How to travel from Zermatt to Chamonix

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from Zermatt to Chamonix

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

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To get from Zermatt to Chamonix on Dec 02 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30AMZermatt1h00 09:30AMChamonix
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Travel Information from Zermatt to Chamonix

distanceDistance42 miles (68 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train

Travel 42 miles (68 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Zermatt to Chamonix. Travelers can even take a direct from Zermatt to Chamonix.

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Travel between Zermatt, Switzerland and Chamonix, France is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Switzerland enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Chamonix from Zermatt?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Chamonix, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 11/6/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Chamonix from Zermatt.

Return travel to Zermatt, Switzerland from France is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from France?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Zermatt, Switzerland was last verified on 11/6/22. 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 Zermatt from Chamonix.

Travel to Chamonix from Zermatt by taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

Traveling by travel is also the quickest way from Zermatt to Chamonix. It takes on average min   to travel this journey.

The distance from Zermatt to Chamonix is approximately 42 miles (68 km).

The average frequency per day from Zermatt to Chamonix is:

  • 12 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Zermatt and 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 from Zermatt to Chamonix:

  • Trains mostly depart from Zermatt, Bahnhof and arrive in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc.
Looking to extend your trip from Zermatt to Chamonix? Many Omio customers who go from Zermatt 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.

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

  • A train ticket costs $5 (€5) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Zermatt to Chamonix 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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