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Access & Transport

Our region is very accessible. Whether you travel by road, rail or air, it’s fast and simple.

How to reach our region?

By car

  • Via the A9 motorway:
    also known as the “autoroute du Rhône”:Leave at the exit for Sierre-Ouest (exit 28) or Sierre-Est (exit 29).
  • Via passes open all the year round:
    Col de la Forclaz, Pas de Morgins, Simplon Pass or the Great St Bernard Tunnel.
  • Via passes open only in the summer:
    Grimsel Pass, Furka Pass, Nufenen Pass or the Great St Bernard Pass. For information visit www.tcs.ch or call 0900 57 1234 (CHF 0.86/min
  • Via rail tunnels for motorail services:
    Lötschberg (Goppenstein-Kandersteg), Furka (Oberwald-Realp) or Simplon (Brig-Iselle).

By train

  • From within Switzerland:
    Direct connections from all major towns.
  • From outside Switzerland:
    Direct connections to the European rail network.

By air

  • Flights from the following airports:
    Basel-Mulhouse, Berne-Belp, Geneva-Cointrin, Milano-Malpensa and Zurich-Kloten. Charter and private flights from Sion airport.


Transport services in the region: 

SBB CFF FFS trains: www.sbb.ch

Swiss postal buses: www.carpostal.ch

Funicular railway and bus services - Compagnie de Chemin de Fer et d’Autobus Sierre-Montana-Crans (SMC): www.cie-smc.ch

LLB - Leuk-Leukerbad and District Community Transport: www.llbreisen.ch

Les Bus Sierrois: www.sierre.ch 

Les Cars Ballestraz: www.ballestraz.ch

Taxis (regulated by Sierre municipal authority): www.sierre.ch 0900 39 60 00

Taxi Anniviers SARL (taxis, minibuses, buses): www.taxianniviers.ch 079 628 61 11

 

Bike hire - Valaisroule in Chippis: 

City bikes, MTBs and e-MTBs are available to hire from the Valaisroule/Wallisrollt station in Chippis until 28 October 2018. For more information, visit:

Valais roule

 

Car rental in our region

Several partners from Sierre, Salgesch and the surrounding area offer practical solutions for hiring vehicles (cars, 4x4s or utility vehicles). For further information see:

Europcar

Atlas Automobiles

Or use the Mobility car sharing scheme!

 

Car sharing - collaborative transport solution :

2EM offers an alternative mobility solution: car sharing. This is a vehicle rental service from individual to individual. This new concept proposes the sharing of resources and associated user fees between several people. This approach is at the same time responsible, economic and ecological and is part of a concept of sustainable mobility.

 

   

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