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There are 9 ways to get from Vienna to Chamonix by plane, shuttle, bus, train, night train or car

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Fly to Geneva, shuttle  •  6h 1m

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

68€ - 168€

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Fly to Milan Bergamo, bus  •  9h 38m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) VIE - 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

39€ - 216€

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Fly to Lyon, bus  •  8h 11m

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

71€ - 274€

Train, bus  •  12h 51m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zuerich Hb Rjx / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Geneva Bus Station to Chamonix Sud Bus Station 405 / ...

219€ - 330€

Bus  •  16h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Geneva N882
  2. Take the bus from Geneva Bus Station to Chamonix Sud Bus Station Geneva Airport - Chamonix / ...

55€ - 68€

Train  •  16h 24m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre Rj
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Martigny Ec

209€ - 384€

Bus via Wien  •  18h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Geneva
  2. Take the bus from Genève, Mont-Blanc to Chamonix, Sud Lt74

64€ - 112€

Night train, bus  •  17h 52m

  1. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Milano P.Garibaldi Nj
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc 405 / ...

86€ - 110€

Drive  •  9h 52m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Chamonix 1015.6 km

110€ - 170€

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Chamonix is to bus which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 16h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Chamonix is to fly and shuttle which costs 65€ - 170€ and takes 6h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Chamonix station. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Chamonix Sud Bus Station via Geneva Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Chamonix Mont Blanc via Venezia Mestre, Martigny and Vallorcine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 24m.

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The distance between Vienna and Chamonix is 762 km. The road distance is 1015.6 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Chamonix without a car is to train and bus which takes 12h 51m and costs 210€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 6h 1m to get from Vienna to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Vienna to Chamonix bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg station.

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

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The best way to get from Vienna to Chamonix is to bus which takes 16h 18m and costs 55€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 200€ - 390€ and takes 16h 24m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 762.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 1m

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

You can take a bus from Vienna to Chamonix via Geneva Bus Station in around 16h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Chamonix via Venezia Mestre, Martigny, and Vallorcine in around 16h 24m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Flights from Vienna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 260€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 330€
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Flights from Vienna to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 750€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
13€ - 340€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
Flights from Vienna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Lauda
Flights from Vienna to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
20€ - 340€
Flights from Vienna to Milan Bergamo via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
20€ - 340€
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
130€ - 180€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wien Hbf to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
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 Venezia Mestre to Martigny
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
100€ - 230€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
100€ - 140€
1st Class
170€ - 230€
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
12h 47m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
Swisstours Transport SA
Phone
+41 22 781 04 04
Email
info@stts.ch
Website
cham-transfers.com
Shuttle from Geneva Airport (GVA) 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€ - 13€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Blablabus
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 Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Bergamo to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Geneva
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss Tours
Phone
+41 22 781 04 04
Website
swisstours-transport.ch
Bus from Geneva Bus Station to Chamonix Sud Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Swiss Tours
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
13€ - 20€
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eurolines.ch
Bus from Wien to Geneva
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 95€
Book at
eurolines.ch
Transalis
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Email
commercial.crolard@transdev.com
Website
transalis.fr
Bus from Genève, Mont-Blanc to Chamonix, Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 19€
Website
Transalis

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Vienna to Chamonix bus services, operated by Swiss Tours, arrive at Chamonix Sud Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Chamonix is 1016 km. It takes approximately 9h 52m to drive from Vienna to Chamonix.

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easyJet, Lufthansa, Swiss and Austrian Airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Geneva Airport.

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

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There are 2763+ hotels available in Chamonix. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to line 9011 train which takes 16 min and costs 12€.

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