The cheapest trains from Geneva to Chamonix

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Cheapest

$30

Average

$31

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Geneva to Chamonix will cost around $ 31 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 30.

Cheapest
01:02PMAnnemasse Station4h09 05:11PMChamonix Aiguille Midi
2 changes
$301One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:19PMAnnemasse Station2h52 08:11PMChamonix Aiguille Midi
2 changes
$311One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:02AMAnnemasse Station3h09 12:11PMChamonix Aiguille Midi
1 changes
$311One-way
2nd Cheapest
03:19PMAnnemasse Station2h52 06:11PMChamonix Aiguille Midi
2 changes
$311One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:19AMAnnemasse Station2h31 08:50AMChamonix Aiguille Midi
2 changes
$311One-way

Timetable Geneva to Chamonix

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06:19AMAnnemasse Station2h31 08:50AMChamonix Aiguille Midi
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07:02AMAnnemasse Station3h09 10:11AMChamonix Aiguille Midi
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08:02AMAnnemasse Station3h09 11:11AMChamonix Aiguille Midi
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09:02AMAnnemasse Station3h09 12:11PMChamonix Aiguille Midi
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10:02AMAnnemasse Station3h09 01:11PMChamonix Aiguille Midi
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11:02AMAnnemasse Station3h09 02:11PMChamonix Aiguille Midi
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12:02PMAnnemasse Station3h09 03:11PMChamonix Aiguille Midi
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01:02PMAnnemasse Station4h09 05:11PMChamonix Aiguille Midi
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03:02PMAnnemasse Station3h09 06:11PMChamonix Aiguille Midi
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03:19PMAnnemasse Station2h52 06:11PMChamonix Aiguille Midi
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04:02PMAnnemasse Station2h46 06:48PMChamonix Aiguille Midi
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04:19PMAnnemasse Station2h29 06:48PMChamonix Aiguille Midi
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05:02PMAnnemasse Station3h09 08:11PMChamonix Aiguille Midi
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05:19PMAnnemasse Station2h52 08:11PMChamonix Aiguille Midi
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06:02PMAnnemasse Station3h09 09:11PMChamonix Aiguille Midi
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06:19PMAnnemasse Station2h52 09:11PMChamonix Aiguille Midi
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The fastest trains from Geneva to Chamonix

Showing times and prices for Oct 22

Fastest Journey

2 h 29 m

Average

3 h 3 m

Trains per day

16

Distance

64 km

It's difficult to get from Geneva to Chamonix without transferring at least once.

Fastest
04:19PMAnnemasse Station2h29 06:48PMChamonix Aiguille Midi
2 changes
$311One-way
2nd Fastest
06:19AMAnnemasse Station2h31 08:50AMChamonix Aiguille Midi
2 changes
$311One-way
04:02PMAnnemasse Station2h46 06:48PMChamonix Aiguille Midi
1 changes
$311One-way
05:19PMAnnemasse Station2h52 08:11PMChamonix Aiguille Midi
2 changes
$311One-way
03:19PMAnnemasse Station2h52 06:11PMChamonix Aiguille Midi
2 changes
$311One-way

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Train Information between Geneva and Chamonix

distanceDistance39 miles (63 km)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersSNCF | TER or SNCF | TER

Trains from Geneva to Chamonix cover the 39 miles (63 km) long trip with our travel partners like SNCF | TER or SNCF | TER. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Genève and arrive in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc.

Trains from Geneva to Chamonix

Train services operate daily from Geneva to Chamonix. However, there are no direct connections between these two destinations. Travelers from Geneva Eaux-Vives have to make one or two transfers via Annemasse and Saint Gervais Les Baines Le Fayet. The two towns are about 40 miles apart, and the journey takes an average of 2 hours and 28 minutes to complete.

Geneva to Chamonix train times: daily departures

On average, there are about 24 train connections per day from Geneva to Chamonix. The number of connections varies depending on the day of the week. Most days register at least 20 connections per day, except Sunday which may hit 25 connections per day. The earliest departure is a bit before 9:00 a.m., while the last train leaves Geneva a few minutes before 8:00 p.m.

How long is the journey by train from Geneva to Chamonix?

Trains from Geneva to Chamonix take an average of 2 hours and 28 minutes to cover the distance. The duration could be more or less depending on the connections and time of the day. There are no direct trips between the two towns. One has to make 1 to 3 connections along the way.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Geneva to Chamonix?

Departure station: Trains from Geneva to Chamonix use Eaux-Vives rail station as the main departure point. The station lies just over a mile from the city center, and one can easily access it after 8 minutes via a bus or a tram. The station boasts luggage lockers, bathrooms and showers, and a shopping arcade.

Arrival station: Chamonix Mont Blanc is located in the city center. The terminal has a tourist office, luggage storage, a lost-and-found room, assistance for disabled persons and rail agents.

Which train companies travel from Geneva to Chamonix?

SSB, which is the main national railway company of Switzerland, provides services for trains from Geneva to Chamonix. All the connections along this route have at least 1 transfer, with most of them making 3 changes. The SBB from Geneva makes its first change at Annemasse, taking an average time of 22 minutes. From here, it proceeds to the next stop in Saint Gervais Les Bains Le Fayet, covering the journey in about 1 hour and 45 minutes. The train then heads to straight to Chamonix Mont Blanc.

SBB Geneva to Chamonix

The Swiss Federal Railways provides train services between Geneva and Chamonix. SBB trains from Geneva to Chamonix take an average of 2 hours and 24 minutes to cover the journey. All the connections involve at least 1 change along the way, and the company makes an average of 24 trips per day.

Geneva to Chamonix trains: services on board

SBB is popular for its unrivaled on-board services ranging from business and quiet area zones to catering and family zones. The first-class coach offers seat service, and is ideal for those who prefer solitude, or want to have private meetings. Those traveling as a family should consider booking second class. Although there's no official luggage limit, customers should be able to carry and lift their luggage, and should not block the aisle. Bikes and bigger dogs are allowed on board at a fee, but one can bring small dogs below 30 centimeters high for free. The company offers assistance to clients with impaired mobility to get on and off the train.

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Chamonix, France if I'm coming from Geneva, Switzerland by train?

Travel between Geneva, Switzerland and Chamonix, France by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter France from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Geneva?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Chamonix, France?

All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/19/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Geneva and Chamonix as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Switzerland from Chamonix, France?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Chamonix to Geneva is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from France?

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Chamonix?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Geneva, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/15/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Geneva from Chamonix here.

How many miles is it from Geneva to Chamonix by train?
The Geneva to Chamonix train distance is approximately 39 miles (63 km).
When traveling by train from Geneva to Chamonix, which train station in Geneva do I depart from and which train station in Chamonix do I arrive in?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Genève   and arrive in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc.

Where is the train station in Geneva? Where is the train station in Chamonix?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Genève and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Chamonix most often arrive at Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.

Which train providers can take me from Geneva to Chamonix?
For the best Geneva to Chamonix train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with SNCF | TER or SNCF | TER. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Geneva to Chamonix to compare what amenities they may offer.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Geneva
Chamonix
The major railway station for departures from Geneva is Genève. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Genève for your journey from Geneva to Chamonix.