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Sallanches to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc 17.5 miles

$3

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Train  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from St-Gervais-les-Bains to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

$21 - $29

Bus, train  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Sallanches - Gare SNCF to Saint Gervais - Gare Le Fayet 84 / ...
  2. Take the train from St-Gervais-les-Bains to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

$18 - $30

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sallanches to Chamonix 19.6 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Sallanches to Chamonix 19.6 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sallanches to Chamonix 19.6 miles

$50 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sallanches to Chamonix is to rideshare which costs 3€ and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sallanches to Chamonix is to taxi which costs 40€ - 50€ and takes 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sallanches - Mont-Blanc and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sallanches to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Sallanches-Combloux-Megève and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via St-Gervais-les-Bains. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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The distance between Sallanches and Chamonix is 19 km. The road distance is 31.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sallanches to Chamonix without a car is to bus which takes 40 min and costs 8€ - 14€.

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The bus from Sallanches - Mont-Blanc to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc takes 40 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Sallanches to Chamonix bus services, operated by Altibus, depart from Sallanches - Mont-Blanc station.

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Sallanches to Chamonix train services, operated by SNCF, depart from St-Gervais-les-Bains station.

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The best way to get from Sallanches to Chamonix is to bus which takes 40 min and costs 8€ - 14€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 1 h 25 min.

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  • Distance: 11.7 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

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

Altibus operates a bus from Sallanches to Chamonix 4 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 40 min. Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes also services this route once daily. Alternatively, SNCF operates a train from Sallanches to Chamonix hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 43 min.

Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from St-Gervais-les-Bains to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$12 - $20
Bus operators
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Sallanches - Mont-Blanc to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
altibus.com
Bus from Sallanches to Saint-Gervais-les-Bains - Gare Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
altibus.com
Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Sallanches - Mont-Blanc to Chamonix - Sud
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Sallanches - Gare SNCF to Saint Gervais - Gare Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
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 Sallanches to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Annecy
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sallanches to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$50 - $70
Taxi from Sallanches to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Taxi Cluses
Phone
+33 4 50 98 07 36
Website
cluses-taxi.fr
Alp Genovese Taxi
Phone
+33 6 89 30 37 74
Website
genovesetaxi.com
Vaudey Taxi
Phone
+33 6 78 88 63 75
Website
vaudey-taxi.fr

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