There are 7 ways to get from Chamonix to Amsterdam by plane, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Amsterdam (AMS) GVA - AMS

$55 - $210

6 alternative options

Bus, train via Paris-Nord  •  10 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Geneva - Bus station 472
  2. Take the train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Amsterdam Centraal

$242 - $316

Bus Isilines  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 814 / ...

$56 - $104

Train  •  13 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from St-Gervais-les-Bains to Annecy
  2. Take the train from Annecy to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bruxelles Midi Tgv
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal

$258 - $328

Bus, train Deutsche Bahn  •  14 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint-Gervais-Les-Bains to Geneva Airport
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Amsterdam Centraal

$248 - $410

Bus Eurolines FR  •  20 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Lyon to Amsterdam

$110 - $174

Drive  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Amsterdam 632.8 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chamonix to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 45€ - 90€ and takes 12 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chamonix to Amsterdam is to fly which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chamonix to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Chamonix and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chamonix to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via St-Gervais-les-Bains, Annecy, Lyon Part Dieu and Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 23 min.

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The distance between Chamonix and Amsterdam is 731 km. The road distance is 1012.5 km.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Amsterdam without a car is to bus and train which takes 10 h 51 min and costs 200€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Chamonix to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Chamonix to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Chamonix station.

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Map of how to get from Chamonix to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 457.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 6 min

What companies run services between Chamonix, France and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

easyJet, KLM and four other airlines fly from Chamonix to Amsterdam hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chamonix to Amsterdam via Lille in around 12 h 25 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
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 St-Gervais-les-Bains to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Annecy to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $120
Premier
$100 - $130
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 Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Basel SBB to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
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 Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lille to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Ouibus
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Geneva - Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Schedules at
altibus.com
Bus from Saint-Gervais-Les-Bains to Geneva Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
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 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Chamonix to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Book at
eurolines.ch
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Chamonix to Lille
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines FR

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