There are 3 ways to get from Zermatt to Chamonix by train or car
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Train Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) • 4h 10m
$71 - $132
2 alternative options
Train RegionalAlps • 5h 26m
Drive • 2h 16m
$19 - $28
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Chamonix is to drive which costs SFr 19 - SFr 28 and takes 2h 16m.
The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Chamonix is to drive which costs SFr 19 - SFr 28 and takes 2h 16m.
No, there is no direct train from Zermatt to Chamonix. However, there are services departing from Zermatt and arriving at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc via Visp, Martigny and Vallorcine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 10m.
The distance between Zermatt and Chamonix is 69 km. The road distance is 143.3 km.
The best way to get from Zermatt to Chamonix without a car is to train which takes 4h 10m and costs SFr 70 - SFr 140.
It takes approximately 4h 10m to get from Zermatt to Chamonix, including transfers.
Zermatt to Chamonix train services, operated by MGB, depart from Zermatt station.
Zermatt to Chamonix train services, operated by Swiss Railways Mont-Blanc Express, arrive at Vallorcine station.
Yes, the driving distance between Zermatt to Chamonix is 143 km. It takes approximately 2h 16m to drive from Zermatt to Chamonix.
There are 2540+ hotels available in Chamonix. Prices start at $81 USD per night.
What companies run services between Zermatt, Switzerland and Chamonix, France?
You can take a train from Zermatt to Chamonix via Visp, Martigny, and Vallorcine in around 4h 10m.
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.
Train from Visp to Martigny
- Ave. Duration
- Estimated price
- $27 - $50
- Schedules at
Train from Martigny to Vallorcine
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