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There are 9 ways to get from Chamonix to Rome by bus, train, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus, train via Turin  •  8h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix to Turin N504
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Nuova to Roma Termini Fr / ...

€47 - €165

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Bus  •  12h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix to Milan 472 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Rome Tiburtina Bus station N524 / ...

€42 - €51

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Bus, train  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix to Turin N504
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini 9947 / ...

€46 - €123

Train  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the train from Sion to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini 9973 / ...

€98 - €259

Drive  •  7h 49m

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Rome 821.8 km

€100 - €150

Shuttle to Geneva, fly  •  5h 43m

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

€69 - €222

Bus, train to Turin, fly  •  8h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix to Aosta
  2. Take the train from Aosta to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Rome (FCO) TRN - FCO

€54 - €162

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the train from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Vallorcine
  2. Take the train from Vallorcine to Martigny
  3. Take the train from Sion to Gallarate
  4. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Rome (FCO) MXP - FCO

Bus to Lyon, fly  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Rome (FCO) LYS - FCO

€78 - €201

Chamonix to Rome by bus, tram and train

The journey time between Chamonix and Rome is around 14h 56m and covers a distance of around 881 km. The fastest journey normally takes 14h 56m. Operated by FlixBus, Gruppo Torinese Trasporti, Trenitalia Frecce and others, the Chamonix to Rome service departs from Chamonix and arrives in Roma Termini. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
14h 56m
Fastest journey time:
14h 56m
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
€62
Carbon emissions:
58 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
19:15
Last service departs at:
19:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chamonix to Rome bus, tram and train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Chamonix to Rome is to bus which costs €40 - €55 and takes 12h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Chamonix to Rome is to shuttle and fly which costs €65 - €230 and takes 5h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chamonix to Rome station. However, there are services departing from Chamonix and arriving at Rome Tiburtina Bus station via Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chamonix to Rome. However, there are services departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Roma Termini via Vallorcine, Martigny, Sion and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 5m.

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The distance between Chamonix and Rome is 635 km. The road distance is 821.8 km.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Rome without a car is to bus and train via Turin which takes 8h 49m and costs €45 - €170.

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It takes approximately 8h 49m to get from Chamonix to Rome, including transfers.

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Chamonix to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Chamonix station.

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Chamonix to Rome train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Sion station.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Rome is to train which takes 9h 5m and costs €95 - €260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €55 and takes 12h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Chamonix to Rome.
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  • Distance: 634.8 km
  • Duration: 8h 49m

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

You can take a train from Chamonix to Rome via Vallorcine, Martigny, Sion, and Milano Centrale in around 9h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chamonix to Rome via Milan in around 12h 40m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €270
Flights from Geneva to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €270
Flights from Turin to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €200
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €800
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €370
Flights from Geneva to Rome via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€45 - €370
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €180
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€18 - €220
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Turin to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €200
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €320
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Nuova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €150
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€50 - €70
Base Standard
€85 - €120
Base Premium
€100 - €150
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €120
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€40 - €55
Base Standard
€70 - €95
Base Premium
€85 - €120
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Torino Porta Nuova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €110
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€35 - €55
Smart Low Cost
€35 - €55
Smart Flex
€75 - €110
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €110
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€35 - €55
Smart Low Cost
€35 - €55
Smart Flex
€75 - €110
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €90
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €50
Smart Low Cost
€30 - €45
Smart Flex
€60 - €90
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 Torino Porta Nuova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€40 - €60
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 Sion to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €100
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Gallarate
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Aosta to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
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
Bus operators
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Chamonix to Turin
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Chamonix to Milan
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Chamonix to Aosta
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Chamonix to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Chamonix to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Chamonix to Rome train services, operated by ItaloTreno, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chamonix to Rome is 822 km. It takes approximately 7h 49m to drive from Chamonix to Rome.

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