There are 11 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Chamonix by train, car, bus, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, drive  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Bad Bf Ice / ...
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Chamonix

$145 - $249

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Fly Dusseldorf to Geneva, shuttle  •  6 h 2 min

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

$45 - $157

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Train  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf 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 / ...

$207 - $359

Train, bus  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bern Ec
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Genève Cornavin CFF to Chamonix Mont Blanc

$241 - $398

Bus Isilines  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Lille 280
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Chamonix

$64 - $138

Bus via Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile  •  18 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile to Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
  3. Take the bus from Genève Cornavin CFF to Chamonix Mont Blanc

$119 - $173

Drive  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Chamonix 496.9 miles

$100 - $160

Fly Dusseldorf to Lyon, bus  •  8 h 12 min

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

$59 - $240

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Geneva, shuttle  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Geneva (GVA) FRA - GVA
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud

$125 - $325

Fly Dusseldorf to Zurich, train  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Zurich (ZRH) DUS - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Lausanne
  3. Take the train from Lausanne to Martigny

$160 - $368

Fly Dusseldorf to Basel, train  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Basel (BSL) DUS - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Martigny

$157 - $418

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No, there is no direct bus from Düsseldorf to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Chamonix via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB, Visp, Martigny and Vallorcine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 20 min.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Chamonix is 589 km. The road distance is 795.1 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Chamonix without a car is to train which takes 10 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 57 min to get from Düsseldorf to Chamonix, including transfers.

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

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Düsseldorf to Chamonix train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Düsseldorf Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Chamonix is to train which takes 10 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 11 min.

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Düsseldorf to Chamonix bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Chamonix station.

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Map of how to get from Düsseldorf to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 368.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 57 min

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

You can take a train from Düsseldorf to Chamonix via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB, Visp, Martigny, and Vallorcine in around 10 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Düsseldorf to Chamonix via Lille in around 13 h 11 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 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 Dusseldorf to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
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 Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
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 Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Dusseldorf to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$45 - $80
First
$55 - $130
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bern
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
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 Mannheim Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$45 - $80
First
$55 - $130
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 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 - $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
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Martigny
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RegionalAlps
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Visp to Martigny
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
regionalps.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Geneve Airport Shuttle
Website
gva.ch
Bus from Genève Cornavin CFF to Chamonix Mont Blanc
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
gva.ch
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to Lille
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Düsseldorf - Hauptbahnhof to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$45
High
$48
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Düsseldorf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile to Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Chamonix is 795 km. It takes approximately 7 h 33 min to drive from Düsseldorf to Chamonix.

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Eurowings, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 1966+ hotels available in Chamonix. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Dusseldorf Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs .

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