Ben’s Bus operates shared transfers from Grenoble Airport to Tignes on weekends during the 2023 / 24 winter ski season. This is our 18th year running our low cost airport transfers to the French Alps. Our network of routes includes airport shuttles from Lyon to Tignes and Geneva to Tignes. We are the cheapest ski transfers on the market and our dedicated staff ensure a reliable, quality and timely service. We usually transport passengers in large coaches, which reduces the environmental impact of your journey.
All our airport shuttles can make stops at Tignes Val Claret, Tignes Le Lac, Tignes 1800 & Tignes Les Brevieres.
TRANSFERS FROM GRENOBLE AIRPORT TO TIGNES
A shared ski transfer from Grenoble Airport (GNB) to Tignes with Ben’s Bus on Saturdays will cost you £95pp Return. With some great discounts for groups, you could pay as little pay as little as £84pp Return. A Single starts at just £45pp. Children under 12 benefit from a 10% discount when travelling with adults. 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 to Tignes.
GRENOBLE AIRPORT TO TIGNES TRANSFER TIME
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 5 buses going back and forth each Saturday. 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.
TIGNES BUS STOPS
Our buses will drop you off and pick you up at convenient, designated stops in Tignes Les Brevieres, Tignes 1800, Tignes Le Lac and Tignes Val Claret. You can select any of these resorts when you book with us. Expand the section BUS STOP LOCATION below to see a map of our stops. You can also see information about the local free in-resort shuttle buses which can take you onto your accommodation. Ben’s Bus reps will greet you upon arrival at Grenoble Airport. We also have reps in the resort to ensure you find our bus and we’ll try to call you if you are not there.
INFORMATION ABOUT TIGNES AND GRENOBLE AIRPORT
Our Transfers from Grenoble Airport to Tignes operate on the following days:
SATURDAYS: From the 16th December 2023 until the 13th April 2024.
SUNDAYS: From the 17th December 2023 until the 24th March 2024.
OTHER DAYS: There is a shuttle bus from Grenoble Airport to Grenoble city centre. From here you can take onward transport to Tignes. Visit our Alternative Transport page for links and suggestions for public transport and private taxis.
We also run a more frequent service, on more dates, from Geneva Airport to Tignes.
Please Note The Following Exceptions:
– On the 16th & 17th December we only have services to Tignes
– On the 24th March and 13th April we only have services from Tignes
Our bus timetable works 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 booking form. Once you have selected your dates, the next page will show you a list of all flights and our ski transfer bus times.
GRENOBLE AIRPORT > TIGNES
Our last bus on Saturday leaves Grenoble Airport in the mid-late afternoon. However, for some dates in January, early February and March, we also have a later service to Moutiers. You could book this later bus to Moutiers and then take either a public bus or a taxi to Tignes and then book another Single with us back from Tignes. If you arrive too late for any of our services, we would recommend taking a private transfer.
Our only bus on Sunday departs Grenoble Airport in the late morning.
TIGNES > GRENOBLE AIRPORT
We only have morning services on Saturdays from Tignes. The traffic leaving Tignes from about 10am – 2pm can be totally gridlocked, and so we have had stop stop our lunchtime service. If you are flying out of Grenoble Airport on an evening flight, we do have an early afternoon service from Moutiers, a town on the valley floor. The best way to get to Moutiers is to take a bus or taxi to Bourg St Maurice and then take a train to Moutiers. The train avoids the horrific traffic jams than can happen between Bourg and Moutiers.
We only have one early morning Sunday service from Tignes.
You may, therefore, be better to book 2 sets of Singles, either to / from Tignes and then to / from Moutiers.
The transfer time between Grenoble Airport & Tignes Les Brevieres is usually between 3 hours 30 minutes to 4 hours. For Tignes 1800 it takes another 10 mins, for Tignes Le Lac another 25 minutes and for Tignes Val Claret another 35 minutes. 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.
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
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 Tignes 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 Tignes 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 Tignes Les Brevieres Bus Stop in GoogleMaps.
Please visit our FAQ page and expand the question “What happens if my flight is delayed?”
- We provide a link on your eticket to our telephone numbers in case you need to contact us on transfer day
- 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 large 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 very infrequently, our transfers from Grenoble Airport may require a stop at en-route, 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.