There are several ways to get from Geneva to Chamonix, or from any other airport. The most cost effective way is to take a shared transfer (a shuttle minibus service) with one of the many Chamonix transfer companies that offer this service.
Alternatively, you can hire a car from the airport, take a Chamonix taxi, use a scheduled bus, take a private helicopter transfer or take the train. Don't forget it is worth checking with your accommodation provider to see if they make arrangements for your transportation or if they can arrange it as an 'optional extra'.
Airport Transfers & Private Taxis from the Airport to Chamonix
Travel with your friends & family to Chamonix
There are a number of private companies that offer door-to-door minibus Chamonix transfers from most airports in the region. With all of them you have the option of booking either a private Chamonix transfer where the minibus is booked for your group only, or taking a more economical "shared" minibus, where up to 8 people arriving around the same time travel to resort together. All the drivers will speak English. more »
Car Hire from the Airport
Freedom to move around but you may only make one trip
Chamonix car hire can be arranged from all the local airports and if there are a few of you travelling together, it is not necessarily an expensive option. It is however, worth checking in advance to see what parking facilities are available at your accommodation as it can be tricky to find a space in town at certain times of the season. more »
Travelling to another resort from Chamonix
Unless you book a private transfer or have a car, travelling between French ski resorts is generally not very easy. There aren’t regular inter-resort public transport routes meaning that your journey is likely to be time consuming and involve at least one change. more »
What its Like Travelling by Bus from Geneva to Chamonix
So you’re travelling on your own or independently of a tour operator and you've already booked your cheap flight from one of the low cost airline carriers but how do you get between your airport and resort?! There are numerous airport transfer options available to independent and single travellers, all of which can be found in the relevant travel/transport sections : Airport Transfer Companies, Rail or Coaches & Buses. An impromptu, last minute trip home in February by one of our intrepid Chamonet.com reporters prompted us to look at the different methods of transport to and from the airport for the single traveller, namely using the public bus, which runs on a regular basis. Not all airport transfer companies run shared shuttles every day, though it is worth checking who does, moreso in resorts a long way from the airports, where short breaks are less of an option. more »