There are 3 ways to get from Chamonix to Sion by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Vallorcine
  2. Take the train from Vallorcine to Martigny 83-Y

$39 - $66

2 alternative options

Bus, line 213 bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Médiathèque to Montroc 2
  2. Take the line 213 bus from Le Châtelard VS, Frontière to Martigny, gare 213

$42 - $72

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Sion 45.5 miles

$9 - $14

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

You can take a train from Chamonix to Sion via Vallorcine and Martigny in around 2 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chamonix to Sion via Montroc, Montroc-le-Planet, Vallorcine, Le Châtelard-Frontière, Le Châtelard VS, Frontière, Martigny, gare, and Martigny in around 4 h 31 min.

Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$12 - $19
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Vallorcine to Martigny
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Chamonix bus
Phone
04 50 53 05 55
Email
montblancbus@transdev.com
Website
chamonix.montblancbus.com
Bus from Médiathèque to Montroc
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
chamonix.montblancbus.com
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Le Châtelard VS, Frontière to Martigny, gare
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chamonix and Sion is 50 km. The road distance is 73 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chamonix to Sion is to drive which costs 8€ - 12€ and takes 1 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Chamonix to Sion is to drive which takes 1 h 3 min and costs 8€ - 12€.

No, there is no direct train from Chamonix to Sion. However, there are services departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Sion via Vallorcine and Martigny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to get from Chamonix to Sion, including transfers.