There are 2 ways to get from Chamonix to Brig by train or car

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Train  •  2h 53m

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

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Drive  •  1h 38m

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Brig 125 km

SFr 16 - SFr 24

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The cheapest way to get from Chamonix to Brig is to drive which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 1h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Chamonix to Brig is to drive which costs 15€ - 22€ and takes 1h 38m.

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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 2h 53m.

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The distance between Chamonix and Brig is 96 km. The road distance is 125 km.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Brig without a car is to train which takes 2h 53m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 53m 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 1h 38m to drive from Chamonix to Brig.

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There are 954+ hotels available in Brig. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Chamonix to Brig.
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  • Distance: 96.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 53m

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 2h 53m.

Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 15
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 4 - SFr 6
Rail 1st Class
SFr 10 - SFr 15
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 22
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Martigny to Brig
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Transports de Martigny et Régions
Phone
+41 27 721 68 40
Email
info@tmrsa.ch
Website
tmrsa.ch
Train from Vallorcine to Martigny
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transports de Martigny et Régions
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RegionalAlps
Phone
+41 27 720 47 47
Email
info@regionalps.ch
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Martigny to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 55
Website
RegionalAlps
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
SFr 25 - SFr 29
1st Class Ticket
SFr 45 - SFr 51

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