There are 6 ways to get from Zürich to Tignes by train, bus, car 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.

Recommended option

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

$107 - $244

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Geneva - Bus station Bâle Centre > Zurich > Berne > Fribourg > Lausanne > Genève - Gare routière > Lyon - Gare routière Perrache > Saint-Etienne > Clermont-Ferrand > Brive-la-Gaillarde > Bordeaux Centre > Bayonne > Saint-Sébastien > Hernani / ...
  2. Take the bus from Geneva Airport to Tignes Le Lac

$35 - $116

4 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 37 min

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

$195 - $304

Drive  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Tignes 245.4 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Geneva, bus  •  6 h 23 min

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

$75 - $245

Fly to Lyon  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lyon (LYS) ZRH - LYS

$88 - $315

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Tignes via Genève, Geneve, Chambery-Challes-E, and Landry in around 8 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Tignes via Geneva - Bus station, Genève, Cornavin, Grand-Saconnex, Arena, and Geneva Airport in around 9 h 25 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
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)
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 Geneve to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF
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
$21 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$28 - $45
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
$22 - $95
Schedules at
altibus.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Zürich to Tignes?

The distance between Zürich and Tignes is 246 km. The road distance is 393 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Zürich to Tignes?

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Tignes is to drive which costs SFr 50 - SFr 75 and takes 4 h 54 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Zürich to Tignes?

The quickest way to get from Zürich to Tignes is to drive which takes 4 h 54 min and costs SFr 50 - SFr 75.

Is there a direct bus between Zürich and Tignes?

No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Tignes. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Tignes Le Lac via Genève, Cornavin and Geneva Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

How long does it take to get from Zürich to Tignes?

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