Duration 5h 47m
Distance 286.2 km
Average price 152€
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The train between Chamonix and Saint-Étienne takes 5h 47m. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Chamonix to Saint-Étienne. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet
  2. Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Saint-Étienne
6h 21m
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77€ - 170€

Chamonix to Saint-Étienne train times

Trains run twice a week between Chamonix and Saint-Étienne. The earliest departure is at 07:55 in the morning, and the last departure from Chamonix is at 13:55 which arrives into Saint-Étienne at 19:43. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 47m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Chamonix to Saint-Étienne. However, there are services departing from Chamonix Mont Blanc and arriving at St Etienne Chateaucreux via St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 21m.

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The distance between Chamonix and Saint-Étienne is 200 km. The road distance is 286.2 km.

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Chamonix to Saint-Étienne train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet station.

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Chamonix to Saint-Étienne train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at St Etienne Chateaucreux station.

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There are 283+ hotels available in Saint-Étienne. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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