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

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Train  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the train from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Vallorcine Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Vallorcine to Martigny R / ...
  3. Take the train from Sion to Milano Centrale Ec

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Bus  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Courmayeur - P. le Monte Bianco to Milano - Lampugnano M1 300

19€ - 26€

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Train via Brig  •  5h 47m

  1. Take the train from Martigny to Brig Ir90 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale Ec

67€ - 139€

Bus via Duomo M1  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Courmayeur to Lampugnano Milan 218

20€ - 29€

Bus, train  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Courmayeur - P. le Monte Bianco to Vercelli - Autostazione
  2. Take the train from Vercelli to Milano Centrale Re / ...

29€ - 59€

Drive  •  2h 37m

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Milan 241.1 km

29€ - 45€

Shuttle, fly  •  3h 25m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Chamonix sud to Geneva Airport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN

78€ - 199€

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The most affordable way to get from Chamonix to Milan is to bus, which costs 19€ - 27€ and takes 5h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Chamonix to Milan is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chamonix to Milan. However, there are services departing from Chamonix Sud - Avenue de Courmayeur and arriving at via bazzoni, 14 prima di p.za conciliazione via Courmayeur - P. le Monte Bianco and via natta dopo via trenno. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chamonix to Milan. However, there are services departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Milano Centrale via Vallorcine, Martigny and Sion. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 38m.

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The distance between Chamonix and Milan is 187 km. The road distance is 241.1 km.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Milan without a car is to train which takes 5h 38m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 38m to get from Chamonix to Milan, including transfers.

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Chamonix to Milan bus services, operated by SAVDA – Aosta - Arriva Italia, depart from Courmayeur - P. le Monte Bianco station.

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Chamonix to Milan train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc station.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Milan is to train which takes 5h 38m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 27€ and takes 5h 43m.

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  • Distance: 187.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 38m

What companies run services between Chamonix, France and Milan, Italy?

You can take a train from Chamonix to Milan via Vallorcine, Martigny, and Sion in around 5h 38m. Alternatively, SAVDA – Aosta - Arriva Italia operates a bus from Courmayeur - P. le Monte Bianco to Milano - Lampugnano M1 once daily. Tickets cost 16€ - 21€ and the journey takes 3h 30m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 220€
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 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 20€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Sion to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 100€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Martigny to Brig
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
27€ - 50€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 14€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
3€ - 6€
Rail 1st Class
9€ - 14€
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
RegionalAlps
Phone
+41 27 720 47 47
Email
info@regionalps.ch
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Martigny to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
23€ - 50€
Website
RegionalAlps
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
23€ - 27€
1st Class Ticket
41€ - 46€
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 Vercelli to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 11€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 11€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Vercelli to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
Bus operators
SAVDA – Aosta - Arriva Italia
Phone
+39 0165 36 70 11
Email
savda@savda.it
Website
aosta.arriva.it
Bus from Courmayeur - P. le Monte Bianco to Milano - Lampugnano M1
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Schedules at
arriva.it
Bus from Courmayeur to Lampugnano Milan
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 23€
Schedules at
arriva.it
Grouppo Stat
Phone
+39 0142 452854
Email
autoticinostac@statcasale.com
Website
gruppostat.com
Bus from Courmayeur - P. le Monte Bianco to Vercelli - Autostazione
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
22€ - 45€
Website
Grouppo Stat
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
1h 10m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
7€
Website
cham-transfers.com

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Chamonix to Milan bus services, operated by SAVDA – Aosta - Arriva Italia, arrive at Milano - Lampugnano M1 station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Chamonix to Milan is 241 km. It takes approximately 2h 37m to drive from Chamonix to Milan.

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Alitalia offers flights from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 1428+ hotels available in Milan. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Geneva Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 10m and costs 7€.

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