How to travel from Florence to Chamonix

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Travel Information between Florence and Chamonix

distanceDistance260 miles (420 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $120
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $6 (€5) • 5 h 11 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $49 (€43) • 10 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or ITA

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 260 miles (420 km) from Florence to Chamonix. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 10 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $6 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or ITA among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Florence to Chamonix.

Travel Tips: Travel from Florence to Chamonix

Travel Tips: Travel to Chamonix easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Florence to Chamonix.

Travel from Florence, Italy to Chamonix, France is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Chamonix from Florence restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Chamonix, France from Florence?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Chamonix, France?

The government of France has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Florence to Chamonix closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Florence, Italy from France is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Florence, Italy from Chamonix, France?

Reentering Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Florence from Chamonix?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Florence, Italy regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Italy must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 1/9/23. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Florence from Chamonix here.

There are 4 ways to get from Florence to Chamonix: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Chamonix from Florence is by taking a train, which costs on average $6 (€5).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Chamonix:

A train is generally $44 (€38) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $49 (€43) from Florence to Chamonix.

A train is $114 (€99) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Florence to Chamonix costing on average $120 (€104).

The fastest way to get to Chamonix from Florence is by bus with an average travel time of 10 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Chamonix can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 11 h 15 min.

In comparison, getting to Chamonix by train can take on average 5 h 11 min.

Chamonix is approximately 260 miles (420 km) away from Florence.

The average frequency per day from Florence to Chamonix is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 2 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Florence to Chamonix:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 to Chamonix, Av. De Courmayeur (Gare routière Sud).
  • Most travelers catch their train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Florence to Chamonix:

  • You can travel by bus from Florence to Chamonix with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Florence to Chamonix tickets for $49 (€43) on Omio.
  • You can go to Chamonix from Florence by plane with ITA. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $120 (€104) with ITA from Florence to Chamonix on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Florence to Chamonix? Many Omio customers who go from Florence to Chamonix usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Geneva, Paris or Lyon. If you're looking to explore Geneva, Paris or Lyon from Chamonix, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Florence to Chamonix, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $49 (€43) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $120 (€104) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $6 (€5) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Florence to Chamonix online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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