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Take the train from Chamonix Aiguille du Midi to Geneva in 10 hours 49 minutes

If you want to travel from Chamonix Aiguille du Midi to Geneva by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Chamonix Aiguille du Midi to Geneva by train to take around 15 hours 1 minute. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 10 hours 49 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll usually find around 8 trains per day running on this route, which spans 40 miles (64 km). You’ll have to make 4 changes along the way on your journey to Geneva. TGV, SNCF or Trenitalia are the main rail operators on this route, all of which offer modern trains with plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating.

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Chamonix Aiguille du Midi to Geneva by train

First train

07:11

Last train

21:11

Departure station

Chamonix Aiguille du Midi

Arrival station

Geneva

Journey time

From 10h 49m

Distance

40 miles (64 km)

Frequency

8 trains per day

Changes

4 changes

Train and bus operators

SNCF, SBB CFF FFS, Trenitalia

TGV, Trenitalia, TER and SNCF trains from Chamonix Aiguille du Midi to Geneva

You can travel from Chamonix Aiguille du Midi to Geneva on TGV, Trenitalia, TER and SNCF 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.

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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.

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

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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.

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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).

TGV INOUI, Eurocity and TER classes from Chamonix Aiguille du Midi to Geneva

Compare the different travel classes offered by TGV INOUI, Eurocity and TER when travelling from Chamonix Aiguille du Midi to Geneva.

Onboard services on TGV INOUI, Eurocity and TER

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Chamonix Aiguille du Midi to Geneva.

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On TGV INOUI services, there's no weight limit for your luggage - you can travel your way! However, remember that your suitcases, overnight bags and rucksacks can't be larger than 130 x 90 cm, and you must be able to carry them and store them in the dedicated luggage racks on board by yourself. All luggage must be labelled before being stored.

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All TGV INOUI trains are equipped with a café-bar carriage offering a range of food and drink to suit you at any time of day. The Bar is always situated in carriage 4 or 14 of the train. There's a range of local and responsibly sourced products on offer to whet your appetite.

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TGV INOUI trains have free WiFi on board for you to use throughout your journey, allowing you to stay connected, reply to emails or even relax and enjoy what's offered on the TGV INOUI entertainment portal.

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Children under 12 can get a half price ticket on TGV INOUI trains. Children under 4 travel free when they travel on your lap.

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If you've got a foldable bicycle, you can take it on the train as hand luggage, so long as it's no larger than 130 x 90 cm once folded. Or, if you can dismantle your bike, you can transport it in a cover or case no larger than 130 x 90 cm. You can still travel with a bike that cannot be folded or dismantled - you'll need to reserve a bike space on the train when you buy your ticket. Bike tickets cost €10 per bike, per journey.

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Small pets are allowed on board TGV INOUI trains provided they weigh less than 10kg. They must travel in a carrier no larger than 45 x 30 x 25 cm. Tickets for small pets cost €7. Larger dogs can also travel on TGV INOUI services, provided they are wearing a muzzle and are kept on a lead. Tickets for larger dogs cost €20. Guide dogs and assistance dogs travel free of charge on all SNCF trains.

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For disabled passengers or those with reduced mobility, you can request assistance through 'Accès Plus'. With this service, a member of staff will meet you at the station and help you get to your seat on the train. To book assistance, contact Accès Plus after you book your tickets (and no later than 48 hours before your train is due to depart).

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You can take as much luggage as you want on SBB Eurocity trains, provided that it fits in the luggage racks provided.​

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Many SBB Eurocity trains will have a restaurant or bistro carriage so you can buy food and drink throughout your journey. You may be able to sit at a table in the restaurant carriage or take your meal back to your seat.

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There are plug sockets and free WiFi on SBB Eurocity trains.

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There is pushchair storage available on the train, as well as a baby changing toilet onboard.

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You can take your bike onboard SBB Eurocity trains provided that you can fit it into the storage space onboard, but you'll need to buy a ticket for it. You'll also need a reservation for the Swiss part of your journey when travelling internationally. You can make a reservation online or at a ticket office.

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Dogs under 30cm in height can travel for free if they're in a carrier and placed under your seat. Larger dogs can travel with you if you buy a Dog Day Pass for CHF 25, which can be purchased at a ticket office, at a ticket machine, online or on the SBB app. The pass is valid for a day on trains, ships, trams and buses in most Swiss cities.

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There is a wheelchair-accessible toilet onboard, plus priority seating for passengers with reduced mobility.

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There is air conditioning on board newer SBB Eurocity trains, so you can travel in comfort.

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There are no size limits for the luggage you take on board TER trains, so you can travel your way. However, you must be able to carry any luggage you bring unassisted, and it must fit into the dedicated luggage storage spaces on the train.

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TER trains do not have any onboard catering facilities, so don't forget to pick up a snack at the station before you leave!

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TER trains do not currently have WiFi available.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

All children under 12 years old get 50% off the price of a TER ticket - input the age of your child when searching your journey and the discount will be applied automatically. Children under the age of 4 travel for free if they're sat on your lap throughout the journey.

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On TER trains, it's free to take your bicycle on board. You can hang it up or store it in a dedicated bicycle area. There are a fixed number of spaces available on each train - they're first come, first served and can't be reserved.

PetPetPets

Animals weighing less than 6kg must travel in an appropriate carrier (no larger than 45 x 30 x 25 cm), stored at your feet or on your lap. Tickets for small animals cost 7€. Animals weighing more than 6kg must wear a muzzle and be kept on a lead at all times. Tickets for larger animals cost 50% of the price of a second class ticket. Up to 2 animals or 2 carriers allowed per passenger. Guide dogs and assistance dogs travel free of charge on board all SNCF trains.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

If you are disabled or have reduced mobility, you can reserve special assistance through 'Accès TER'. Someone can meet you at the station and accompany you to your train or TER bus, helping you to get around more easily.

Cheap train tickets from Chamonix Aiguille du Midi to Geneva

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 Aiguille du Midi to Geneva 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Chamonix Aiguille du Midi to Geneva? 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 Aiguille du Midi to Geneva take?

The average journey time by train between Chamonix Aiguille du Midi and Geneva is 15 hours and 1 minute, 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 Aiguille du Midi and Geneva by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Chamonix Aiguille du Midi to Geneva is 10 hours and 49 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Chamonix Aiguille du Midi to Geneva?

No, there are no direct train services from Chamonix Aiguille du Midi to Geneva. Travelling from Chamonix Aiguille du Midi to Geneva by train will require a minimum of 4 changes.

What time does the first train from Chamonix Aiguille du Midi to Geneva leave?

The first train from Chamonix Aiguille du Midi to Geneva leaves at 07:11. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Chamonix Aiguille du Midi to Geneva leave?

The last train from Chamonix Aiguille du Midi to Geneva leaves at 21:11. 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 Aiguille du Midi and Geneva by train?

Trains travelling from Chamonix Aiguille du Midi to Geneva cover a distance of around 40 miles (64 km) during the journey.

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If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Geneva to Chamonix Aiguille du Midi.

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