There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Chamonix by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  9h 6m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Visp Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Visp to Martigny 90 / ...

115€ - 243€

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Bus  •  11h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Geneva N122 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Geneva Bus Station to Chamonix Sud Bus Station Geneva Airport - Chamonix / ...

37€ - 75€

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Train, bus  •  9h 34m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern 61 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Bern to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

79€ - 170€

Drive  •  5h 46m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Chamonix 597 km

70€ - 110€

Fly to Geneva, shuttle  •  5h 31m

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

90€ - 221€

Fly to Lyon, bus  •  7h 41m

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

83€ - 228€

Fly to Zurich, train  •  8h 27m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Martigny

162€ - 443€

Fly to Turin, bus  •  9h 14m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Turin (TRN) FRA - TRN
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Turin to Aosta
  3. Take the bus from Aosta to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

94€ - 193€

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Chamonix is to bus which costs 35€ - 75€ and takes 11h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Chamonix is to fly and shuttle which costs 90€ - 230€ and takes 5h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt am Main station to Chamonix station. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and arriving at Chamonix Sud Bus Station via Geneva Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 14m.

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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 9h 6m.

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

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Chamonix without a car is to train which takes 9h 6m and costs 110€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 9h 6m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Chamonix bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Chamonix train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Chamonix is to train which takes 9h 6m and costs 110€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 75€ and takes 11h 14m.

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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 9h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Chamonix via Geneva Bus Station in around 11h 14m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 470€
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 470€
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 470€
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Flights from Frankfurt to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 700€
Flights from Frankfurt to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 700€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 470€
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 470€
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Frankfurt to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 700€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 320€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Basel Sbb to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Visp to Martigny
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 35€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
RegionalAlps
Phone
+41 27 720 47 47
Email
info@regionalps.ch
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Visp to Martigny
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 40€
Website
RegionalAlps
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
18€ - 22€
1st Class Ticket
33€ - 37€
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 Visp to Martigny
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
13€ - 28€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
13€ - 18€
1st Class
20€ - 28€
Bus operators
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 Bern to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Geneva
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin, Turin to Aosta
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Aosta to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Frankfurt to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
alsa.com
Swiss Tours
Phone
+41 22 781 04 04
Website
swisstours-transport.ch
Bus from Geneva Bus Station to Chamonix Sud Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Swiss Tours
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€ - 20€
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eurolines.ch
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
Every 3 hours
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 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Frankfurt am Main to Chamonix bus services, operated by Swiss Tours, arrive at Chamonix Sud Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Chamonix is 597 km. It takes approximately 5h 46m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Chamonix.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Geneva Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt am Main to Chamonix bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 2828+ hotels available in Chamonix. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to line 35802 train which takes 16 min and costs 3€ - 5€.

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