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There are 4 ways to get from Châtel-Saint-Denis to Chamonix by train, bus 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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Train  •  3h 34m

  1. Take the train from Vevey to Martigny 90
  2. Take the train from Martigny to Vallorcine
  3. Take the train from Vallorcine to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

$50 - $87

Cheapest option

Train, line 213 bus, bus  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the train from Vevey to Martigny 90
  2. Take the line 213 bus from Martigny, gare to Le Châtelard VS, Frontière 213
  3. Take the bus from Gare de Le Châtelard-Frontière to Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

$43 - $71

2 alternative options

Line 50 train, line 4 train, train  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the line 50 train from Châtel-St-Denis to Palézieux 50 / ...
  2. Take the line 4 train from Palézieux to Lausanne 4 / ...
  3. Take the train from Lausanne to Martigny 90
  4. Take the train from Martigny to Vallorcine
  5. Take the train from Vallorcine to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

$55 - $98

Drive  •  1h 22m

  1. Drive from Châtel-Saint-Denis to Chamonix 65.6 miles

$14 - $21

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Châtel-Saint-Denis to Chamonix is to drive which costs SFr 14 - SFr 21 and takes 1h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Châtel-Saint-Denis to Chamonix is to drive which costs SFr 14 - SFr 21 and takes 1h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Châtel-Saint-Denis to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Châtel-St-Denis and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Palézieux, Lausanne, Martigny and Vallorcine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 1m.

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The distance between Châtel-Saint-Denis and Chamonix is 67 km. The road distance is 105 km.

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The best way to get from Châtel-Saint-Denis to Chamonix without a car is to train which takes 3h 34m and costs SFr 45 - SFr 90.

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It takes approximately 3h 34m to get from Châtel-Saint-Denis to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Châtel-Saint-Denis to Chamonix train services, operated by tpf, depart from Châtel-St-Denis station.

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Châtel-Saint-Denis to Chamonix train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Châtel-Saint-Denis to Chamonix is 105 km. It takes approximately 1h 22m to drive from Châtel-Saint-Denis to Chamonix.

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There are 2521+ hotels available in Chamonix. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Châtel-Saint-Denis to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 41.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 34m

What companies run services between Châtel-Saint-Denis, Switzerland and Chamonix, France?

You can take a train from Châtel-Saint-Denis to Chamonix via Vevey, gare, Vevey, Martigny, and Vallorcine in around 3h 34m.

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 Vevey to Martigny
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Martigny to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Palézieux to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $25
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Martigny
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Swiss Railways Mont-Blanc Express
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Martigny to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Vallorcine to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$11 - $18
tpf
Website
tpf.ch
Train from Châtel-St-Denis to Palézieux
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
tpf.ch
Bus operators

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