Even if Geneva is the most convenient airport when travelling to Verbier, it isn't the nearest one. There's a small airport in the town of Sion mainly used for private jets.
What's the nearest airport to Verbier? The closest airport to Verbier is Sion, a little under 55km from the centre of resort. While it’s faster to get to Verbier from Sion (around 45 minutes), it's mainly used for private jets. Currently, Sion airport only offers regular commercial flights from Porto and London Heathrow once per day in the winter, operated by Swiss.
Zurich airport, a large international airport like Geneva, is around 3 hours 30 minutes from Verbier and there are fewer transport options to the ski area. Therefore, Geneva remains the most convenient airport when travelling to Verbier.
These are the average transfer times and distances from the main airports to Verbier. The values are approximate and can be affected by snow, bad weather or peak holiday times:
|Airport to Verbier Transfer Times & Distances
|Geneva to Verbier
|Zurich to Verbier
|Sion to Verbier