Flying

So you are thinking of flying to get to Tignes? It is the most popular way to travel and your choice of airports are many; Geneva, Chambery, Lyon, Grenoble and St Etienne.

There are a number of airlines that fly to these destinations and for the keen planner it is possible to book nice and early, enabling you to save money to spend on more important things like Snowboarding/Ski accessories! It is best to book early as prices as always do vary and the closer you get to the ski season they tend to increase in price.

Click on the links below to find out prices and keep your eyes peeled for their offers!

 

Now that you have chosen to fly what’s next? Well you have four options to chose from to help complete your journey to Tignes;

  1. Get a transfer by mini bus straight to your apartment in Tignes.
  2. Get a coach to Tignes.
  3. Hire a car and drive yourself.
  4. Catch a train to Bourg St Maurice and then a bus or Taxi to Tignes.

1. Transfer from Airport to Tignes.

Thanks to the feedback from our returning clients we now offer transfers from all alpine train stations and airports. Our busiest time as always are over weekends so we highly recommend you book as early as possible to avoid disappointment!

Our guaranteed service takes you door to door, from the airport to your apartment in Tignes. We take bookings for single or return journeys for as many people as you require. We can also arrange transfers to Val d’Isere and other nearby resorts. We are happy to supply day trips to 5 local resorts for you to make the most of your free one day pass to neighbouring resorts when you buy a one week Espace Killy ski pass.

Our aim is to make your journey from the airport as hassle free and as comfortable as we can. All the vehicles are fitted with sound systems including CD players and radios. Prices will depend on the airport or station you wish to be collected from and the size of your group. Please contact us for an exact quote.

2. Coach from airport to Tignes.

The coach takes about 4 hours from Geneva and 3 hours from Lyon. These times are during good weather so the coach is often subject to delays during heavy snow falls. It is advised to book in advance (by phone or online) especially if you are arriving during holiday periods or on Saturdays. Also check time tables carefully to make sure the last bus doesn’t leave before your plane arrives! All timetables are subject to change throughout the year and each company runs different services at different times through the week so please check each website for up to date information. If you have any problems feel free to contact us.

For Geneva to Tignes take Alpski Bus & Auto Cars Martin

For Geneva (Swiss side) to Tignes take SBB

For Lyon to Tignes take Sato Bus

For Chambery to Tignes take Alti Bus

For Grenoble to Bourg St Maurice take AG Bus

For Bourg St Maurice to Tignes take Auto Cars Martin

 

3. Hire a car and drive to Tignes.

There are numerous car hire offices at all of the airports, easily located at the arrivals exits. A useful website www.holidayautos.co.uk is a good place to start when checking prices. There are however a number of other companies that you can choose on your arrival at the airport.

If you decide to drive for your onward journey, take a look at our Car section for other driving, parking and road tips that you will need on your way to Tignes.

 

4. Catch a train to Bourg St Maurice and then a bus or Taxi to Tignes.

Bourg St Maurice is a great station and runs a very reliable service. For more details about train services from various airports to Bourg check out our Train section.