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How to get from Geneva Airport to Courchevel

Courchevel is a breathtaking ski resort located in southeast France. Located in Les Trois Vallées (The Three Valleys), one of the largest ski resorts in the world, Courchevel is the perfect place for a magical winter-wonderland getaway. 

There are two different airport transfers from Geneva to Courchevel; taxi or train. Taking a Geneva airport taxi is the fastest and only direct way to travel, as it takes just 2 hours 30 minutes to reach Courchevel and costs around €450. Taking the Swiss Railway train takes at least 4 hours to reach Courchevel and costs around €100, making it a cheaper, yet very slow transfer option. 

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €450 150min 24/7
Train €200 270min 06:32–18:16

How to get from Geneva Airport to Courchevel by Taxi

Taking a taxi from Geneva airport to Courchevel is the most comfortable way to travel. The journey time is around 2 hours and 30 minutes, making a Geneva airport taxi the fastest transfer option, and the cost is approximately €450, based on a taximeter.

Cost of a taxi from Geneva Airport to Courchevel

The local taxis at Geneva airport don’t give set-rate fares for their services. They will use a taximeter based on time and distance to calculate your fare. The average cost for the airport transfer from Geneva to Courchevel is €450, but this is subject to change.

If you’d prefer a set-rate fare you can rely on, we recommend pre-booking your Geneva airport transfer with Welcome Pickups.

Cost

€450

Trip Duration

2 Hrs 30 Min.

*Prices may vary unless booked in advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Taxis are available 24/7 at Geneva Airport.

Where do I find a taxi at Geneva Airport?

Taxis are readily available just outside of the arrivals hall. Simply collect your luggage and head out the exit doors in front of you.

Convenience

Taking a taxi for your airport transfer from Geneva to Courchevel is the only direct way to travel. You won’t need to worry about navigating the public transport networks or waiting out in the cold for your transportation to arrive. Instead, you can make your way directly to your hotel in Courchevel in just 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Editor’s Note

Many local taxi drivers won't make the journey to Courchevel as they need to cross a land border into France. To ensure you can get a ride, I recommend pre-booking your Geneva airport transfer.

Useful Tips

Geneva airport taxis can take up to 3 passengers.
Keep your passport handy as you will need to show it when crossing the border.
Any tolls incurred during your ride will be added to your final fare.

Welcome Pickups transfer

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Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line

If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Geneva. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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Prices

DAYTIME
€440.0
NIGHTTIME
€440.0
Same price as a regular taxi from the line

PRICES FOR

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4 pax, 4 pieces of luggage

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How to get from Geneva Airport to Courchevel by Train

There are trains operated by Swiss Railways that leave from Geneva airport and can get you to Courchevel daily. However, there’s no direct train from Geneva airport to Courchevel, you will need to make 2 train changes and then take a taxi to complete the 25 km journey from Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-Les-Bai train station to Courchevel. First, you will take the train to Geneva Central Station and change to a train towards Chambéry-Challes-Les-Eaux. Finally, in Chambéry-Challes-Les-Eaux, you will change to a train heading to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-Les-Bai, which is the closest train station to Courchevel. The total journey time is around 4 hours 30 minutes and the cost is approximately €100, not including the taxi fare from the train station to your end destination.

How much is the train from Geneva Airport to Courchevel?

If you present your plane ticket when landing at Geneva airport, you will receive a free Unireso ticket, which lets you take the train from the airport to Geneva Central Station for free. From there, the cost of the rest of your journey will be around €100. However, you will need to pay for the taxi from Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-Les-Bai station to your hotel in Courchevel on top of this price.

Cost

€100

Trip Duration

4 Hrs 30 Min.

*There's a waiting time of up to 20 minutes for the train from Geneva airport and 2 hours for the other trains.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The train from Geneva airport runs from 04:43 to 00:07, the train from Geneva Central Station runs from 06:32 to 18:16.

Where do I find the train at Geneva Airport?

The train station at Geneva airport is located just below the shopping area. Simply walk to the shops and then take the elevator or escalator down to the lower floor.

Convenience

Taking the train from Geneva airport to Courchevel is extremely slow and stressful. Not only will you have to make multiple changes in different train stations, but the train doesn’t stop in Courchevel, so you will need to pay for a taxi to complete your journey.

Editor’s Note

Taking the train is extremely slow and difficult, if you're travelling in a group of 3 people, I suggest splitting the cost of a private transfer instead.

Useful Tips

There's very limited luggage space on the train, be sure to travel light.
There will be passport checks along the way, be sure to keep your passport close by.
The train doesn't stop in Courchevel, you will need to take a taxi to complete your journey.

Frequently asked questions

How to get from Geneva airport to Courchevel?

There are two different ways to get from Geneva airport to Courchevel; taxi or train. Taking a Geneva airport taxi is quick and easy as it takes just 2 hours and 30 minutes and costs around €450. Taking the train, on the other hand, is very slow as there are many changes. The total travel time on the train is about 4 hours 30 minutes and the cost is approximately €100 per person.

What's the cost of a taxi from Geneva airport to Courchevel?

The local taxi drivers will use a taximeter to calculate the cost of your journey from Geneva airport to Courchevel. The average cost will be around €450, but things such as weather, traffic and tolls can change this price. If you’d prefer a set-rate fare that won’t change, we suggest booking your Geneva airport transfer in advance with Welcome Pickups. 

What's the distance from Geneva airport to Courchevel?

The distance from Geneva airport to Courchevel is around 188 km. Taking a Geneva airport taxi will take around 2 hours and 30 minutes to get there, and the train will take approximately 4 hours and 30 minutes to reach Courchevel. 

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