Ben’s Bus operates shared transfers from Grenoble Airport to Tignes on Saturdays and Sunday mornings during the 2018 / 2019 winter ski season. This is our 13th year running our low cost airport transfers to the French Alps. Our network of routes includes shuttles from Lyon Airport to Tignes & Geneva Airport 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 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 £86.90pp Return. With some great discounts for groups, you could pay as little pay as little as £72.50pp Return. A single starts at just £40pp. 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.
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 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.
TIGNES BUS STOPS
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.
INFORMATION ABOUT TIGNES AND GRENOBLE AIRPORT
SATURDAYS: Every Saturday from the 15th December 2018 to the 13th April 2019.
Please note that our last Saturday bus departs Grenoble Airport at 18:55.
SUNDAYS: We operate a Sunday morning service from the 16th December 2018 until the 7th April 2019. If you are on a flight that does not land in the morning, please follow the advice for Weekdays below.
WEEKDAYS: 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 7th and 13th April 2019 we only have a service to Grenoble airport
Click to Get A Quote and all fees, charges and discounts will be applied automatically. If you are making your booking from outside the EU and you decide to pay by Credit Card, a further 2.5% fee will be added to the ‘Final Price’.
- Adults (over 12 yrs old) £86.90pp Return & £48pp 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.
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 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 our last bus on Saturday evening departs Grenoble Airport at 18:55.
On Sundays, we only operate an morning service.
At all other times you can buy tickets for the service to Grenoble 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.
We allow a minimum of 45 minutes for customers to clear Passport Control and Baggage Reclaim. At busy times of the day, we allow even more time, but on weekdays, we allow less time.
If you are delayed, we will wait for you but we may not be able to hold our bus for longer than 15 minutes after its scheduled departure time. After that we will do everything we can to get you on our next available transfer service at no extra cost.
Our team at the airport monitor flight arrivals so you don't need to contact us if you are delayed. Our team will be busy juggling buses around to try to accommodate you on another service - or we may be holding the bus back. We have many buses going back and forth each day and our record for getting people to resort is extremely good.
- 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.
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