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

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Train  •  4h 27m

  1. Take the train from Vallorcine to Martigny Re
  2. Take the train from Martigny to Visp 90 / ...
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

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Drive  •  2h 36m

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Matterhorn Museum 149.8 km

SFr 17 - SFr 26

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Matterhorn Museum is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Matterhorn Museum is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Matterhorn Museum is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

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

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The cheapest way to get from Chamonix to Matterhorn Museum is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 2h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Chamonix to Matterhorn Museum is to drive which costs 16€ - 24€ and takes 2h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chamonix to Matterhorn Museum. However, there are services departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Zermatt via Vallorcine, Martigny and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 27m.

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The distance between Chamonix and Matterhorn Museum is 68 km. The road distance is 149.8 km.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Matterhorn Museum without a car is to train which takes 4h 27m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 27m to get from Chamonix to Matterhorn Museum, including transfers.

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Chamonix to Matterhorn Museum train services, operated by Transports de Martigny et Régions, depart from Vallorcine station.

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Chamonix to Matterhorn Museum train services, operated by Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn, arrive at Zermatt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chamonix to Matterhorn Museum is 150 km. It takes approximately 2h 36m to drive from Chamonix to Matterhorn Museum.

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There are 753+ hotels available in Matterhorn Museum. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Chamonix to Matterhorn Museum.
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  • Distance: 68.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 27m

What companies run services between Chamonix, France and Matterhorn Museum, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Chamonix to Matterhorn Museum via Vallorcine, Martigny, Visp, and Zermatt in around 4h 27m.

Train operators
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
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 Martigny to Visp
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 50
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
SFr 23 - SFr 50
Website
RegionalAlps
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
SFr 23 - SFr 26
1st Class Ticket
SFr 41 - SFr 46
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Phone
+41 (0)848 642 442
Email
railcenter@mgbahn.ch
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Visp to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 45
Website
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
SFr 20 - SFr 25
1st Class Ticket
SFr 35 - SFr 45

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