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Recommended option

Fly to Geneva, bus  •  4 h 32 min

  1. FRA - GVA

$85 - $273

Cheapest option

Bus via Zurich  •  14 h 58 min

$30 - $44

4 alternative options

Fly to Lyon, bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. FRA - LYS

$85 - $290

Train  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Ice / ...
  2. 6 / ...
  3. 90

$181 - $314

Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 51 min

  1. 122
  2. Ouibus

$39 - $64

Drive  •  5 h 48 min

  1. 373.1 miles

$80 - $120

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Chamonix, France?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Chamonix via Basel SBB, Visp, Martigny, and Vallorcine in around 9 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Chamonix via Geneva and Geneva - Bus station in around 12 h 51 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
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 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,700
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - airport to Domancy
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix City Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Zurich to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Geneva
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Chamonix is 485 km. The road distance is 597 km.

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Chamonix is to bus which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 14 h 58 min.

The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Chamonix is to fly and bus which takes 4 h 32 min and costs 70€ - 240€.

No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Basel SBB, Visp, Martigny and Vallorcine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 3 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Chamonix City Center via Geneva - Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 51 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Chamonix, including transfers.