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There are 7 ways to get from Cork to Chamonix by plane, shuttle, bus, train, car ferry, bus and ferry or car

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Fly Cork to Geneva, shuttle  •  7h 49m

  1. Fly from Cork (ORK) to Geneva (GVA) ORK - GVA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud

€73 - €296

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Fly Cork to Lyon, bus  •  10h 39m

  1. Fly from Cork (ORK) to Lyon (LYS) ORK - LYS
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

€76 - €115

Train to Dublin, fly to Geneva, shuttle  •  9h 18m

  1. Take the train from Cork Kent to Heuston
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Geneva (GVA) DUB - GVA
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud

€90 - €159

Fly Cork to Zurich, train, shuttle  •  10h

  1. Fly from Cork (ORK) to Zurich (ZRH) ORK - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Genève
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Geneva to Chamonix sud

€173 - €326

Car ferry, train  •  28h 50m

  1. Take the car ferry from Cork Port to Roscoff
  2. Take the train from Morlaix to St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet Tgv

Bus, bus and ferry  •  36h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay to Dublin, Eden Quay 707 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
  4. Take the bus from Paris to Chamonix 479

€110 - €132

Car ferry, drive  •  25h 58m

  1. Take the car ferry from Cork Port to Roscoff
  2. Drive from Roscoff to Chamonix

Cork to Chamonix by bus, walk and bus and ferry

The journey time between Cork and Chamonix is around 2 days 2h and covers a distance of around 1928 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 2h. Operated by GoBus.ie, Bus Eireann, National Express and others, the Cork to Chamonix service departs from Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay and arrives in Chamonix. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2 days 2h
Fastest journey time:
2 days 2h
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
256 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
16:30
Last service departs at:
16:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cork to Chamonix bus, walk and bus and ferry schedules

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  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Chamonix is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Chamonix is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Chamonix is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Cork to Chamonix is to fly and bus which costs €75 - €120 and takes 10h 39m.

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The fastest way to get from Cork to Chamonix is to fly and shuttle which takes 7h 49m and costs €70 - €300.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cork to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay and arriving at Chamonix via Dublin, London Victoria and Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 51m.

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The distance between Cork and Chamonix is 1299 km.

The best way to get from Cork to Chamonix without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 28h 50m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 49m to get from Cork to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Cork to Chamonix bus services, operated by GoBus.ie, depart from Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay station.

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There is no direct flight from Cork Airport to Geneva Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 55m and has one stopover.

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Cork to Chamonix bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Chamonix station.

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Chamonix is 1h ahead of Cork. It is currently 6:50 AM in Cork and 7:50 AM in Chamonix.

Map of how to get from Cork to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 1299.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 49m

What companies run services between Cork, Ireland and Chamonix, France?

There is no direct connection from Cork to Chamonix. However, you can take the line 226 bus to Cork Airport, stop 230061, take the walk to Cork airport, fly to Geneva, take the walk to Geneva Airport, then take the shuttle to Chamonix. Alternatively, you can take the line 226 bus to Cork Airport, stop 230061, take the walk to Cork airport, fly to Lyon, take the walk to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport, then take the bus to Chamonix.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Cork to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €290
Flights from Cork to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €280
Flights from Dublin to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €200
Flights from Cork to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €340
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Cork to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €280
Flights from Cork to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €430
Flights from Dublin to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €250
Flights from Dublin to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €490
Flights from Cork to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €270
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Cork to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €250
Flights from Cork to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €280
Flights from Cork to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €330
Flights from Dublin to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cork to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €330
Flights from Dublin to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Flights from Cork to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cork to Lyon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€19 - €100
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Cork to Lyon via Faro
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€29 - €130
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dublin to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €330
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Dublin to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €290
Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Genève
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Morlaix to St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet
Ave. Duration
9h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€300 - €550
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
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
1h 10m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€7
Website
cham-transfers.com
Shuttle from Geneva to Chamonix sud
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€7
Website
cham-transfers.com
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
GoBus.ie
Phone
+353 (0)91 564600
Email
info@gobus.ie
Website
gobus.ie
Bus from Saint Patricks Quay, Saint Patricks Quay to Dublin, Eden Quay
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
GoBus.ie
Bus Eireann

Bus and coach operator Bus Éireann operates local bus services throughout Ireland, including city bus services in Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford, as well as commuter and intercity bus services throughout the country. Fares vary by region and distance; purchase tickets with cash on the bus or use a Leap Card.

Contact Details
Phone
1850 836 611
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Parnell Place, stop 255021 to Eden Quay, stop 135351
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Bus Eireann
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €19
Website
National Express
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€46
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
+353 21 427 7801
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.ie
Website
brittanyferries.ie
Car ferry from Cork Port to Roscoff
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Brittany Ferries

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British Airways, Air France, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Cork Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 279+ hotels available in Chamonix. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Cork to Cork Airport is to line 226 bus which takes 14 min and costs €6 - €9.

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