There are 7 ways to get from Chamonix to Menton by bus, train, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus via Imperia  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Turin, Torino
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Imperia 406
  3. Take the bus from Imperia Oneglia to Menton

$24 - $41

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Bus, train  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Turin, Torino N504
  2. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to Ventimiglia Rv

$35 - $68

Bus Eurolines FR  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Turin, Torino N504
  2. Take the bus from Turin to Nice

$64 - $100

Train, Thello  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Martigny to Brig 90 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the Thello from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia

$117 - $185

Drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Menton 278.8 miles

$60 - $90

Shuttle to Geneva, fly  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chamonix sud to Geneva Airport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE

$55 - $146

Bus to Lyon, fly  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from St-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE

$76 - $304

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chamonix to Menton. However, there are services departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Menton via Turin, Torino and Imperia Oneglia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Chamonix to Menton. However, there are services departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Menton via Vallorcine, Martigny, Brig, Milano Centrale and Ventimiglia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 20 min.

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The distance between Chamonix and Menton is 244 km. The road distance is 446.1 km.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Menton without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 5 min to get from Chamonix to Menton, including transfers.

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

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Chamonix to Menton 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 Menton is to bus which takes 9 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train and Thello, which costs and takes 11 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Chamonix to Menton bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, arrive at Menton station.

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Map of how to get from Chamonix to Menton.
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  • Distance: 152.5 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 5 min

What companies run services between Chamonix, France and Menton, France?

You can take a bus from Chamonix to Menton via Turin, Torino, Imperia, and Imperia Oneglia in around 9 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chamonix to Menton via Vallorcine, Martigny, Brig, Milano Centrale, and Ventimiglia in around 11 h 20 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Train operators
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 Torino Lingotto to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
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 Martigny to Brig
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RegionalAlps
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Martigny to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
regionalps.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
thello.com
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 Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin, Torino to Imperia
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Imperia Oneglia to Menton
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Eurolines FR
Swisstours Transport SA
Phone
+41 22 781 04 04
Email
info@stts.ch
Website
cham-transfers.com
Shuttle from Chamonix sud to Geneva Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
cham-transfers.com
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 St-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
Ouibus

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Chamonix to Menton train services, operated by Thello, arrive at Ventimiglia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chamonix to Menton is 446 km. It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to drive from Chamonix to Menton.

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Swiss and easyJet offer flights from Geneva Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 3072+ hotels available in Menton. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Geneva Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 10 min and costs .

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