How to travel from Chamonix to Geneva

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from Chamonix to Geneva

You can get from Chamonix to Geneva by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Chamonix to Geneva on Aug 13 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00AMChamonix, Gare routière1h18 09:18AMGeneva
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08:15AMChamonix, Gare routière1h40 09:55AMGeneva
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06:30PMChamonix, Gare routière1h18 07:48PMGeneva
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10:00AMChamonix, Gare routière1h18 11:18AMGeneva
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05:15PMChamonix, Gare routière1h18 06:33PMGeneva
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Travel Information between Chamonix and Geneva

distanceDistance39 miles (63 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $31
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $5 (€5) • 3 h 22 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $31 (€29) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss Tours

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 39 miles (63 km) to Geneva from Chamonix. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $5 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Swiss Tours among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Chamonix to Geneva.

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FAQs

International travel from Chamonix, France to Geneva, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from France?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Geneva if traveling from Chamonix?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Geneva, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 8/3/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Chamonix to Geneva.

Return travel to Chamonix, France from Switzerland is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Switzerland?

Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into France from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering France:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in France?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in France to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Chamonix, France was last verified on 8/8/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Chamonix from Geneva.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Chamonix and Geneva. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Geneva from Chamonix is by taking a train, which costs on average $5 (€5).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Geneva:

Taking a train is about $26 (€24) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $31 (€29) for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Geneva from Chamonix is by bus with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Geneva can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Geneva by train can take on average 3 h 22 min.

The Chamonix to Geneva distance is around 39 miles (63 km).

The average frequency per day from Chamonix to Geneva is:

  • 12 buses per day.
  • 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Chamonix to Geneva as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Chamonix to Geneva:

  • Buses from Chamonix to Geneva most often leave from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Chamonix SUD and arrive in Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
  • Trains mostly depart from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and arrive in Genève.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Chamonix to Geneva, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Swiss Tours can take you to Geneva by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Swiss Tours from Chamonix to Geneva for $31 (€29).

Yes, there are direct services available from Chamonix to Geneva with the following travel companies:

  • You can find around 10 direct buses per day and travel with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Swiss Tours or BlaBlaCar Bus.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Geneva as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Geneva from Chamonix.

Looking to extend your trip from Chamonix to Geneva? Many Omio customers who go from Chamonix to Geneva usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Lyon. If you're looking to explore Paris, Milan or Lyon from Geneva, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Chamonix to Geneva, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $31 (€29) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $5 (€5) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Chamonix to Geneva tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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