Getting to Verbier
Verbier is 160 km from Geneva International Airport and transfers to Verbier take about two hours by road or three hours by rail. Sion airport, just 61km from Verbier, is even closer but has fewer flights.
Nearest Airports to Verbier
The nearest major international airport to Verbier is Geneva Airport (160km). Sion Airport is just over an hour away but has far fewer flights.
- Sion airport to Verbier – 61km / 1 hour 10 minutes drive;
- Geneva airport to Verbier – 160km / 2 hours drive;
- Bern Airport to Verbier – 170km / 2 hours 15 minutes drive;
- Zurich airport to Verbier – 290km / 3 hours 20 minutes drive;
- Lyon airport to Verbier – 296km / 3 hours 40 minutes drive;
- Milan Malpensa airport to Verbier – 265km / 3 hours 45 minutes drive.
Airport Transfers to Verbier
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Ski-Lifts transfers to Verbier from all airports and train stations
Each year Ski-Lifts helps more than 100,000 skiers and boarders get to their accommodation in ski resorts, including Verbier and the other resorts in the 4 Valleys. We offer a range of hassle-free, transfer options from all major airports including Geneva, Zurich, Sion, Bern, Lyon and Milan, all the way to the door of your hotel, chalet or apartment. 24/7 English language assistance is on hand if ever needed. Get an immediate quote and book online >>>
Airport Car Hire / Car Rental for Verbier
Verbier is a large resort and driving from the airport can be a good option if you’re staying in a chalet, hotel or apartment with private parking, especially if it’s a long way from the ski lifts.
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Getting to Verbier by Rail
From Geneva airport to Verbier – take an InterRegio train, direction Brig, changing at Martigny for the regional train to Le Chable, 9km from Verbier, then follow signs to the Post Bus station for the 25 minutes bus ride from Le Chable (821m) to Verbier (1500m) or ride up on the bubble lift (you will have to buy your ski pass first or purchase a one-way ticket for the lift). Journey time is approximately three hours. If you don’t want to wait for connecting trains and buses, you can speed up the journey by taking a taxi from either Martigny or La Chable direct to your accommodation in Verbier – book one online through Ski-Lifts.
From Zurich airport to Verbier – take an InterCity service, direction Brig, changing at Visp, direction Geneva Airport, and again at Martigny for the regional train to Le Chable, then the Post Bus service from Le Chable to Verbier. Journey time is approximately four hours 50 minutes, and there are three changes.
There is also a gondola from Le Chable to Verbier to ease day-visitor road traffic into the village.
Driving to Verbier
If driving from Geneva airport follow the A1E25/E62 motorway, direction Lausanne, then the A9/E62 Autoroute du Rhone (toll road) via Montreux at the eastern edge of Lake Geneva as far as Martigny EXIT ’21-Martigny-Fully’ and follow signs for ‘Grand-Saint Bernard, Verbier’ (route 21) from Martigny to Verbier.
Driving distances to Verbier from major European cities:
Geneva to Verbier – 170km / 2 hours 15 minutes
Zurich to Verbier – 286km / 3 hours 25 minutes
Milan to Verbier – 310km / 4 hours
Frankfurt to Verbier – 584km / 6 hours
Paris to Verbier – 636km / 6 hours 40 minutes
London to Verbier – 1,020km / 10 hours 50 minutes