Getting to Megeve
Geneva is the closest 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 come by rail: the train station Sallanches-Combloux-Megève is only about 12kms from the resort.
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
The centre of Megeve is car-free and parking can be very expensive. Therefore for most visitors it’s more convenient to use a specialist ski resort transfer company, especially as there is a choice of private transfers or shared, pay-per-seat, transfers (see below). 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) .
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Transfers to Megeve from other airports
Ski-Lifts can arrange private transfers to Megeve from Chambery, Grenoble, Lyon and other airports and train stations.
Airport Car Hire / Car Rental for Megeve
If your accommodation in Megeve is a long walk from the nearest ski lift, or you think you might want to visit other nearby ski areas such as Chamonix, La Clusaz and Flaine/Les Carroz, hiring a car might be the best choice.
RentalCars.com lets you compare the best deals on offer from multiple car-hire firms at the airport, including big brands like Hertz, Avis, Budget, Alamo, Europcar, Dollar and Thrifty. Free cancellations on most bookings and a price match guarantee means you can lock in the best offer. See the latest deals and book online >
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:
Getting to Megeve by train
Megeve is close to Sallanches railway station (now called Sallanches—Combloux—Megève) which is just 12km away and 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 is a bus service from Sallanches to Megeve or you can book a taxi/private trensfer through Ski-Lifts .
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