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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Of the 9 buses that leave Geneva for Chamonix every day 7 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 20 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$26 (€22)|
|Bus frequency||15 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 14 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||Ouibus, BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, AlpyBus or Swiss Tours|
Buses from Geneva to Chamonix cover the 39 miles (63 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 20 min with our travel partners like Ouibus, BlaBlaCar, BlaBlaCar Bus, Flixbus, Eurolines Switzerland, AlpyBus or Swiss Tours. Normally, there are 15 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $18 (€16), but the average price of bus tickets is $26 (€22). Travelers depart most frequently from Geneva, Eaux-Vives and arrive in Chamonix, Av. De Courmayeur (Gare routière Sud).
Travel between Geneva and Chamonix from $18 (€16) with Omio’s bus partners BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Bus information from Geneva to Chamonix with FlixBus:
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a bus company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the buses include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.
Geneva to Chamonix bus information with BlaBlaCar Bus:
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.
Travel between Geneva, Switzerland and Chamonix, France by bus is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 1/24/23. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Chamonix from Geneva as this information can change.
The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Chamonix to Geneva is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France
What are the requirements?
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 1/24/23. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Geneva from Chamonix here.
Omio customers book a bus from Geneva, Eaux-Vives to Chamonix, Av. De Courmayeur (Gare routière Sud) most frequently for this route.
You can find the most popular departure bus station for this route, Geneva, Eaux-Vives, located approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center of Geneva. The most popular arrival bus station in Chamonix, called Chamonix, Av. De Courmayeur (Gare routière Sud), is located around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from its city center.
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