Getting to Saas-Fee

Getting to Saas-Fee by car or by train and bus is easy from any one of five airports. Transfers mostly take around 3 hours (give or take 30 minutes), and cars must be parked outside the village which is car-free apart from electric taxis and service vehicles.

Nearest airports to Saas-Fee

The nearest airport to Saas-Fee is Sion, but Geneva is the main gateway because it has many more flights. Approximate distances and drive times are:

  • Sion airport 78km / 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Geneva airport 227km / 2 hours 32 minutes
  • Basel airport 226km / 3 hours 8 minutes
  • Zurich airport 249km / 3 hours 18 minutes
  • Milan Malpensa airport 208km / 3 hours 3 minutes

Airport transfers to Saas-Fee 

GVA Transfers from Geneva Airport to Saas Fee

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Ski-Lifts transfers to Saas Fee and Saas Grund from Geneva and other airports

Each year Ski-Lifts helps more than 100,000 skiers and boarders get to their accommodation in ski resorts including Saas Fee and Saas Grund, with a range of hassle-free, door-to-door transfer options from all major airports and train stations, and 24/7 English language assistance if needed. Get an immediate quote and book online >>>

Airport transfers to Saas-Fee by train and bus

A cheaper but longer and less convenient way to get to Saas-Fee from the airport is by train to Visp then Postbus to Saas-Fee. On arrival at Visp station follow signs for Saas-Fee and Zermatt which will lead you to the Postbus directly in front of Visp railway station where the Saas-Fee bus stop is clearly signposted. It’s 27kms from Visp to Saas-Fee and the journey takes approximately 30 minutes. Buses depart anout every half hour until just after 9pm. Train journey times from the airports to Visp are as follows:

Basle Airport – Visp 2 hours 17 minutes
Zurich Airport – Visp 2 hours 17 minutes
Geneva Airport – Visp 2 hours 27 minutes
Milan Malpensa Gallarate – Visp 2 hours

If there are no trains to Visp, look for a train to Brig or Sion.

Transfer from Sion Airport is an hour and a half by car or by shuttle bus to Saas-Fee

On arrival at the bus depot in Saas-Fee remember to make bus reservation for the return journey.

Airport Car Hire / Car Rental for Saas Fee

You won’t be allowed to use your car inside Saas Fee because it’s car free, but hiring a car is still a flexible way to get to and from the airport,and having a car nearby can help you visit other resorts.

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Directions to Saas-Fee from the airport

The best route from the north (Zurich / Basel) is via Bern through the Lőtschberg tunnel (motorail service CHF 25 per journey each way), from the east and south (Milan) through the Furka or over the Simplon pass. From the west (Geneva), Saas-Fee is reached via Lausanne and the Rhone Valley to Visp. It takes around 2 hours 30 minutes to drive to Saas-Fee from Geneva airport and a little over 3 hours from Basel, Zurich or Milan.

Parking outside the village

Saas-Fee is car free so cars must be parked outside the village (covered and outdoor carpark) from where hotel pickups or just a trolley can be arranged for luggage transfer. There is a telephone by unloading zones A&B from where you can call your hotel for collection; there’s also a phone by the tourist office for people arriving by bus. Your Saas-Fee visitor’s card (available from your hotel or apartment owner) gives reduced price parking. If you need a taxi you can order one through the public intercom or speed dial (7020-7060) in the car park or from the tourist office next door.

Electro-taxis in Saas-Fee

Ambros +41 79 439 10 29 / Intercom 7020
Taxi A +41 79 220 21 37 / Intercom 7030
Bolero +41 27 957 70 20 / Intercom 7040
Center Resien +41 27 958 11 33 / Intercom 7050
Imseng +41 27 957 33 44 / Intercom 7060

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