There are 4 ways to get from Val Thorens to Chamonix by bus, train, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Val Thorens to Moutiers T3
  2. Take the bus from Moutiers to Geneva Airport
  3. Take the bus from Geneva - Airport to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

$33 - $113

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Bus, train  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Val Thorens to Moutiers T3
  2. Take the bus from Albertville - Gare routière to Annecy - Gare routière 51
  3. Take the train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains

$65 - $87

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Val Thorens to Chamonix 85.5 miles

$18 - $27

Shuttle, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Val Thorens Arolles to Genève Airport
  2. Take the bus from Genève Aéroport to Chamonix Mont Blanc

$81 - $125

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The cheapest way to get from Val Thorens to Chamonix is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Val Thorens to Chamonix is to drive which costs 15€ - 23€ and takes 1 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Val Thorens to Chamonix station. However, there are services departing from Val Thorens and arriving at Chamonix Sud - Bus station via Moutiers and Geneva - Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

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The distance between Val Thorens and Chamonix is 73 km. The road distance is 136.8 km.

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The best way to get from Val Thorens to Chamonix without a car is to bus which takes 7 h and costs 28€ - 100€.

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It takes approximately 7 h to get from Val Thorens to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Val Thorens to Chamonix bus services, operated by Altibus, depart from Val Thorens station.

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Val Thorens to Chamonix bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Chamonix Sud - Bus station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Val Thorens to Chamonix is 137 km. It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to drive from Val Thorens 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 Val Thorens to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 45.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

What companies run services between Val Thorens, France and Chamonix, France?

You can take a bus from Val Thorens to Chamonix via Moutiers, Geneva Airport, and Geneva - Airport in around 7 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 Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
Bus operators
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Val Thorens to Moutiers
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
altibus.com
Bus from Moutiers to Geneva Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $90
Schedules at
altibus.com
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 Geneva - Airport to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Albertville - Gare routière to Annecy - Gare routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
BensBus
Website
bensbus.co.uk
Shuttle from Val Thorens Arolles to Genève Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
bensbus.co.uk
Geneve Airport Shuttle
Website
gva.ch
Bus from Genève Aéroport to Chamonix Mont Blanc
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
gva.ch

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