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Geneva to Chamonix Transfer: Your Bookmarkable Travel Guide

Travelling from Geneva to Chamonix this ski season? 

This resort is a popular one for a number of reasons, namely its varied pistes and family-friendly atmosphere. But, another reason for its appeal is the short transfer time. Let’s face it - who wants to waste precious slope time in the car? 

Let’s get you clued up before you travel! From plane to piste, here’s a closer look at a everything you need to know about a Geneva to Chamonix transfer. 
 

How Long Will a Transfer Geneva to Chamonix Take?

Usually, a transfer from Geneva to Chamonix will take only an hour! 

For this reason, it’s easy to see why so many choose this route.

The distance from Chamonix to Geneva is only 85km! However, bear in mind traffic and weather conditions can alter travel times significantly. 

 

How to Save Money on Your Chamonix Airport Transfer 

At Alps2Alps, we work with a unique pricing structure. We start with our standard tariff and then base your quote on a range of factors. These include the number of people of travelling and the date. 

We then apply any available discounts. This means our prices are only ever reduced - not increased! Every little helps, after all.

Midweek Transfer Deals

Looking to save more money? For the cheapest ski transfers, book midweek! You can save up to 60% by travelling off-peak. School holidays, for example, usually see an increase in prices. 

 

Why Choose Private Geneva Airport to Chamonix Transfers?

Getting to Chamonix from Geneva airport is simple if you opt for a private transfer. You’ll benefit from:

  1. Door to door service
  2. Comfortable cars
  3. Professional service
  4. Friendly, English-speaking drivers
  5. Maximum time on the slopes
  6. A straightforward journey
  7. Hassle-free travelling

Our drivers will also take the best possible route to avoid delays. You can even track their live location on our Alps2Alps app to ensure you aren’t waiting around. 

This works vice versa, with return Chamonix to Geneva journeys also.

Tailored service for you

Need to borrow your skis? Why wait until you get to the resort? Our Geneva ski rental store is ideally located en-route! 

Save yourself the time and hassle of queuing at the resort. We’ll fit your equipment professionally on the way to Chamonix.

Some more good news - kids’ ski hire is free with a full paying adult!

Catering for all members of the family

Travelling to high altitudes can cause some negative side effects, like feeling nauseous. Little ones in particular can be prone to symptoms!

Should anyone in your group feel unwell, simply ask your driver to make a stop along the way. We’ll happily accommodate your needs. 

All vehicles are equipped with booster seats and comply with safety regulations. We can transport you to Chamonix in comfort and style.
 

Geneva Airport (GVA) Information

Approximately 5km from the city centre, Geneva airport is ideally placed to serve all major ski destinations in the Alps. 

It’s arguably one of the most popular airports for skiers, as many world-class resorts sit nearby. These include Avoriaz and Les Deux Alpes.

Find more information about Geneva Airport here.

 

Chamonix Ski Resort Guidebook

What is it about Chamonix ski resort that keeps keen skiers returning year after year? We can think of a few reasons.

Overlooking Chamonix is Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in Western Europe. The full mountain range provides entertainment for both sightseers and skiers alike, boasting stunning panoramas and exciting slopes.

Nestled in the heart of the Alps, this isn’t all this popular French resort has to offer:

  • Chamonix valley has five separate ski areas to suit a range of abilities
  • Many challenging pistes - 70% red or black
  • A vibrant and lively surrounding town
  • Excellent apres-ski 
  • Plenty of entertainment options away from the slopes
  • Many sights and attractions
  • Lake Geneva is nearby
  • Incredible outdoor summer activities

A Closer Look

Want to know more?

Chamonix is one of the oldest French ski resorts in the region, standing majestic for around 200 years. The resort hosted the first Winter Olympics in 1924 and has a compelling historical past. 

Chamonix is referred to as the Gateway to the Alps, and is often seen as the capital of all Alpine ski resorts. This means it has excellent accessibility and lots on offer for visitors of all budgets. 

As for skiing and snowboarding, Chamonix is the place to be for advanced skiers and snowboarders looking for a challenge. Beginners and intermediates won’t be left on the side-lines however, the 20km Valle Blanch glacier run is a delight for lower level skiers. 

The bustling French town of Chamonix is now home to 9000 inhabitants. It may not be the small, purpose-made ski village it once was, but the lively atmosphere, historical background and excellent skiing more than makes up for it.

 

Alternatives to Chamonix Transfers

If shared and private transfers aren’t for you, there are some alternative transport options for you to choose from. 

Here’s how to get to Chamonix:

  • A bus from Geneva Airport to Chamonix
  • Local taxi services
  • A Geneva to Chamonix train

While a bus ticket might be the cheaper option, public transport can result in delays and many changes. To avoid the hassle and make the most of the slopes, private ski transfers are the more desirable option.

 

Ready to Begin Your Ski Holiday?

Time to get booking! Alps2Alps have made this process simple and stress-free. The easiest way to book is online, but, if you prefer, we do take bookings over the phone or by email. 

Online booking takes less than 5 minutes and we’ll guarantee it immediately.

If your chosen service or destination isn’t available, don’t hesitate to contact us and we’ll do everything we can to assist you.

Ready to get started? Book your ski transfer today. See you at the airport!