There are 5 ways to get from Zürich to Chamonix by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Visp 8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Visp to Martigny 90

$111 - $193

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix City Center Ouibus

$14 - $21

3 alternative options

Night train, train  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Visp Eurocity
  2. Take the train from Visp to Martigny 90

$108 - $188

Drive  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Chamonix 186.6 miles

$40 - $60

Fly, bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - airport to Domancy

$57 - $156

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Chamonix is to bus which costs SFr 13 - SFr 21 and takes 6 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Chamonix is to fly and bus which takes 3 h 11 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 160.

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The distance between Zürich and Chamonix is 205 km. The road distance is 298 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Zürich to Chamonix, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Chamonix City Center via Geneva - Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Visp, Martigny and Vallorcine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Chamonix via Visp, Martigny, and Vallorcine in around 5 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Chamonix via Geneva - Bus station in around 6 h 56 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Chamonix City Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - airport to Domancy
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus

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