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There are 7 ways to get from Tignes to Zürich by bus, train, car, shuttle or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, train  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Tignes Le Lac to Geneva Airport
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Zürich HB 1 / ...

$101 - $236

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Tignes Le Lac to Geneva Airport
  2. Take the bus from Geneva to Zurich K388 / ...

$34 - $118

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Train  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the train from Landry to Chambery-Challes-E
  2. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Genève
  3. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...

$187 - $288

Drive  •  4h 51m

  1. Drive from Tignes to Zürich 245.2 miles

$50 - $80

Shuttle to Geneva, fly  •  6h 23m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Tignes Le Lac to Genève Airport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH

$104 - $210

Shuttle to Lyon, fly  •  7h 38m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Tignes Le Lac to Lyon Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Zurich (ZRH) LYS - ZRH

$118 - $299

Shuttle, train  •  7h 18m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Tignes Le Lac to Genève Airport
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Zürich HB 1 / ...

$123 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Tignes to Zürich is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Tignes to Zürich is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tignes to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Tignes Le Lac and arriving at Zurich via Grand-Saconnex, Arena and Geneva. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 1m.

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The distance between Tignes and Zürich is 246 km. The road distance is 392.3 km.

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The best way to get from Tignes to Zürich without a car is to bus and train which takes 6h 41m and costs 85€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 6h 41m to get from Tignes to Zürich, including transfers.

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Tignes to Zürich bus services, operated by Altibus, depart from Tignes Le Lac station.

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The best way to get from Tignes to Zürich is to train which takes 7h 54m and costs 160€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 110€ and takes 10h 1m.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Tignes to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zurich station.

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Map of how to get from Tignes to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 153.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 41m

What companies run services between Tignes, France and Zürich, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Tignes to Zürich via Landry, Chambery-Challes-E, and Genève in around 7h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tignes to Zürich via Geneva Airport, Grand-Saconnex, Arena, Genève, Cornavin, and Geneva in around 10h 1m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Lyon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $410
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $460
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Landry to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$26 - $40
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Tignes Le Lac to Geneva Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $90
Schedules at
altibus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Zürich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
BensBus
Email
info@nofussbus.co.uk
Website
bensbus.co.uk
Shuttle from Tignes Le Lac to Genève Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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BensBus
Shuttle from Tignes Le Lac to Lyon Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $80
More information at
BensBus

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Yes, the driving distance between Tignes to Zürich is 392 km. It takes approximately 4h 51m to drive from Tignes to Zürich.

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Royal Jordanian, Tunisair and Swiss offer flights from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 522+ hotels available in Zürich. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tignes to Geneva Airport is to shuttle which takes 3h 57m and costs 35€ - 55€.

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