Directions from Lucerne to Chamonix

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 via Bern  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Bern 15
  2. Take the train from Bern to Visp 8 / ...
  3. Take the train from Visp to Martigny 90

$109 - $199

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Lucerne to Zurich
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Geneva - Bus station
  3. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix City Center

$17 - $24

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 44 min

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

$109 - $192

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Lucerne to Chamonix 178.2 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly, bus  •  4 h 5 min

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

$80 - $183

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

You can take a train from Lucerne to Chamonix via Bern, Visp, Martigny, and Vallorcine in around 5 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lucerne to Chamonix via Zurich and Geneva - Bus station in around 8 h 28 min.

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
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Visp
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Martigny
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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
$19 - $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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lucerne to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Zurich to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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
Bus from Geneva - airport to Domancy
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lucerne and Chamonix is 166 km. The road distance is 285 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lucerne to Chamonix is to bus which costs SFr 16 - SFr 25 and takes 8 h 28 min.

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

No, there is no direct train from Lucerne to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Luzern and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Bern, Visp, Martigny and Vallorcine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 37 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Lucerne to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Lucerne and arriving at Chamonix City Center via Zurich and Geneva - Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 28 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Lucerne to Chamonix, including transfers.