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from Lyon to Chamonix

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Thu
Oct 21
$55SNCF | TER
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
Oct 22
$55SNCF | TER
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
Oct 23
$55SNCF | TER
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
Oct 24
$55SNCF | TER
$21BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
Oct 25
$55SNCF | TER
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
Oct 26
$55SNCF | TER
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
Oct 27
$27SNCF | TER
$19Flixbus
Thu
Oct 28
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$21BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
Oct 29
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$23BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
Oct 30
$55SNCF | TER
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
Oct 31
$55SNCF | TER
$23Flixbus
Mon
Nov 1
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$21BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
Nov 2
$55SNCF | TER
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
Nov 3
$55SNCF | TER
$19Flixbus
Fri
Nov 5
$55SNCF | TER
$23Flixbus
Sat
Nov 6
$55SNCF | TER
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
Nov 7
$55SNCF | TER
$19Flixbus
Mon
Nov 8
$55SNCF | TER
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
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Nov 10
$55SNCF | TER
$21BlaBlaCar Bus

Travel Information to Chamonix from Lyon

distanceDistance97 miles (157 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $56
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $18 (€15) • 1 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $18 (€15) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TER

Travel 97 miles (157 km) by bus or train between Lyon and Chamonix. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $18 (€15). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Lyon to Chamonix.

How to get from Lyon to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from Lyon to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 88,24% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from Lyon to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
How do I travel from Lyon to Chamonix?

There are 2 ways to get from Lyon to Chamonix: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lyon to Chamonix?

The cheapest way to go to Chamonix from Lyon is by taking a bus, which costs on average $18 (€15).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Chamonix:

A bus is $37 (€30) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Lyon to Chamonix costing on average $56 (€45).

What is the fastest way from Lyon to Chamonix?

The fastest way from Lyon to Chamonix is by bus with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

There are alternative travel options to Chamonix that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by train can take 4 h 26 min   on average.

How many miles from Lyon to Chamonix would I travel?

The distance is approximately 97 miles (157 km) from Lyon to Chamonix.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Lyon to Chamonix?

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Chamonix is:

  • 3 buses per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Lyon to Chamonix as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Chamonix from Lyon, where do I depart from Lyon and where do I arrive in Chamonix?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Lyon to Chamonix:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Lyon, Gare Perrache and arrive in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Chamonix SUD.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc.
Who can get me from Lyon to Chamonix?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Lyon to Chamonix:

  • You can travel to Chamonix from Lyon by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $18 (€15) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Lyon to Chamonix.
  • You can take a train from Lyon to Chamonix with SNCF | TER. Cheap tickets can be found for $56 (€45) with SNCF | TER from Lyon to Chamonix.
Is there a direct service to Chamonix from Lyon?

Yes, there are direct routes from Lyon to Chamonix with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 3 direct buses per day to take to Chamonix with BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus.

Direct services to Chamonix tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Lyon to Chamonix?
Looking to extend your trip from Lyon to Chamonix? Many Omio customers who go from Lyon to Chamonix usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Geneva, Paris or Annecy. If you're looking to explore Geneva, Paris or Annecy from Chamonix, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I buy my Lyon to Chamonix one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Lyon to Chamonix, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $18 (€15) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $56 (€45) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Lyon to Chamonix online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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