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There are 9 ways to get from Vienna to Méribel by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

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Fly to Geneva, shuttle

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Geneva (GVA)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Genève Airport to Meribel Village

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Fly to Milan Malpensa, train

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Milan Malpensa (MXP)
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Modane

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Fly to Lyon, shuttle

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Lyon (LYS)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Lyon Airport to Les Allues

Fly to Turin, train

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Turin (TRN)
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Modane

Fly to Zurich, train, shuttle

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Zurich (ZRH)
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Genève-Aéroport
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Genève Airport to Meribel Village

Train, shuttle

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zuerich Hb
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève-Aéroport
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Genève Airport to Meribel Village

Train, bus, shuttle

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Genève
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Genève Airport to Meribel Village

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Sankt Pölten
  2. Take the bus from Sankt Pölten to Grenoble
  3. Take the bus from Grenoble-Gare-Routière to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai

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  1. Drive from Vienna to Méribel
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International entry into France from Austria

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Yes, entry into France is currently allowed from Austria.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Méribel is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Méribel is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Méribel is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, returning to Austria from France is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 6 Nov 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Méribel is to bus which costs €100 - €140 and takes 22h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Méribel is to fly and shuttle which costs €80 - €270 and takes 7h 15m.

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The distance between Vienna and Méribel is 808 km. The road distance is 1126.2 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Méribel without a car is to train and shuttle which takes 14h 20m and costs €140 - €250.

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It takes approximately 7h 19m to get from Vienna to Méribel, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Méribel is 1126 km. It takes approximately 11h 14m to drive from Vienna to Méribel.

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Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and Swiss offer flights from Vienna Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 451+ hotels available in Méribel. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs €3 - €11.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Méribel.
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  • Distance: 807.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 19m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Méribel, France?

You can take a bus from Vienna to Méribel via Sankt Pölten, Grenoble-Gare-Routière, and Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai in around 22h 57m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €650
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €650
Flights from Vienna to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€190 - €460
Flights from Vienna to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €480
Flights from Vienna to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Vienna to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €460
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €650
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €650
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €650
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €410
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €650
Flights from Vienna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €500
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €320
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Vienna to Turin via Naples
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €180
Flights from Vienna to Turin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€27 - €180
Flights from Vienna to Turin via Catania
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€27 - €180
Flights from Vienna to Turin via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€27 - €180
Flights from Vienna to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€23 - €260
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Turin via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Flights from Vienna to Turin via Naples
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Flights from Vienna to Turin via Bari
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Vienna to Turin via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €550
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Modane
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€31 - €37
1st Class
€26 - €31
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Modane
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€7 - €15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€13 - €15
Train from Milano Centrale to Modane
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €35
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€29 - €32
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
€11 - €16
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 Zürich Flughafen to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€90 - €160
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€80 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€90 - €140
Website
Railjet
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
oebb.at
Bus operators
BensBus Airport Ski Transfers
Email
info@nofussbus.co.uk
Website
bensbus.co.uk
Shuttle from Genève Airport to Meribel Village
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€30 - €55
More information at
BensBus Airport Ski Transfers
Shuttle from Lyon Airport to Les Allues
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€35 - €75
More information at
BensBus Airport Ski Transfers
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Erdberg to Sankt Pölten
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Sankt Pölten to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Grenoble-Gare-Routière to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
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