Arriving to Chamonix By Car, Train, And Plane

Our winter sport expert researched the different routes to get to Chamonix and compiled everything you need to know about arriving by car, plane or train in this handy guide!

By plane

Geneva is the nearest airport to Chamonix - 88 kilometres away - and one of the best options thanks to its daily connections to Chamonix via the SAT bus company.

You can also fly from Lyon. The airport is located 220 kilometres away and served by a reliable TGV high-speed train.

By train

The easiest way to get to Chamonix by train is through St. Gervais-le Fayet. Located 20km away from the ski resort, it is served by TER regional trains and the TGV.

From here you can take a bus or a taxi to your final destination in Chamonix.

Top tip: If you love scenic train routes, take the Mont Blanc Express from St. Gervais-le Fayet. It will get you to Chamonix and you will enjoy unforgettable views.

By car

If you are driving from France you can get straight to Chamonix via Autoroute Blanche A40.

From Switzerland, then follow the motorway to Martigny, Col de la Forclaz and Col des Montets.

If you come from Italy the best way is via the Mont-Blanc Tunnel.

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