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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Visp  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zürich HB Rj
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Visp 8
  3. Take the train from Visp to Martigny 90 / ...

$189 - $327

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Bus  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Geneva
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station Ouibus / ...

$63 - $98

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Train  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zürich HB Rj
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lausanne 5 / ...
  3. Take the train from Lausanne to Martigny 90

$187 - $337

Night bus, bus  •  15 h 39 min

  1. Take the night bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Milan, Milan N468
  2. Take the bus from Milan - Lampugnano to Chamonix 220

$64 - $108

Train, drive  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Landeck-Zams Rj
  2. Drive from Landeck-Zams to Chamonix

$101 - $156

Drive  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Chamonix 468.8 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Salzburg to Geneva, shuttle  •  7 h 22 min

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

$110 - $222

Train to Munich, fly to Geneva, shuttle  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Geneva (GVA) MUC - GVA
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud

$86 - $211

Train to Zurich, fly to Geneva, shuttle  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Geneva Airport to Chamonix sud

$150 - $292

Train to Munich, fly to Lyon, bus  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Lyon (LYS) MUC - LYS
  3. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Chamonix Sud - Bus station

$125 - $294

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Chamonix is to bus which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 14 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Chamonix is to fly and shuttle which costs 95€ - 200€ and takes 7 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salzburg to Chamonix station. However, there are services departing from Salzburg and arriving at Chamonix Sud - Bus station via Geneva - Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Zürich HB, Visp, Martigny and Vallorcine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 11 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Chamonix is 513 km. The road distance is 750.1 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Chamonix without a car is to train which takes 11 h 11 min and costs 160€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 11 h 11 min to get from Salzburg to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Salzburg to Chamonix bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Salzburg station.

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Salzburg to Chamonix train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Salzburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Chamonix is to train which takes 11 h 11 min and costs 160€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 14 h 8 min.

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 320.8 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 11 min

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Chamonix, France?

You can take a train from Salzburg to Chamonix via Zürich HB, Visp, Martigny, and Vallorcine in around 11 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salzburg to Chamonix via Geneva - Bus station in around 14 h 8 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Munich to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Munich to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $320
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $320
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $320
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via East Midlands
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Landeck-Zams
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Zürich HB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Martigny
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Martigny
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RegionalAlps
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Visp to Martigny
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
regionalps.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Salzburg to Geneva
Ave. Duration
11 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Mont-Blanc to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
altibus.com
Savda
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
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
cham-transfers.com

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There is no direct flight from Salzburg Airport to Geneva Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Salzburg to Chamonix bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Chamonix Sud - Bus station.

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Salzburg to Chamonix train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Martigny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Chamonix is 750 km. It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to drive from Salzburg to Chamonix.

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Transavia Holland, KLM, Eurowings and five other airlines offer flights from Salzburg Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 2340+ hotels available in Chamonix. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Salzburg Airport is to line 2 shuttle which takes 7 min and costs .

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