Getting to St Gervais
One of the great attractions of St Gervais is its proximity to Geneva. The transfer is around an hour. You can hire a car or use convenient private or shared transfer services. It’s also easy to reach by train and many people choose to drive all the way from the UK or Northern Europe.
Nearest airports to St Gervais
Genève International Airport – 70 km (approximately 60 minutes travel time by car).
Chambéry Airport – 130 kms (approximately 90 minutes travel time by car).
Lyon St Exupery Airport – 210 kms (approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes by car).
Airport Transfers to St Gervais
You can choose between low cost shared transfer services like ChamExpress or MegevExpress or ultra-convenient private transfers like GVA transfers. The ChamExpress drop-off and pick-up point is the Le Fayet railway station on the north side of the town, whilst the MegevExpress drops off and picks up at the lift going up to Le Bettex at the southern end of town.
ChamExpress provides frequent, low cost, shared airport transfers from Geneva Airport direct to St Gervais-Le Fayet train station. Individuals and groups can book on a seat-by-seat basis. Our modern 8-seater minibuses will take you to the door of your accommodation and are driven by English speaking drivers. Get a transfer quotation and book online>
MegevExpress has frequent, low fare, door to door, shared airport transfers from Geneva Airport, to the Le Bettex lift station in St Gervais, with vehicles typically leaving every 2 hours. Get a transfer quotation and book online>
GVA Transfers’ modern fleet of vehicles includes cars, minivans, minibuses and coaches, providing quick and comfortable private transfers for individuals and groups of any size. GVA offer competitive prices, wait if your flight’s delayed, and their 24/7 office is available in case your plans change. At Geneva you’re always met by a GVA representative and taken to your vehicle, which is just a short walk away due to priority parking. Get a transfer quote and book online >>>
Airport Car Hire / Car Rental for St Gervais
Hiring a car and driving from the airport can make sense if you’re staying in a chalet, hotel or apartment with private parking or easy access to public parking, particularly if you want to ski in other ski areas. Chamonix, La Clusaz, Flaine and the Portes du Soleil are all within driving range
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Public Bus Transfers from Geneva Airport
The Borini bus service runs from right outside Geneva airport into the centre of St Gervais four times a day. Tickets can be bought from the information desk in the airport but it’s also possible to pre-book online. Alternatively, ride the SAT bus to La Fayet – which is slightly cheaper – then get a bus up to St Gervais.
Driving to St Gervais
1 hour from Geneva (70km) on the A40
2 hours from Lyon (180 km)
4 hours from Milan (300 km) through the Mont-Blanc tunnel
6 hours from Paris (600 km)
Getting to St Gervais by Rail
Direct trains run from Paris to La Fayet. La Fayet train station is 5km from St Gervais centre and there is a bus service into St Gervais itself and taxis. Miage Taxi – +33 (0) 6 08 63 65 34 [email protected] – run by Olivier and his wife Natalie offer a reliable and friendly taxi service in St Gervais including transfers to and from La Fayet railway station and the airport.