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Duration 6h 2m
Distance 298.5 km
Average price 157€
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Zürich and Chamonix takes 6h 2m and the fastest train takes 4h 43m. There is a train service every few hours from Zürich to Chamonix. 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. Zürich HB
  2. Visp
  3. Chamonix
5h 2m
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85€ - 166€

Zürich to Chamonix train times

Trains run hourly between Zürich and Chamonix. The earliest departure is at 06:02 in the morning, and the last departure from Zürich is at 19:02 which arrives into Chamonix at 08:45. All services require a transfer, and take on average 6h 2m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Monday, July 6, 2020

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Chamonix Mont Blanc via Visp, Martigny and Vallorcine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 2m.

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The distance between Zürich and Chamonix is 205 km. The road distance is 298.5 km.

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

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

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What companies run services between Zürich and Chamonix?

You can take a train from Zürich to Chamonix via Visp, Martigny, and Vallorcine in around 5h 2m.
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