How to Reach Chamonix


  • By Air: The Haute-Savoie Mont Blanc Airport and The Geneva International Airport are the closest to Chamonix. Shuttle services run between these airports and the valley.
  • By Train: SNCF Railways, TER regional train, TGV high speed trains and the Mont Blanc Express connect Chamonix to the rest of France.
  • By Road: Within France: Accessible directly via the Autoroute Blanche (A40).

From Switzerland : Motorway to Martigny, Col de la Forclaz, Col des Montets. Via Italy: 15km from Mont Blanc tunnel


  • By Bus: Chamonix busses, Navettes les Mulets
  • By Train: Mont Blanc Express Train
  • By Car: Rent a car options available

Other modes of transport include taxis, electric bikes and cable cars.

Route Distance Time
Sallanches to Chamonix 26.34 km 26 mins
Cluses to Chamonix 35.47 km 35 mins
Faucigny to Chamonix 60.73 km 1 hour 35 mins
Lausanne to Chamonix 70.83 km 1 hour 10 mins
Annemasse to Chamonix 76.5 km 1 hour 16 mins
Annecy to Chamonix 82.3 km 1 hour 22 mins
Seynod to Chamonix 85.37 km 1 hour 25 mins
Geneva to Chamonix 87.65 km 1 hour 27 mins
Saint-julien-en-genevois to Chamonix 90.92 km 1 hour 30 mins
Ferney-voltaire to Chamonix 92.22 km 1 hour 32 mins