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

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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

$24 - $39

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Rideshare  •  1 h 2 min

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

$2

2 alternative options

Line 213 bus, bus  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 213 bus from Martigny, Bassin du Manoir to Le Châtelard VS, Frontière 213
  2. Take the bus from Montroc to Médiathèque 2

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Martigny to Chamonix 26.6 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

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 .

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min 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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The best way to get from Martigny to Chamonix is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 213 bus and bus, which costs and takes 2 h 24 min.

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

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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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Map of how to get from Martigny to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 15.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

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. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Martigny to Chamonix via Le Châtelard VS, Frontière, Le Châtelard-Frontière, Vallorcine, Montroc-le-Planet, and Montroc in around 2 h 24 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 - $25
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
$12 - $18
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Martigny, Bassin du Manoir to Le Châtelard VS, Frontière
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Chamonix bus
Phone
04 50 53 05 55
Email
montblancbus@transdev.com
Website
chamonix.montblancbus.com
Bus from Montroc to Médiathèque
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
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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