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There are 6 ways to get from Como to Chamonix by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc 507 / ...

$24 - $43

5 alternative options

Train, bus Eurolines IT  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa Station
  3. Take the bus from Torino Autostazione Corso Vittorio Emanuele II to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

$55 - $95

Train, bus Savda  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Como Borghi to Milano Cadorna R17 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan - Lampugnano to Chamonix 220

$35 - $66

Train  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Geneve Ec
  3. Take the train from Genève to Martigny 90

$152 - $283

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Como to Chamonix 166.6 miles

$40 - $60

Train, fly, shuttle  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud

$45 - $227

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The cheapest way to get from Como to Chamonix is to bus which costs 20€ - 40€ and takes 5 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Como to Chamonix is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Como to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Como and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Como to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Como S. Giovanni and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Milano Centrale, Genève, Martigny and Vallorcine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 29 min.

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The distance between Como and Chamonix is 172 km. The road distance is 266.5 km.

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The best way to get from Como to Chamonix without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 34 min and costs 20€ - 40€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to get from Como to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Como to Chamonix bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Milan, Milan station.

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Como to Chamonix train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Como S. Giovanni station.

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The best way to get from Como to Chamonix is to bus which takes 5 h 34 min and costs 20€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 130€ - 250€ and takes 9 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Como to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 107.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 34 min

What companies run services between Como, Italy and Chamonix, France?

FlixBus operates a bus from Como to Chamonix twice daily. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Como to Chamonix via Milano Centrale, Geneve, Genève, Martigny, and Vallorcine in around 9 h 29 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
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 Como S. Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
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 Como S.Giovanni to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Geneve
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
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 Genève to Martigny
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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 Milan, Milan to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
eurolines.it
Bus from Torino Autostazione Corso Vittorio Emanuele II to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Savda
Swisstours Transport SA
Phone
+41 22 781 04 04
Email
info@stts.ch
Website
cham-transfers.com
Shuttle from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
cham-transfers.com

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Como to Chamonix bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Como to Chamonix is 267 km. It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to drive from Como to Chamonix.

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Alitalia offers flights from Milan Linate Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 2109+ hotels available in Chamonix. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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