Ben’s Bus operates shared transfers from Grenoble Airport to Val Thorens on Saturdays (and Sundays to Moutiers) during the 2023 / 24 winter ski season. This is our 18th year running our low cost airport transfers. Our network of routes includes shuttles from Lyon to Val Thorens & Geneva to Val Thorens. We have the cheapest ski transfers on the market and our dedicated staff ensure a reliable, quality and timely service. We usually transport passengers in coaches, which reduces the environmental impact of your journey.
TRANSFERS FROM GRENOBLE AIRPORT TO VAL THORENS
A shared ski transfer from Grenoble Airport (GNB) to Val Thorens with Ben’s Bus on a Saturday will cost you £94pp Return. With some great discounts for groups, you could pay as little as £83pp Return. A Single starts at just £45pp. If you are travelling with children under 12, they will receive a 10% discount. Get an Instant Quote for your group in seconds. Alternatively, visit our prices pages to see more details. We’re sure you won’t find a cheaper way of getting from Grenoble to Val Thorens.
GRENOBLE AIRPORT TO VAL THORENS TRANSFER TIME
The transfer time from Grenoble Airport to Val Thorens is about 3 hours 20 minutes, depending on the date, time of day, the weather and road conditions. We allow more time for the journey when we know the traffic may be bad. The distance from Grenoble Airport to Val Thorens is 187 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, then the N90 national road to Moutiers before climbing the D117 to Val Thorens.
VAL THORENS BUS STOPS
Our service stops at the main bus station, the Val Thorens Gare Routiere. We also have a stop for those staying at the Val Thorens UCPA centre. You can select either of our stops when you book with us. Expand the section BUS STOP LOCATION below to see a map of our stops, which will appear on your eTicket. There are also some details of the free in-resort shuttle bus service. When you arrive at Grenoble Airport, a Ben’s Bus rep will be there to help you. 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 on time.
INFORMATION ABOUT VAL THORENS AND GRENOBLE AIRPORT
Our Transfers from Grenoble Airport to Val Thorens operate on the following days:
SATURDAYS: From the 16th December 2023 until the 13th April 2024.
We also operate to / from Moutiers, the town on the valley floor, on the following Sundays.
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 where you can take onward transport to Val Thorens. 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 Val Thorens.
Please Note The Following Exceptions:
– On the 16th & 17th December we only have services from Grenoble airport.
– On the 24th March and 13th April we only have services to Grenoble airport.
Our last bus on Saturday generally departs Grenoble Airport in the mid-late afternoon. On some dates in January and March, we also have an early evening service.
The only service we have on Sundays is in the morning and we only go as far as Moutiers, from where you would need to book onward transport to Val Thorens.
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.
If your flight does not appear in our list when you try to book, then we are sorry but we cannot help you. We would recommend taking a private transfer to Val Thorens.
The transfer time between Grenoble Airport and Val Thorens is usually between 3 hours 20 minutes & 4 hours. We allow extra time on certain dates & certain times of the day when we know the traffic may be bad.
Please note that very infrequently, we may ask you to change buses at Moutiers, the village at the bottom of the mountain. Our reps and / or drivers will help you with this.
We have 2 stops in Val Thorens, both of which are detailed below. The majority of our customers will wish to use our Gare Routiere stop. If you are staying at the UCPA, then scroll further down. The UCPA stop is generally only used by people staying at the UCPA centre. This is because this accommodation centre is quite isolated and there is not much else around there.
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 on google maps here.
Click to see the Val Thorens Tourist Office Interactive map of the resort which will help you find your accommodation in Val Thorens. This page shows details of the free Val Thorens In Resort Shuttle Buses which circulate the resort.
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 the stop on google maps here.
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 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, 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.