Access

Located in the heart of the Alps, Crans-Montana is easily accessible by rail, road and air.

Cartesuisse Cm Hr

 

  1. Train
    • Direct train connections from Basel, Bern, Geneva/Airport, Lausanne and Zurich/Airport to Sion or Sierre
      www.cff.ch
    • Europe: Connection with the entire European network thankt to rapid linksCFF online timetable

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  2. Funicular SMC (Sierre-Montana-Crans)

    Direct access from Sierre.

    ON RACE DAYS, SATURDAY 25 & SUNDAY 26 FEBRUARY 2023
    FREE TRANSPORT FROM/TO SIERRE

     

    > Free shuttle bus service throughout the resort, see next tab: Bus SMC
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  3. Bus SMC (Sierre-Montana-Crans)
    Sierre train station - Crans-Montana : Duration ~35 min

     

    ON RACE DAYS - SATURDAY 25 & SUNDAY 26 FEBRUARY 2023
    FREE TRANSPORT FROM/TO SIERRE AND IN THE RESORT!

    > BUS 421 & 422
    SIERRE - MONTANA - SIERRE (via Chermignon or via Mollens)

     

    IN THE RESORT

    > SHUTTLE Line 431
    CRANS - AMINONA - CRANS


    > SPECIAL SHUTTLE
    PARKING LE RÉGENT - AMINONA

    • SATURDAY 25 & SUNDAY 26 FEBRUARY 2023: 08:15 - 10:30

    AMINONA - PARKING LE RÉGENT

    • SATURDAY 25 & SUNDAY 26 FEBRUARY 2023: 12:00 - 16:00

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  4. Postal Bus (Sion-Crans-Montana)

    Sion train station - Crans-Montana : Duration ~40 min
    www.carpostal.ch

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    ALL YEAR ROUND

    • The SMC Company shuttle bus enables you to travel throughout the resort of Crans-Montana for free.

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  5. Taxi, 7/7, 24h/24
    • Sierre train station - Crans-Montana ~CHF 70.00
    • Sion train station - Crans-Montana ~ CHF 90.00 
  6. Car

    Attention: during the days of races the acces and parking in the resort are quiet restrictives > see section PARKING & PUBLIC TRANSPORT

    • Motorway A9 to Sierre, direction Crans-Montana (15 km)
    • Via the Forclaz, Pas-de-Morgins and Simplon passes and via the Grand-St-Bernard road tunnel
    • Via the Lötschberg (Kandersteg-Goppenstein) and Simplon (Brig-Iselle) rail tunnels of with vehicule transport

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  7. Lötschberg - BLS Car Transport Service

    BLS E 

    Essential information before travelling

    Before setting off, it is crucial that you consult the online timetable

    -       We recommend arriving early. There is generally sufficient capacity early in the morning.

    -       Where possible, transport your car on a weekday and avoid the weekends and holidays

    -       You should expect heavy volumes of traffic from noon on Friday to Sunday evening, including on alternative routes

    Online timetable and the latest travel news

    You can find the exact departure times and the latest travel news in the online timetable at www.bls.ch/car-transport

     

    Capacity limits due to construction phases in the Lötschberg Summit Tunnel:

    -       During the construction phases (until 2023), as a rule a maximum of three car shuttle trains will operate per hour and direction.

    -       From November until mid-December, one car shuttle train will run per hour and direction.

    -       From Christmas until Easter, there will be a full service at the weekends and public holidays.
    Up to seven car shuttle trains per hour will operate in each direction (Kandersteg and Goppenstein)

     

    SMS (text message) alerts

    -       Do you always want to have the latest information about possible waiting times for car shuttle trains?

    Rapid, reliable and free of charge: smsalarm.bls.ch

     

    Ticket shop

    Benefits of online tickets:

    -       It is cheaper to buy single tickets online

    -       Online tickets allow you to use the self-service lane

     

    Webcams

    Live images from our car transport stations in Kandersteg and Goppenstein:

    https://www.bls.ch/en/fahren/unterwegs-mit/autoverlad/kandersteg-goppenstein/webcams

     

    Contact

    For questions and information, please visit www.bls.ch/car-transport, call us on +41 58 327 31 32 or e-mail us at autoverlad@bls.ch

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  8. Plane
    • Airport Genève-Cointrin to Crans-Montana, 180 km
    • Airport Basel - Mulhouse, 270 km
    • Airport Zürich-Kloten, 300 km
    • Airport Milano Malpensa, 220 km
    • Regional airport Sion, 30 km