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There are 6 ways to get from Sallanches to Chamonix by bus, train, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from Sallanches Train Station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station Ouibus / ...

$1 - $15

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Train  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from St-Gervais-les-Bains to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet - Vallorcine / ...

$19 - $29

Rideshare  •  39 min

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

$3

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

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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 Train Station station and arriving at Chamonix Sud - Bus station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 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 20 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 30 min and costs 1€ - 13€.

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The bus from Sallanches Train Station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station takes 30 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Sallanches to Chamonix bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Sallanches Train 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 30 min and costs 1€ - 13€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 16€ - 26€ and takes 1 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Sallanches to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 11.7 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

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

Ouibus operates a bus from Sallanches to Chamonix every 4 hours. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 30 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, SNCF operates a train from Sallanches to Chamonix hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $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.

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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
$10 - $16
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$12 - $19
Bus operators
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 Sallanches Train Station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Ouibus
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
$8 - $15
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
$5 - $9
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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Sallanches to Chamonix bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Chamonix Sud - Bus station.

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Sallanches to Chamonix train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sallanches to Chamonix is 31 km. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Sallanches to Chamonix.

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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 Sallanches and Chamonix. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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