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.
The average ticket from Geneva to Chamonix will cost around £ 17 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 4.
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1 h 40 m
1 h 40 m
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Of the 5 buses that leave Geneva for Chamonix every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 64 km distance in an average of 1 h 40 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 1 h 40 m .
The slowest buses will take 1 h 40 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||39 miles (63 km)|
|Average coach duration||1 h 40 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£8 (€10)|
|Coach companies||Swiss Tours, Ouibus, Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Alsa or AlpyBus|
Coaches from Geneva to Chamonix cover the 39 miles (63 km) long route taking on average 1 h 40 min with our travel partners like Swiss Tours, Ouibus, Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Alsa or AlpyBus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £4, but the average price of coach tickets is £8. Travellers depart most frequently from Genève and arrive in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Chamonix SUD.
Alsa and FlixBus coaches will get you to Chamonix from Geneva from £4. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best coach times and tickets for your trip.
Alsa is the main coach operator in Spain, a subsidiary of the UK coach operator 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 coach journeys. While most travellers don’t mind travelling on normal coaches with basic services like toilets, free WiFi, footrests and onboard entertainment, some others may want to check out Alsa’s deluxe coaches like the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium, which provide more luxurious amenities on specific routes.
Alsa has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach to Chamonix from Geneva:
Make the most of the winter ski season with regular bus services from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc operated by SwissTours, BlaBlaBus, AlpyBus and FlixBus. All routes are direct with journey times that vary from one to two hours. During the ski season, there are at least one dozen daily departures on weekdays and up to two dozen at the weekend. The first coach leaves in the early morning and, in the week, the last departure is mid-evening. At the weekend, the last departure is late at night. Once the ski season finishes, there are slightly fewer services. Departures are from either Geneva Airport or Place Dorciere with routes terminating on the Avenue de Courmayeur in Chamonix.
All bus services from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc are direct with a journey time of between one and two hours.
During the ski season, there are up to a dozen departures on weekdays and extra services on Saturdays and Sundays. Once the ski season ends, the service still runs daily but there are fewer departures. The first coach leaves early morning. Departures are then spread throughout the day until mid-evening.
Departure bus station: The bus from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc departs from two points. One is Geneva Airport and the other is Place Dorciere. Place Dorciere is in the historic heart of the city and near the banks of Lake Geneva. Geneva Airport is located a short distance to the northeast of the city centre and can be reached by tram or bus. Geneva has an efficient transport network of buses, trams, ferry boats and suburban trains. There are shops and cafes in and near Place Dorciere while passengers travelling from Geneva Airport can use pre-security airport facilities that include car parking, toilets, wifi, ATMs, shops and cafes.
Arrival bus station: The bus from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc finishes its journey on Avenue de Courmayeur in Chamonix. Chamonix is a small resort that is compact enough to explore on foot. Local buses and trains link it to nearby villages and other ski resorts.
During the ski season buses from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc are operated by SwissTours, FlixBus, AlpyBus and BlaBlaBus. During the summer months, SwissTours operates the most regular service.
SwissTours is a long-established, Swiss-owned transport provider that operates bus services from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc throughout the year. In the winter months, there are between one and two dozen departures a day. These start in the early morning and continue into the evening with journey times of between one and 1.5 hours.
Formerly known as Ouibus, BlaBlaBus operate numerous bus routes across Europe. During the ski season, there are around 12 departures a day from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. These start in the early morning and continue until late at night, taking between 1.5 and two hours to make the journey.
The international transport provider, FlixBus operates services from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc during the winter months. There are between three and six daily buses with departures spread throughout the day and a journey time of approximately 1.5 hours.
AlpyBus is a local company that operates a service linking the Alpine ski resorts. Its buses from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc run regularly throughout the day during the ski season. Departures start in the early morning and continue until mid-evening with a journey time of approximately 1.5 hours.
All four coach operators offer standard tickets only on buses from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. Specific seats can be reserved on some routes. Coaches are safe, modern and comfortable with generous legroom. Suitcases and skis are stored in the hold while in the coach, hand luggage can be put in overhead racks or under the seats. Some operators make an additional charge for carrying skis. An additional charge is also made for the carriage of foldable bicycles. Skis and bicycles must be pre-booked. Toilets, wifi and power sockets are available on FlixBus, AlpyBus and BlaBlaBus coaches but not on SwissTour buses. No animals are allowed on FlixBus services but the other three operators permit certified service animals to travel with their owners. There are no wheelchair spaces onboard the coaches but foldable wheelchairs can be stored in the holds of coaches and all possible assistance is given to passengers with limited mobility.
Travel between Geneva, Switzerland and Chamonix, France by coach is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 26/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your coach from Geneva to Chamonix as this information can change.
Return travel from France to Switzerland is: Partially open.
Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 20/01/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your coach to Geneva from Chamonix.
Omio customers book a coach from Genève to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Chamonix SUD most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this route, called Genève, is located 0.6 miles (950 m) from the city centre of Geneva.
The most popular arrival coach station, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Chamonix SUD, is located 0.4 miles (748 m) away from the city centre of Chamonix.
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