This page will give you an overview of our Aime airport ski transfers service. To view more detailed information about our resort shuttle bus service from the airport that interests you, click on your airport below to get to our webpage dedicated to that route. If you are heading to La Plagne, we also offer services directly from Geneva Airport to La Plagne. Click this link if you wish to Book Now or receive an Instant Quote for your group.
DATES & PRICES OF OUR AIME AIRPORT SKI TRANSFERS
We operate our Aime ski transfers out of Grenoble, Geneva, & Lyon International Airports on Saturdays and Sundays (and Fridays from Lyon Airport) throughout the 2016 / 2017 winter ski season. Depending on which airport you are flying into, we start our ski transfer service on the 3rd December 2016 and finish on the 22nd April 2017 and our prices start from only £66.25pp Return. We do have some really good discounts for groups and children but we charge a £10 late booking fee if you book the day before or day of your transfer, so make sure you book early!
BUS STATION IN AIME
There is only one bus station in Aime, the “Gare Routiere” and it is quite small so it is very easy to find Ben’s Bus. However, we do ask our customers to keep an eye out for our buses as Saturdays can get very busy at the bus station.
WHICH AIRPORT IS CLOSEST TO AIME?
Aime is a small village of about 4,000 inhabitants situated on the Tarentaise valley floor, roughly half way between Moutiers and Bourg St Maurice. The main road that passes through it is the N90. It has a train and bus station, known as the Gare Routiere, and this serves as the main transport hub for Les Coches, Plan Peisey and all the La Plagne ski resorts. The Aime Tourist Office has more information about this as well as a list of local hotels, restaurants, taxi companies and points of interest. See the section below for more information.
Aime is about a 2 hour 20 minute drive away from Geneva (133km), Grenoble (171km) & Lyon Airports (176km) and about 1 hour 20 minutes from Chambery Airport (100 km). The journey can take longer at certain times of day and during the busy school holiday periods, but we allow for this in our timetables.
When you arrive at Aime you have a variety of transport options to get you to your final destination. We have listed them below.
Aime train station actually shares the same building as the bus station, where we will drop you. It has eurostar, high speed trains (TGV) and regional trains passing through. From here you can make connections to get to many cities and towns. Check out the SNCF website for more train information.
Aime is the main transport hub for the area. It has frequent services to the surrounding ski resorts at week-ends, including Plan Peisey, the various La Plagne resorts and Les Coches. The Altibus website has information about local buses.
Don't Forget! Ben's Bus runs a service from Geneva Airport to most of the La Plagne ski resorts. Use the menu above to see if we have a service to the resort that interests you.
There are usually many taxis hanging around the bus station in Aime. However, we would always advise to book taxis in advance on Saturdays as they can be very busy on transfer day.
Once you book our service to Aime, we will give you details about how to get a 10% discount off private transfers with our local taxi partners.
To La Plagne: Depending on which La Plagne resort you're going to, the journey takes about 50 minutes and costs about 70€ for up to 4 people
To Les Coches: The 20km journey takes about 50 minutes and costs about 70€ for up to 4 people
To Plan Peisey: The 20km journey takes about 30 minutes and costs about 70€ for up to 4 people
To Peisey-Nancroix: The 21km journey takes about 40 minutes and costs about 75€ for up to 4 people
We've negotiated a 10% discount with our friends at AlloBK taxi for Ben's Bus customers travelling on from Aime. Their prices, with the 10% discount included, can be seen below:
Aime is a small town and the bus station is located just below the main road, on the Avenue de la Gare. It is right next to the train station. Together, they are known as the "Gare Routiere". There are only about 6 bus bays in the station, so please be alert for any vehicle with a Ben's Bus sign in the windscreen. Please note that our bus information will not appear on the TV screens in the waiting area.
The bus station has a sheltered waiting area where you can buy drinks and snacks. During the winter it is open from 6.30am - 6.30pm on Saturdays and from 7.30am - 5.30pm on Sundays & weekdays. You can call them on +33(0)4 79 242 446.
Aime is the transport hub for the region and has excellent transport links to the surrounding ski resorts. The local buses are run mostly by Transavoie.
The train station has high speed trains (TGV) and regional trains to make connections to many cities and towns in France and Europe. Check out the SNCF website for train information.
There is a taxi rank outside the bus station and there are usually taxis waiting there. There is also a taxi office right opposite the bus station.
The Aime Tourist Office is a short walk up the hill on the main road, the Avenue de Tarentaise, opposite the Mairie. Its phone number is +33 (0)4 79 55 67 00 . More information can be found on the official Aime Tourist Office website
Aime has a few shops, supermarkets, cafes and restaurants. It also has a petrol station and a post office.
The Gendarmerie can be found at 500, avenue de la Tarentaise
73210 Aime and can be contacted on +33 (0)4 79 55 61 17
For more information about Geneva Airport, please visit their website at http://www.gva.ch/en/desktopdefault.aspx
For more information about Grenoble Airport, please visit their website at http://www.grenoble-airport.com/