There are 2 ways to get from Zermatt to Tignes by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Visp to Genève-Aéroport 90
  2. Take the bus from Geneva Airport to Tignes Le Lac

$103 - $254

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Tignes 144.6 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Tignes is to drive which costs SFr 29 - SFr 45 and takes 4 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Tignes is to drive which costs SFr 29 - SFr 45 and takes 4 h 16 min.

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The distance between Zermatt and Tignes is 90 km. The road distance is 231.3 km.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Tignes without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 35 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 250.

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It takes approximately 8 h 35 min to get from Zermatt to Tignes, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zermatt to Tignes is 231 km. It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to drive from Zermatt to Tignes.

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There are 1318+ hotels available in Tignes. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 56 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 35 min

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

There is no direct connection from Zermatt to Tignes. However, you can take the train to Visp, take the train to Genève-Aéroport, take the walk to Geneva Airport, then take the bus to Tignes Le Lac. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Tignes.

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
Train from Visp to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
Bus operators
0 820 320 368
Bus from Geneva Airport to Tignes Le Lac
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $90
Schedules at

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