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There are 6 ways to get from Zürich to Megève by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Annemasse to Sallanches-Combloux-Megève L3 / ...

100€ - 182€

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Bus via Zurich  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Geneva N1156 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Megève - Bus station Geneva - Bus station > Geneva - Airport > Douane de Bardonnex Suisse > Douane de Bardonnex France > Sallanches > Saint-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet > Chamonix Sud - Bus station > St-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Pont > Combloux > Megève - Bus station

24€ - 40€

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Train, bus  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Megève - Bus station Geneva - Bus station > Geneva - Airport > Douane de Bardonnex Suisse > Douane de Bardonnex France > Sallanches > Saint-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet > Chamonix Sud - Bus station > St-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Pont > Combloux > Megève - Bus station

87€ - 150€

Bus  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Genève
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Megève - Bus station Geneva - Bus station > Geneva - Airport > Douane de Bardonnex Suisse > Douane de Bardonnex France > Sallanches > Saint-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Fayet > Chamonix Sud - Bus station > St-Gervais-les-Bains - Le Pont > Combloux > Megève - Bus station

65€ - 85€

Drive  •  3h 39m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Megève 345.8 km

35€ - 60€

Fly, bus  •  5h 23m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Airport to Sallanches

94€ - 320€

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Megève is to bus via Zurich which costs SFr 26 - SFr 45 and takes 7h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Megève is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 65 and takes 3h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Megève station. However, there are services departing from Zürich and arriving at Megève - Bus station via Geneva - Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 21m.

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The distance between Zürich and Megève is 224 km. The road distance is 345.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Megève without a car is to train which takes 6h 22m and costs SFr 100 - SFr 200.

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It takes approximately 6h 22m to get from Zürich to Megève, including transfers.

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Zürich to Megève bus services, operated by Iberocoach, depart from Zürich station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Megève is to train which takes 6h 22m and costs SFr 100 - SFr 200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 65 - SFr 95 and takes 7h 21m.

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

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Zürich to Megève bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Megève - Bus station.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Megève.
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  • Distance: 223.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 22m

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Megève via Genève, Annemasse, Sallanches-Combloux-Megève, and Sallanches - Gare SNCF in around 6h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Megève via Genève and Geneva - Bus station in around 7h 21m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 420€
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 160€
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 Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Annemasse to Sallanches-Combloux-Megève
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 27€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Annemasse to Sallanches Combloux Megeve
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 12€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
Rail 1st Class
7€ - 12€
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 Annemasse to Sallanches Combloux Megeve
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
7€ - 9€
1st Class
9€ - 11€
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Megève - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Geneva - Airport to Sallanches
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
Blablabus
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Zürich to Genève
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 75€
Website
iberocoach.com
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Eurolines FR

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Megève is 346 km. It takes approximately 3h 39m to drive from Zürich to Megève.

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

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There are 3282+ hotels available in Megève. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 20.

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