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There are 5 ways to get from Province of Monza and Brianza to Chamonix by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Chamonix 507 / ...

€17 - €22

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Train  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Martigny Ec
  2. Take the train from Martigny to Vallorcine R / ...
  3. Take the train from Vallorcine to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Ter / ...

Train via Gallarate  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the train from Lissone-Muggio' to Milano Porta Garibaldi S11 / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Porta Garibaldi Sotterranea to Gallarate S5 / ...
  3. Take the train from Gallarate to Martigny Ec
  4. Take the train from Martigny to Vallorcine R / ...
  5. Take the train from Vallorcine to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Ter / ...

Drive  •  2h 41m

  1. Drive from Province of Monza and Brianza to Chamonix 246.6 km

€30 - €45

Fly, shuttle  •  4h 44m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud

€81 - €202

Province of Monza and Brianza to Chamonix by train

The train journey time between Province of Monza and Brianza and Chamonix is around 14h 7m and covers a distance of around 287 km. The fastest train normally takes 14h 7m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, Trenitalia Eurocity and others, the Province of Monza and Brianza to Chamonix train service departs from Monza and arrives in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc. Typically four trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
14h 7m
Fastest train time:
14h 7m
Trains per week:
4
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
18:38
Last train departs at:
18:38

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Province of Monza and Brianza to Chamonix train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Chamonix is 800 130 000.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Province of Monza and Brianza to Chamonix is to bus which costs €17 - €22 and takes 5h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Province of Monza and Brianza to Chamonix is to drive which costs €30 - €45 and takes 2h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Province of Monza and Brianza to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Monza and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Milano Centrale, Martigny and Vallorcine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 9m.

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The distance between Province of Monza and Brianza and Chamonix is 185 km. The road distance is 246.6 km.

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The best way to get from Province of Monza and Brianza to Chamonix without a car is to bus which takes 5h 50m and costs €17 - €22.

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It takes approximately 5h 50m to get from Province of Monza and Brianza to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Province of Monza and Brianza to Chamonix train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Province of Monza and Brianza to Chamonix is to bus which takes 5h 50m and costs €17 - €22. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6h 9m.

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Province of Monza and Brianza to Chamonix train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc station.

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Map of how to get from Province of Monza and Brianza to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 185.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 50m

What companies run services between Province of Monza and Brianza, Italy and Chamonix, France?

FlixBus operates a bus from Milan to Chamonix 4 times a day. Tickets cost €13 - €17 and the journey takes 3h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Province of Monza and Brianza to Chamonix via Milano Centrale, Martigny, and Vallorcine in around 6h 9m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €270
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 Milano Centrale to Martigny
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€60 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Vallorcine to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €20
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Martigny
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €95
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€45 - €60
1st Class
€70 - €95
Train from Gallarate to Martigny
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €120
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€45 - €65
1st Class
€85 - €120
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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Contact Details
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 - €14
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€3 - €6
Rail 1st Class
€9 - €14
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Lissone-Muggio' to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
Trenord
Train from Milano Porta Garibaldi Sotterranea to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Trenord
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano P.Garibaldi to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €7
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€6 - €7
Bus operators
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 Milan to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
On demand
Estimated price
€7
Website
cham-transfers.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Province of Monza and Brianza to Chamonix is 247 km. It takes approximately 2h 41m to drive from Province of Monza and Brianza to Chamonix.

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Alitalia offers flights from Milan Linate Airport to Geneva Airport.

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