TRANSFERS FROM GRENOBLE AIRPORT TO TIGNES WITH BEN’S BUS
Ben’s Bus operates shared transfers from Grenoble Airport to Tignes on Saturdays and Sunday mornings throughout the 2017 / 2018 ski season. We’ve been running low cost airport transfers to the French Alps for 11 years now. Each year we transport more passengers as we continue to expand our network. Our other routes include shuttles from Lyon Airport to Tignes & Geneva Airport to Tignes. We pride ourselves on offering the cheapest ski transfers on the market whilst still providing a fantastic service. Our transfers are regular and timely and we have many staff to ensure you have a smooth journey. We generally use large coaches which reduces your environmental impact and carbon footprint.
All our airport shuttles make stops at Tignes Val Claret, Tignes Le Lac, Tignes 1800 & Tignes Les Brevieres.
HOW MUCH DOES A SHARED TRANSFERS FROM GRENOBLE AIRPORT TO TIGNES COST?
A cheap ski transfer from Grenoble Airport (GNB) to Tignes with Ben’s Bus on Saturdays will cost you £85.50pp Return. With some great discounts for groups, you could pay as little as £71.25pp Return. A single starts at just £39pp. If you are travelling with children under 12, they will receive a 10% discount. Get an Instant Quote for your group in seconds or expand the PRICES Section below to see more details. We’re sure you won’t find a cheaper way of getting from Grenoble Airport to Tignes.
HOW LONG DOES THE JOURNEY FROM GRENOBLE AIRPORT TO TIGNES TAKE?
The transfer time from Grenoble Airport to Tignes Le Lac is about 3 hours 50 minutes, depending the date, time of day, the weather and traffic conditions. We allow more time for the journey when we know traffic may be bad. The distance to Tignes Val Claret, the furthest resort, is 209 km. We have up to 6 buses going back and forth each Saturday and 1 Sunday morning service. Visit the section “BUS TIMES” below to find more details on this.
The route our vehicles usually take is the A43 (E70) motorway to Albertville via Grenoble, then the N90 national road to Bourg St Maurice then the D902 to Tignes.
WHERE IS THE BUS STOP IN TIGNES?
Ben’s Bus reps will greet you at Grenoble Airport. We also have reps in the resort on Saturdays to ensure you find our bus and we’ll try to call you if you are not there on time. Our service stops at convenient places in Tignes Les Brevieres, Tignes 1800, Tignes Le Lac and Tignes Val Claret. You can select any of these resorts when you make a booking with us. Expand the section “BUS STOP LOCATION” below to see a map of our stops in resort. You can also see information about the local free in-resort shuttle buses which can take you onto your accommodation.
USEFUL INFORMATION ABOUT TIGNES AND GRENOBLE AIRPORT
We run our shared ski transfers between Grenoble Airport & Tignes on Saturdays from the 9th December 2017 to the 14th April 2018
We operate a Sunday morning service between Grenoble Airport and Tignes between the 17th December 2017 until the 1st April 2018. If you are on a flight that does not land in the morning, please follow the advice for Weekdays below.
We do not operate this service on weekdays. We would recommend taking the shuttle bus service from Grenoble Airport to Grenoble city centre. From Grenoble you can take a train to Bourg St Maurice with SNCF, or check out Altibus for details on public buses. More details about this can be found on our Bourg St Maurice Ski Transfer page. Alternatively, you could book a private transfer from Grenoble Airport to Tignes with Actibus.
Please Note The Following Exceptions:
– On the 9th and 17th December 2017 we only have a service from Grenoble airport
– On the 14th April 2018 we only have a service to Grenoble 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 (over 12 yrs old) £85.50pp Return & £46.80pp Single
- Children under 12 receive a 10% discount
- Groups of 6 or more people receive 1 seat for free.
- There is a £6pp surcharge for each Sunday you travel on.
- 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
The flight times into Grenoble Airport do vary from week to week. Our bus times to Tignes work 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 Instant Quote form. Once you have selected your dates, the next page will show the price for your group and a list of all flights and our ski transfer bus times. Please note that on Sundays we only operate an early morning service to and from Tignes. At all other times you can buy tickets for the service to Grenoble city centre and from there you can take public transport to and from Tignes.
The transfer time between Grenoble Airport & Tignes Les Brevieres is usually between 3 hours 30 minutes to 4 hours. 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. For Tignes 1800 it takes another 10 mins, for Tignes Le Lac another 25 minutes and for Tignes Val Claret another 35 minutes.
We will pick you up and drop you off at the stops marked below. Please ensure you are at the stop 10 minutes before departure time to allow us to pack your bags onto the bus. Our vehicles will have signs in the window but please make sure you get on the correct bus as we have buses going to other airports!
The Tignes Tourist Office map of the resort will help you find your accommodation in Tignes and how close our stop is to your accommodation. The free shuttle buses that circulate the resort all depart from or very close to the Ben's Bus stops. The correct map below will be shown on your e-Ticket along with the pick up time.
Tignes Val Claret Bus Stop Map
On the North Eastern side of the village, just above all of the buildings, is a big car park. The GPS coordinates are 45.457455, 6.901943 (45°27'26.8"N 6°54'07.0"E) and you can see it on google maps here.
Tignes Le Lac Bus Stop Map
At the main bus station, the "Gare Routiere", in the centre of the village. The GPS coordinates are 45.469747, 6.907510 (45°28'11.1"N 6°54'27.0"E) and you can see it on google maps here.
Tignes 1800 Bus Stop Map
On the roundabout on the main road going down to Bourg St Maurice is a bus stop. The GPS coordinates are 45.495607, 6.927202 (45°29'44.2"N 6°55'37.9"E) and you can see it on google maps here.
Tignes Les Brevieres Bus Stop Map
On the road out of the village, on the left there is a large parking area. The GPS coordinates are 45.510447, 6.919145 (45°30'37.6"N 6°55'08.9"E) and you can see it on google maps here.
To see our policy on Children travelling on our services out of Grenoble Airport, please visit our Children Page and expand the section GRENOBLE AIRPORT
Grenoble Airport is a small, efficient airport and 30 minutes is enough time to get through Customs and Baggage Reclaim. Our reps will be waiting for you outside Arrivals and will direct you to your bus. If your flight is delayed we will wait for you but we may not be able to hold our bus for longer than 30 minutes after its scheduled departure time. After that we will do everything we can to get you on our next bus for free. We have many buses going back and forth each day.
- We provide a telephone number on your e-Ticket in case you need to contact us.
- We always try to call our missing passengers to help them out.
- We have bilingual managers to greet you at the the Airport and reps 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.
Please note that from time to time, our transfers from Grenoble Airport may require a stop at Moutiers or Bourg St Maurice (but never both!), 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.
Discounted Ski Hire
Ben's Bus is please to be able to offer you a discount on ski hire with our chosen partners. Please visit our Discounted Ski Hire page to find more details about how you get your discounts.
Discounted Ski Travel Insurance
Ben's Bus is please to be able to offer you a discount on travel insurance with our chosen partners. Please visit our Discounted Travel Insurance page to find more details about how you get your discounts.
Discounted Ski Lessons & Guiding
Ben's Bus is please to be able to offer you a discount on ski lessons with our chosen partners. Please visit our Discounted Ski Lessons page to find more details about how you get your discounts.