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There are 4 ways to get from Visp to Chamonix by train, bus or car

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 Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)  •  2h 49m

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

$51 - $88

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Train RegionalAlps  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the train from Visp to Vernayaz 130
  2. Take the train from Gare de Vernayaz MC to Gare de Vallorcine
  3. Take the train from Vallorcine to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

$20 - $30

2 alternative options

Train, line 213 bus, bus  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the train from Visp to Martigny 90 / ...
  2. Take the line 213 bus from Martigny, gare to Le Châtelard VS, Frontière 213
  3. Take the bus from Gare de Le Châtelard-Frontière to Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

$44 - $72

Drive  •  1h 33m

  1. Drive from Visp to Chamonix 72.6 miles

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Visp to Chamonix is to drive which costs SFr 15 - SFr 23 and takes 1h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Visp to Chamonix is to drive which costs SFr 15 - SFr 23 and takes 1h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Visp to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Visp and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Martigny and Vallorcine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 49m.

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The distance between Visp and Chamonix is 88 km. The road distance is 116.1 km.

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The best way to get from Visp to Chamonix without a car is to train which takes 2h 49m and costs SFr 50 - SFr 90.

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It takes approximately 2h 49m to get from Visp to Chamonix, including transfers.

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Visp to Chamonix train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Visp station.

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Visp to Chamonix train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Visp to Chamonix is 116 km. It takes approximately 1h 33m to drive from Visp to Chamonix.

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There are 2521+ hotels available in Chamonix. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Visp to Chamonix.
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  • Distance: 54.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 49m

What companies run services between Visp, Switzerland and Chamonix, France?

You can take a train from Visp to Chamonix via Martigny and Vallorcine in around 2h 49m.

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 Visp to Martigny
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Martigny to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RegionalAlps
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Visp to Martigny
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
regionalps.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Vernayaz
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
regionalps.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Swiss Railways Mont-Blanc Express
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Martigny to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
49m
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Vallorcine to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$11 - $18
Train from Gare de Vernayaz MC to Gare de Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$11 - $18
Bus operators

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