Ben’s Bus operates shared ski transfers from Geneva to Val Thorens on Saturdays and Sundays. This is our 10th year running low cost transfers to Val Thorens from Geneva Airport. Our network also covers shuttles from Grenoble Airport to Val Thorens and Lyon Airport to Val Thorens.
Our Geneva Airport service stops at the Val Thorens Gare Routiere, Val Thorens UCPA, Les Menuires and St Martin de Belleville. Ben’s Bus staff will ensure your transfer up the mountain is safe, comfortable and efficient. We usually transport passengers in coaches, which reduces the environmental impact of your journey and ensures our transfers are the cheapest around.
TRANSFERS TO VAL THORENS FROM GENEVA AIRPORT
A transfer from Geneva to Val Thorens with Ben’s Bus will cost you £87pp for a Return and £50.50pp for a Single. However, our discounts for groups could mean you could pay as little as £76.50 Return, £43.50 Single! That’s unbeatable value for money for the service we offer. Visit our Prices page to see more details or expand the PRICES Section below. We’re sure you won’t find a cheaper way of getting to Val Thorens from Geneva Airport (GVA).
GENEVA AIRPORT TO VAL THORENS TRANSFER TIME
The transfer time from Geneva Airport to Val Thorens is about 3 hours 15 minutes, depending on the date, time of day, the weather and traffic. We allow more time for the journey when we know travel conditions may be bad. The distance from Geneva Airport to Val Thorens is 155km (96 miles). We have up to 7 well timed shuttles every Saturday. Expand the section “BUS TIMES” below to see more details about our timetable. Our vehicles usually take the most direct route which is via the A41 motorway, the D1508 through Annecy, Ugine and Albertville, then the N90 national road before climbing the D117 mountain road to Val Thorens.
VAL THORENS BUS STOPS
Our service from Geneva Airport stops at the main bus station, the Val Thorens Gare Routiere, as well as the Val Thorens UCPA centre, 5 minutes down the road from the main resort. You can select either of these stops when you book with us. Expand the section “BUS STOP LOCATION” below to see a map of our stops in resort. In this section you can also find information on the free shuttle buses which circulate the resort.
USEFUL INFORMATION ABOUT VAL THORENS AND GENEVA AIRPORT
We run our shared ski transfers between Geneva Airport and Val Thorens on the following dates:
Saturdays: Every Saturday from the 8th December 2018 until the 20th April 2019
Sundays: Every Sunday from 16th December 2018 to the 7th April 2019
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 7th & 20th April 2019 we only have buses to Geneva Airport
A Return Ski Transfer between Geneva Airport and St Martin costs £87pp and a Single Ski Transfer costs £50.50pp
However, with our group discounts, you would be paying as little as £76.50 for a Return and £43.50 for a Single.
Click to Get A Quote and all fees, charges and discounts will be applied automatically. If you are making your booking from outside the EU and you decide to pay by Credit Card, a further 2.5% fee will be added to the 'Final Price'.
Saturday Group Discounts
- If there are 8 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.
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 next page will show you a price breakdown, including any discounts. Once you enter your flight details, the nearest bus times will be displayed.
The transfer time between Geneva Airport & Val Thorens is usually between 3hrs & 3hrs 30mins, covering a distance of 155km. 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.
We have 2 stops in Val Thorens, both of which are detailed below. The majority of our customers will wish to use our Gare Routiere stop. If you are staying at the UCPA, then scroll further down.
Val Thorens Gare Routiere Bus Stop
We pick up and drop off at the main bus station, the 'Gare Routiere', in the centre of Val Thorens. The GPS coordinates are 45°17'51.9"N 6°34'47.9"E and you can see it on google maps here.
Click to see the Val Thorens Tourist Office Interactive map of the resort which will help you find your accommodation in Val Thorens. This page shows details of the free Val Thorens In Resort Shuttle Buses which circulate the resort.
Val Thorens UCPA Bus Stop
Walk out of the main entrance of the UCPA and take the track to the left, leading onto the main road. Our bus will stop in the lay-by directly opposite, on the side of the road heading down the mountain. The GPS coordinates are 45°17'58.7"N 6°34'09.3"E and you can see it on google maps here.
To see our policy on Children travelling on our services between Geneva Airport and Val Thorens, please visit our Childrens Page and expand the section GENEVA AIRPORT
- 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, 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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