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How to get from Geneva Airport to Verbier

The beautiful ski town of Verbier is located in the Valais canton of Switzerland and is part of the famous 4 Vallées, the country’s largest ski area. Known for its impressive mountains, powdery white snow and world-class skiing, Verbier is the perfect snowy getaway. 

When it comes to choosing a transfer from Geneva airport to Verbier, you have two options; taxi or train. Taking a Geneva airport taxi is the fastest and most comfortable way to travel as it takes just 2 hours to reach Verbier, but it does cost at least €400. Taking the train is a much cheaper option at €62, however, it takes at least 3 hours to reach Verbier, Les Colonnes.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €400 120min 24/7
Train €124 180min 09:11–16:29

How to get from Geneva Airport to Verbier by Taxi

The quickest and only direct way to travel from Geneva airport to Verbier is by taking a Geneva airport taxi. Unfortunately, taxis in Switzerland and pretty expensive, so the average cost of this journey is around €400. However, the journey time is just 2 hours from the door of the airport to the door of your hotel in Verbier.

Cost of a taxi transfer from Geneva Airport to Verbier

The cost of taxis in Switzerland is very high compared to other European countries. The average cost of a transfer from Geneva airport to Verbier is around €400 based on a taximeter.

If you’d prefer a set-rate fare with a competitive price, we recommend pre-booking your Geneva airport taxi with Welcome Pickups.

Cost

€400

Trip Duration

2 Hrs.

*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 easily found just outside of the arrivals hall at Geneva airport. However, during bad weather or snow storms, it can be difficult to find a taxi as fewer drivers are willing to make the journey to the airport.

Convenience

Waiting outside in the freezing cold for public transport or having to drag your luggage through multiple train stations is extremely stressful and time-consuming. That’s why taking a fast and reliable Gevena airport taxi is the best option. You can make your way directly to the door of your hotel in Verbier in just 2 hours, shaving an hour of the public transport option.

Editor’s Note

During snow storms, there can be very long waits for a local taxi. If you're travelling during winter, I recommend pre-booking your taxi to ensure a smooth and timely pickup.

Useful Tips

Geneva airport taxis can take up to 3 passengers as standard.
You may be able to agree on a set-rate fare with your driver before you get in the taxi.
Any toll fees incurred during your journey will be charged on top of your fare.

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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
€400.0
NIGHTTIME
€400.0
Same price as a regular taxi from the line

PRICES FOR

Sedan Car

4 pax, 4 pieces of luggage

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How to get from Geneva Airport to Verbier by Train

You can certainly get from Geneva airport to Verbier by train daily, however, there’s no direct train; you will need to make 3 train changes. You will first need to take the train into Geneva Central, then take a train from there to Martigny. From Martigny station, you will take another train to Le Chable, where you will make your final train change to Verbier, Les Colonnes. The total journey time will be around 3 hours (excluding wait times) and the cost is €62 one-way.

How much is the train from Geneva Airport to Verbier?

If you can present your plane ticket, you will receive a free Unireso ticket which will grant you access to the train from the airport to Geneva Central Station at no charge. Then, the cost of a train ticket from there to Verbier, Les Colonnes is €62.

Cost

€62

Trip Duration

3 Hrs.

*There's a waiting time of up to 20 minutes for the first train and 2 hours for the train from Geneva Central Station.

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 09:11 to 16:29.

Where do I find the train at Geneva airport?

To take the Geneva airport to Verbier transfer by train, you will first need to walk to the train station in the airport, which is located just below the airport shopping centre.

Convenience

Taking the train from Geneva airport to Verbier is the slowest and least convenient transfer option. You will need to make 3 train changes at 4 different train stations, which is stressful and difficult if you’re travelling with luggage. Plus, once you reach Verbier, Les Colonnes, you will probably also need to take a cable car to your hotel.

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Editor’s Note

Although taking the train is a much cheaper transfer option, it's extremely complicated and slow. To save money but enjoy a convenient transfer, I recommend booking your transfer in advance with a trusted transfer company like Welcome and splitting the cost among the passengers.

Useful Tips

Be sure to travel light as there's no luggage storage on the train.
Your train from Geneva airport to Central Station is free if you landed at Geneva airport and present your ticket.
There are only 5 trains from Geneva Central Train Station per day.

Frequently asked questions

How can I get from Geneva airport to Verbier?

There are two different options when it comes to Geneva airport to Verbier transfers; taxi or train. Taking a Geneva airport taxi is quick but expensive, as it takes just 2 hours to reach Verbier but costs around €400. Taking the train is inconvenient and slow, with a journey time of 3 hours, but it costs just €62 per traveller. 

How far is Verbier from Geneva airport?

The distance from Geneva airport to Verbier is 160km. Taking a Geneva airport taxi will take around 2 hours to reach your hotel in Verbier, while the train will take at least 3 hours. 

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

Taxis at Geneva airport are pretty expensive and will charge around €400 based on a taximeter. If you’d prefer a more competitive price that won’t change, we recommend booking your reliable Geneva airport transfer in advance with Welcome Pickups. 

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