There are 10 ways to get from Munich to Chamonix by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lausanne 5 / ...
  3. Take the train from Lausanne to Martigny 90

$195 - $339

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Bus  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Geneva 106 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc N504 / ...

$37 - $75

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Train via Visp  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Zürich HB Ec
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Visp 8
  3. Take the train from Visp to Martigny 90 / ...

$195 - $338

Train, bus  •  19 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Milano Centrale En
  2. Take the bus from Milan - Lampugnano to Chamonix 220

$90 - $175

Drive  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Chamonix 380.5 miles

$80 - $120

Fly to Geneva, shuttle  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Geneva (GVA) MUC - GVA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud

$54 - $164

Fly to Lyon, bus  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Lyon (LYS) MUC - LYS
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

$93 - $247

Fly to Zurich, train  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Zurich (ZRH) MUC - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Lausanne
  3. Take the train from Lausanne to Martigny

$219 - $534

Fly to Basel, train  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Basel (BSL) MUC - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Martigny

$181 - $454

Fly to Turin, bus  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Turin (TRN) MUC - TRN
  2. Take the bus from Torino Autostazione Corso Vittorio Emanuele II to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

$123 - $339

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No, there is no direct bus from Munich station to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Munich, Munich central bus station and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Geneva. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Zürich HB, Lausanne, Martigny and Vallorcine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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The distance between Munich and Chamonix is 433 km. The road distance is 608.9 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Chamonix without a car is to train which takes 9 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 40 min to get from Munich to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Munich to Chamonix bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Munich, Munich central bus station.

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Munich to Chamonix train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Chamonix is to train which takes 9 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Munich to Chamonix bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc station.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 270.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 40 min

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Chamonix, France?

You can take a train from Munich to Chamonix via Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai), Zürich HB, Lausanne, Martigny, and Vallorcine in around 9 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Munich to Chamonix via Geneva in around 11 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Munich to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Munich to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Munich to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Basel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Martigny
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Martigny
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RegionalAlps
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Visp to Martigny
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
regionalps.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
13 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$100 - $120
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Geneva
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Mont-Blanc to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
altibus.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Book at
eurolines.ch
Savda
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
eurolines.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Bus from Torino Autostazione Corso Vittorio Emanuele II to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Swisstours Transport SA
Phone
+41 22 781 04 04
Email
info@stts.ch
Website
cham-transfers.com
Shuttle from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
cham-transfers.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Chamonix is 609 km. It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to drive from Munich to Chamonix.

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easyJet, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Munich Airport to Geneva Airport.

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Book your Munich to Chamonix bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1966+ hotels available in Chamonix. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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