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There are 5 ways to get from Founex to Chamonix by 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.

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Bus Geneve Airport Shuttle  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Genève Cornavin CFF to Chamonix Mont Blanc

$52 - $87

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  3h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station Ouibus / ...

$16 - $42

3 alternative options

Train via Lausanne  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the train from Coppet to Lausanne 150
  2. Take the train from Lausanne to Martigny 90
  3. Take the train from Martigny to Vallorcine

$62 - $111

Train  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the train from Nyon to Martigny 90 / ...
  2. Take the train from Martigny to Vallorcine Mont-Blanc Express / ...

$62 - $114

Drive  •  1h 11m

  1. Drive from Founex to Chamonix 63.4 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Founex to Chamonix is to drive which costs SFr 13 - SFr 20 and takes 1h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Founex to Chamonix is to drive which costs SFr 13 - SFr 20 and takes 1h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Founex to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Coppet and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Lausanne, Martigny and Vallorcine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 58m.

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The distance between Founex and Chamonix is 69 km. The road distance is 101.5 km.

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The best way to get from Founex to Chamonix without a car is to bus which takes 3h 45m and costs SFr 50 - SFr 90.

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It takes approximately 3h 45m to get from Founex to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Founex to Chamonix train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Coppet station.

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The best way to get from Founex to Chamonix is to bus which takes 3h 45m and costs SFr 50 - SFr 90. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 60 - SFr 120 and takes 3h 58m.

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Founex to Chamonix train services, operated by Swiss Railways Mont-Blanc Express, arrive at Vallorcine station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Founex to Chamonix is 101 km. It takes approximately 1h 11m to drive from Founex to Chamonix.

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Map of how to get from Founex to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 43.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 45m

What companies run services between Founex, Switzerland and Chamonix, France?

Geneve Airport Shuttle operates a bus from Founex to Chamonix 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 2h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Founex to Chamonix via Lausanne, Martigny, and Vallorcine in around 3h 58m.

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Coppet to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Martigny
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Martigny to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Nyon to Martigny
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Swiss Railways Mont-Blanc Express
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Martigny to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Geneve Airport Shuttle
Website
gva.ch
Bus from Genève Cornavin CFF to Chamonix Mont Blanc
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
gva.ch
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 Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
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 Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Mont-Blanc to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
altibus.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Book at
eurolines.ch

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