Public Transport: Trains & Buses

Gare SNCF Annemasse
National rail network station at Annemasse. Some staff speak English.
Operates a bus service between various rail stations and airports to the resorts. Website has an English version allowing booking online and checking of timetables and routes. Located at 104 route dAnnecy, Collonges Sous Saleve (74).
SAT- Societe Annemassienne de Transports
Local bus company for Annemasse and immediate area. Some staff speak English. Office hours vary, located at 2 Place de la Gare. Annemasse, (74).
Gare Routiere Grenoble
Buses run locally and between Grenoble and the ski resorts. Offices next to the train station open Monday to Saturday 06:15-19:00 at place de la Gare, Grenoble (38).
Bus services between SNCF stations and 60 resorts in the Alps. The main website is in French but the booking section is in English to allowing online booking. Office open at 926 avenue de la Houille Blanche, Chambery (73).
Rail Europe
An overnight motorail service running from Calais to various destinations in France. Will take most vehicles including people carriers. Bilingual representatives are on hand throughout the journey. Services run throughout the summer only.
Municipal bus company for Chambery. Office open for more information Monday to Friday 07:15-12:45 and 13:00-19:00, Saturdays 08:30-12:15 and 14:30-17:30. Located at boulevard de la Colonne, Chambery (73).
Train service from the UK direct to many alpine resorts including Meribel and Tignes. Book online via the website.
Public bus service for Annecy and surrounding areas. Timetables dispayed on website (English version) for regular services as well as fixed tours and excursions. Information office at 21 rue de la Gare, Annecy (74).
Mainline rail services including TGV. Located at 1 place de la Gare, Grenoble (38).