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Geneva International Airport is the closest airport with direct flights from all over the world.
A few commercial flights fly into Sion airport. Private jets can also fly to Sion. For information, please visit: www.sionairport.ch.
If you are traveling from either the Geneva or Sion airports to Verbier, you can either take the train or make use of a bus shuttle service that is operated by www.alpinexpress.com. You can even book a private transfer through this company.
Alternatively, if you’d like to hire a car from Geneva Airport, visit: www.genevaairportcarhire.net.
Trains run frequently from Geneva and Lausanne to Le Chable (the village at the bottom of the Verbier mountain). Take the Simplon line to Martigny. When you reach Martigny, change trains and take the St Bernard Express train to Le Chable. At Le Chable you can either take the gondola up to the Médran lift in Verbier, or you can take the Car Postal bus which runs up the mountain to the central bus station in Verbier.
Train times and connections can be found on the website www.cff.ch.
The train from Geneva to Le Chable takes around 2 hours.
Taxis can pick you up from the train station at Le Chable and from anywhere within the Verbier area. Below are a few Verbier taxi phone numbers. Remember to use the code +41 Swiss international phone code.
|ABC||+41(0)79 332 4545|
|Mountain Taxi||+41(0)79 440 7270|
|May Taxi||+41(0)27 771 7771|
|Taxi Michaud||+41(0)79 523 9192|
From Geneva and others points in Switzerland, take the A9/E62 highway to Martigny, then follow signs toward Grand Saint Bernard/Verbier. At Sembrancher, follow the sign to make a left turn toward Verbier and Val de Bagnes. Follow into the village of Le Chable to a round about, and go 3/4 way around to follow signs toward Verbier and up the mountain road.
If you want to check the road conditions before you drive, you can do this on www.tcs.ch.
For more exact directions for your journey and toll prices, look at www.viamichelin.com.
Chalet Ker Praet is only a 5-minute walk from the Place Centrale in the village of Verbier, and a 2-minute walk from the bus stop at Brunet. The Chalet is also only a 2-minute walk from the base of the Le Rouge ski trail.
Verbier has a very effective and free local bus service.
During the peak winter season, there are four bus lines. From 8 am to 7:20 p.m., all are accessible from the bus stop at Brunet, a 2-minute walk from Chalet Ker Praet. A more limited bus service is also available during the summer season.