No 15 - Chamonix Bus
Les Houches passes through the suburbs of Chamonix Mont Blanc including Les Bossons, Les Pelerins and Les Gaillands, stopping at the ski lifts at Les Houches of:
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Winter Schedule for No 15 Chamonix Bus
Chamonix Mont Blanc To Les Houches
Schedule current to 30 March 2014
This route primarily services the local residents and the suburbs west of Chamonix Mont Blanc towards Servoz/Geneva. Unlike the skiers buses, there are no special peak hour times for this bus route, however the pistes at Les Houches are also serviced by:
Notice the scheduled times suit commuters with about 3 services an hour at popular times and in the slow part of the day, just one an hour.
Note reduced services on weekends.
For All Routes:
To view the original schedule issued by Chamonix Bus, click here:
The bus service is free for skiers with a current valid pass and for non-skiers holding a carte d'hote.
The buses stop at the usual bus stops in town:
Skiers Low Down
While this is primarily a commuter's bus rather than a skiers' bus, the fare is still free for those on a valid Mont Blanc Unlimited Pass or for non-skiers, a Carte d' Hote.
Why would you go to Les Houches?
Well, if the World Cup's on, you have to make the effort to see it or even if it's not, it's an experience to ski the Kandahar, the World Cup Piste.
For families, the area is gentle, and despite it being at low altitude, there are snow guns on piste here.
If the weather has closed in, the pistes at Les Houches are treed, being cut into the forests and that means far better visibility.
These articles will help you understand more about getting around the ski resort