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There are 5 ways to get from Cork to Chamonix by plane, bus, car ferry, train or car

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Fly to Geneva, bus

  1. Fly from Cork (ORK) to Geneva (GVA)
  2. Take the bus from Geneva Bus Station to Chamonix Sud Bus Station

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Fly to Lyon, bus

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

Car ferry, train

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

Car ferry, bus

  1. Take the car ferry from Cork Port to Roscoff
  2. Take the bus from Morlaix to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Chamonix

Car ferry, drive

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

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The cheapest way to get from Cork to Chamonix is to fly and bus which costs €60 - €180 and takes 6h 56m.

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The fastest way to get from Cork to Chamonix is to fly and bus which takes 6h 56m and costs €60 - €180.

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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 15m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 56m to get from Cork to Chamonix, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Cork Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Chamonix is 1h ahead of Cork. It is currently 7:48 AM in Cork and 8:48 AM in Chamonix.

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

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There are 392+ hotels available in Chamonix. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Cork to Cork Airport is to line 226 bus which takes 19 min and costs €6 - €9.

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Map of how to get from Cork to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 1299.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 56m

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 Genève-Aéroport, take the train to Genève, take the walk to Geneva Bus Station, then take the bus 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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Cork to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Cork to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Cork to Geneva via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €250
Flights from Cork to Lyon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €300
Flights from Cork to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Cork to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €460
Flights from Cork to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cork to Lyon via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €300
Flights from Cork to Lyon via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cork to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€230 - €950
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 Morlaix to St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€320 - €600
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Morlaix to St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€150 - €220
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€150 - €180
1st Class
€180 - €220
Bus operators
Swiss Tours
Phone
+41 22 781 04 04
Website
cham-transfers.com
Bus from Geneva Bus Station to Chamonix Sud Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €17
Website
Swiss Tours
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Morlaix to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
Blablabus
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
14h
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
Brittany Ferries

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