There are 10 ways to get from Marseille to Chamonix by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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, bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Genève Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc N504 / ...

$97 - $124

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Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Annecy 739
  2. Take the bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station Ouibus

$26 - $46

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Train  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Valence TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Annecy
  3. Take the train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains

$108 - $147

Bus Eurolines FR  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille to Turin
  2. Take the bus from Torino Autostazione Corso Vittorio Emanuele II to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

$92 - $128

Train via Valence Ville  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Valence Ville
  2. Take the train from Valence Ville to Annecy
  3. Take the train from Annecy to St-Gervais-les-Bains

$103 - $147

Drive  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Chamonix 287 miles

$60 - $90

Fly Marseille to Lyon, bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Lyon (LYS) MRS - LYS
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

$75 - $336

Train to Nice, fly to Geneva, shuttle  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Geneva (GVA) NCE - GVA
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud

$87 - $194

Fly Marseille to Geneva, shuttle  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Geneva (GVA) MRS - GVA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud

$66 - $143

Train to Nice, fly to Lyon, bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Lyon (LYS) NCE - LYS
  3. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

$96 - $337

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Marseille to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Marseille and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Torino Autostazione Corso Vittorio Emanuele II. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Marseille to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Marseille-St-Charles and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Valence TGV, Annecy and St-Gervais-les-Bains. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 27 min.

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The distance between Marseille and Chamonix is 315 km. The road distance is 459.2 km.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Chamonix without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to get from Marseille to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Marseille to Chamonix bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Marseille station.

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Marseille to Chamonix train services, operated by TGV, depart from Marseille-St-Charles station.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Chamonix is to train which takes 8 h 27 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Marseille to Chamonix bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, arrive at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc station.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 197 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 48 min

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Chamonix, France?

You can take a train from Marseille to Chamonix via Valence TGV, Annecy, and St-Gervais-les-Bains in around 8 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Marseille to Chamonix via Turin and Torino Autostazione Corso Vittorio Emanuele II in around 8 h 39 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Algiers
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Djerba
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$26 - $220
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Genève
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$130 - $180
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Valence TGV to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
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
$24 - $40
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $85
Train from Valence Ville to Annecy
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $70
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Annecy
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
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 Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Mont-Blanc to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
altibus.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Marseille to Turin
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Marseille to Annecy
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
isilines.com
Swisstours Transport SA
Phone
+41 22 781 04 04
Email
info@stts.ch
Website
cham-transfers.com
Shuttle from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
cham-transfers.com

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Marseille to Chamonix train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at St-Gervais-les-Bains station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Chamonix is 459 km. It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to drive from Marseille to Chamonix.

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There are 1966+ hotels available in Chamonix. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Marseille Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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