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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2 h 55 m
4 h 32 m
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Of the 7 buses that leave Lyon for Chamonix 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||2 h 55 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$18 (€17)|
|Bus frequency||5 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 5 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||Flixbus, Movelia, SNCF | Autocar, Ouibus, BlaBlaCar Bus, BlaBlaCar or Alsa|
Buses from Lyon to Chamonix cover the 97 miles (157 km) long route taking on average 2 h 55 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Movelia, SNCF | Autocar, Ouibus, BlaBlaCar Bus, BlaBlaCar or Alsa. Normally, there are 5 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $16 (€15), but the average price of bus tickets is $18 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Chamonix SUD.
Buy your official Alsa, FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus bus tickets to Chamonix from Lyon from $16 (€15) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.
Alsa is the main bus company in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK bus company National Express. Alsa offers a wide variety of national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers every year. Apart from the Standard fare, Alsa provides ticket types like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes for those looking to save money on bus journeys. While most travelers don’t mind traveling on normal buses with basic services like bathrooms, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe buses like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
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.
FlixBus from Lyon to Chamonix bus information:
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.
Lyon to Chamonix bus information with BlaBlaCar Bus:
When taking the bus between Lyon and Chamonix, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Gare Part-Dieu and Lyon, Dardilly. Your trip can end in bus stations such as Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Chamonix SUD, Chamonix, av. Courmayeur and Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, D243 (Gare de Les Bossons).
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Chamonix SUD.
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Lyon Part Dieu, is located 2 miles (3.3 km) from the city center of Lyon.
The most popular arrival bus station, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Chamonix SUD, is located 0.4 miles (748 m) away from the city center of Chamonix.
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