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There are 4 ways to get from Martigny to Chamonix by car, bus, train or rideshare

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Drive, line 12 bus  •  1 h

  1. Drive from Martigny to Le Tour
  2. Take the line 12 bus from Le Tour to Cachat le Géant, Avenue Cachat Le Géant, Les Moëttieux, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Bonneville, Haute-Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, 74400, France 12

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Martigny to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc 26.6 miles

$2

2 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Martigny to Vallorcine Mont-Blanc Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Vallorcine to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

$23 - $39

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Martigny to Chamonix 26.6 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Martigny to Chamonix is to rideshare which costs SFr 2 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Martigny to Chamonix is to drive which costs SFr 5 - SFr 8 and takes 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Martigny to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Martigny and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Vallorcine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between Martigny and Chamonix is 25 km. The road distance is 42.5 km.

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The best way to get from Martigny to Chamonix without a car is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs SFr 23 - SFr 40.

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It takes approximately 1 h to get from Martigny to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Martigny to Chamonix train services, operated by Swiss Railways Mont-Blanc Express, depart from Martigny station.

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Martigny to Chamonix train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Martigny to Chamonix is 43 km. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Martigny to Chamonix.

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There are 2111+ hotels available in Chamonix. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Martigny to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 15.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

What companies run services between Martigny, Canton du Valais, Switzerland and Chamonix, France?

You can take a train from Martigny to Chamonix via Vallorcine in around 1 h 47 min.

Train operators
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
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 Martigny to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.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
$11 - $18
Bus operators
Chamonix bus
Phone
04 50 53 05 55
Email
montblancbus@transdev.com
Website
chamonix.montblancbus.com
Bus from Le Tour to Cachat le Géant, Avenue Cachat Le Géant, Les Moëttieux, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Bonneville, Haute-Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, 74400, France
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
chamonix.montblancbus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Martigny to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Martigny and Chamonix. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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