There are 3 ways to get from Fribourg to Chamonix by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Vevey
  2. Take the train from Vevey to Martigny 90
  3. Take the train from Martigny to Vallorcine

$61 - $107

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Fribourg to Martigny K288
  2. Take the train from Martigny to Vallorcine Mont-Blanc Express / ...

$29 - $49

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Fribourg to Chamonix 91.9 miles

$19 - $29

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Fribourg to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Fribourg/Freiburg and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Vevey, Martigny and Vallorcine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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The distance between Fribourg and Chamonix is 100 km. The road distance is 147.1 km.

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The best way to get from Fribourg to Chamonix without a car is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Fribourg to Chamonix, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Fribourg to Chamonix is 147 km. It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to drive from Fribourg to Chamonix.

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

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Map of how to get from Fribourg to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 62.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

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

You can take a train from Fribourg to Chamonix via Vevey, Martigny, and Vallorcine in around 3 h 54 min.

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 Fribourg/Freiburg to Vevey
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Vevey to Martigny
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Martigny to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Swiss Railways Mont-Blanc Express
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Martigny to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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 Fribourg to Martigny
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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