GENEVA TO TIGNES
Planning a ski trip to Tignes this winter? Flying into Geneva Airport? Geneva is the closest big international airport to Tignes and is the most convenient as it has so many flights. You have a choice of 3 ways to get from Geneva to Tignes: private taxi, shared transfer or hire car. Shared transfers are the most affordable and environmentally friendly option and Ben’s Bus has the best prices. We use large coaches which have more space, so the journey is more comfortable. The transfer time from Geneva Airport to Tignes is about 4 hours. We run a regular service every Saturday and Sunday.
Our Geneva to Tignes transfers stop at Tignes Val Claret, Tignes Le Lac (for le Lavachet), Tignes 1800 & Tignes Les Brevieres. Prices start at just over £43 for a Single. Although we have the cheapest prices, our staff will ensure you have a safe and efficient journey. Booking with Ben’s Bus means travelling with an established and trusted transfer company. The 2023 / 24 ski season will be our 15th winter running transfers to Tignes.
GENEVA TO TIGNES TRANSFER PRICES
A transfer from Geneva to Tignes costs £91.50 Return, £49.50 Single. With our group discounts, you pay just over £80 Return, £43 for a Single. That’s amazing value for money and we’re confident this is the cheapest way of getting to Tignes. Click the banner above and fill in your journey details to get a quote in a few seconds, or take a look at our Prices Page. Our network also has shuttles from Grenoble Airport to Tignes & Lyon Airport to Tignes.
TRANSFER TIME FROM GENEVA AIRPORT TO TIGNES
The transfer time from Geneva Airport to Tignes Le Lac is about 3 hours 30 minutes. This depends on the date, the time of day, weather and the traffic conditions. More time is given for journeys during busy periods, such as during the French school holidays. The distance from Geneva Airport to Tignes Le Lac is 175km (109 miles). On peak Saturdays, we have 8 well timed buses, so you’ll be on the piste in no time! Details of our bus TIMETABLE can be seen below. Passengers are generally transported in the larger vehicles from the fleets we use, which reduces their carbon footprint.
TIGNES BUS STOPS
Our services pick up and drop off at convenient places in Tignes Les Brevieres, Tignes 1800, Tignes Le Lac and Tignes Val Claret. You can select any of these destinations when you book with us. Expand the section BUS STOPS below to see the exact location of our bus stops and get access to the interactive maps of the villages. The free, local shuttle buses dart around the resort regularly and can take you onto your accommodation. We also run transfers from Geneva to Val d’Isere and Geneva to Bourg St Maurice.
USEFUL INFORMATION & WEBSITE LINKS
Please read this entire section for full advice on your options. Our Geneva Airport to Tignes route runs on:
SATURDAYS: From the 2nd December 2023 until the 27th April 2024
SUNDAYS: From the 10th December 2023 until the 7th April 2024
WEEKDAYS: We don’t have any buses from any airport to Tignes on weekdays.
Enter your details into our Booking Form and our dates of operation will appear in a dropdown, with Saturdays listed first and then Sundays. If your dates are not listed, then we’re sorry but we can’t help you. Visit this page to view alternative transport options.
– You could book a Single with us and then another Single with another company.
– You could consider changing your flight so you can take our service.
– You could consider staying in a hotel overnight at Geneva Airport.
Please Note The Following Exceptions:
– On the 2nd & 10th December we only have buses from Geneva Airport.
– On the 27th April we only have buses to Geneva Airport.
Our bus times are designed so you spend less time at the airport and more time in the resort. We have up to 7 departures each Saturday. Our timetable works around flight arrivals and departures. The best way to see what shared ski transfers we have available is to enter your details into our Booking Form. Continue through the booking process to see a price breakdown and the available bus times.
If your flight time is not listed, then we are sorry but we cannot help you. However, you could consider the following options:
– You could change your flight to one that suits our bus times
– If you are arriving on a Friday / Saturday evening, you could stay in a hotel at Geneva Airport and then take our morning bus the next day. Just select “Hotel” for your Airline and Airport and the first flight arrival time listed to see our morning bus times.
– Remember, you could book a Single with us and another Single with another company.
– See which companies we recommend for when you cannot travel with us.
The journey between Geneva Airport and Tignes Les Brevieres, the closest of the Tignes resorts, usually takes around 3 hours 5 minutes.
Tignes 1800 is another 10 to 15 minutes up the road, Le Lac is a further 10 minutes and Val Claret a quick 5 minute dart up the mountain.
The transfer times given above are approximations. We allow more time for the journey when we think the traffic may be bad, such as during the school holidays or when local events are taking place.
Our vehicles generally take the fastest and most direct route, via the A41 motorway and then the N90 national road through Annecy. The road between Moutiers and Bourg St Maurice (where we may ask you to change buses) can be subject to heavy traffic, especially between 8am – 12 noon. You should try to avoid travelling at these times, especially during the French school holidays. The last stretch of the journey is the D902 mountain road up to Tignes.
The maps below will be shown on your e-Ticket. Click to see the Tignes Tourist Office map which will help you find your accommodation. The free shuttle buses depart from, or very close to, all of the Ben’s Bus stops and circulate the resort 24/7.
Tignes Val Claret Bus Stop
The ‘Gare Routiere’ Bus Station, which is a small outdoor coach park on the North Eastern side of the village, just above all of the buildings. It is close to the Parking du Golf. View our Val Claret Bus Stop in GoogleMaps.
Tignes Le Lac Bus Stop
At the main bus station, the “Gare Routiere”, in the centre of the village. If you are staying in Le Lavachet, this is the stop for you. View our Le Lac Bus Stop in Google Maps.
Tignes 1800 Bus Stop
On the roundabout on the main road going down to Bourg St Maurice is a bus stop. See the location of the Tignes 1800 Bus Stop in Google Maps.
Tignes Les Brevieres Bus Stop
On the road out of the village, on the left there is a large parking area. Most of the Tignes Chalet Chardons chalets are located in this resort. View the Les Brevieres Bus Stop in GoogleMaps.
Our policy on carrying Children on our services between Geneva Airport and Tignes can be found on our Childrens Page. Please do visit this page and expand the section GENEVA AIRPORT and carefully read this before booking with us.
Please visit our FAQ page and expand the question “What happens if my flight is delayed?”
- We have English speaking reps at the Airport and in resort to help you with your transfer.
- We work with local companies whose fleet of vehicles are modern and comfortable.
- We typically use larger coaches from the fleet. These 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. Our reps and / or drivers will help you with this and we will try and keep this inconvenience to a minimum.