GENEVA TO VAL THORENS
Booked your winter ski holiday in Val Thorens? Flying into Geneva Airport? Geneva is the most convenient, one of the closest and the most popular airport to use for people holidaying in Val Thorens. Our Geneva to Val Thorens shared transfers run regularly on Saturdays & Sundays throughout the 2023 / 24 ski season. The transfer time is usually about 3 hours. We transport passengers in coaches, which have more space and so allow for a more comfortable journey. It also means our prices are cheaper than taxis or hire cars and your carbon footprint is lower.
This is our 15th year selling low cost transfers to Val Thorens. As well as our services from Geneva Airport, we operate buses from Grenoble to Val Thorens and Lyon to Val Thorens. Get a price for your group by clicking the banner below. You can then proceed to fill in your flight details to see our bus times. Upgrade to Ben’s Bus Plus for enhanced refund terms.
TRANSFER TIME FROM GENEVA AIRPORT TO VAL THORENS
The Geneva Airport to Val Thorens transfer time is about 3 hours 20 minutes, depending on the date, time of day, the weather and traffic. We allow more time for the journey when we think travelling conditions may be bad. The distance is 155km (96 miles). On our busiest Saturdays, we have up to 10 well timed buses. Expand the section TIMETABLE below to see more details. Our vehicles usually take the most direct route, which is via the A41 motorway, the D1508 through Annecy, then the N90 national road before climbing the D117 mountain road to Val Thorens.
GENEVA TO VAL THORENS TRANSFER PRICES
Shared transfers from Geneva to Val Thorens with Ben’s Bus will cost you £90.50 for a Return, £49 for a Single. However, our group discounts mean you could pay just £79.20 Return, £43 Single! That’s unbeatable value for money for the service we offer. Click the banner above to get an quote in just a few seconds or visit our Prices page to see details on our low cost transfers. Our buses are the cheapest way of getting from Geneva Airport to Val Thorens as the fleets we use are mostly large coaches.
VAL THORENS BUS STOPS
Our service stops at the main bus station, the Val Thorens Gare Routiere and the Val Thorens UCPA centre. You can select either of these when you book with us. Expand the section BUS STOPS below to see maps showing our bus stops as well as information on the free shuttle buses which dart around the resort. We also run transfers from Geneva to Les Menuires and Geneva to St Martin de Belleville.
USEFUL INFORMATION AND LINKS
Please read this entire section for full advice on your options. Our Geneva Airport < > Val Thorens route runs from:
SATURDAYS: 2nd December 2023 until the 27th April 2024
SUNDAYS: 10th December 2023 until the 7th April 2024
WEEKDAYS: We don’t operate to Val Thorens 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.
– Consider changing your flight so you can take our service.
– Consider staying in a hotel overnight at Geneva Airport.
Please Note The Following Exceptions:
– On the 2nd & 10th December we only have buses to Val Thorens
– On the 7th and 27th April we only have buses from Val Thorens
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.
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 Geneva Airport to Val Thorens transfer time is usually between 3 hours & 3 hours 30 minutes, covering a distance of 155km. These journey times are approximations. We have years of experience running this route and we allow extra time when we think the traffic conditions may be bad, such as during the school holidays or when the Geneva Motor Show is on. 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. The majority of our customers will wish to use our Gare Routiere stop. The UCPA stop is generally only used by people staying at the UCPA centre.
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. You can see it in google maps here.
Click to see the Val Thorens Tourist Office Interactive map which will help you find your accommodation. This page shows details of the free In-Resort Shuttle Buses which circulate the resort regularly.
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. You can see it in google maps here.
It is important that you check to see if we are able to transport your child. We use large buses which cross international borders so please expand the section GENEVA AIRPORT on our Childrens Page 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, 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.