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

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Train  •  2 h 37 min

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

$43 - $74

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Montreux to Chamonix 55.2 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Montreux to Chamonix is to drive which costs SFr 11 - SFr 17 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montreux to Chamonix is to drive which costs SFr 11 - SFr 17 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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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 2 h 37 min.

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The distance between Montreux and Chamonix is 57 km. The road distance is 88.3 km.

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The best way to get from Montreux to Chamonix without a car is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs SFr 40 - SFr 75.

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min 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 1 h 14 min to drive from Montreux to Chamonix.

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There are 2256+ hotels available in Chamonix. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Montreux to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 35.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

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 2 h 37 min.

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Montreux to Martigny
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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
Swiss Railways Mont-Blanc Express
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Martigny to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
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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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

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