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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Of the 10 buses that leave Geneva for Chamonix every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
Travel from Geneva to Chamonix from £9 with Omio’s coach partners FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage 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 coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
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BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French car sharing service, BlaBlaCar, is a provider operating long-distance coach services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the coaches include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long coach 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 cabin bag and up to two hold bags per person.
Coach information from Geneva to Chamonix with BlaBlaCar Bus:
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.
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