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

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Train  •  5h 31m

  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 Visp 90 / ...
  4. Take the train from Visp to Spiez 8 / ...
  5. Take the train from Spiez to Interlaken Ost Ice / ...
  6. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Lauterbrunnen

SFr 65 - SFr 127

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Drive  •  2h 49m

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Lauterbrunnen 152.3 miles

SFr 30 - SFr 50

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The cheapest way to get from Chamonix to Lauterbrunnen is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Chamonix to Lauterbrunnen is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chamonix to Lauterbrunnen. However, there are services departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Lauterbrunnen via Vallorcine, Martigny, Visp, Spiez and Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 31m.

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The distance between Chamonix and Lauterbrunnen is 109 km. The road distance is 243.6 km.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Lauterbrunnen without a car is to train which takes 5h 31m and costs 55€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 5h 31m to get from Chamonix to Lauterbrunnen, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chamonix to Lauterbrunnen is 244 km. It takes approximately 2h 49m to drive from Chamonix to Lauterbrunnen.

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There are 1167+ hotels available in Lauterbrunnen. Prices start at SFr 96 per night.

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Map of how to get from Chamonix to Lauterbrunnen.
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  • Distance: 68.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 31m

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

You can take a train from Chamonix to Lauterbrunnen via Vallorcine, Martigny, Visp, Spiez, and Interlaken Ost in around 5h 31m.

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
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 15
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 10 - SFr 15
1st Class
SFr 11 - SFr 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
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Vallorcine to Martigny
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 24
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Martigny to Visp
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Visp to Spiez
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 27
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Spiez to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 9
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Interlaken Ost to Lauterbrunnen
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 3 - SFr 7
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
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 40
Website
regionalps.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
SFr 19 - SFr 23
1st Class Ticket
SFr 35 - SFr 39
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Spiez to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 14
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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