There are 4 ways to get from Lauterbrunnen to Chamonix by train, bus, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Lauterbrunnen to Interlaken Ost
  2. Take the train from Interlaken Ost to Spiez 61 / ...
  3. Take the train from Spiez to Visp 8 / ...
  4. Take the train from Visp to Martigny 90
  5. Take the train from Martigny to Vallorcine
  6. Take the train from Vallorcine to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

$74 - $136

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the night bus from Interlaken West, Bahnhof to Bern, Zytglogge M15
  2. Take the bus from Berne to Geneva - Bus station Rj
  3. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix City Center

$44 - $67

2 alternative options

Train, line 21 bus, bus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Lauterbrunnen to Interlaken Ost
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof to Thun, Bahnhof 21
  3. Take the train from Thun to Fribourg/Freiburg 1
  4. Take the bus from Fribourg to Martigny
  5. Take the train from Martigny to Vallorcine
  6. Take the train from Vallorcine to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

$81 - $138

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Lauterbrunnen to Chamonix 155.4 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lauterbrunnen to Chamonix is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lauterbrunnen to Chamonix is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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The distance between Lauterbrunnen and Chamonix is 109 km. The road distance is 248.6 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Lauterbrunnen to Chamonix, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lauterbrunnen to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Lauterbrunnen, Bahnhof and arriving at Chamonix City Center via Interlaken West, Bahnhof, Bern, Bollwerk, Berne and Geneva - Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lauterbrunnen to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Lauterbrunnen and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Interlaken Ost, Spiez, Visp, Martigny and Vallorcine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 7 min.

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

You can take a train from Lauterbrunnen to Chamonix via Interlaken Ost, Spiez, Visp, Martigny, and Vallorcine in around 5 h 7 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 Lauterbrunnen to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Spiez
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Spiez
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Thun to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bls.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 - $25
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
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 - $19
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof to Thun, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night bus from Interlaken West, Bahnhof to Bern, Zytglogge
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Fribourg to Martigny
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Berne to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix City Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld to Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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