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

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Train, bus  •  7 h 15 min

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

$103 - $235

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Bus  •  10 h 10 min

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

$37 - $118

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Train  •  8 h 37 min

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

$177 - $276

Drive  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Tignes 245.4 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Geneva, bus  •  6 h 27 min

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

$81 - $239

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train, drive  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Nuova Station
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Nuova to Bussoleno
  5. Drive from Bussoleno to Tignes

$115 - $357

Fly to Lyon, shuttle  •  7 h 58 min

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

$94 - $304

Questions & Answers

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

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The distance between Zürich and Tignes is 246 km. The road distance is 392.7 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Tignes without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to get from Zürich to Tignes, including transfers.

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Zürich to Tignes bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Tignes is to train which takes 8 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 10 min.

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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 Tignes bus services, operated by Altibus, arrive at Tignes Le Lac station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Tignes is 393 km. It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to drive from Zürich to Tignes.

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

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Tignes.
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  • Distance: 153.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 15 min

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Tignes via Genève, Chambery-Challes-E, and Landry in around 8 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Tignes via Geneva Airport in around 10 h 10 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Zurich to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
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 Zürich HB to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
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 Chambery-Challes-E to Landry
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$26 - $40
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
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 Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
Train from Torino Porta Nuova to Bussoleno
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $9
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$7 - $9
Bus operators
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Geneva Airport to Tignes Le Lac
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $90
Schedules at
altibus.com
Shuttle from Lyon - Saint Exupery Airport to Tignes Le Lac
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $85
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 Zurich to Geneva Airport
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13 min and costs .

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