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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 36 min

  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 - $88

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Vevey to Genève 57-Y / ...
  2. Take the bus from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc N504 / ...

$39 - $83

2 alternative options

Line 50 train, line 4 train, train  •  4 h 4 min

  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

$56 - $100

Drive  •  1 h 22 min

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

$14 - $21

Questions & Answers

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 4 h 4 min.

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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 3 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 36 min 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 1 h 22 min to drive from Châtel-Saint-Denis to Chamonix.

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There are 1966+ 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: 3 h 36 min

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 3 h 36 min.

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
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Martigny to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Palézieux to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Martigny
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Vevey to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Swiss Railways Mont-Blanc Express
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Martigny to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Vallorcine to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$12 - $18
tpf
Website
tpf.ch
Train from Châtel-St-Denis to Palézieux
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
tpf.ch
Bus operators
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 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
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
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
$13 - $17
Book at
eurolines.ch

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