Saas Fee is accessible from 3 major international airports at Geneva, Zurich and Milan. Transfer times tend to be around 2.5 hours for each, depending on whether car or train is used. Trains should be taken to Visp, from where the mountain pass bus service can be taken for the 45 minute transfer to the village.
Air to Switzerland and from the Airports:
Zurich – (246km): Direct train from airport to Visp 2¼ hours.
Geneva -(234km): Direct train from airport to Visp 2½ hours.
Basel – (210km): Bus every 15 minutes to the city centre train station. Then direct train to Visp.
NB: Although Zurich is further away than Geneva, the rail link is quicker, and trains have catering facilities on board.
Train to Visp:
The www.sbb.ch/en/index.htm website allows you to check timetables of trains and buses within Switzerland, and to print off your chosen itineraries. Consider buying a Swiss Transfer Ticket from http://www.swisstravelsystem.com/en/home.html
This covers the cost of one return journey from your arrival airport to Saas Fee (train AND bus). The cost is about CHF 130 and children under 15 travel free with an adult!
Bus from Visp-Saas Fee :
Buses run directly to Saas Fee from the train station every ½ hour.