Travel to Châtel


Travel to Châtel

By Air

Châtel is less than 90 minutes drive (Euro 160 transfer for 8) from Geneva Airport or 60 minutes from Sion.

Alternatively trains from the Airport will get you to Aigle which is about a 35 minute transfer from Châtel.


Travelling by Car

From the UK via Calais, a drive of 8.5 hours, 520 Miles, For the fastest channel crossing use don’t forget you can use your Tesco Clubcard vouchers to book this!

If you are doing the journey without an overnight stop we suggest from Calais taking the auto-route virtually all the way -via Reims, Troyes, Dijon, Dole and down to Bourg-en-Bresse then Geneva.  Come off at junction 14 Annemasse then follow signs for Thonon and then Vallée d’Abondance and Châtel.  We are happy to provide more detailed driving instructions.

An alternative route would be towards Dijon then across the beautiful Jura mountains at Besançon down to Lausanne then east around Lake Geneva on the Swiss autoroute towards Montreux and then across the pass at Morgins.   This route involves buying a pass for the Swiss motorways.

It is also very feasible to drive from

Paris in 7 hours or 600KM

Brussels 8 hours 30 minutes and 760KM

Frankfurt 6 hours and 550KM

Milan in 3hrs 45 minutes and 320KM

Zurich in 3 hours and 250 KM


Let the train take the strain

The new Saturday service of trains from London Paddington to Aigle Switzerland in 7 hours 50 minutes, from Aigle a 35 minute transfer to Châtel.  Check out also the details at  The shuttle will operate for nine weekends (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) from the  16 December 2011 to January 8, 2012 and February 10 to March 11, 2012  CHECK NEW DATES


Flights – other usefull links

To Geneva

To Sion Just weekends in the winter season