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There are 7 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Val-d'Isère by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train, bus  •  8h 14m

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Genève-Aéroport 1
  2. Take the bus from Geneva Airport to Val-d'Isère

$111 - $248

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Bus  •  11h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich, Zurich Airport to Geneva Airport K388
  2. Take the bus from Geneva Airport to Val-d'Isère

$38 - $118

5 alternative options

Train  •  9h 56m

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Genève 1
  2. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux
  3. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Bourg-St.Maurice

$140 - $231

Drive  •  4h 55m

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Val-d'Isère 247.6 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Geneva, shuttle  •  5h 36m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Genève Airport to Val d’Isere

$93 - $182

Fly to Lyon, shuttle  •  5h 35m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lyon (LYS) ZRH - LYS
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Lyon Airport to Val d’Isere

$106 - $280

Train, shuttle  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Genève-Aéroport 1
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Genève Airport to Val d’Isere

$130 - $218

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Val-d'Isère is to drive which costs SFr 50 - SFr 80 and takes 4h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Val-d'Isère is to drive which costs SFr 50 - SFr 80 and takes 4h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Val-d'Isère. However, there are services departing from Zurich, Zurich Airport and arriving at Val-d'Isère via Geneva Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 10m.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Val-d'Isère is 253 km. The road distance is 396.2 km.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Val-d'Isère without a car is to train and bus which takes 8h 14m and costs SFr 110 - SFr 250.

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It takes approximately 8h 14m to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Val-d'Isère, including transfers.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Val-d'Isère bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich, Zurich Airport station.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Val-d'Isère is to train which takes 9h 56m and costs SFr 140 - SFr 230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 120 and takes 11h 10m.

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

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Val-d'Isère bus services, operated by Altibus, arrive at Val-d'Isère station.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Val-d'Isère.
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  • Distance: 158.3 miles
  • Duration: 8h 14m

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Val-d'Isère, France?

You can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Val-d'Isère via Genève, Gare de Genève, Gare de Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux, Chambery-Challes-E, Bourg-St.Maurice, and Bourg-Saint-Maurice in around 9h 56m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Val-d'Isère via Geneva Airport in around 11h 10m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Zurich to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50m
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 Flughafen to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Genève
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
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 Gare de Genève to Gare de Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Bourg-St.Maurice
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
Bus operators
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Geneva Airport to Val-d'Isère
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $90
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, Zurich Airport to Geneva Airport
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
BensBus
Email
info@nofussbus.co.uk
Website
bensbus.co.uk
Shuttle from Genève Airport to Val d’Isere
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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BensBus
Shuttle from Lyon Airport to Val d’Isere
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $80
More information at
BensBus

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Yes, the driving distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Val-d'Isère is 396 km. It takes approximately 4h 55m to drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Val-d'Isère.

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

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There are 1929+ hotels available in Val-d'Isère. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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