There are 9 ways to get from Athens to Chamonix by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Geneva, bus  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Geneva (GVA) ATH - GVA
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - airport to Domancy

$79 - $278

8 alternative options

Fly to Lyon, bus  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Lyon (LYS) ATH - LYS
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Annecy
  3. Take the bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

$109 - $364

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  26 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Larissa 600
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Larissa to Bologna
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa Station Fr
  4. Take the bus from Torino Autostazione Corso Vittorio Emanuele II to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

$228 - $365

Train, bus and ferry  •  27 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Kalambaka 884
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Kalabaka to Bologna
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa Station Fr
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Courmayeur Fl

$204 - $334

Drive, car ferry  •  29 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Ancona
  3. Drive from Ancona to Chamonix

$213 - $437

Bus BS Tours  •  36 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Mont Blanc

$155 - $221

Bus, car ferry, train  •  44 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Venezia
  3. Take the train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Sion Ec

$248 - $567

Bus Eurolines CH  •  47 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens Pedion Areos to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Geneva
  4. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix City Center

$176 - $259

Drive  •  23 h

  1. Drive from Athens to Chamonix 1471.3 miles

$350 - $550

What companies run services between Athens, Greece and Chamonix, France?

You can take a bus from Athens to Chamonix via Beograd and Belgrade in around 36 h.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Athens to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Athens to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Athens to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Athens to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Athens to Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Athens to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Athens to Lyon via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Geneva via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Athens to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Athens to Lyon via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Athens to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Athens to Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Lyon via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Athens to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Larissa
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$20 - $27
First Class
$25 - $35
Train from Athens to Kalambaka
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
trainose.gr
Purchase a
eurail.com
Second Class
$22 - $30
First Class
$28 - $40
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Courmayeur
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$14 - $18
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - airport to Domancy
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix City Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Larissa to Bologna
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Kalabaka to Bologna
Ave. Duration
13 h 7 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Beograd
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
BS Tours
Phone
011 761-4693
Email
bstours@verat.net
Website
bstours.rs
Bus from Belgrade to Mont Blanc
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
bstours.rs
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
KTEL Thessalonikis
Phone
+30 2310 510835
Email
contact@ktelthes.gr
Website
ktelthes.gr
Bus from Athens Pedion Areos to Thessaloniki Monastiriou
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$48
Schedules at
ktelthes.gr
Simeonidis Tours
Makedonija Soobrakaj AD
Phone
+389(0)2 24 02 388
Email
avtobuska@maksoob.com.mk
Website
ms.mk
Bus from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
ms.mk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Skopje to Geneva
Ave. Duration
33 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ferry operators
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Patras to Ancona
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$82 - $86
Airplane economy seats
$97 - $101
2-berth outside
$200 - $240
3-berth outside shower
$180 - $220
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Patras to Venezia
Ave. Duration
31 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$104 - $106
Aircraft-type seats
$126 - $129
2 bed inside cabin
$332 - $335
3 bed outside cabin
$290 - $340

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Athens to Chamonix?

The distance between Athens and Chamonix is 1644 km. The road distance is 2354 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Athens to Chamonix?

The cheapest way to get from Athens to Chamonix is to fly and bus which costs 60€ - 230€ and takes 6 h 34 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Athens to Chamonix?

The quickest way to get from Athens to Chamonix is to fly and bus which takes 6 h 34 min and costs 60€ - 230€.

Is there a direct bus between Athens and Chamonix?

No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Mont Blanc via Belgrade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h.

How long does it take to get from Athens to Chamonix?

It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from Athens to Chamonix, including transfers.