There are 9 ways to get from Budapest to Chamonix by plane, shuttle, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly Budapest to Geneva, shuttle  •  6h 34m

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

63€ - 168€

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Train to Vienna, fly to Geneva, shuttle  •  8h 42m

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

73€ - 235€

Fly Budapest to Milan Malpensa, train  •  10h 22m

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BUD - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Martigny

65€ - 439€

Train, bus  •  15h 50m

  1. Take the train from Kelenfoeld to Zuerich Hb Rj
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Geneva Bus Station to Chamonix Sud Bus Station

134€ - 210€

Bus via Milan  •  21h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Népliget to Milan, Milan 403 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lampugnano Milan to Courmayeur 218

70€ - 97€

Bus  •  22h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Geneva
  2. Take the bus from Geneva Bus Station to Chamonix Sud Bus Station Geneva Airport - Chamonix / ...

68€ - 106€

Train  •  22h 29m

  1. Take the train from Kelenfoeld to Zuerich Hb Rj
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet Tgv

249€ - 332€

Night train, train, bus  •  17h 5m

  1. Take the night train from Budapest-Keleti to Zuerich Hb En
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Geneva Bus Station to Chamonix Sud Bus Station

264€ - 389€

Drive  •  11h 24m

  1. Drive from Budapest to Chamonix 1193.4 km

140€ - 210€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Budapest to Chamonix is to bus via Milan which costs 24 000 Ft - 34 000 Ft and takes 21h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Budapest to Chamonix is to fly and shuttle which costs 21 000 Ft - 60 000 Ft and takes 6h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Deák Ferenc tér M and arriving at Chamonix Sud - Avenue de Courmayeur via Budapest, Budapest Népliget, Lampugnano Milan and Courmayeur - P. le Monte Bianco. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Kelenfoeld and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Zuerich Hb, Paris Gare De Lyon and St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 29m.

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The distance between Budapest and Chamonix is 943 km. The road distance is 1193.4 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Chamonix without a car is to train and bus which takes 15h 50m and costs 46 000 Ft - 75 000 Ft.

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It takes approximately 6h 34m to get from Budapest to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Budapest to Chamonix bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Népliget station.

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Budapest to Chamonix train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Kelenfoeld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Chamonix is to bus via Milan which takes 21h 33m and costs 24 000 Ft - 34 000 Ft. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 85 000 Ft - 120 000 Ft and takes 22h 29m.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 943 km
  • Duration: 6h 34m

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

You can take a bus from Budapest to Chamonix via Népliget M, Budapest, Budapest Népliget, Lampugnano Milan, and Courmayeur - P. le Monte Bianco in around 21h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Budapest to Chamonix via Zuerich Hb, Paris Gare De Lyon, St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet, and St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet in around 22h 29m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 280€
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 280€
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 390€
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 360€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 310€
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 310€
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 320€
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 340€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 310€
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 170€
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 170€
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 240€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 290€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
17€ - 80€
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 250€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
700€ - 1300€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Budapest to Milan Malpensa via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 320€
Train operators
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Kelenfoeld to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Kelenfoeld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Night train from Budapest-Keleti to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
180€ - 240€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Gallarate to Martigny
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 120€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
45€ - 65€
1st Class
80€ - 120€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zuerich Hb to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
95€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 130€
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
90€ - 120€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
90€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 120€
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
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
7€
Website
cham-transfers.com
Swiss Tours
Phone
+41 22 781 04 04
Website
swisstours-transport.ch
Bus from Geneva Bus Station to Chamonix Sud Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Swiss Tours
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Budapest to Geneva
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
60€ - 95€
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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
13h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Budapest to Chamonix bus services, operated by Savda, arrive at Courmayeur station.

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Budapest to Chamonix train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Chamonix is 1193 km. It takes approximately 11h 24m to drive from Budapest to Chamonix.

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easyJet, KLM, Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Budapest Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 2201+ hotels available in Chamonix. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 29 min and costs 350 Ft.

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