There are 5 ways to get from Samoëns to Chamonix by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 94 bus, bus Altibus  •  3 h

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

$16 - $24

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Line 94 bus, train  •  3 h

  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

$29 - $40

Line 94 bus, bus via Chamonix - Sud  •  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

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

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

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

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

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The distance between Samoëns and Chamonix is 21 km. The road distance is 61.4 km.

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The best way to get from Samoëns to Chamonix without a car is to line 94 bus and bus which takes 3 h and costs 13€ - 21€.

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from Samoëns to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Samoëns to Chamonix bus services, operated by Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, depart from Samoëns - Gare routière station.

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Samoëns to Chamonix bus services, operated by Altibus, arrive at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Samoëns to Chamonix is 61 km. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Samoëns to Chamonix.

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There are 1946+ hotels available in Chamonix. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Samoëns to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 13.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

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

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

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
$11 - $16
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$12 - $20
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
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Cluses to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
altibus.com
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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