Fastest journey2hr 19m
It is a very easy journey by train from Geneva Airport to Visp (for transfers to Saas-Fee and Zermatt). All trains on this route stop at the city centre station in Geneva ten minutes after leaving the airport. The line then skirts the north shore of Lake Geneva, making this a very memorable journey. Sit on the right side of the train for the best views of the lake.
Tickets for your train journey from Geneva to Visp normally go on sale six months in advance. Tickets sold through Loco2 for this journey are at a fixed price so there is no real advantage in booking ages in advance. Bear in mind that we issue paper tickets for this journey, so book at least ten days prior to travel so that we can post your tickets to you.
Geneva Airport to Visp
Direct trains from Geneva Airport to Visp leave from the main airport railway station which is underground; it is well signed from the main terminal building. The route is served by Swiss InterRegio trains which take 2 hrs 30 mins for the journey, making 10 to 13 intermediate stops along the way.
This is a magnificent journey for sightseeing. On a good day, you’ll have wonderful views across Lake Geneva to the Alps beyond. There is an especially lovely stretch east of Lausanne as the railway cuts through the Lavaux vineyards. Just after Montreux you’ll see the famous Château de Chillon on the lakeshore to your right and then the train follows the broad valley of the River Rhône up through Valais vineyards to Visp.