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About the train journey from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf

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The train from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf usually takes 13 hours 48 minutes on average to travel 484 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 9 hours 32 minutes. You can expect to find 8 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Chamonix Mont Blanc and Frankfurt (Main) Hbf, you'll need to make 3 changes on your way to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf. You can choose to travel with TGV, ICE or SNCF to get to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf. As the main rail operators on this route, their trains offer modern comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $139.27.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf by train

It takes an average of 13h 48m to travel from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf by train, over a distance of around 301 miles (484 km). There are normally 8 trains per day traveling from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf and tickets for this journey start from $139.27 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 9h 32m
PriceFrom $139.27
Distance301 miles (484 km)
Frequency8 trains per day
First train07:15
Last train19:55
Departure stationChamonix Mont Blanc
Arrival stationFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
Changes3 changes
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus, Deutsche Bahn, SBB CFF FFS, SNCF

Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf for Tuesday Oct 18th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
06:15 16:08 9h 53m, 5 changes
07:55 16:52 8h 57m, 5 changes
08:55 17:44 8h 49m, 4 changes
09:55 18:52 8h 57m, 4 changes
10:55 20:08 9h 13m, 5 changes
13:55 23:27 9h 32m, 5 changes
16:15 06:52 14h 37m, 5 changes
17:15 12:08 18h 53m, 5 changes
18:55 12:52 17h 57m, 5 changes
18:55 14:08 19h 13m, 4 changes

TGV, TER, SNCF and SBB trains from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf

You can travel from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf on TGV, TER, SNCF and SBB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

PhotoSmiley.toerist, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

The Swiss rail network is operated by SBB. SBB train ticket prices are based on travel and not on the type of trains. You will find available return tickets (standard price, one way or round trip), Multiple journey tickets (for six individual trips on a pre-determined itinerary) and the City-Ticket (including a one-day transportation pass from the city of departure or arrival).

Cheap train tickets from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf

The price of train tickets from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf starts at $139.27 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.
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FAQs for Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf

Want to know more about your journey from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Chamonix Mont Blanc and Frankfurt (Main) Hbf is 13 hours and 48 minutes, with around 8 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Chamonix Mont Blanc and Frankfurt (Main) Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf is 9 hours and 32 minutes.

How much does the train from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf cost?

Train tickets from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf can start from as little as $139.27 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf?

No, there are no direct train services from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf. Travelling from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf by train will require a minimum of 3 changes.

What time does the first train from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf leave?

The first train from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf leaves at 07:15. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf leave?

The last train from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf leaves at 19:55. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Chamonix Mont Blanc and Frankfurt (Main) Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf cover a distance of around 301 miles (484 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Chamonix Mont Blanc to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/18/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 10/21/2022 for travel on 10/21/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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