We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Public transportation: evening/night bus in August

Which Chamonix hotels are on sale?
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
See hotels
Montreal, Canada
Level Contributor
232 posts
22 reviews
Save Topic
Public transportation: evening/night bus in August

I've seen that the (free) night bus only operates in winter season. Are there any means of public transportation in the valley in August at nights? Or the only way to get from, let's say, Chamonix to Les Houches, in late evening is taxi or rental car?

London
Level Contributor
601 posts
31 reviews
Save Reply
1. Re: Public transportation: evening/night bus in August

Ridiculously, there is now no late night transport in Summer. Taxis are very expensive but some of the transfer companies offer evening services which you can prebook. Still not cheap though. Cycling is also an option and you can rent a bike much more cheaply than a car...

If you felt like emailing the tourist office to ask if there's any plans to have some, please do.

info@chamonix.com

Or perhaps you might have some more joy on Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/ChamonixFrance

Considering that the valley is actually busier in August than at new year, it's laughable.

reading
Destination Expert
for Chamonix
Level Contributor
2,038 posts
10 reviews
Save Reply
2. Re: Public transportation: evening/night bus in August

I agree with Firebug, but in summer most visiters are day trippers on coaches but it really is a bugger that there is nothing along the valley after 20:00.

Taxi or drive yourself is it.

Link to the bus timetable , only the #1 runs to Les Houches.

However, moan over, there are quite a few decent places to eat in Les Houches so it is not all bad.

3. Re: Public transportation: evening/night bus in August

-:- Message from TripAdvisor staff -:-

This topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity. We hope you'll join the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one.

To review the TripAdvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html

We remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason.

Removed on: 3:17 am, May 17, 2015