There are 5 ways to get from Basel to Chamonix by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Visp to Martigny 90

$106 - $185

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix City Center Ouibus

$18 - $25

3 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Aosta N506 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Aosta to Chamonix 220

$35 - $68

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from Basel to Chamonix 170 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly, bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA
  3. Take the bus from Geneva - airport to Domancy

$90 - $214

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Chamonix is to bus which costs SFr 17 - SFr 25 and takes 7 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Chamonix is to drive which takes 3 h and costs SFr 35 - SFr 55.

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The distance between Basel and Chamonix is 189 km. The road distance is 272 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Basel to Chamonix, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Basel, Basel central station and arriving at Chamonix via Aosta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Visp, Martigny and Vallorcine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Chamonix, France?

You can take a train from Basel to Chamonix via Visp, Martigny, and Vallorcine in around 5 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Chamonix via Aosta in around 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
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
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 Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Aosta
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Savda
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel City Center to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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
Bus from Geneva - airport to Domancy
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus

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