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

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

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Fly to Geneva, shuttle  •  7 h 42 min

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

$84 - $279

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Fly to Lyon, bus  •  9 h 52 min

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

$108 - $362

Fly to Zurich, train  •  11 h 42 min

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

$205 - $510

Bus, bus and ferry  •  27 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Trikala
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Trikala to Bologna
  3. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Milan, Milan 421 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc 472

$205 - $294

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  28 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Kalambaka
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Kalabaka to Ancona
  3. Take the train from Ancona to Piacenza Fb / ...
  4. Take the bus from Piacenza Station to Milano Lampugnano
  5. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc 472

$195 - $306

Bus, carferry, train  •  34 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the carferry from Patras to Ancona
  3. Take the train from Ancona to Torino Porta Nuova Fb / ...
  4. Take the bus from Torino Autostazione Corso Vittorio Emanuele II to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

$211 - $460

Drive, carferry  •  29 h 24 min

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

$208 - $497

Bus  •  36 h

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

$146 - $216

Bus, car ferry, train  •  43 h 58 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

$236 - $544

Drive  •  23 h

  1. Drive from Athens to Chamonix 1471.3 miles

$350 - $550

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Athens to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Trikala, Ugo Bassi, Bologna, Bologna and Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 54 min.

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The distance between Athens and Chamonix is 1644 km. The road distance is 2354.1 km.

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The best way to get from Athens to Chamonix without a car is to bus and bus and ferry which takes 27 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 42 min to get from Athens to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Athens to Chamonix bus services, operated by KTEL Grevenon, depart from Athens station.

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The quickest flight from Athens Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 50 min.

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

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Chamonix is 1 h behind Athens. It is currently 6:14 PM in Athens and 5:14 PM in Chamonix.

Yes, the driving distance between Athens to Chamonix is 2354 km. It takes approximately 23 h to drive from Athens to Chamonix.

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easyJet, Aegean Airlines, Air France and four other airlines offer flights from Athens Airport to Geneva Airport.

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Map of how to get from Athens to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 1027.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 42 min

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 52 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
Flights from Athens to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Athens to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
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
Flights from Athens to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Athens to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Athens to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Athens to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Athens to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 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
Flights from Athens to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Geneva via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Athens to Geneva via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Athens to Zurich via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
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 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Athens to Geneva via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Athens to Zurich via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
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
Flights from Athens to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $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 Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 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
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Athens to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Athens to Zurich via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Train operators
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 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 Lausanne to Martigny
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Kalambaka
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$21 - $28
First Class
$26 - $35
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Ancona to Piacenza
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Venezia Santa Lucia to Sion
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
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
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 Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Bologna to Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
KTEL Grevenon
Phone
24620 22242
Website
ktelgrevenon.gr
Bus from Athens to Trikala
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ktelgrevenon.gr
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Trikala to Bologna
Ave. Duration
13 h 21 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Kalabaka to Ancona
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
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 Bologna, Bologna to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
SAIS Autolinee
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Athens to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
ktelachaias.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
$55 - $80
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
$90 - $140
Schedules at
bstours.rs
Ferry operators
Superfast ferries
Phone
+30 210 8919700
Email
superfast@superfast.com
Website
superfast.com
Car ferry from Patras to Ancona
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$98
Aircraft-type seats
$115
2 bed inside cabin
$297
3 bed outside cabin
$250 - $300
Car ferry from Patras to Venezia
Ave. Duration
31 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Schedules at
superfast.com
Deck
$98 - $100
Aircraft-type seats
$118 - $121
2 bed inside cabin
$312 - $315
3 bed outside cabin
$270 - $320
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
$75 - $230
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$77 - $80
Airplane economy seats
$91 - $94
2-berth outside
$190 - $230
3-berth outside shower
$170 - $200
Grimaldi Lines

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