The Ben’s Bus Service from Lyon Airport to St Foy
Ben’s Bus operates Lyon Airport to St Foy shared ski transfers on Fridays, 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 & Geneva Airports to Sainte Foy. 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 Lyon Airport to Sainte Foy?
A cheap ski transfer from Lyon St Exupery Airport to (LYS) Sainte Foy with Ben’s Bus will cost just you £95.80pp Return. With some great discounts for groups, you could pay as little as £83.80pp. If you are travelling with children under 12 years old, they will receive a 35% discount and Young Persons under 26 get a 13.5% discount. We won’t charge you any booking fees. We won’t charge you extra for travelling on a weekday or a Sunday and we don’t charge to carry skis. Click this link if you wish to Book Now or receive an Instant Quote for your group. Alternatively, expand the “PRICES” Section below to see more details. We’re sure you won’t find a cheaper way of getting from Lyon Airport to St Foy.
What is the Bus Timetable and How Long Does the Journey Take?
We have 4 well timed buses going back and forth each Saturday, which means you should never have to wait long. Visit the section “BUS TIMES” below to find more details on this. The transfer time from Lyon Airport to Ste Foy is normally between 3 – 4 hours, depending on the date, time of day, the weather and traffic conditions. We allow more time for the journey when we know the traffic may be bad. The distance from Lyon Airport to Sainte Foy is 202 km. Our buses usually take the A43 (E70) motorway to Albertville via Chambery, then the N90 national road to Bourg St Maurice. Then we climb the D902 for the short trip up to Sainte Foy.
Where Does The Bus Stop in Sainte Foy?
IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ: Our bus will drop you and pick you up at the bus stop outside the Hotel Monal in St Foy Village. This is the town on the main road between Bourg St Maurice and Tignes / Val d’Isere. There is a purpose built ski resort, “St Foy Station” which is not on the main road and we do not stop there. If you are staying in St Foy Station, you would need to arrange onward transport, in advance, from our stop in St Foy village to St Foy Station. The St Foy Tourist Office can help you with this.
If you cannot find the information you are looking for on this page, we may have it on our Lyon Airport Ski Transfer Questions page or our Lyon Airport page. The Snowforecast website for Sainte Foy has fairly accurate snow predictions. We also have resort shuttle buses from Geneva Airport to Sainte Foy & Grenoble Airport to Sainte Foy.
We run our shared ski transfers from Lyon Airport to St Foy on the following dates
Fridays: Every Friday from the 23rd December 2016 until the 7th April 2017
Saturdays: Every Saturday from the 17th December 2016 until the 8th April 2017
Sundays: Every Sunday from the 18th December 2016 until the 2nd April 2017
Other Days of The Week: We also have a special service on Monday 26th December to St Foy and Monday 2nd January from St Foy. We do not operate this service on other weekdays. We would recommend taking the shuttle bus service from Lyon Airport to Grenoble city centre. From Grenoble you can take a train to Bourg St Maurice with SNCF (to catch connecting local buses up to St Foy) or check out Altibus for details on public buses. Alternatively, you could book a private transfer from Lyon Airport with Actibus.
Please Note The Following Exceptions:
– On the 17th & 18th December 2016 we only have services from Lyon airport to St Foy.
– There will be no service at all on Sunday 25th December 2016
– There will be no early morning service from resort on Sunday 1st January 2017
– On the the 7th & 8th April 2017 we only have services from St Foy to Lyon airport
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.
- Adults (26 yrs and older) £95.80pp Return & £61pp Single
- Children under 12 receive a 35% discount
- Young Persons (12 – 25) receive a 13.5% discount
- Groups of 8 or more people receive 1 seat for free.
- There are no surcharges for travelling on Sundays or weekdays.
- 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
Our bus times from Lyon Airport to St Foy are:
Departing Lyon Airport on Fridays: 11:35 | 16:35
Departing Lyon Airport on Saturdays: 10:15 | 11:20 | 15:30 | 18:45
Departing Lyon Airport on Sundays: 11:20 | 15:35
Our bus times to Lyon Airport, from St Foy are:
Arriving at Lyon Airport on Fridays: 09:20 | 13:30
Arriving at Lyon Airport on Saturdays: 07:50 | 09:00 | 12:30 | 17:30
Arriving at Lyon Airport on Sundays: 08:15 | 13:30
Our bus timetable works around the flight arrivals and departures so you never have to wait long. The easiest way to find the bus time that connects with your flight is to put your details into our booking form by clicking the Book Now button on the right. Once you have selected your dates and flights, our ski transfer bus times will appear.
The transfer time between Lyon Airport & Sainte Foy is usually between 3 hours to 4 hours, covering a distance of 202 km. These 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.
The Ben’s Bus Stop is at the bus stop just outside the Hotel Monal in St Foy town. Please note, St Foy town is NOT St Foy Station! Visit the Tourist Office website for details on how to get to St Foy Station. Please ensure you are at the stop 10 minutes before departure time to allow us to pack your luggage onto the bus. Our vehicles will have signs in the window but please ensure you get on the correct bus as we have buses going to many airports! The map below will be shown on your e-Ticket along with the pick up time. The GPS Coordinates are 45.590383, 6.883517 (45°35’25.4″N 6°53’00.7″E) and you can see it on google maps here.
To see our policy on carrying children, including what discounts we offer for this particular route, please visit our Childrens Page and expand the section “LYON AIRPORT”.
Unfortunately, unlike our other routes, we cannot hold our transfers back to wait for people who might be delayed. This is because the driver hours are strictly controlled by the EU and they need to get back to their depot before their hours run out. Our transfer departure times are also closely monitored by the local authorities to ensure a timely service and penalties are levied for late running services.
If you are running late, you can call our manager at the airport (their number will be on your e-Ticket) and they will do their best to hold the bus back a few minutes. Otherwise, we will get you on our next service at no extra cost, provided there is space. We have many buses going back and forth each day and our staff are trained to do the very best by our customers to ensure your holiday starts off on the right note.
- We provide an emergency telephone number on your e-Ticket in case you need to contact us.
- At week-ends, we have English speaking reps at the Airport and 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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