The Ben’s Bus Service from Geneva Airport to Les Arcs
Ben’s Bus operates Geneva Airport to Les Arcs shared ski transfers on Saturdays & Sundays throughout the 2016 / 2017 ski season. We’ve been running low cost airport transfers to the French Alps for 10 years now. Each year we transport more and more people as we continue to expand our routes and services. Our network also covers shuttle buses from Grenoble & Lyon Airports. All our airports shuttles make stops at Les Arcs 2000, Les Arcs 1950, Les Arcs UCPA, Les Arcs 1600 & Les Arcs 1800. We pride ourselves on offering the cheapest transfers on the market whilst still offering a fantastic service. Our ski buses are regular and timely and at weekends we have many staff to help your journey go as smoothly as possible. Take a look at the sections further down the page for more exact details.
How Much Does A Ski Transfer Cost From Geneva Airport to Les Arcs?
A cheap ski transfer from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Les Arcs with Ben’s Bus will cost you £79.50pp Return. With some great discounts for groups, you could pay as little as £66.25pp. A Single will cost you £46pp but with our group discounts, you could be paying just £39.30pp! For the service we offer, we think that’s amazing value for money. We won’t charge you any booking fees and we won’t charge anything to carry your skis. Click this link if you wish to Book Now or receive an Instant Quote for your group. Or you can expand the “PRICES” Section below to see more details. We’re sure you won’t find a cheaper way of getting from Geneva Airport to Les Arcs.
What is the Bus Timetable and How Long Does the Journey Take?
We have up to 7 well timed buses every Saturday so you never have to wait long. Expand the section “BUS TIMES” below to see more details about our bus timetable. The approximate transfer time from Geneva Airport to Les Arcs 1800, the first Les Arcs resort, is between 2 hours 55 minutes and 3 hours 30 mins, depending on the date, time of day, the weather and traffic conditions. We allow more time for the journey when we know traffic conditions may be bad. The distance from Geneva Airport to Les Arcs 2000 is 165km (102 miles). Our vehicles usually go via the A41 motorway and the N90 national road before climbing the D119 mountain road to the Les Arcs resorts.
Where Does The Bus Stop in Les Arcs?
Our service stops at Les Arcs 2000, Les Arcs 1950, Les Arcs 1600, Les Arcs 1800 and the UCPA centre in Les Arcs. You can select any of these resorts when you make a booking with us. Expand the section “BUS STOP LOCATION” below to see a map of our stops in resort. You can also see information about the local free in-resort shuttle buses which can take you onto you accommodation and get access to the interactive maps of the resorts.
If you cannot find the information you are looking for in the section below, we may have it on our Geneva Airport Ski Transfer Questions page or our Geneva Airport page. A useful source of information on the resort is the Les Arcs Tourist Office website. The snowforecast website for La Plagne is fairly accurate. We also run ski transfers from Grenoble Airport to Bourg St Maurice & Lyon Airport to Bourg St Maurice.
We run our shared ski transfers between Geneva Airport and Les Arcs on the following dates:
Saturdays: Every Saturday from the 10th December 2016 until the 22nd April 2017
Sundays: Every Sunday from 11th December 2016 to the 9th April 2017.
Other Days: We do not operate this route on weekdays. Please contact the Tourist Office for alternative transport options.
Please Note The Following Exceptions:
– On the 10th & 11th December 2016 we only have buses from Geneva airport to Les Arcs
– On the 9th & 22nd April 2017 we only have buses from Les Arcs to Geneva airport
– There will be no service at all on Christmas Day, Sunday 25th December 2016
However, with our group discounts, you would be paying as little as £66.25pp for a Return and £39.33 for a Single.
Click the Book Now button to the right to get a instant quote for your group. All discounts & surcharges will be automatically applied.
Saturday Group Discounts
- If there are 6 or more of you in one booking on a Saturday - Saturday Return or Saturday - Sunday Return, 1 person goes free
- Saturday Single Tickets: 14.5% discount when 5 or more passengers booked together
Sunday Group Discounts
- Sunday to Sunday Return Tickets 25% discount when 4 or more passengers booked together
- Sunday Single Tickets: 25% discount when 4 or more passengers booked together
- For each Sunday you travel on, we charge an extra £5 on top of the prices above.
- Bookings made the day before or day of your transfer will incur a £10 Late Booking Fee.
- We will charge a 2.5% surcharge if you pay by credit card. We do not charge you anything if you pay by a bank debit card.
Our bus times work around the flight arrivals and departures so you never have to wait long. The easiest way to see the times of our shared ski transfers is to enter your details into our Instant Quote box and continue through the booking process. The nearest bus time to your flight will be displayed within 2 pages of you starting the booking process. Click on the Book Now button to the right to start the booking process.
The transfer between Geneva Airport and Les Arcs 1800 usually takes between 3 hours and 3 hrs 30 minutes. For Les Arcs 1600 the journey takes another 15 mins, for Les Arcs 1950 another 35 minutes and for Les Arcs 2000 another 45 minutes. The above times are approximations. We allow extra time on certain dates & certain times of the day when we know the traffic may be bad. With years of experience driving this route, we know how long to allow for the journey depending on the time and date of the transfer. Once you put your details into our online booking system, we will show you a list of the available bus times.
From Geneva Airport, we pick up & drop off at the points marked on the maps below. Our buses will have signs in the window & our reps will be on hand to assist you. Please ensure you are at the stop 10 minutes before departure time to allow us to pack your luggage onto the bus.
The maps below will be shown on your e-Ticket along with the pick up time. Click the following link to see the Les Arcs Tourist Office map of the resort which will help you find your accommodation in Les Arcs. The free shuttle buses depart from the Ben's Bus stop. With this information, we hope you will be able to find out how to get from our Bus Stop to your accommodation.
Les Arcs 2000
At the bus stop where the free shuttle operates to Les Arcs 1600
Les Arcs 1950
At the Arc 1950 bus shelter. This is on the corner of the main mountain road, just outside the Jardins de la Cascade part of the resort. There is a ski lift terminal 50 metres behind the shelter.
Les Arcs 1800
From the pedestrian area walk through the archway, past the food shop “Le Petit Savoyard.” Keep going 25 metres after the resort shuttle stop and you will see a fenced off parking area for coaches. Please note the pick up point is located in Le Charvet and not in Les Villards!
Les Arcs 1600
At the resort shuttle stop on the main mountain road, right next to the “Plan Devin 1” accommodation.
Les Arcs UCPA
The following is our Children's Policy from Geneva Airport. If your child is big enough to sit in a seat themselves whilst safely strapped into a 2 point lap seat belt, then they must purchase a ticket at the full price & travel like any other passenger. If your child is so small that they need a baby seat, then regretfully we are unable to arrange to transport them. This is due to the fact that we often use large coaches which are not suitable for safely securing a baby seat.
- We provide an emergency telephone number on your e-Ticket in case you need to contact us.
- We have English speaking reps at the Airport and in resort to help you with your transfer.
- We typically use larger coaches which are more environmentally friendly.
- We use experienced drivers who know the mountainous terrain.
- We are a well established company who have been operating in the Alps for many years.
Please note that from time to time, our transfers from Geneva Airport may require a stop at Moutiers, Aime or Bourg St Maurice, where you may need to change over to another feeder coach. We will never ask you to change vehicles more than once. Our reps and / or drivers will help you with this changeover and we will try to keep this inconvenience to a minimum.
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