How to get there?
Situated at the heart of the Sillon Alpin region, Chambéry is a major European transport hub. So the city is both easy to reach and well served by all means of transport. Within the city, priority is given to ecological transport and Chambéry has both an extensive bus network and very good cycling facilities.
Chambéry Savoie Airport is located approximately 10 kms north of the city center. Flybe, Jet2, British Airways, Blue Island and Transavia flights to and from Paris, the Netherlands and the UK operate between December and April.
Other nearby airports:
- Lyon Saint Exupéry: 86 kms
- Geneva Cointrin: 89 kms
- Grenoble Isère: 92 kms
Lyon Saint Exupéry and Geneva Cointrin are international airports that can be reached directly without transit by Paris. A regular shuttle service allows joining easily Chambéry center from these two airports.
Daily TGV services to Paris (3 hrs). For timetables, see the SNCF website.
The forthcoming Lyon-Turin TGV service will cut the journey time from Chambéry to Milan to under 3 hours and Chambéry to Paris to 2½ hours.
A frequent service of regional trains connects Chambéry to Annecy, Lyon, Grenoble, Bourg-Saint-Maurice, Modane…
Chambéry is easily reached by motorway: A43 from Lyon or Italy, A41 from Geneva or Grenoble, A6 from Paris and A7 from Marseille.
Some distances from Chambéry:
Marseille – 350 km
Turin – 240 km
Chamonix – 149 km
Lyon – 98 km
Genève – 90 km
Grenoble – 57 km