There are 2 ways to get from Zermatt to Chamonix by train or car

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Train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Visp
  2. Take the train from Visp to Martigny 90
  3. Take the train from Martigny to Vallorcine

$72 - $133

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Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Chamonix 90.9 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Chamonix is to drive which costs SFr 19 - SFr 28 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Chamonix is to drive which costs SFr 19 - SFr 28 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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The distance between Zermatt and Chamonix is 69 km. The road distance is 145.5 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Zermatt to Chamonix, including transfers.

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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 4 h 29 min.

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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 4 h 29 min.

Train operators
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Zermatt to Visp
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$20 - $25
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Martigny
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Martigny to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Swiss Railways Mont-Blanc Express
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Martigny to Vallorcine
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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