There are 13 ways to get from Birmingham to Chamonix by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, car, car train 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.

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Fly Birmingham to Geneva  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Geneva (GVA) BHX - GVA

$57 - $237

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Bus  •  23 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Geneva - Bus station
  4. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station 472 / ...

$54 - $90

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Fly Birmingham to Lyon, bus  •  8 h 11 min

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

$66 - $270

Train to Manchester, fly to Geneva  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Geneva (GVA) MAN - GVA

$98 - $229

Train to London City, fly to Geneva  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Geneva (GVA) LCY - GVA

$143 - $343

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Geneva  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Geneva (GVA) LHR - GVA

$157 - $328

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Geneva  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Geneva (GVA) LGW - GVA

$131 - $308

Train to London Luton, fly to Geneva  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Geneva (GVA) LTN - GVA

$90 - $241

Train via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Annecy Tgv
  4. Take the train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains

$277 - $513

Train  •  13 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy
  4. Take the train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains

$257 - $658

Bus, bus and ferry  •  16 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Chamonix

$113 - $177

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Chamonix

$334 - $412

Drive, car ferry  •  12 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Chamonix

$187 - $278

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Chamonix is to bus which costs £40 - £70 and takes 23 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Chamonix is to fly which costs £40 - £180 and takes 6 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Chamonix via London Victoria and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon, Annecy and St-Gervais-les-Bains. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 5 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Chamonix is 604 miles.

The best way to get from Birmingham to Chamonix without a car is to train which takes 13 h 5 min and costs £210 - £390.

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

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Birmingham to Chamonix bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Birmingham to Chamonix train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Chamonix is to fly which takes 6 h 6 min and costs £40 - £180. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £210 - £390 and takes 13 h 5 min, you could also bus, which costs £40 - £70 and takes 23 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 604.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 6 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Chamonix, France?

easyJet, Flybe and six other airlines fly from Birmingham to Chamonix hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Birmingham to Chamonix via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Annecy, and St-Gervais-les-Bains in around 13 h 5 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Manchester to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from London Luton to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from London Luton to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from London Luton to Geneva via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Manchester to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from London City to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $3,800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Birmingham to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Manchester to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from London City to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Manchester to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from London City to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Birmingham to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Manchester to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Manchester to Geneva via Exeter
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flights from Birmingham to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Manchester to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Birmingham to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Flights from Manchester to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Manchester to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $65
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from London St. Pancras International to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$130 - $470
Premier
$340 - $550
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Annecy
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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 London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 - $21
Schedules at
altibus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
$15 - $18
Book at
eurolines.ch
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