The canton of Vaud is crossed by motorway A1, which links Austria to France. The motorway exits of Cossonay, Aubonne, Gland and Nyon as well as the Essert Pittet junction let you easily join the three mountain passes around Vallée de Joux. Over: the Col du Mont d’Orzeires (1060m), Mollendruz (1180m) or Marchairuz (1449m). Then you arrive in Vallée de Joux and its charming villages around the lake.
From the International Airport of Geneva-Cointrin, it only takes 60 minutes to get to Vallée de Joux. From Lausanne, the capital of the canton of Vaud, it takes 45 minutes and from Bern around 90 minutes.
In Switzerland you need a road tax vignette to drive on the motorways. It costs CHF 40.- and is valid until the end of January the following year. You can get it in post offices and petrol stations.
Thanks to the local train service, Vallée de Joux is connected to the CFF and TGV railway station in Vallorbe. From any railway station in Switzerland, there is a train that takes you to Vallée de Joux.
From the International Airport of Geneva-Cointrin, you will reach our valley by train in about 2 hours. From Lausanne, you will need only 60 minutes and from Bern 2 hours and 15 minutes.
From the railway station in Yverdon-les-Bains, a bus takes you to Vallorbe, from where you continue to Vallée de Joux by train.
During your stay in our valley, buses and trains connect the different villages every hour.
Timetables and prices are available on www.sbb.ch
, or by phone day and night +41 (0)848 44 66 88.
Benefit from attractive luggage transport offers to the Vallée de Joux now
Travel here in a convenient and climate-friendly way by taking public transport and let your luggage make the journey alone. SBB offers various options for transporting your luggage and sports equipment. www.sbb.ch/luggage-services
Combine your bike with public transport for smart mobility
Travel to your destination in a climate-friendly and relaxed fashion by public transport and discover the region on your bike. Want to have your own bike with you? No problem – SBB will transport your bike from station to station for you. You can also take it with you on the train and on many buses, or rent a bike when you get there. Find information about travelling by public transport and by bike, as well as inspiration for your cycling trips, at www.sbb.ch/en/bike
Two routes of the Alpine Bus Association provide access to the Vallée de Joux from the Lake Geneva side via the Col du Mollendruz or the Col du Marchairuz.
Timetable and details of the routes: www.busalpin.ch
From the International Airport of Geneva you easily get to Vallée de Joux. Whatever country you arrive from, the railway station right at the airport takes you further. You will need around 2 hours to reach Vallée de Joux by train and 60 minutes by car.
The International Airport of Zürich-Kloten is also well served by public transport. You will reach Vallée de Joux by train in 3 hours and 15 minutes and by car in 2 hours and 30 minutes.