There are 5 ways to get from Genoa to Chamonix by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc N504

$26 - $45

4 alternative options

Train, bus Eurolines IT  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Torino Porta Nuova Rv / ...
  2. Take the bus from Torino Autostazione Corso Vittorio Emanuele II to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

$43 - $68

Train, bus FlixBus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Torino Lingotto Rv / ...
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc N504

$29 - $54

Train  •  11 h

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Torino Lingotto Rv / ...
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E Tgv
  3. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Annecy Tgv
  4. Take the train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains

$98 - $143

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Genoa to Chamonix 191.4 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Genoa to Chamonix is to bus which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 5 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Genoa to Chamonix is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 3 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Genoa, Genoa and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Genoa to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Genova Brignole and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Torino Lingotto, Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, Annecy and St-Gervais-les-Bains. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h.

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The distance between Genoa and Chamonix is 234 km. The road distance is 306.3 km.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Chamonix without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 40 min and costs 22€ - 40€.

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The bus from Genoa, Genoa to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc takes 5 h 40 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Genoa to Chamonix bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Genoa, Genoa station.

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Map of how to get from Genoa to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 146.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

What companies run services between Genoa, Italy and Chamonix, France?

FlixBus operates a bus from Genoa to Chamonix 5 times a week. Tickets cost $26 - $45 and the journey takes 5 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Genoa to Chamonix via Torino Lingotto, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Chambery-Challes-E, Annecy, and St-Gervais-les-Bains in around 11 h.

Train operators
Trenitalia

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 Genova Brignole to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$22 - $26
Train from Genova Brignole to Torino Lingotto
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$21 - $26
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Annecy
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $21
1st Class
$29 - $34
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Annecy
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $29
Train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Genoa, Genoa to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin, Torino to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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