Duration 6h 3m
Distance 298.2 km
Average price SFr 155
Frequency 9/day

Trip overview

The average train between Chamonix and Zürich takes 6h 3m and the fastest train takes 5h 28m. The train service runs several times per day from Chamonix to Zürich. 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. Martigny
  2. Visp
  3. Zürich
5h 31m
SFr 86 - SFr 169

Chamonix to Zürich train times

Trains run every three hours between Chamonix and Zürich. The earliest departure is at 07:30 in the morning, and the last departure from Chamonix is at 20:28 which arrives into Zürich at 07:58. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 3m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Sunday, March 29, 2020

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Chamonix to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Chamonix Mont Blanc and arriving at Zürich HB via Vallorcine, Martigny and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 31m.

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The distance between Chamonix and Zürich is 205 km. The road distance is 298.2 km.

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Chamonix to Zürich train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Martigny station.

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Chamonix to Zürich train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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There are 658+ hotels available in Zürich. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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What companies run services between Chamonix and Zürich?

You can take a train from Chamonix to Zürich via Vallorcine, Martigny, and Visp in around 5h 31m.
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