The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Geneva to Chamonix is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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1 h 25 m
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Of the 8 buses that leave Geneva for Chamonix every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||39 miles (63 km)|
|Average bus duration||1 h 25 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$22 (€19)|
|Bus frequency||12 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 11 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||Swiss Tours, BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines Switzerland, SNCF | Autocar, Infobus, AlpyBus, FlixBus or Alsa|
Buses from Geneva to Chamonix cover the 39 miles (63 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 25 min with our travel partners like Swiss Tours, BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines Switzerland, SNCF | Autocar, Infobus, AlpyBus, FlixBus or Alsa. Normally, there are 12 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $22 (€19), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $21 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Geneva, Eaux-Vives and arrive in Chamonix, Av. De Courmayeur (Gare routière Sud).
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BlaBlaCar Bus from Geneva to Chamonix bus information:
Reaching the ski slopes and beautiful Alpine valleys around Chamonix from Geneva is easy, with plenty of buses to choose from. Every weekday, 21-24 buses run directly to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc from Geneva, and there is a similar frequency on weekends. Journey times vary between 1 hour 2 minutes and 2 hours 5 minutes.
A few companies make the journey from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. Options will include Eurolines, SwissTours, and BlaBlaBus. AlpyBus also offers services from Geneva Airport to nearby Les Houches.
A transfer from Geneva to Chamonix should take between 1 hour 2 minutes and 2 hours 5 minutes in total. This means that there's quite a bit of variety regarding journey times, so check schedules accordingly to ensure that the route option is as convenient as possible.
Travelers can expect a wide range of options when catching buses from Geneva to Chamonix. There should be 21-24 direct buses from the center of Geneva to the Alpine resort every single day.
Departure Bus Station: A transfer from Geneva to Chamonix could depart from either Geneva Aeroport, or Place Dorciere, in the center of town. Place Dorciere is located around 200 meters from the lakefront, making ferry transfers from regional towns a good option. It's also a 10 minute walk from Cornavin Station, which makes it easy to reach the bus station from locations across western Switzerland. Those heading to the airport to catch their bus can take trains from Cornavin, which arrive in about 15 minutes. Local buses 5, 10, 23, 28, 56, 57, or 66 offer cheaper transfer options if required.
Arrival Bus Station: When taking a transfer from Geneva to Chamonix, buses will arrive at the town's Av. Courmayeur coach stop (also known as Chamonix Sud). The bus station is situated south of the River Arve, at the heart of the shopping district, and within a few minutes walk of most leading ski hire outlets. Arrivals can walk 10 minutes across the river to Aiguille du Midi station, where they can hook up with services to other nearby resorts. Cable cars also run out of Arguille to accommodation further up the mountain slopes.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Geneva, Eaux-Vives, which is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Chamonix, Av. De Courmayeur (Gare routière Sud), located 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from the city centre.
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