Verbier Festival

Travelling to Verbier by plane and train

The closest airports to Verbier are Geneva and Zürich. From there, Verbier can be reached by train.

The largest train station close to Verbier is in Martigny.

Getting to Martigny from Geneva: There are direct trains running between Geneva Aiport / Geneva Cornavin station and Martigny. The journey between Geneva Airport and Martigny lasts 1 hour 45 minutes, the journey between Geneva station and Martigny 1 hours 35 minutes.

Getting to Martigny from Zurich: You can reach Martigny from Zurich Airport / Zürich main station, passing through Lausanne or Bern/Visp. The journey between Zürich Airport and Martigny takes between 3 hours 10 minutes and 3 hours 25 minutes, the journey between Zürich main station and Martigny between 2 hours 50 minutes and 3 hours 10 minutes.

To plan your journey, please visit the website of the Swiss train lines SBB CFF FFS.

From Martigny you can either take a taxi to Verbier, or a regional train to Le Châble (train journey: 27 minutes), from where you can take a cable car up to Verbier. You can also take a PostBus from Le Châble to Verbier. The cable cars between Le Châble and Verbier are operating every day from 8am to 5.30pm.
For more information on the cable cars, please visit the website Verbier Booking and download the timetables.


In collaboration with the Swiss train lines SBB CFF FF, Verbier Festival offers you a ticket combined to public transport. You benefit with this offer of:

  • 10% discount on the return train fare to Verbier.
  • Voucher for a glass of wine (or a non-alcoholic drink) and a festival bag.
  • Voucher for a return journey with the festival bus Verbier-Martigny after the last concert in the evening.

Access to the RailAway offer

After concert schuttle service

Do not worry anymore about the way home after evening concerts! We offer a shuttle service from the concerts at 7 pm (Les Combins) and 8 pm (Église). Two stops are available (Le Châble and Martigny, at the price of CHF 5.- and CHF 10.-) and the last rail connections to Brig and Geneva are assured.

The post-concert shuttle service is free for RailAway offer holders.


First Luggage

Travel hands free with our exclusive offer from First Luggage. No more queuing at the airport to check in or pick up your bags. First Luggage will come to your home or office in the UK or US, and pick up your bags and deliver them directly to your chalet or hotel in Verbier for only £85 for 20kg bag door to door, or £160 from the US to Verbier. If you do not live in the UK or US, please ask them to quote on any other country and destination worldwide. Please contact them directly on +44 (0) 1895 254 240 or quoting Verbier Festival.

In Verbier

Festivalgoers can benefit from a 10% discount on all cable cars in Verbier if they have a Festival concert ticket for the same day thanks to a partnership with Téléverbier.

Driving to Verbier

Driving to Verbier from Geneva: 1 hour 55 mins via Geneva, Lausanne, Montreux, Martigny, Verbier
Download Itinerary as PDF

Driving to Verbier from Zurich: 3 hours via Zurich, Berne, Fribourg, Montreux, Martigny and Verbier
Download Itinererary as PDF

Check your initeraries on Google Maps (Get Directions) or on the website ViaMichelin.

Every festivalgoer driving through the Grand Saint-Bernard tunnel benefits from a free ticket on his way back (this offer is only valid if the return journey takes place within the next 72hours and on presentation of a concert ticket).



There are two car parks close to the Salle des Combins. A limited number of parking spaces are available immediately below the Salle des Combins. The Catogne car park is just 7 minutes walk away. The Ermitage car park is 15 minutes walk away. We recommend that you follow signs and directions from the police when parking in the village right before a concert.


Buses operate free of charge within Verbier every day between 8 am and 6 pm. For concerts at the Eglise, please get off at the “Brunet” bus stop. Download the bus timetables 2016 as PDF. Note about the buses after the concerts.

Free shuttles operate between the Catogne car park, the Ermitage car park and the Salle des Combins before and after the evening concerts. A shuttle service also runs to masterclass venues during the Festival.
Bus and shuttle timetables are displayed at the bus stops and on official notice boards. Download the shuttle timetables 2015 as PDF

Plan Verbier 2016

Plan Verbier 2016

Download map of Verbier as PDF

Further information to help your organise your travel to Verbier can be found on the following websites:

Swiss Travel SystemVerbier Val de Bagnes, La Tsoumaz
Valais Promotion