How to get here ?
Chamonix is near Geneva international airport (in Switzerland), to which it is connected by an expressway. The Mont Blanc Tunnel provides direct access from Italy.
Located at the foot of Mont Blanc en France, Chamonix is easy to reach by train, car and aeroplane.
Geneva, Lyon and Milan airports are respectively 1 and 2 hours from Chamonix.
There are regular trains to Chamonix from Paris, Lyon, Annecy, Bellegarde, Geneva and Martigny.
Mont-Blanc express train
From Chamonix, the SNCF rail line serves all the villages :
- On the French side, up from St Gervais les Bains-le Fayet with stop in Les Bossons, Les Houches and Servoz.
- On the Swiss side, up to Martigny with stop in Les Praz, Argentière and Vallorcine.
The SNCF rail line from Servoz to Vallorcine is free to use if you have the Guest Card, provided by your accommodation host on arrival.