How to Reach Chamonix - The Easiest Way 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.

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How to Reach Chamonix from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Sallanches to Chamonix 26.34 km 26 mins
Cluses to Chamonix 40.38 km 1 hour 23 mins