There are 4 ways to get from Lucerne to Chamonix by train, bus, car or plane

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

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Train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Lausanne 15
  2. Take the train from Lausanne to Martigny 90

$107 - $190

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Milan, Milan N524 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc 507 / ...

$35 - $58

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Chamonix 178.2 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA

$84 - $184

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The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Chamonix is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lucerne to Chamonix is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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The distance between Lucerne and Chamonix is 166 km. The road distance is 285.1 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Lucerne to Chamonix, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lucerne to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Lausanne, Martigny and Vallorcine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Lucerne to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 104 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

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

You can take a train from Lucerne to Chamonix via Lausanne, Martigny, and Vallorcine in around 5 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucerne to Chamonix via Milan, Milan in around 8 h.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Martigny
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luzern to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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