The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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4 h 1 m
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Of the 4 buses that leave Chamonix for Lyon every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||97 miles (157 km)|
|Average bus duration||3 h|
|Average bus ticket price||$18 (€17)|
|Bus frequency||3 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 3 direct buses a day|
|Bus providers||SNCF | Autocar, BlaBlaCar, Movelia, Alsa, Ouibus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Flixbus|
Buses from Chamonix to Lyon cover the 97 miles (157 km) long journey taking on average 3 h with our travel partners like SNCF | Autocar, BlaBlaCar, Movelia, Alsa, Ouibus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Flixbus. Normally, there are 3 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $18 (€17), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $16 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arrive in Lyon, Gare Perrache.
For as little as $16 (€15) you can travel by bus between Chamonix and Lyon with Alsa, FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
FlixBus from Chamonix to Lyon bus information:
Alsa is the main provider of bus travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of buses with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal bus with free WiFi, bathrooms, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium buses provide more luxurious services when traveling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other bus tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French bus company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.
BlaBlaCar Bus from Chamonix to Lyon bus information:
When taking a bus from Chamonix, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Chamonix SUD, Chamonix, av. Courmayeur and Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, D243 (Gare de Les Bossons). When you arrive in Lyon, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Gare Part-Dieu and Lyon, Dardilly.
Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Lyon, Gare Perrache.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and need to travel around 0.6 miles (984 m) from the city center to get to this bus station.
Passengers arriving in Lyon most often arrive at Lyon, Gare Perrache and need to travel around 1.9 miles (3 km) from this bus station to the city center.
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