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This page will tell you all you need to know about transfers to Leukerbad a ski resort in Swiss Alps with 52km of Piste and altitudes ranging from 1410m to 2850m above sea level. This resort has direct access to 52km of downhill skiing, with 18 individual pistes, served by 11 ski lifts. With pistes above 2500 metres, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.
We have listed the airports in order of distance from the resort, with the nearest at the top. This should give you the best idea of the airport transfer you need. We have also taken a look at alternative transport methods to and from the resort. Public transport options, if available, are given towards the end of the page.
Leukerbad is a municipality in the district of Leuk in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. The story of Leukerbad dates back to the 4th century B.C. in view of the graves and ceramics that have attested the presence of habitation in Leukerbad. From the 5th century, the pass of the Gemmi, a unique link between the cantons of Valais and Bern, has been in use. Situated in the canton of Valais in the south of Switzerland at 1,411 m (4,629 ft) above sea level, the location is very impressive because of the cliffs which surround Leukerbad. The cable-car to Torrent Alp brings to the Rinderhütte at 2,313 m (7,589 ft) above sea level. In winter it is the paradise of skiers who then have 50 km (31 mi) of runs at their disposal. The panoramic views from the Rinderhütte of the 4,000 m (13,000 ft) peaks of the Valais, French and Italian Alps are breath taking.
There are two Airports within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Leukerbad are perfectly feasible. Sion Airport is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.
The following airports link this resort to other parts of the world:
There are buses which ply to the resort from the airport listed above. Train options are available from Sion airport with trains running Wed-Sat: 6 AM–8:30 PM · every 60 min to the resort and the travel time is 1 hour and 39 minutes. From Geneva airport too trains run Wed-Sat: 6 AM–6:30 PM · every 60 min and the journey time is 3 hours and 16 minutes. From Basel airport too trains run Wed-Sat · 4 times per day and the journey time to the resort is 3 hours and 49 minutes. Trains from other airports may take a longer time to reach the airport.
While many people do use the public transport listed above they can sometimes be time consuming like some train journeys from airports not listed above may take up a long time to reach the resort. You are much better off booking an airport transfer from the airport where you land especially if you are travelling as a group. You will benefit from a shorter journey time and a direct route. You also get the added bonus of travelling in comfort, and of a guaranteed journey that is pre-booked. Airport transfers are also the most cost-effective method of getting to this beautiful ski resort.