Travelling to Nendaz
There are a number of ways to travel to Nendaz, whether driving from across Europe or flying to Geneva and hiring a car or taking a train and bus, you will discover efficient, clean public transport and very well maintained roads up to the resort . Below you will find some information that will make your journey a safe and stress free one so you can make your plans ahead of time and have an enjoyable holiday in the Nendaz and the 4 Valleys.
By Train The Swiss are know for their punctual public transport service and travelling by train from Geneva airport is a very pleasant experience. The train station is at the airport and is easily accessible. The trains are clean, roomy and punctual and the journey itself is spectacular as the train winds its way around Lac Leman and into the beautiful Rhone Valley to Sion. On arrival in Sion you can either take the postal bus, which you can hop on directly outside the train station or take a taxi.
By Eurostar & TGV The train journey from London to Lausanne can take as little as 7hrs 30min. With up to four departures each day from London, connecting in Paris, with a direct TGV service to Lausanne, travelling by train offers travellers flexibiltiy. Local train connections from Lausaunne to Sion run frequently and once in Sion, you can take the postal bus to Nendaz or a taxi service.
By Car From London to Nendaz, door to door, via the Eurotunnel, takes an average 11 hours. Renting a car at Geneva airport is another option and the journey to Nendaz is about 1hr 45mins. Take the A9 to Sion-Ouest exit and follow the signs to Haute-Nendaz. The journey up to Haute Nendaz takes about 25 minutes. If travelling from the UK, ensure you have your driving licence, vehicle registration document, proof of insurance, headlamp convertors, hazard warning triangle and high visibility jackets which you are legally required to carry for all passengers and which must be kept in the car and not the boot. You will also be required to purchase a motorway tax or "vignette" at the Swiss boarder to use Swiss motorways, which you must clearly display on the window screen of your car. The cost is 40CHF or 30EUR and is valid for one year. Make sure your car is ready to be driven in cold, snowy and mountainous terrain and that you are equipped with snow chains for all vehicles. Detailed directions on how to get to Chalet Lisa will be sent to you have completed your booking.