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

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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Milan, Milan 472 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Bologna, Bologna N524 / ...

$22 - $47

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Train  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Martigny to Brig 90 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...

$93 - $164

Bus Savda  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix to Milan - Lampugnano 220
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Bologna - Piazza XX Settembre

$32 - $45

Bus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Bologna, Bologna 507 / ...

$35 - $60

Drive  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Bologna 292.3 miles

$70 - $110

Shuttle to Geneva, fly to Bologna  •  6 h 49 min

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

$89 - $291

Bus to Lyon, fly to Bologna  •  6 h 9 min

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

$80 - $315

Shuttle to Geneva, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chamonix sud to Geneva Airport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le

$64 - $267

Shuttle to Geneva, fly to Venice, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chamonix sud to Geneva Airport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Venice (VCE) GVA - VCE
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le

$55 - $279

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The cheapest way to get from Chamonix to Bologna is to bus which costs 28€ - 40€ and takes 9 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chamonix to Bologna is to drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 4 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Bologna, Bologna. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chamonix to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Vallorcine, Martigny, Brig and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 16 min.

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The distance between Chamonix and Bologna is 384 km. The road distance is 467.7 km.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Bologna without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 15 min and costs 18€ - 45€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to get from Chamonix to Bologna, including transfers.

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Chamonix to Bologna bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc station.

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Chamonix to Bologna train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Martigny station.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Bologna is to bus which takes 7 h 15 min and costs 18€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 80€ - 150€ and takes 7 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Chamonix to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 240.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 15 min

What companies run services between Chamonix, France and Bologna, Italy?

You can take a bus from Chamonix to Bologna via Milan, Milan in around 7 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chamonix to Bologna via Vallorcine, Martigny, Brig, and Milano Centrale in around 7 h 16 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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 Martigny to Brig
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RegionalAlps
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Martigny to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
regionalps.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

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 Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Bologna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
marinobus.it
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 Milan to Bologna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Milano to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
saj.it
Savda
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Bologna - Piazza XX Settembre
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it
Swisstours Transport SA
Phone
+41 22 781 04 04
Email
info@stts.ch
Website
cham-transfers.com
Shuttle from Chamonix sud to Geneva Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
cham-transfers.com

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Bologna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Chamonix to Bologna bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bologna, Bologna station.

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Chamonix to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Bologna C.Le station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chamonix to Bologna is 468 km. It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to drive from Chamonix to Bologna.

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Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Iberia and eight other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Bologna Airport.

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Book your Chamonix to Bologna bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1556+ hotels available in Bologna. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Geneva Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 10 min and costs 7€.

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