Bus to Tignes

The road is long, with many a winding, but you could arrive in resort with more money in your pocket to play with as this option tends to be the cheaper one!


From the UK...

It is always nice to have a choice and by taking this route you have plenty of companies that provide a service from the UK to your mountain destination of Tignes!

Snow Coach supplies you with a few different options of travel including helpfully booking a National Express ticket to get to their departure points! Both the Watford and Dover departure points have parking that can be booked in advance. They also have a spiffing new bus called the Royal Class, which they have custom made inside to provide you with much needed leg room for your long journey, and a hot and cold drinks bar!

Ski Bus UK has now teamed up with Snow Express which enables them to offer you a grater range of fares to suit your personal needs.

They depart from the UK either lunch time or early evening traveling over night so you can arrive in Tignes for a full day on the slopes!

From the 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 and we will try to arrange a transfer for you. If for any reason we are booked up you could try the following:

 Bens Bus operate low cost shared transfers from various airports to Tignes. They have drivers who have professional driving experience in the French alps you can be confidant in their high standards. All their coaches are fully licensed and insured. 

Cool Bus is another operator based in Bourg St Maurice who operate many minibuses from the airports to Tignes / Val d'Isere.


For Geneva to Tignes take Altibus

For Geneva (Swiss side) to Tignes take SBB

For Lyon to Tignes take Ben's Bus

For Chambery to Tignes take Alti Bus

For Grenoble to Bourg St Maurice take Ben's Bus

For Bourg St Maurice to Tignes take Auto Cars Martin

As with everything timetables do change so please check the websites for up to date information, so you can stay ahead of the game and get to the mountains on time!

Alternatively, there is a huge selection of private transfer companies who will meet you at the airport and drop you at the door of your holiday accommodation. Please contact us to arrange this for you!