There are 4 ways to get from Chamonix to Wengen by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train via Interlaken Ost  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Vallorcine
  2. Take the train from Vallorcine to Martigny
  3. Take the train from Martigny to Visp 90
  4. Take the train from Visp to Spiez 8 / ...
  5. Take the train from Spiez to Interlaken Ost Ice / ...
  6. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Lauterbrunnen

$68 - $129

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld RegioJet

$51 - $106

2 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Vallorcine to Martigny
  2. Take the train from Martigny to Brig 90
  3. Take the train from Brig to Reichenbach im Kandertal 300

$338 - $445

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from Chamonix to Wengen 167.1 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Chamonix to Wengen is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 4 h.

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The quickest way to get from Chamonix to Wengen is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 4 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Chamonix to Wengen. However, there are services departing from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arriving at Lauterbrunnen via Vallorcine, Martigny, Visp, Spiez and Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 38 min.

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The distance between Chamonix and Wengen is 111 km. The road distance is 267.3 km.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Wengen without a car is to train which takes 5 h 38 min and costs 55€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Chamonix to Wengen, including transfers.

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Chamonix to Wengen train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc station.

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The best way to get from Chamonix to Wengen is to train which takes 5 h 38 min and costs 55€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 90€ and takes 7 h 58 min.

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Chamonix to Wengen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Lauterbrunnen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chamonix to Wengen is 267 km. It takes approximately 4 h to drive from Chamonix to Wengen.

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There are 1046+ hotels available in Wengen. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chamonix to Wengen.
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  • Distance: 69.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 38 min

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

You can take a train from Chamonix to Wengen via Vallorcine, Martigny, Visp, Spiez, and Interlaken Ost in around 5 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chamonix to Wengen via Geneva - Bus station, Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere, Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld, Bern, Neufeld P+R, Bern, Bahnhof, Bern, Thun, Thun, Bahnhof, Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof, and Interlaken Ost in around 7 h 58 min.

Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
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)

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 Vallorcine to Martigny
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Martigny to Visp
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Spiez
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Spiez to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Lauterbrunnen
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Martigny to Brig
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Spiez to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brig to Reichenbach im Kandertal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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 Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Geneva - Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Schedules at
altibus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Chamonix to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Book at
eurolines.ch
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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