How do I get to Chamonix

One of the great attractions of being based in Chamonix is its ease of access from the UK and its proximity to Italy and Switzerland.

To reach Chamonix from the UK, most people fly to Geneva. There are regular services from many UK airports with

For a smaller carbon footprint, you can travel from London via Eurostar and then the TGV from Paris to many European destinations.

Here is a handy rail map produced by Snow Carbon

Once in Geneva, you can either hire a car from one of the many agencies based in the airport, or travel up to Chamonix by transfer taxi, such asĀ  Mountain Dropoffs. Please note that, out of season, many of these operators run a skeleton service or none at all!

If we are meeting to climb or ski in Switzerland, you can take advantage of the excellent Swiss train system which runs directly from Geneva airport via Martigny up the Rhone valley, from where bus connections can be made to the ski resorts.