There are 5 ways to get from Chamonix to Geneva by bus, train, rideshare, car or shuttle

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Bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Geneva N504 / ...

$3 - $60

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Vallorcine to Martigny 83-Y
  2. Take the train from Martigny to Genève 90

$58 - $104

Rideshare  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Genève 52.9 miles

$9

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Geneva 52.9 miles

$11 - $16

Shuttle  •  1 h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chamonix sud to Geneva

$8

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Geneva. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chamonix to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Genève via Vallorcine and Martigny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 28 min.

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The distance between Chamonix and Geneva is 64 km. The road distance is 84.6 km.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Geneva without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs .

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The bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Geneva takes 1 h 10 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Geneva is to bus which takes 1 h 10 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 28 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Chamonix to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 40 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 10 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Chamonix to Geneva twice daily. Tickets cost $4 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Four other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chamonix to Geneva via Vallorcine and Martigny in around 4 h 28 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 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 Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.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.

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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 Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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 Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h
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 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Geneva - Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
altibus.com
Geneve Airport Shuttle
Website
gva.ch
Bus from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Genève Cornavin CFF
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
gva.ch
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
$13 - $17
Book at
eurolines.ch
Swisstours Transport SA
Phone
+41 22 781 04 04
Email
info@stts.ch
Website
cham-transfers.com
Shuttle from Chamonix sud to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
cham-transfers.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Chamonix to Geneva is 85 km. It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to drive from Chamonix to Geneva.

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Book your Chamonix to Geneva bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Chamonix and Geneva. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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