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There is 1 way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Riffelsee by train

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  1. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp
  2. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Riffelsee is to train which costs SFr 80 - SFr 160 and takes 4h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Riffelsee is to train which costs SFr 80 - SFr 160 and takes 4h 53m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Riffelsee. However, there are services departing from Genève-Aéroport and arriving at Rotenboden via Visp and Zermatt GGB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 53m.

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The distance between Geneva Airport (GVA) and Riffelsee is 131 km.

The best way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Riffelsee without a car is to train which takes 4h 53m and costs SFr 80 - SFr 160.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Riffelsee, including transfers.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Riffelsee train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Genève-Aéroport station.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Riffelsee train services, operated by Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn, arrive at Zermatt station.

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There are 351+ hotels available in Riffelsee. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Riffelsee.
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  • Distance: 130.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 53m

What companies run services between Geneva Airport (GVA), Switzerland and Riffelsee, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Riffelsee via Visp, Zermatt, and Zermatt GGB in around 4h 53m.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Phone
+41 (0)848 642 442
Email
railcenter@mgbahn.ch
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Visp to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 45
Website
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
SFr 20 - SFr 25
1st Class Ticket
SFr 35 - SFr 45

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