Directions from Samoëns to Chamonix

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Recommended option

Line 94 bus, train  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 94 bus from Samoëns - Gare routière to Cluses - Gare routière 94
  2. Take the train from St-Gervais-les-Bains to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

$20 - $28

Cheapest option

Line 94 bus, bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 94 bus from Samoëns - Gare routière to Cluses - Gare routière 94
  2. Take the bus from Cluses - Gare routière to Chamonix - Sud 81

$17

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Samoëns to Chamonix 38.4 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Samoëns to Chamonix 38.4 miles

$8 - $12

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

You can take a bus from Samoëns to Chamonix via Cluses - Gare routière in around 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
SNCF
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
$2 - $4
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$2 - $4
1st Class
$3 - $6
Bus operators
Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Samoëns - Gare routière to Cluses - Gare routière
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Cluses - Gare routière to Chamonix - Sud
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Other operators
Taxi from Samoëns to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Samoëns and Chamonix is 21 km. The road distance is 61 km.

The cheapest way to get from Samoëns to Chamonix is to drive which costs 7€ - 11€ and takes 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Samoëns to Chamonix is to taxi which takes 50 min and costs 75€ - 95€.

No, there is no direct bus from Samoëns to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Samoëns - Gare routière and arriving at Chamonix - Sud via Cluses - Gare routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Samoëns to Chamonix, including transfers.