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Summer lift pass prices in Chamonix

Discover the Chamonix summer lift-passes


It can be confusing choosing the right lift pass in Chamonix. The valley is spread out and there are so many stunning areas to explore. Let us help you demystify the process.

Which ticket you buy depends on how long you're here and what you plan to do up there. 

If you’re going up for:

  • 1 day you can choose from a range of day tickets
  • 2 days or more a Mont-Blanc MultiPass is the ticket for you

You can buy some lift passes online. Others, you’ll need to purchase in person at one of the lift pass offices.

To get the best deal, we recommend you buy your passes online at least 3 days in advance. 

About Chamonix Summer Lift Pass Prices

Day trips

There are various day passes you can buy in Chamonix, depending on how you plan to spend your time in the mountains.  

Day trips - there and back on the same lift

These lift passes are great if you want to:

Prices start from €12.50.

Price of day trips on the Chamonix lifts - summer 2023
Lift Adult return ticket for 2023
Aiguille du Midi cable car From €55 
Montenvers train - Mer de Glace From €25
Tramway du Mont Blanc From €20
Les Praz - Flegere From €22
Chamonix - Planpraz (Brevent) From €22
Prarion or Bellevue cable car (Les Houches) From €12.50

Day passes for mountain biking, hiking and paragliding

With these passes, you can use the lifts on multiple occasions throughout the day, for example to do more than one paragliding flight, or repeated downhill mountain bike runs.

Price of 1-day lift passes to go mountain biking, hiking or paragliding in Chamonix - summer 2023
Activity Adult ticket for 2023 Where to buy
Access the hiking trails at Balme, Grands Montets, Brevent and Flegere
From €24 Online
Mountain biking
Access the mountain biking trails at Balme, Grands Montets, Les Houches-Saint Gervais, Megeve
From €27 for just one area
From €37.50 to ride all 4 areas
Kiosks at the bottom of the lifts
Paragliding in July and August
Take off from Brevent-Planpraz only
From €37.50 Kiosks at the bottom of the lifts
Paragliding in June, Sept, Oct, Nov
Take off from Aiguille du Midi, Brevent-Planpraz, Les Houches
From €37.50 for all 3 areas Kiosks at the bottom of the lifts

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Paragliding in Chamonix
Hiking in Chamonix

a mountain top cable car in chamonix

Using the lifts for 2 days or more

For trips of 2 to 21 days, you’ll need a Mont Blanc MultiPass. 

This pass gives you access to an incredible range of terrain in and around the Chamonix valley, including: 

  • Aiguille du Midi (not including Panoramic Mont-Blanc - Pointe Helbronner)
  • Montenvers - Mer de Glace
  • Tramway du Mont-Blanc
  • Skyway (Italy)
  • Brevent-Flegere, Grands Montets, Balme - Le Tour / Vallorcine, Les Houches - Saint Gervais
  • Megève - Rochebrune - Mont d’Arbois area
  • Les Contamines
  • Portes du Mont-Blanc (Jaillet gondola, except 4-season sled)

You’ll also get bonuses, including: 

  • money off cinema tickets at Cinema Vox in town
  • a free session at the 4D cinema at the Aiguille du Midi
  • guided tours at the Aiguille du Midi
  • 50% off the Cormayeur cable car in Italy
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How much a Mont Blanc MultiPass costs

It depends whether you want to use your pass every day (consecutively), or only on certain days, for example for 4 days over a 2 week period.

Mont Blanc MultiPass prices (euros) 2023 - consecutive days
Number of days Adult
15 to 64 yrs
Child / senior
5 to 14 years / 65 to 79 years
2ad + 2ch
1 80 68 248
2 95 80.80 294.60
3 110 93.50 341
4 125 106.30 387.60
5 140 119 434
6 155 131.80 480.60

Buy your tickets at least 3 days in advance to get money off the prices above. For example, 2 days at €90.30 instead of €95. 

Mont Blanc MultiPass prices (euros) 2023 - non-consecutive days
Number of days Adult
15 to 64 yrs
Child / senior
5 to 14 years / 65 to 79 years
2ad + 2ch
2 110 93.50 341
3 125 106.30 387.60
4 140 119 434
5 155 131.80 480.60
6 170 144.50 527
10 260 221 806
15 310 263.50 961

You’ll have to pay €3 for a hands-free pass to use at the turnstiles. This is non-refundable, but you can recharge the card on subsequent visits to Chamonix.

When your pass expires

If you buy a non-consecutive Mont Blanc MultiPass, you’ll need to use it by a certain date.

When your non-consecutive lift pass expires
Number of days bought When you need to use it by
2 or 3 non-consecutive days 7 days from day of first use
4 to 6 non-consecutive days 15 days from day of first use
10 non-consecutive days 30 November in the same year
15 non-consecutive days 30 November in the same year
Chamonix Brevent Lift Pass Office

How and where to buy a lift pass

You can buy passes online for:

  • up to 9 consecutive (back-to-back) days
  • 2 or 3 non-consecutive days (to be used in a 7 day period)

For all other passes, you’ll need to go to one of the lift pass offices, or the kiosk at the Montenvers railway cash desk.

If you’re coming for 10 days or more

Make sure you take a passport-sized photo with you when you buy your lift pass.

About Chamonix Summer Lift Pass Prices

Who goes for free on Chamonix lifts

Children under the age of 5 can use the lifts for free. You’ll still need a €3 hands-free card to use at the turnstiles, but this can be used on subsequent trips to Chamonix.  

You can buy a hands-free card from any of the lift pass offices in resort.

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Family lift passes

If you have children aged 5 to 14, a family lift pass is a great way to save money on your holiday to Chamonix.

With a family lift pass:

  • 2 adults and your first child (5 to 14 years) pay full price
  • your second child’s pass is discounted by up to 70% 
  • up to 3 additional children go free

Staff at the lift pass offices are super helpful. Always ask how else you can save money on your lift pass if you're in Chamonix for a family holiday. 

More inspiration...

Read more about the summer lift system in Chamonix and find out more about the variety of things you can do here in the summer.

If you're coming in the winter, why not take a look at our ski pass prices?