Getting to Megeve

Geneva is the nearest airport to Megeve, and is just over an hour away with convenient airport transfer services available. Chambery and Grenoble airports are also within two hours' drive; or you can take a train to the Sallanches-Combloux-Megève rail station; or drive all the way.

Flying to Megeve: Nearest Airports

Megeve is located just over an hour's drive from Geneva Airport and is also close to Chambery, Lyon and Grenoble airports. 
Distances and drive times from nearest airports to Megeve are as follows:

  • Geneva airport to Megeve: 89km - 1 hour and 5 minutes drive.
  • Chambery airport to Megeve: 95km - 1 hour and 20 minutes.
  • Grenoble-Isere airport to Megeve: 166km - 2 hours drive.
  • Lyon St Exupery Airport to Megeve: 170km-  2 hours drive.

Getting to Megeve from Geneva Airport

You can obviously hire a car from Geneva Airport to get to Megeve but think how much you will use it when you get there because the centre is car-free and parking can be very expensive. Therefore it's more convenient to use a ski resort transfer service. This saves you the worry and hassle of driving to the resort in an unknown car on mountain roads in wintry conditions (putting on snowchains in the dark in a blizzard is a rotten way to start a holiday) and usually works out cheaper too.

MegevExpress Geneva Airport to Megeve transfers

MegevExpress provides frequent, low cost, door to door, shared airport transfers from Geneva Airport direct to your accommodation in Megeve which is the quickest way to reach the resort. Buy transfers on a seat-by-seat basis on brand new 8 seat minibuses or 29 seat midi-coaches driven by English-speaking drivers with guaranteed scheduled departures. Check availability and prices, and book online >>>

AlpyBus Airport Transfers from Geneva Airport to Megeve

AlpyBus offers simple, reliable, affordable transport from Geneva to your accommodation in Megeve. Our new fleet of comfortable minibuses are specially adapted for mountain roads, and we have priority parking at Geneva Airport, so there are no long walks. Choose either low cost shared services or ultra-convenient private transfers – both come with an unbeatable price match guarantee and no hidden charges. Get a transfer quotation and book online >>>

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There are also less frequent and slower public bus services from Geneva, Chambery and Grenoble airport as well as taxis. You can also get a helicopter transfer from Geneva. For more information go to:

Geneva Airport www.gva.ch
Chambery Airport www.chambery-airport.com
Grenoble Airport www.grenoble-airport.com

Getting to Megeve by train

Megeve is close to Sallanches station (now called Sallanches—Combloux—Megève railway station) which is just 12km away, which allows easy access to Megeve by rail from London, Paris, and other major European cities. There are direct trains from Paris to Sallanches at weekends, while a change in Annecy is required during the week. There are also direct trains to Sallanches from Geneva, where you have to change if you are coming from Milan. There are frequent shuttle services from Sallanches to Megeve as well as taxis available.


Driving to Megeve

Megeve is also easy to drive to from farther afield: 

Paris - 600km - 6 hours
Lille - 760 km - 7 hours 30 minutes
London - 1,060km (661 miles) - 10 hours 30 minutes (excluding time difference via Eurotunnel) 
Milan - 270km - 3 hours 15 minutes (via Mont Blanc tunnel)
Calais: 880km - 8 hours, 30 mins