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

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

Fly from Dusseldorf, bus  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Geneva (GVA) DUS - GVA
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - airport to Domancy

$42 - $179

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Train to Frankfurt, fly, bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Geneva (GVA) FRA - GVA
  3. Take the bus from Geneva - airport to Domancy

$114 - $313

Train to Brussels, fly, bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Geneva (GVA) BRU - GVA
  3. Take the bus from Geneva - airport to Domancy

$91 - $266

Train to Luxembourg, fly, bus  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Geneva (GVA) LUX - GVA
  3. Take the bus from Geneva - airport to Domancy

$84 - $263

Train  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp 6 / ...
  4. Take the train from Visp to Martigny 90

$215 - $358

Train, bus  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Bern Ec
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1
  3. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix City Center

$198 - $329

Train, bus via Freiburg  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Koln Messe/Deutz to Freiburg ICE International
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Martigny 222

$126 - $190

Bus  •  13 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Köln to Lyon
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Annecy
  3. Take the bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

$100 - $141

Drive  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Chamonix 473.9 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Chamonix is to fly and bus which costs 35€ - 160€ and takes 5 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Chamonix is to train and fly and bus which costs 95€ - 270€ and takes 5 h 16 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Chamonix is 557 km. The road distance is 758.2 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to get from Cologne to Chamonix, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cologne to Chamonix station. However, there are services departing from Köln and arriving at Chamonix Sud - Bus station via Lyon - Perrache Bus station and Annecy. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Köln Hbf and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB, Visp, Martigny and Vallorcine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 11 min.

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What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Chamonix, France?

You can take a train from Cologne to Chamonix via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB, Visp, Martigny, and Vallorcine in around 10 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cologne to Chamonix via Lyon, Lyon - Perrache Bus station, and Annecy in around 13 h 22 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Luxembourg to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Luxembourg to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Flights from Luxembourg to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Bern
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koln Messe/Deutz to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Martigny
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - airport to Domancy
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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 Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Freiburg to Martigny
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

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