All roads lead to Megève ... or almost!

The best means of transport to get to Megève
Plane, Carpooling, Bus, Train

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How to get to Megève guides you so that you can choose the ideal transport to come to Megève. Well served by public transport and located near several airports, the ski resort is indeed accessible in different ways. Plane, car, bus, train, takes stock and gives you advice. During the winter period, remember to check the weather forecast before setting off and to equip yourself with snow chains if you are driving.

You have questions? Consult our FAQ at the end of the section.

Coming by plane to Megève

Whatever your origin, you have the possibility of coming by plane by landing at one of the four airports which surround the station.
Geneva international airport is the closest, located only 90 km away, it is also the one with the most international routes. You can also consult Chambéry airport located 95 km from Megève, Grenoble airport 160 km and Lyon airport 172 km.
advice: We recommend that you take the bus, a taxi or rent a car upon your arrival at Geneva International Airport. Indeed, if you choose the train, it will drop you off at Sallanches and you will need to find a new means of transport to get to Megève.

Coming by car to Megève

Thanks to the snow removal carried out every day, the village remains an easily accessible resort that can be used by car.
If you go through Switzerland, think about the motorway sticker which is mandatory. It is possible to buy one at certain customs. Cars hired at Geneva airport naturally have this sticker.
You arrive by the French motorway, remember to take a VINCI or LECTONIC badge, a very good solution to access the lanes dedicated to the tolls and to save on the costs of the motorway.
You go through Italy and plan to take the Mont-Blanc tunnel, make sure it is open. You will find all the useful information on their Mont-Blanc website (price, traffic, timetables).

advice: The Rochebrune lifts are accessible to pedestrians and skiers to reach the altitude restaurant “Super Megève”. This altitude restaurant offers a large terrace with incredible views.

Coming by train to Megève

If you want to come by train, know that you will arrive at Sallanches station, a town located just 12km from Megève. To get to your destination, you will then need to take a bus or taxi.
GOOD TO KNOW: the Princess gondola lifts are accessible to pedestrians and skiers to reach the “Woody” mountain restaurant. This charming Savoyard restaurant will seduce you with its terrace, dynamic atmosphere, view and swimming pool.

Coming by bus - Carpool in Megève

Going by bus to Megève is possible! You arrive in Geneva by plane, you will have to take the bus to get to the Megève bus station. Count on average 28 euros for a trip from Geneva to Megève with the company OuiBus, and a journey time of around 2h32m. The towns of Sallanches and Combloux are also served by bus lines.
Carpooling is also a pleasant means of transport to get to Megève. More random journeys but more numerous and above all less expensive. Remember to reserve your place on the Blablacar site.
Trick: Once in Megève, use the “Meg-bus” shuttles, a network of internal lines available to drop you off in the village and at the foot of the ski slopes!

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FAQ comment se rendre à Megève

How to come to Megève from Geneva airport?

Answer: From Geneva airport, you have the possibility to rent a car directly at the airport with the rental agencies SIXT or EUROPCAR. You can also take the bus (Yes bus) or carpool with Blablacar.

What is the nearest airport to Megève?

Answer: The nearest airport to Megève is Geneva, 87 kilometers away.

Can I rent a car at Geneva airport?

Answer: You have the possibility of renting a vehicle directly at Geneva airport, with the SIXT and EUROPCAR agencies. Reservations can be made online or upon arrival.

What is the closest train station to Megève?

Answer: The closest train station to Megève is Sallanches Combloux Megève (74700).

What is the distance between Sallanches station and Megève?

Answer: The remaining distance between the station and Megève is 14 kilometers.