There are 3 ways to get from Interlaken to Chamonix by train or car

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Train via Visp  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Spiez to Visp 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Visp to Martigny 90 / ...
  3. Take the train from Martigny to Vallorcine

$67 - $123

2 alternative options

Train  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Spiez Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Spiez to Zweisimmen
  3. Take the train from Zweisimmen to Montreux 120 / ...
  4. Take the train from Montreux to Martigny 90
  5. Take the train from Martigny to Vallorcine
  6. Take the train from Vallorcine to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Chamonix 147.8 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Interlaken to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Interlaken West and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Spiez, Visp, Martigny and Vallorcine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between Interlaken and Chamonix is 114 km. The road distance is 236.5 km.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Chamonix without a car is to train which takes 4 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Interlaken to Chamonix, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Interlaken to Chamonix is 236 km. It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to drive from Interlaken 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 Interlaken to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 71 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

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

You can take a train from Interlaken to Chamonix via Spiez, Visp, Martigny, and Vallorcine in around 4 h 6 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 Spiez to Visp
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
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
Train from Martigny to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken West to Spiez
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Montreux to Martigny
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RegionalAlps
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Visp to Martigny
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
regionalps.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
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Interlaken West to Spiez
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Spiez to Zweisimmen
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
MOB
Website
mob.ch
Train from Zweisimmen to Montreux
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
mob.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Vallorcine to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$12 - $18

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