How to get here

Gare de Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

How to Get Here

The Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley: a unique site in the world but not at the end of the world! Nestled at the foot of Mont-Blanc and on the borders of Italy and Switzerland, the Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley is easily accessible by car, train, or bus. Located less than 100km from Geneva Airport, numerous private transfers or regular buses can take you to this small mountain town!

Getting here by plane

Aéroport International de Genève (88km)
Tél : + 41 (0) 22 717 71 11
The bus company SAT provides daily links between Geneva airport and Chamonix. 
SAT Mont-Blanc

Aéroport Haute-Savoie Mont Blanc Annecy (90km)
Tél : +33 (0) 4 50 27 30  06

Léman Express rail link between Geneva airport and St Gervais-le Fayet station
Full information on Léman Express

Public and private transport operators can be contacted for transfers to and from an airport.
See the full list of coach operators, private transport companies and taxis  here.

Aéroport International de Lyon-Saint Exupéry (220km) -
Tél : +33 (0) 8 26 800 826
The airport is served by a high-speed train (TGV) station
Site de la SNCF

avion Freepik

Getting here by train

SNCF station at the resort (Mont Blanc Express).

Mont Blanc Express : the SNCF serves all villages from St Gervais-les-Bains-le Fayet to Martigny (Switzerland), including Servoz, Les Houches, Chamonix, Argentière and Vallorcine.

The “Léman Express” cross-border network between France and Switzerland serves St Gervais-le Fayet station, which is directly connected to the “Mont Blanc Express”.

Information on the Léman Express

TER and TGV rail links from St Gervais-les-Bains-le Fayet station 20 km away.

SNCF information – Tel. 3635

Mont Blanc Express

Getting here by road

Be careful ! From November 1st, 2021 and until March 31st, 2022, light vehicles, utility vehicles and camper vans must:

  • either have metal or textile snow chains in the trunk, allowing at least two drive wheels to be fitted
  • or be fitted with four winter tires.

From France: Direct access via the A40 (“White Motorway”) linked to the European motorway network.

From Switzerland: Motorway to Martigny, Col de la Forclaz then Col des Montets.

From Italy: 15 km from the border via the Mont Blanc Tunnel.

A40 and Mont Blanc Tunnel

Coaches and airport transfers: Daily links with Geneva and Italy.

See the full list of coach operators, private transport companies and taxis here.

Voiture KIA

Car parks and motorhome service areas

List of car parks

Parking spaces in the Valley: 4,000 parking spaces: 

  • 3 covered parking facilities: Entrêves, Saint Michel and Mont Blanc car parks. Park for under one hour for free. Weekly pass available.
  • 7 parking compounds: l’Outa, SNCF station, Grépon, Lionel Terray, Médiathèque, Tennis and Les Allobroges car parks.

Chamonix Parc Auto - Tel. +33 (0)4 50 53 65 71

See the Chamonix 2023 parking brochure

Le Grépon park-and-ride facility at Chamonix: Park your car and hop on the bus! Free transport to the town centre on Le Mulet minibus.

There are also motorhome service areas in the Valley: see the list of motorhome service areas.