The Ben’s Bus Service from Grenoble Airport to Bourg St Maurice
Ben’s Bus operates a Grenoble Airport to Bourg St Maurice ski transfer service on Saturdays & Sunday mornings (and a few weekdays around Christmas and New Year) throughout the 2016 / 2017 ski season. At other times you can catch the airport shuttle bus to Grenoble centre and then catch onward transport. Bourg St Maurice is a town at the bottom of the mountain and the transport hub for the ski resorts of the Espace Killy, Les Arcs & La Rosiere. If you are flying into Grenoble Airport and you need to get to Val d’Isere, Tignes or St Foy, we probably have a bus that will take you all the way there. Please click the relevant link below for more information. If you are heading to, Les Arcs or La Rosiere, then please scroll further down this page so you can see the information on our service from Grenoble Airport to Bourg St Maurice.
The transport connections from Bourg St Maurice are very good. More details about this can be found further down this page, under the section “Onward Transport from Bourg St Maurice“. Or you can find the resort you are going to on our menu at the top of this page. We have been operating our ski transfers from Grenoble Airport to Bourg St Maurice for 6 years now and are the Number 1 transport provider on this route.
How Much Does A Ski Transfer Cost From Grenoble Airport to Bourg St Maurice?
We pride ourselves on offering the cheapest shared transfers on the market whilst still offering a fantastic level of service. Our ski transfers buses are regular and timely and we have many staff to help your journey go as smoothly as possible. Our prices from Grenoble Airport to Bourg St Maurice are £79.80pp Return and £44.80pp for a Single. With some great discounts for groups, you could be paying as little as £69.80pp Return. We also offer a 10% discount for children under 12. We cannot find a cheaper way of getting from Grenoble Airport to Bourg St Maurice. Click this link if you wish to Book Now or receive an Instant Quote for your group.
If you cannot find the information you are looking for below, we may have it on our Grenoble Airport Ski Transfer Questions page. We also have airport buses to Bourg St Maurice from Geneva Airport & Lyon Airport.
We run our shared transfers from Grenoble Airport to Bourg St Maurice, where you can catch onward transport to many ski resorts including Les Arcs and La Rosiere (expand the section below for more details on this) on the following dates
Saturdays: Every Saturday from the 10th December 2016 to the 15th April 2017
Sundays: We operate a Sunday morning service between Grenoble Airport and Bourg St Maurice between the 18th December 2016 until the 2nd April 2017. If you are on a flight that does not land in the morning, please follow the advice for Weekdays below.
Extra Christmas & New Year Services
We have a service from Grenoble Airport to Bourg on the 26th & 27th December and from Bourg to Grenoble Airport on the 2nd & 3rd January
Weekdays: We do not operate this service on weekdays. We would recommend taking the shuttle bus service from Grenoble Airport to Grenoble city centre. From Grenoble you can take a train to Bourg St Maurice with SNCF, or check out Altibus for details on public buses. Alternatively, you could book a private transfer from Grenoble Airport with Actibus.
Please Note The Following Exceptions:
– On Saturday the 10th December 2016 we only have a service from Grenoble airport to Bourg St Maurice
– On Sunday the 18th December 2016 we only have a service from Grenoble airport to Bourg St Maurice
– On Saturday the 15th April 2017 we only have a service from Bourg St Maurice to Grenoble airport
– There will be no service on Sunday 25th December 2016
To find the price of your group quickly, use the Book Now button on the right. It will automatically calculate the price of your group, including all discounts.
To find out the cost of your onward travel from Bourg St Maurice, please see the section “Onward Transport from Bourg St Maurice” further down this page
- Adults (over 12 yrs old) £79.80pp Return & £44.80pp Single
- Children under 12 receive a 10% discount
- Groups of 8 or more people receive 1 seat for free.
- There is a £5.50pp surcharge for each Sunday or weekday you travel on
- Bookings made the day before or day of your first transfer will be charged a Last Minute Booking Fee of £10 per booking
- We do not charge anything extra for carrying skis
- For a full list of our prices to all the ski resorts we cover, please visit our prices page
- To see our policy on carrying children, please read the section below or visit our page dedicated to children
The flights coming into Grenoble Airport change from week to week and so, therefore, do our bus times to Bourg St Maurice.
To find the time of our bus that will best suit your flight, click on the Book Now button on the right. A list of all flights and corresponding bus times will appear. Generally speaking, the maximum wait time is 1 hour and 40 minutes – often much less.
For your return to Grenoble Airport, we aim to get you there 2 hours before your flight leaves, although for the early morning buses, when the traffic is generally very free flowing, we can afford to get you there a little later, around 1 hour 40 minutes before the first flight.
We have set our bus times responsibly to ensure you catch your flight, whilst minimising the wait you have at the airport. We hope that you will find a bus that suits you.
The transfer time between Grenoble Airport and Bourg St Maurice is usually between 2 hours 45 minutes and 3 hours 15 minutes, covering a distance of 183 km. Please note that 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 exactly 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 buses.
From Bourg St Maurice you have a variety of transport options to get you to your final destination. We have listed them below.
Bourg St Maurice is the main transport hub for the area. It has frequent services to the surrounding ski resorts at week-ends, including Val d’Isere, Tignes, Les Arcs, St Foy and La Rosiere. The Altibus website has information about local buses.
