There are 2 ways to get from Montreux to Chamonix by train or car

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Train  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the train from Montreux to Martigny 90 / ...
  2. Take the train from Martigny to Vallorcine Re
  3. Take the train from Vallorcine to Chamonix Mont Blanc Ter / ...

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Drive  •  1h 11m

  1. Drive from Montreux to Chamonix 88.5 km

10€ - 16€

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The cheapest way to get from Montreux to Chamonix is to drive which costs SFr 11 - SFr 17 and takes 1h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Montreux to Chamonix is to drive which costs SFr 11 - SFr 17 and takes 1h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Montreux to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Montreux and arriving at Chamonix Mont Blanc via Martigny and Vallorcine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 40m.

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The distance between Montreux and Chamonix is 57 km. The road distance is 88.5 km.

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The best way to get from Montreux to Chamonix without a car is to train which takes 2h 40m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 40m to get from Montreux to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Montreux to Chamonix train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Montreux station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Montreux to Chamonix is 88 km. It takes approximately 1h 11m to drive from Montreux to Chamonix.

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  • Distance: 56.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 40m

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

You can take a train from Montreux to Chamonix via Martigny and Vallorcine in around 2h 40m.

Train operators
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 Montreux to Martigny
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
18€ - 35€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Vallorcine to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 21€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Transports de Martigny et Régions
Phone
+41 27 721 68 40
Email
info@tmrsa.ch
Website
tmrsa.ch
Train from Martigny to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Transports de Martigny et Régions
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Vallorcine to Chamonix Mont Blanc
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 9€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
4€ - 6€
1st Class
3€ - 9€

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