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There are 3 ways to get from Zermatt to Tignes by train, bus, car or shuttle

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Train, bus  •  8h 31m

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

$101 - $243

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 54m

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Tignes 184.3 miles

$35 - $60

Train, shuttle  •  8h 37m

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

$121 - $213

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zermatt to Tignes is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 60 and takes 4h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Tignes is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 60 and takes 4h 54m.

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The distance between Zermatt and Tignes is 90 km. The road distance is 294.9 km.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Tignes without a car is to train and bus which takes 8h 31m and costs SFr 100 - SFr 250.

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It takes approximately 8h 31m to get from Zermatt to Tignes, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zermatt to Tignes is 295 km. It takes approximately 4h 54m to drive from Zermatt to Tignes.

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There are 2244+ hotels available in Tignes. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zermatt to Tignes.
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  • Distance: 56 miles
  • Duration: 8h 31m

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
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
3h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $90
Schedules at
altibus.com
BensBus
Email
info@nofussbus.co.uk
Website
bensbus.co.uk
Shuttle from Genève Airport to Tignes Le Lac
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
More information at
BensBus

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