There are 5 ways to get from Colmar to Chamonix by train, bus, 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

Train  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp 6 / ...
  3. Take the train from Visp to Martigny 90

$126 - $234

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Basel SBB
  2. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Geneva - Bus station
  3. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix City Center

$40 - $59

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Colmar to Chamonix 209.8 miles

$45 - $65

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Geneva, bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA
  4. Take the bus from Geneva - airport to Domancy

$109 - $251

Train to Strasbourg, fly to Lyon, bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Colmar to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Lyon (LYS) SXB - LYS
  3. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Annecy
  4. Take the bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

$87 - $414

What companies run services between Colmar, France and Chamonix, France?

You can take a train from Colmar to Chamonix via Basel SBB, Visp, Martigny, and Vallorcine in around 6 h 52 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Colmar to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Colmar to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Martigny
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Colmar to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $24
1st Class
$34 - $38
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel City Center to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix City Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - airport to Domancy
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Colmar to Chamonix?

The distance between Colmar and Chamonix is 242 km. The road distance is 336 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Colmar to Chamonix?

The cheapest way to get from Colmar to Chamonix is to train and bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 9 h 4 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Colmar to Chamonix?

The quickest way to get from Colmar to Chamonix is to drive which takes 3 h 37 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

Is there a direct train between Colmar and Chamonix?

No, there is no direct train from Colmar to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Colmar and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Basel SBB, Visp, Martigny and Vallorcine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 52 min.

How long does it take to get from Colmar to Chamonix?

It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to get from Colmar to Chamonix, including transfers.