There are 7 ways to get from Cinque Terre to Chamonix by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from La Spezia to Turin
  2. Take the bus from Torino Autostazione Corso Vittorio Emanuele II to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

$52 - $71

Cheapest option

Train, bus FlixBus  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Levanto to Genova Brignole Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Torino Lingotto Rv / ...
  3. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

$35 - $71

5 alternative options

Train  •  10 h 3 min

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

$124 - $185

Train, bus Domo Reisen  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Sestri Levante to Genova Piazza Principe Reg / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genova - Stazione Marittima to Martigny

$89 - $136

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Cinque Terre to Chamonix 256.6 miles

$60 - $90

Train to Milan Linate, fly  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Levanto to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA

$68 - $249

Train, train to Pisa, fly  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Corniglia to La Spezia Centrale
  2. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
  3. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Geneva (GVA) PSA - GVA

$64 - $304

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cinque Terre to Chamonix is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 9 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cinque Terre to Chamonix is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cinque Terre to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Corniglia and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Levanto, Milano Centrale, Brig, Martigny and Vallorcine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 3 min.

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The distance between Cinque Terre and Chamonix is 300 km. The road distance is 410.6 km.

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The best way to get from Cinque Terre to Chamonix without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 9 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 9 min to get from Cinque Terre to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Cinque Terre to Chamonix train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Levanto station.

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The best way to get from Cinque Terre to Chamonix is to bus which takes 9 h 9 min and costs 40€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 10 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Cinque Terre to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 187.5 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 9 min

What companies run services between Cinque Terre, Italy and Chamonix, France?

You can take a bus from Cinque Terre to Chamonix via La Spezia Centrale, Piazza Caduti, Via Chiodo, La Spezia, Turin, Fermata 36 - RE UMBERTO, Fermata 3286 - FERRUCCI, and Torino Autostazione Corso Vittorio Emanuele II in around 9 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cinque Terre to Chamonix via Levanto, Milano Centrale, Brig, Martigny, and Vallorcine in around 10 h 3 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Pisa to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $360
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 Levanto to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $12
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$9 - $12
Train from Genova Brignole to Torino Lingotto
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
Train from Sestri Levante to Genova Piazza Principe
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Train from Corniglia to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$3 - $4
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Levanto to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$43 - $46
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$43 - $46
First
$67
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 Brig to Martigny
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Frecce

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 La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from La Spezia to Turin
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Schedules at
lirosilinee.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Turin, Torino to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Genova - Stazione Marittima to Martigny
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch

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