GENEVA TO LES ARCS
Skiing in Les Arcs this winter? Booked flights to Geneva Airport? Then you are going to need to arrange transfers to get you from the airport in Geneva to Les Arcs. Ben’s Bus shared transfers operate on Saturdays during the 2023 / 24 ski season (and on Sundays to Bourg St Maurice – expand the DATES section below). This is our 12th year selling low cost Les Arcs Transfers. Our staff have helped us gain a reputation for the most reliable and cost effective way of getting to Les Arcs.
Shared transfers are a cheaper alternative to private taxis and hire cars. The transfer time from Geneva Airport to Les Arcs is more than 3 hours and we generally transport our passengers in large coaches, so you will enjoy more space during your journey. Your carbon footprint will also be reduced. Our network covers shuttles from Grenoble Airport to Bourg St Maurice & Lyon Airport to Bourg.
The cost of a shared ski transfer from Geneva Airport to Les Arcs with Ben’s Bus is £95 for a Return and £52 for a Single. With our discounts for groups, you could be paying just over £83 Return, £45 Single! We’re sure this is the cheapest way of getting from Geneva Airport to Les Arcs and represents amazing value for money for the service we offer. Click the banner above to get an Instant Quote for your low cost transfer, or click here to see a full list of our Prices.
TRANSFER TIME FROM GENEVA AIRPORT TO LES ARCS
The Geneva Airport to Les Arcs transfer time is about 3 hours 30 minutes. This depends on the date, time of day, weather and which Les Arcs resort you are going to. We allow more time for the journey when we know travel conditions may be bad. The distance is 165km (102 miles). Expand the section TIMETABLE below to see more details about our bus times. Our vehicles usually take the most direct route via the A41 motorway and the N90 national road through Annecy and Ugine before climbing the D119 mountain road up to the resorts.
LES ARCS BUS STOPS
Our service stops at Les Arcs 2000, Les Arcs 1950, Les Arcs 1800 and the UCPA centre in Les Arcs 1600. If you are holidaying in 1600 or 1800, we recommend you research where our stops are in relation to where your accommodation is before booking with us. Make sure you are comfortable with getting to and from our stop. The section BUS STOPS below shows maps of our stops and you can find information and links to the local free in-resort shuttle buses and interactive maps of the resorts.
USEFUL INFORMATION & LINKS
Please read this entire section for full advice on your options. Our dates of operation for our Geneva Airport to Les Arcs route are:
SATURDAYS: From the 16th December 2023 until the 13th April 2024
SUNDAYS: We don’t operate to Les Arcs on Sundays. However, we have services to Bourg St Maurice, the town on the valley floor. Visit our Bourg page and scroll to the bottom for advice on “ONWARD TRAVEL FROM BOURG”
WEEKDAYS: We don’t operate any buses to any destinations from Geneva Airport on weekdays. Visit this page to view alternative transport options that we recommend.
– If you arrive on a Saturday and depart on a Sunday, you could book a single to Les Arcs and then make another, separate Single booking from Bourg St Maurice (or vice versa).
– 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 16th December we only have buses to Les Arcs and on the 13th April we only have buses from Les Arcs.
We run our bus timetable based on the most popular flight arrival and departure times. We have up to 5 well timed buses on most Saturdays. The quickest way to see what time bus we have for you is to use our Instant Quote box. Once you have filled in your travel details, the next page will show you a price, including any discounts and surcharges. You can then enter your flight details and we will show you our 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:
– Try booking to / from Bourg St Maurice, which is the town on the valley floor. We may have a bus for you and you could then book a Single to / from your resort and then make another Single booking to / from Bourg.
– 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 Les Arcs 1800 usually takes around 3 hours 15 minutes.
For Les Arcs 1600 UCPA, the journey takes a further 15 minutes, for 1950 another 15 minutes and another 5 minutes to get up to Les Arcs 2000, which is the last stop.
The above times are approximations and depend on the conditions and whether you need to change buses. We allow extra time when we think the traffic may be bad. We have years of experience driving this route, we know how long to allow for the journey depending on the time and date of the transfer. Put your details into our online booking system, we will show you a list of the available bus times.
The maps below will appear on your eticket, along with the pick up times.
We are sorry but we cannot offer any advice as to which stop is best for you. You could contact your accommodation provider if you are unsure, or compare our links to googlemaps to the location of your accommodation, which you could find by consulting the Les Arcs Tourist Office map. There are free in-resort shuttle buses which dart around the resorts fairly regularly, but they may not operate 24 hours a day!
Les Arcs 2000
At the bus stop outside the beige building (the back of the Tourist Office building) with the “Arc 2000” sign on it. See our Les Arcs 2000 stop in googlemaps.
Les Arcs 1950
We drop and pick up from the Arc 1950 bus shelter on the corner of the main mountain road, just outside the Jardins de la Cascade part of the resort. View this stop in googlemaps.
Les Arcs 1800
Our stop is at the bus station in Charvet, the “Gare Routiere du Charvet”. Please note the pick up point is located in Le Charvet and not in Les Villards! The resort is quite spread out so please do consult the Interactive map of Arcs 1800 to ensure you are happy with our stop before booking. Although the free shuttle buses do circulate the town regularly, they do not run 24 hrs / day so if you are arriving / departing either very early in the morning or late at night, you may not be able to rely on them getting you to your accommodation! View our Les Arcs 1800 Le Charvet stop in googlemaps.
Les Arcs 1600
We use the stop at the UCPA centre, which is positioned above the main resort of 1600. You can see our stop in googlemaps. and compare it to the Interactive Tourist Office map of the resort. Please do check that you are happy to be dropped and picked up from this stop before booking with us as we cannot make any other stops in the resort and the free shuttle buses do not operate 24 hours / day!
Before booking our bus transfer, if you are planning on travelling with children on our services between Geneva Airport and Les Arcs, please do visit our Childrens Page and read the section GENEVA AIRPORT. There are different laws in Switzerland and France and our vehicles must comply with these laws.
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 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 our transfers may require a stop at Moutiers, Aime or Bourg St Maurice. You may need to change to another vehicle at these stops. Our team will help keep this inconvenience to a minimum.