Flying is the most popular way to travel to Tignes, and there are a choice of airports that can get you here; Geneva, Chambery, Lyon, Grenoble and St Etienne. Geneva usually has the best onwards travel options.

There are a number of airlines that fly to these destinations, as always it is best to book early as prices vary. We advise to check the airlines baggage policy too so you don't get stung taking your skis or snowboard with you. 

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

Getting from the airport to resort: 

  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.

We work with a number of partners who can take you door-to-door, from airports and train stations to your apartment in Tignes, Val d'Isere or the nearby resorts. Busiest times are over the weekends, but transfers are available all week, both shared and private. 

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 (snow dependant). It is advised to book in advance (by phone or online), especially if you are arriving during holiday periods or on Saturdays. Check time tables carefully to make sure the last bus doesn’t leave before your plane arrives! 

For Geneva to Tignes: Alti Bus or Ben's Bus are the main coach options. 

For Lyon or Grenoble to Tinges take Ben's Bus

For Chambery or Bourg St Maurice to Tignes take Alti Bus


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 is a good place to start when checking prices. There are however a number of other companies that you can choose.

Parking can be tricky in Tignes during peaks weeks. Click here to book a car parking space in Tignes Le Lac or Val Claret. Otherwise you can park for free in Les Boisses and Brevieres. 

Take a look at our Car section for other driving, parking and road tips. 


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

Bourg St Maurice is the closest station to Tignes and Val d'Isere and runs a very reliable service. For more details about train services from various airports to Bourg check out our Train section.