Bus to Tignes

The road is long and winding, but can often be the cheapest option...

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. You can also try the following coach companies:

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. 

For Geneva to Tignes take Bens Bus

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 Tignes take Ben's Bus

For Bourg St Maurice to Tignes take Cool Bus - mention Tignes Spirit for discounted prices!


Ben's Bus is the only shared transfer company that operates airport transfers to Val d'Isere from Geneva, Grenoble and Lyon Airports. Their prices are about £49 for a Single and £89 for a Return, but they have some discounts for groups and children which means you could pay just £41pp for a Single. They have many buses on Saturdays and a few on Sundays but it is best to book early as they are very popular.

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!

From the UK

Snow Express offer weekly coaches throughout the season to many different resorts across the French Alps. They depart from the UK early evening and travel over night aiming to arrive in resort for a full day on the slopes.