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There are 5 ways to get from Geneva to Gare de Aiguille du Midi by bus, train, rideshare, car or shuttle

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Recommended option

Bus  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva Bus Station to Chamonix Sud Bus Station Geneva Airport - Chamonix / ...

€7 - €16

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 28m

  1. Take the rideshare from Genève to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc 81.8 km

€4 - €6

3 alternative options

Train  •  3h 3m

  1. Take the train from Annemasse to St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet L3 / ...
  2. Take the train from St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet to Chamonix-Aiguille du Midi Ter / ...

€12 - €29

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Gare de Aiguille du Midi 80.9 km

€8 - €13

Shuttle  •  1h 12m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Geneva to Chamonix sud

€7

Geneva to Gare de Aiguille du Midi by bus and walk

The journey time between Geneva and Gare de Aiguille du Midi is around 1h 16m and covers a distance of around 81 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 8m. Operated by Swiss Tours, FlixBus and Transalis, the Geneva to Gare de Aiguille du Midi service departs from Geneva Bus Station and arrives in Gare de Aiguille du Midi. Typically 63 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 16m
Fastest journey time:
1h 8m
Services per week:
63
Cheapest price:
€7
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:30
Last service departs at:
19:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Geneva to Gare de Aiguille du Midi bus and walk schedules

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Gare de Aiguille du Midi is to rideshare which costs SFr 5 - SFr 7 and takes 1h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Gare de Aiguille du Midi is to drive which costs SFr 9 - SFr 15 and takes 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva Bus Station station and arriving at Chamonix Sud Bus Station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Gare de Aiguille du Midi. However, there are services departing from Genève-Eaux-Vives and arriving at Chamonix-Aiguille du Midi via Annemasse and St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 3m.

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The distance between Geneva and Gare de Aiguille du Midi is 64 km. The road distance is 80.9 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Gare de Aiguille du Midi without a car is to bus which takes 1h 15m and costs SFr 7 - SFr 18.

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The bus from Geneva Bus Station to Chamonix Sud Bus Station takes 1h 8m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Geneva to Gare de Aiguille du Midi bus services, operated by Swiss Tours, depart from Geneva Bus Station.

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Geneva to Gare de Aiguille du Midi train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Annemasse station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Gare de Aiguille du Midi is to bus which takes 1h 15m and costs SFr 7 - SFr 18. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 13 - SFr 35 and takes 3h 3m.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Gare de Aiguille du Midi.
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  • Distance: 64.2 km
  • Duration: 1h 15m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Gare de Aiguille du Midi, France?

Swiss Tours operates a bus from Geneva Bus Station to Chamonix Sud Bus Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost €15 and the journey takes 1h 8m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Gare de Aiguille du Midi via Annemasse, St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet, and Chamonix-Aiguille du Midi in around 3h 3m.

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Annemasse to St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €29
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from St-Gervais-les-Bains-le-Fayet to Chamonix-Aiguille du Midi
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €9
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Annemasse to St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €13
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Rail 1st Class
€8 - €13
Train from St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet to Chamonix Aiguille Midi
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €4
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€2 - €3
Rail 1st Class
€2 - €4
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Annemasse to St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€7 - €12
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€7 - €9
1st Class
€10 - €12
Bus operators
Swiss Tours
Phone
+41 22 781 04 04
Website
cham-transfers.com
Bus from Geneva Bus Station to Chamonix Sud Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15
Website
Swiss Tours
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 Geneva to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Transalis
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Email
commercial.crolard@transdev.com
Website
transalis.fr
Bus from Terrassiere Zone 10 to Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Transalis
Swisstours Transport SA
Phone
+41 22 781 04 04
Email
info@stts.ch
Website
cham-transfers.com
Shuttle from Geneva to Chamonix sud
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€7
Website
cham-transfers.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Genève to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Geneva to Gare de Aiguille du Midi bus services, operated by Swiss Tours, arrive at Chamonix Sud Bus Station.

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Geneva to Gare de Aiguille du Midi train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Chamonix-Aiguille du Midi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Gare de Aiguille du Midi is 81 km. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Geneva to Gare de Aiguille du Midi.

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