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There are 8 ways to get from Chamonix to Innsbruck by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud Bus Station to Geneva Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Innsbruck Hbf

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud Bus Station to Geneva Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Geneva to Innsbruck Südbahnstraße

Train

  1. Take the train from Martigny to Visp
  2. Take the train from Visp to Zürich HB
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Innsbruck Hbf

Bus, train via Milan Bergamo Airport (BGY)

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix to Bergamo
  2. Take the bus from Orio al Serio Airport to Bolzano
  3. Take the train from Bolzano Bozen to Brennero Brenner

Drive

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Innsbruck

Bus, fly to Innsbruck

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud Bus Station to Geneva Airport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Innsbruck (INN)

Bus, fly to Zurich, train

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud Bus Station to Geneva Airport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH)
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Innsbruck Hbf

Bus, fly to Munich, train

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud Bus Station to Geneva Airport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Munich (MUC)
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Ost to Kufstein
  4. Take the train from Kufstein to Innsbruck Hbf

Chamonix to Innsbruck by bus, walk and train

50 Weekly Services
8h 57m Average Duration
€162 Cheapest Price
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Yes, entry into Austria is currently allowed from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Innsbruck is 800 555 621.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Innsbruck is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Innsbruck is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 555 621.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Austria.

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The cheapest way to get from Chamonix to Innsbruck is to bus which costs €35 - €45 and takes 10h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Chamonix to Innsbruck is to drive which costs €70 - €110 and takes 6h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chamonix station to Innsbruck. However, there are services departing from Chamonix Sud Bus Station and arriving at Innsbruck Südbahnstraße via Geneva. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chamonix to Innsbruck. However, there are services departing from Chamonix Mont Blanc and arriving at Innsbruck Hbf via Vallorcine, Martigny, Visp and Zuerich Hb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 47m.

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The distance between Chamonix and Innsbruck is 376 km. The road distance is 579.5 km.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Innsbruck without a car is to bus and train which takes 8h 57m and costs €160 - €300.

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It takes approximately 8h 57m to get from Chamonix to Innsbruck, including transfers.

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Chamonix to Innsbruck bus services, operated by Swiss Tours, depart from Chamonix Sud Bus Station.

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Chamonix to Innsbruck 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 Innsbruck is to train which takes 9h 47m and costs €160 - €330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €45 and takes 10h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Chamonix to Innsbruck.
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  • Distance: 376.1 km
  • Duration: 8h 57m

What companies run services between Chamonix, France and Innsbruck, Austria?

You can take a train from Chamonix to Innsbruck via Vallorcine, Martigny, Visp, and Zuerich Hb in around 9h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chamonix to Innsbruck via Geneva in around 10h 45m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Innsbruck via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €490
Flights from Geneva to Innsbruck via Munich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €500
Flights from Geneva to Innsbruck via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €500
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €280
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €430
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €430
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €430
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €280
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €430
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Innsbruck via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €370
Flights from Geneva to Innsbruck via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Innsbruck via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €140
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €600
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Martigny to Visp
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Visp to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
RegionalAlps
Phone
+41 27 720 47 47
Email
info@regionalps.ch
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Martigny to Visp
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €45
Website
RegionalAlps
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
€22 - €26
1st Class Ticket
€40 - €45
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 Bolzano Bozen to Brennero Brenner
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €13
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€11 - €13
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bolzano Bozen to Brennero Brenner
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Kufstein to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bolzano Bozen to Brennero Brenner
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €25
Website
Railjet
Train from Kufstein to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €23
Website
Railjet
Transdev
Phone
030 200730
Website
transdev.de
Train from Muenchen Ost to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transdev
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Phone
+49 8024 997171
Email
kontakt@bayerischeoberlandbahn.de
Website
brb.de
Train from Ostbahnhof to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Meridian, BOB & BRB
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ostbahnhof to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Kufstein to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Kufstein to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
Swiss Tours
Phone
+41 22 781 04 04
Website
cham-transfers.com
Bus from Chamonix Sud Bus Station to Geneva Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€18
Website
Swiss Tours
Bus from Chamonix Sud Bus Station to Geneva Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €19
Website
Swiss Tours
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Chamonix to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Geneva to Innsbruck Südbahnstraße
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Chamonix to Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Chamonix to Geneva Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Geneva - Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Blablabus

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Innsbruck Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chamonix to Innsbruck is 580 km. It takes approximately 6h 7m to drive from Chamonix to Innsbruck.

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Swiss, British Airways, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Innsbruck Airport.

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