There are 3 ways to get from Chamonix to Brig by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 32 min

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

$45 - $79

2 alternative options

Line 213 bus, train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 213 bus from Le Châtelard VS, Frontière to Martigny, gare 213
  2. Take the train from Martigny to Brig 90 / ...

$57 - $100

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Brig 78.1 miles

$16 - $25

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No, there is no direct train from Chamonix to Brig. However, there are services departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Brig via Vallorcine and Martigny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 32 min.

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The distance between Chamonix and Brig is 96 km. The road distance is 124.9 km.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Brig without a car is to train which takes 3 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Chamonix to Brig, including transfers.

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Chamonix to Brig train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc station.

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Chamonix to Brig train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Brig station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chamonix to Brig is 125 km. It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to drive from Chamonix to Brig.

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There are 1145+ hotels available in Brig. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chamonix to Brig.
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  • Distance: 60.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

What companies run services between Chamonix, France and Brig, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Chamonix to Brig via Vallorcine and Martigny in around 3 h 32 min.

Train operators
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 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$12 - $18
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 Vallorcine to Martigny
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Martigny to Brig
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $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
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Le Châtelard VS, Frontière to Martigny, gare
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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