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

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Train, bus  •  12h 17m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

158€ - 207€

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Bus  •  15h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 328 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc N496

44€ - 77€

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Train, bus via Basel  •  13h 16m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Rothe Erde Bf to Köln Dom / Hbf Re9 / ...
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Basel Sbb Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern 61 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Bern to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

101€ - 230€

Train  •  13h 43m

  1. Take the train from Eupen to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid Ic
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bellegarde Ter / ...
  4. Take the train from Bellegarde to St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet Ter / ...

161€ - 232€

Train, bus, night bus  •  19h 32m

  1. Take the train from Eupen to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins Ic
  2. Take the bus from Liège to Strasbourg 366 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile to Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
  4. Take the night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

81€ - 115€

Drive  •  7h 39m

  1. Drive from Monschau to Chamonix 444.4 miles

80€ - 120€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly, shuttle  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Rothe Erde Bf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Geneva (GVA) DUS - GVA
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud

71€ - 186€

Train to Brussels, fly, shuttle  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the train from Eupen to Louvain / Leuven
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Geneva (GVA) BRU - GVA
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud

67€ - 195€

Train, train to Luxembourg, fly, shuttle  •  10h 26m

  1. Take the train from Kall to Trier Hbf
  2. Take the train from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
  3. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Geneva (GVA) LUX - GVA
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud

102€ - 289€

Train to Frankfurt, fly, shuttle  •  9h 4m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Geneva (GVA) FRA - GVA
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud

112€ - 290€

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The cheapest way to get from Monschau to Chamonix is to bus which costs 40€ - 80€ and takes 15h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Monschau to Chamonix is to drive which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 7h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Monschau to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Monschau, Parkhaus and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Aachen, Bushof, Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße and Cologne, Cologne South, Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 2m.

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The distance between Monschau and Chamonix is 517 km. The road distance is 711 km.

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The best way to get from Monschau to Chamonix without a car is to train and bus which takes 12h 17m and costs 150€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 12h 17m to get from Monschau to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Monschau to Chamonix bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße station.

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The best way to get from Monschau to Chamonix is to train which takes 13h 43m and costs 160€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 80€ and takes 15h 2m.

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Monschau to Chamonix bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc station.

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Map of how to get from Monschau to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 323.1 miles
  • Duration: 12h 17m

What companies run services between Monschau, Germany and Chamonix, France?

You can take a train from Monschau to Chamonix via EUPEN Bahnhof, Eupen, Bruxelles-Midi, Lyon Part Dieu, Bellegarde, St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet, and Gare de St-Gervais-L-B-Le-Fayet in around 13h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Monschau to Chamonix via Aachen, Bushof, Aachen, Bendplatz, Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße, and Cologne, Cologne South, Airport in around 15h 2m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 250€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 800€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 750€
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Flights from Luxembourg to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 250€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 750€
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 400€
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 350€
Flights from Luxembourg to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 850€
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 400€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 480€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 250€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 250€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Rothe Erde Bf to Köln Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Rothe Erde Bf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kall to Trier Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Trier Hbf to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 23€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 60€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
35€ - 60€
1st Class
60€ - 80€
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
120€ - 140€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
120€ - 140€
1st Class
160€ - 250€
Train from Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
21€ - 26€
1st Class
37€ - 39€
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
120€ - 140€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
120€ - 140€
1st Class
160€ - 240€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 31€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
26€ - 31€
1st Class
43€ - 48€
Train from Bellegarde to St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
21€ - 26€
1st Class
37€ - 40€
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Koeln Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 95€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
40€ - 60€
1st Class
65€ - 95€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Eupen to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
20€ - 29€
Train from Eupen to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
1st Class
9€ - 14€
Train from Eupen to Louvain / Leuven
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
17€ - 24€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Lyon Part Dieu to Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 18€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
11€ - 18€
1st Class
24€ - 40€
Train from Bellegarde to St Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 16€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
10€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 30€
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bern to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 21€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 70€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile to Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
RegioJet
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
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
7€
Website
cham-transfers.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Monschau to Chamonix is 711 km. It takes approximately 7h 39m to drive from Monschau to Chamonix.

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