The Ben’s Bus Service from Grenoble Airport to Moutiers
Ben’s Bus operates a Grenoble Airport to Moutiers ski transfer service on Saturdays & Sundays (and a few weekdays around Christmas and New Year) throughout the 2016 / 2017 ski season. Moutiers is a village at the bottom of the mountain and the transport hub for the ski resorts of Les 3 Vallees. If you are flying into Grenoble Airport and you need to get to St Martin de Belleville, Les Menuires or Val Thorens, we probably have a bus that will take you all the way there. So there is no need to get off at Moutiers. Please click the relevant link below for more information. If you are heading to, Meribel, Mottaret, La Tania or any of the Courchevel resorts, then please scroll further down this page. Here you will see the information on our service from Grenoble Airport to Moutiers.
The transport connections from Moutiers are very good and very regular. More details can be found in the below section “Onward Transport from Moutiers“. We have been operating our ski transfers from Grenoble Airport to Moutiers since 2010 and are now the Number 1 transport provider on this route.
How Much Does A Ski Transfer Cost From Grenoble Airport to Moutiers?
We pride ourselves on offering the cheapest rates on the market whilst still offering a fantastic service. Our shuttle buses are regular and timely and we have many staff to help your transfer from the airport or from the resort go as smoothly as possible. A return ski transfer from Grenoble to Moutiers with Ben’s Bus will cost just £72.80pp Return. With some great discounts for groups, you could be paying as little as just over £63.70pp Return. We also offer a 10% discount for children under 12. We cannot find a cheaper way of getting from Grenoble Airport to Moutiers. Click this link if you wish to Book Now or receive an Instant Quote for your group.
Please select an option below to read more about our service. 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 a transfer service from Geneva Airport to Moutiers and Lyon Airport to Moutiers
We run our shared transfers from Grenoble Airport to Moutiers, where you can catch onward transport to many ski resorts including Courchevel, Meribel & Motaret (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 Moutiers 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 Moutiers on the 26th & 27th December and from Moutiers 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 Moutiers 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 Moutiers
– On Sunday the 18th December 2016 we only have a service from Grenoble airport to Moutiers
– On Saturday the 15th April 2017 we only have a service from Moutiers 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 Moutiers, please see the section “Onward Transport from Moutiers” further down this page
- Adults (over 12 yrs old) £72.80pp Return & £39.80pp 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 Moutiers.
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 151 kilometres journey between Grenoble Airport and Moutiers usually takes between 2 hours & 2 hours 30 minutes, depending on weather and traffic. We allow extra time on certain dates and certain times of the day when we know traffic may be bad. Our years of experience has enabled us to time our buses to get you to the airport in good time for your flight.
When you arrive at Moutiers you have a variety of transport options to get you to your final destination. We have listed them below.
Ben's Bus will drop you at the main bus station in Moutiers. From here there is a very good network of public buses to the surrounding ski resorts. The Altibus website has information about local buses.
Don't Forget! Ben's Bus runs services from Grenoble airport to St Martin de Belleville, Les Menuires & Val Thorens!
Once you book our service to Moutiers, we will give you details about how to get a 10% discount off private transfers with our local taxi partners.
To Mottaret: The 22km journey takes about 35 minutes and costs about 70€ for up to 4 people
To Meribel: The 18km journey takes about 30 minutes and costs about 66€ for up to 4 people
To Val Thorens: The 38km journey takes about 1hr 5 minutes and costs about 105€ for up to 4 people
To Les Menuires: The 30km journey takes about 50 minutes and costs about 85€ for up to 4 people
To Courchevel 1650: The 30km journey takes about 50 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 Moutiers. Their prices for the single journey, with the 10% discount included, can be seen below:
The train station, located right next to the bus station, has high speed trains (TGV) and regional trains passing through. From here you can make connections to get to many national and international cities and towns. Check out the SNCF website for more train information.
We will drop you off at and pick you up from Bay Number 4 of the main bus station in Moutiers, the “Gare Routiere”. This is the bus and train station of Moutiers. 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 4. Our services may not be listed on the TV screens, so look out for a bus with "Ben's Bus - Grenoble Airport" in the window or ask a driver for help.
Grenoble Airport is an efficient little airport and 30 minutes is enough time to get through Customs and Baggage Reclaim.
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 larger vehicles 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.
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Moutiers bus station is located in the centre of town, on the Avenue de la Gare. It is right next to the train station. Together, they are known as the "Gare Routiere". Our buses usually arrive and depart from Bay Number 4. Sometimes we may have to use other bays, 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 6am - 9pm on Saturdays and from 7.15am - 8.30 on Sundays & weekdays. You can call them on +33(0)4 79 242 446.
Moutiers is the transport hub for the region and has excellent transport links. The local buses are run mostly by Transavoie.
The train station is a major French train station with high speed trains (TGV) and regional trains to make connections to many national and international cities and towns. Check out the SNCF website for train information.
There is a large taxi rank outside the bus station with usually many taxis waiting there. We have listed a few below.
The Moutiers Tourist Office is a short walk away, located near to the hospital and Isere river. Its address is Place Saint-Pierre, 73600 Moutiers and its phone number +33 (0)4 79 24 04 23. It is open from 9am - 6pm with a lunch break between 12-2. More information can be found on the official Moutiers Tourist Office website
Moutiers has a wide variety of shops, supermarkets, cafes and restaurants. It also has petrol stations
The Gendarmerie can be found at 251, rue de la Sous-Préfecture
73600 Moûtiers and can be contacted on +33 (0)4 79 24 00 15
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/