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There are 11 ways to get from Rome to Chamonix by train, bus, night bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train, bus  •  8h 13m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Turin to Aosta
  3. Take the bus from Aosta to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc 507 / ...

56€ - 128€

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Bus  •  13h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Milan, Milan N528 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc 405 / ...

46€ - 55€

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Train  •  9h 45m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Martigny Ec

85€ - 263€

Night bus, bus  •  14h 28m

  1. Take the night bus from Rome to Torino - Bus station
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Turin to Aosta
  3. Take the bus from Aosta to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc 507 / ...

64€ - 70€

Drive  •  7h 54m

  1. Drive from Rome to Chamonix 815.7 km

100€ - 160€

Fly to Geneva, shuttle  •  6h 12m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Geneva (GVA) FCO - GVA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud

74€ - 392€

Fly to Turin, bus  •  8h

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Turin (TRN) FCO - TRN
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Turin to Aosta
  3. Take the bus from Aosta to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

88€ - 294€

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8h 46m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) FCO - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Martigny
  3. Take the train from Martigny to Vallorcine
  4. Take the train from Vallorcine to Chamonix Mont Blanc

Fly to Milan Bergamo, bus  •  8h 30m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) FCO - BGY
  2. Take the bus from Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Bergamo to Milan, Milan
  3. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

59€ - 383€

Fly to Lyon, bus  •  8h 17m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Lyon (LYS) FCO - LYS
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

62€ - 339€

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  9h 39m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Milan Linate (LIN) FCO - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Martigny

99€ - 414€

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Chamonix is to bus which costs 45€ - 55€ and takes 13h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Chamonix is to fly and shuttle which costs 70€ - 400€ and takes 6h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome station to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Chamonix Mont Blanc via Milano Centrale, Martigny and Vallorcine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 45m.

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The distance between Rome and Chamonix is 635 km. The road distance is 815.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Chamonix without a car is to train and bus which takes 8h 13m and costs 55€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 8h 13m to get from Rome to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Rome to Chamonix bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Rome to Chamonix train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Chamonix is to train which takes 9h 45m and costs 80€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 55€ and takes 13h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 634.8 km
  • Duration: 8h 13m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Chamonix, France?

You can take a train from Rome to Chamonix via Milano Centrale, Martigny, and Vallorcine in around 9h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rome to Chamonix via Milan, Milan in around 13h 25m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Flights from Rome to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
Flights from Rome to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 310€
Flights from Rome to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 370€
Flights from Rome to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Flights from Rome to Milan Linate via Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
Flights from Rome to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 1200€
Flights from Rome to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 390€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 850€
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
24€ - 250€
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 220€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 370€
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 260€
Train operators
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 110€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
35€ - 55€
Smart Low Cost
35€ - 55€
Smart Flex
75€ - 110€
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 90€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
30€ - 50€
Smart Low Cost
30€ - 45€
Smart Flex
65€ - 90€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 120€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
40€ - 55€
Base Standard
70€ - 95€
Base Premium
85€ - 120€
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 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 130€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
50€ - 75€
1st Class
95€ - 130€
Train from Gallarate to Martigny
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 120€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
45€ - 65€
1st Class
80€ - 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€
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 Vallorcine to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 20€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Turin, Turin to Aosta
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Aosta to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 14€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Bergamo to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Night bus from Rome to Torino - Bus station
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€
Website
Marino Autolinee
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
Blablabus

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
10€ - 14€
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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

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Rome to Chamonix train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Martigny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Chamonix is 816 km. It takes approximately 7h 54m to drive from Rome to Chamonix.

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easyJet, Lufthansa, Alitalia and Swiss offer flights from Rome Airport to Geneva Airport.

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Book your Rome to Chamonix bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 2713+ hotels available in Chamonix. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 7€ - 35€.

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