Planning a ski holiday in Zermatt? Before you set off, make sure you’ve sorted all of your travel for a stress-free trip.
To help make your journey go as smooth as possible, we’ve got some tips and advice to help you have the ski trip of a lifetime.
From transfer times to resort highlights, we’ve gathered everything you need to know about your Geneva to Zermatt transfer so you can start focusing on the fun stuff.
A transfer from Geneva airport to Zermatt should take around 2 hours 40 minutes. However, this can vary depending on traffic and weather conditions.
Busy periods such as peak ski season and school holidays can increase transfer times so pick your dates wisely!
As Zermatt is a car-free, eco-friendly resort the transfer will take you to Tasch train station where you can catch an easy train shuttle or taxi services to Zermatt.
One way to avoid the queues and save money is to travel midweek. With midweek ski transfers offering savings of up to 50% this is a great option for skiers on a budget.
Instead of fixed prices, we strive to make our airport transfers as affordable as possible by pricing individual journeys.
Here’s what we take into consideration when pricing your transfer:
Keep your eye out for current deals and discounts that could help you shave money off your transfer!
If this is the first time using our transfer service, we’re sure you have plenty of questions. To make things clear, here’s a list of FAQs:
Public transport can be unreliable and confusing to navigate. To make the most of your holiday and get maximum slope-time, here’s why private transfers are a great option;
The closest airport to Zermatt is Geneva airport, just 236 km away.
Alternative nearby airports;
The most common route our drivers take to get from Geneva to Zermatt is along the north side of the beautiful Lake Geneva which takes you through Lausanne, Montreux, Martighy, Sion, Visp and Tasche.
However, in the event of traffic build-up or adverse weather, you may travel via an alternative route. Our experienced drivers know the area and will ensure you travel along the safest and most efficient route available at the time.
A private airport transfer to Zermatt is the quickest and easiest way to get to the ski resort.
However, Zermatt can also be reached by train journey. Trains from Geneva to Zermatt takes around 4 hours with trains departing fairly regularly. However, there is no direct way to get from Geneva to Zermatt by train.
Our team of friendly, English-speaking drivers will happily stop if you need to stretch your legs or pick up supplies on the way to your resort.
With stunning alpine views passing your window, we’re sure you’ll want to get out and take a few snaps!
If the altitude makes you feel unwell, inform your driver and they will do their best to make your journey as comfortable as possible.
Alps2Alps are dedicated to providing families with hassle-free ski transfers throughout France, Austria, Switzerland and Italy. If you need a booster seat or anything else to make your journey more comfortable, just let us know.
We have a varied fleet of vehicles to suit different group sizes and needs.
Here’s a list of available cars:
Cut the queues at the ski resort by hiring your skis and snowboards with us.
Your driver will take you to one of our convenient ski hire shops on route to your resort to get you fitted by experienced technicians. With the latest equipment and a friendly team on hand- we’re confident you’ll find your perfect fit.
Travelling as a family? Kids skis come free with a paying adult!
There’s no need to carry your bulky ski equipment all the way back home with you. Leave your skis with your transfer driver and we’ll keep them safe and sound at our ski depot until your next ski season.
With expert ski technicians on hand to complete any ski maintenance your equipment may need, you skis will be returned to you in tip top condition.
The best thing about long term ski storage with Alps2Alps? This service is completely free for our transfer customers!
The best way to contact your transfer driver is through our handy new ski transfer app.
Download the app to receive notifications when your driver is ready and waiting at the pick-up point or if there are any delays to the schedule.
Not only that, the app also gives you fantastic access to exclusive deals and discounts.
Still have questions? Please feel free to contact us for any further information you might need.
Zermatt is an eco-friendly, car-free resort famous for its alpine charm and impressive summits.
Located at the upper end of Mattertal at an elevation of 1620m, Zermatt ski resort combines the authenticity and charm of an idyllic mountain village with plentiful slopes, ski schools, lively après-ski and an eco-friendly kudos. The lift services here are some of the most advanced in the Alps and are constantly improving.
Thanks to its elevation, Zermatt is a snow sure ski resort which tempts skiers and snowboarders back year after year. Travelling as a family? Zermatt has a great deal of free skiing for under 10s so makes a great family ski holiday destination.
Zermatt is a car-free resort that takes its environmental impact seriously. To get around you can hop on an eBus, take a taxi, or walk.
As Geneva airport provides the jumping off point for many of the major skiing destinations in the Alps, it can get busy during peak ski season.
That’s why it’s best to book your travel early to avoid disappointment.
To book your ski transfer, use our online booking service to receive a quote in minutes, or use our handy app.
If you prefer, we also take bookings over the phone or by email.
Book your ski transfer today and we’ll meet you at the airport!