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There are 10 ways to get from Budapest to Chamonix by plane, shuttle, bus, train, night train 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 Budapest to Geneva, shuttle  •  6 h 38 min

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

$65 - $210

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Fly Budapest to Lyon, bus  •  8 h 43 min

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

$79 - $283

Train to Vienna, fly to Geneva, shuttle  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Geneva (GVA) VIE - GVA
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud

$110 - $291

Fly Budapest to Zurich, train  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Zurich (ZRH) BUD - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Martigny

$196 - $460

Train, bus  •  16 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Zürich HB Rj
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève-Aéroport 1 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Geneva - Airport to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

$251 - $419

Bus FlixBus  •  20 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Milan, Milan 403
  2. Take the bus from Milan - Lampugnano to Chamonix 220

$84 - $151

Train  •  21 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Mannheim Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet

$362 - $489

Bus Eurolines CH  •  23 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Geneva
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station Ouibus / ...

$100 - $141

Night train, train  •  18 h 40 min

  1. Take the night train from Budapest-Keleti to Zürich HB En
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Visp 8
  3. Take the train from Visp to Martigny 90 / ...

$289 - $485

Drive  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Chamonix 745.1 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Chamonix is to fly and shuttle which costs 18 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft and takes 6 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Chamonix is to fly and shuttle which costs 18 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft and takes 6 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Chamonix station. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Chamonix Sud - Bus station via Budapest and Geneva - Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Mannheim Hbf, Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu and St-Gervais-les-Bains. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 39 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Chamonix is 943 km. The road distance is 1192.1 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Chamonix without a car is to train and bus which takes 16 h 32 min and costs 70 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to get from Budapest to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Budapest to Chamonix bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Budapest station.

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Budapest to Chamonix train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Kelenföld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Chamonix is to bus which takes 20 h 44 min and costs 23 000 Ft - 43 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100 000 Ft - 140 000 Ft and takes 21 h 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 589.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 38 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Chamonix, France?

You can take a bus from Budapest to Chamonix via Népliget, Budapest, Budapest Népliget, and Milan - Lampugnano in around 20 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Chamonix via Mannheim Hbf, Lyon Part Dieu, Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet, and St-Gervais-les-Bains in around 21 h 39 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Budapest to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Budapest to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Zurich via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
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 Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kelenföld to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Budapest-Keleti to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $290
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 Flughafen to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Martigny
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
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
RegionalAlps
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Visp to Martigny
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
regionalps.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $240
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 Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
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 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Airport to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
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 Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Budapest Népliget to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$101
Schedules at
slovaklines.sk
Savda
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Budapest to Geneva
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 - $20
Schedules at
altibus.com

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Budapest to Chamonix bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Chamonix Sud - Bus station.

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Budapest to Chamonix train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Chamonix is 1192 km. It takes approximately 11 h 21 min to drive from Budapest to Chamonix.

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easyJet, Air France, Brussels Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Budapest Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 2442+ hotels available in Chamonix. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs 350 Ft.

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