Don’t Forget! Ben’s Bus runs a service from Grenoble Airport to most of the ski resorts listed above.
The funicular, which whisks you up to Les Arcs 1600 in 7 mins, is a 5 min walk from the bus station. On Saturdays there should be a free bus service that shuttles you between the two terminal buildings. We may be able to drop you at the funicular station but please ask your rep before you leave the airport. Once in Arcs 1600, you can get a free inter-resort shuttle bus to Arc 1800, 1950 or 2000.
The funicular operates every 20 mins between 07.30 – 21:00 on Saturdays (20:00 on other days). It costs €8 per Adult and €5 for a child. It is free if you have a Les Arcs ski pass in your possession (or a voucher to collect a ski pass). More information can be found here
There are usually many taxis hanging around the bus station in Bourg St Maurice. However, we would always advise booking taxis in advance as they can be very busy on transfer day. Once you book our service to Bourg St Maurice, we will give you details about how to get a 10% discount off private transfers with our local taxi partners.
To Les Arcs: Depending on which Les Arcs resort you are going to, the 30km journey will take about 55 minutes and costs between 85€ – 115€ for up to 4 people. We would recommend taking the funicular if you can.
To Tignes: Depending on which Tignes you’re going to, the journey will take about 45 minutes and costs about 85€ for up to 4 people
To Val d’Isere: The 32km journey takes about 45 minutes and costs about 85€ for up to 4 people
To La Rosiere: The 20km journey takes about 30 minutes and costs about 70€ 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 Bourg St Maurice. Their prices, with the 10% discount included, can be seen below:
Bourg St Maurice train station shares the same building as the bus station and together they are called the “Gare Routiere”. This is where Ben’s Bus will drop you. The eurostar, high speed trains (TGV) from Paris and Lyon and many regional trains all terminate here. Check out the SNCF website for more train information.
We will drop you off at and pick you up from Bay Number 15 of the main bus station in Bourg St Maurice, the “Gare Routiere”. This is the bus and train station of Bourg St Maurice. We do ask our customers to keep an eye out for our vehicles as the bus station can get very busy and it is not always possible to park at Bay Number 15. Look out for a bus with “Ben’s Bus – Grenoble Airport” in the window.
If your flight is delayed or you are held up in Customs or Baggage Reclaim, we will wait for you but we may not be able to hold our bus for longer than 30 minutes after its scheduled departure time. After that we will do everything we can to get you on our next ski transfer bus to Bourg St Maurice at no extra cost. We have many buses going back and forth each day and our record for getting people to resort is extremely good
For this particular route, all children between 2 years old and 12 years old are entitled to a 10% discount. This discount will be applied automatically when you select the number of children in the booking process. If you require booster seats we would kindly ask you to supply these yourselves. Most coaches only have 2 point lap belts so booster seats may not be necessary. For infants under 2 years old you have 2 options:
1. Children under 2 may legally sit on the parents knee and so can travel for free. Please Contact Us once you have booked to supply us with the infants’ name. Please note the journey between Grenoble Airport and Aime does take around 2 hours 30 minutes.
2. If you would like your infant to sit in a child seat, you must Contact Us in advance to check that a suitable seat is available. We need to allocate you one of the front 4 seats to ensure you have a seat with a 3 point seat belt to securely fix your child seat. We will then ask you to pay the full fare for a child. We regretfully cannot provide you with child seats so you must bring your own.
- We provide a telephone number on your e-Ticket in case you need to contact us.
- We always try to call our missing passengers to help them out.
- We have bilingual managers to greet you at the the Airport and reps in resort to help you with your transfer.
- We typically use large 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 very infrequently, our transfers from Grenoble Airport may require a stop at Moutiers, where you may need to change over to another feeder coach. Our reps and / or drivers will help you with this and we will try and keep this inconvenience to a minimum.
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Bourg St Maurice is a large town and the bus station is located near the centre, on the main road the goes through the town. It sits right next to the train station and together they are known as the “Gare Routiere”. We usually pick up and drop off at Bay No 15. However, we may pick up from a different bay number 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. However, our buses will have a sign “Ben’s Bus – Grenoble Airport” in the windscreen. Ask a driver if you are unsure.
The bus station has a sheltered waiting area where you can buy drinks and snacks. During the winter it is open from 7am – 6.30pm on Saturdays and from 7.30am – 5.30pm on Sundays & weekdays. You can call them on +33 (0)4 79 070 449
Bourg St Maurice is the transport hub for the region and has excellent transport links to the surrounding ski resorts. The local buses are run mostly by Autocars Martin.
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 large taxi rank outside the bus station with usually many taxis waiting there.
The Bourg St Maurice Tourist Office is inside the bus station, opposite the shop. They can help you find accommodation and arrange local travel tours. If you walk a little further you will enter the old town, which has a nice collection of tourist shops and eateries. The Tourist office is open between 9am – 7pm on Saturdays and 9am – 6.30pm on Sundays and weekdays (with 1hr lunch break). Their phone number is +33 (0)4 79 07 04 92 . More information can be found on the official Bourg St Maurice Tourist Office website
Bourg St Maurice has many shops, supermarkets, cafes and restaurants, souvenir shops, a post office, banks, petrol stations, large sports shops and a McDonalds.
The Gendarmerie can be found at 318, route d’Hauteville 73700 Bourg-Saint-Maurice and can be contacted on +33 (0)4 79 07 04 25
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/