Ben’s Bus operates a Lyon Airport to Aime ski transfer service on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays during the 2019 / 2020 ski season. Aime is a village on the valley floor and the transport hub for all the La Plagne resorts as well as Landry, Peisey & Les Coches. The transport connections from Aime are very good and the public buses are very regular. The sections below will show you more exact information about our service as well as the different transport options available. These include taxis, private transfers & public buses. Ben’s Bus customers get a 10% discount on our chosen taxi partner from Aime to the La Plagne resorts.
LYON TO AIME TRANSFERS
We pride ourselves on offering the cheapest shared transfers on the market whilst still offering a fantastic service. Our shuttle buses are regular and timely and on weekends we have many staff to help your journey from the airport or from the resort go as smoothly as possible. Our prices from Lyon Airport to Aime are £82pp Return, but with our group discounts, you could pay as little as £69pp. We also have discounts for children under 12 (10% off). Click this link if you wish to Book Now or receive an Instant Quote for your group. We cannot find a cheaper way of getting from Lyon St Exupery Airport (LYS) to Aime.
Our shared ski transfers from Lyon Airport to Aime run on the following dates.
FRIDAYS: Every Friday from the 20th December 2019 until the 10th April 2020
SATURDAYS: Every Saturday from the 14th December 2019 until the 18th April 2020
SUNDAYS: Every Sunday from the 22nd December 2019 until the 12th April 2020
AT ALL OTHER TIMES: We do not operate this service on other weekdays. We would recommend taking the shuttle bus service from Lyon Airport to Grenoble city centre. From Grenoble you can take a train (with SNCF) or bus to Aime. Alternatively, you could book a private transfer from Lyon Airport with Actibus.
Please Note The Following Exceptions:
– On the 14th, 20th and 22nd December 2019 we only have services to Lyon airport.
– On the 10th, 12th and 18th April 2020 we only have services to Lyon airport.
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To find out the cost of your onward travel from Aime, please see the section “Onward Transport from Aime” further down this page
- Adults (26 yrs and older) £82pp Return & £45.50pp Single
- Children under 12 receive a 10% discount
- Groups of 6 or more people receive 1 seat for free
- There is a £6 charge for each Sunday or weekday 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
The times below are a rough guide to our bus timetable and are subject to change. Use our Online booking form to enter your flight details and the appropriate bus times will then appear.
LYON AIRPORT > AIME
FRIDAYS: Departing Lyon Airport at: tbc
SATURDAYS: Departing Lyon Airport at: 10:15 | 11:15 | 12:35* | 14:30 | 17:50**
*This service does not operate on the 15th February and the 4th & 11th April
**18:50 on the 28th December and the 4th January
SUNDAYS: Departing Lyon Airport at: 11:50 (11:20 on the 12th & 19th January)
AIME > LYON AIRPORT
FRIDAYS: Expected Arrival at Lyon Airport at: tbc
SATURDAYS: Expected Arrival at Lyon Airport at: 07:20 | 09:00 | 13:10* | 16:55
*This service will not operate from Aime on the 4th Jan, the 15th, 22nd & 29 Feb and the 8 March
SUNDAYS: Expected Arrival at Lyon Airport at: 07:50
The distance between Lyon Airport and Aime is about 176 kilometres and the transfer time for this journey is between 2 hours 30 minutes & 3 hours, depending on the weather and traffic. These times are approximations. Please remember that expected journey times are difficult to predict in the mountains due to weather and traffic conditions.
We allow extra time for the journey when we know the traffic may be bad. With years of experience driving this route, we know how long the transfer time may be depending on the time and date of the transfer. Put your flight details into our booking system and we will show you a list of available bus times. We may ask you to change buses at Moutiers. Our reps or drivers will help you with this.
Our coaches to Aime depart from either Bus Bay 11 or 12 of the “Gare Routiere” on the Ground Floor of Terminal 1. On Saturdays, a uniformed Ben’s Bus rep will there to assist you. On all other days, our drivers will help you but a Ben’s Bus rep will be available to help you by telephone if needed. Our numbers will be on your eTicket once you book with us.
We will drop you at the main “Gare Routiere” in Aime. This is the bus and train station of Aime. It’s quite small but it does get busy on Saturdays. Our services may not be listed on the TV screens, so look out for a bus with “Ben’s Bus – Lyon Airport” in the window or ask a driver for help.
From Aime you can make your own way to many of the nearby ski resorts either by public transport or private taxi. Read the “Onward Transport from Aime” section on this page for more information on this.
From Aime, you have various transport options to get you to your final destination, including trains, taxis and public buses.
To see more information on this, please visit our Aime page and expand the section at the bottom, ONWARD TRANSPORT FROM AIME. You can also find some useful information about Aime and the surrounding area in the other sections on this page.
Our buses are timed to give our customers at least 45 minutes to pass through Passport Control, Customs and Baggage Reclaim.
We may be able to hold our bus back for up to 15 minutes in case you are delayed. After 15 minutes, our vehicle may have to leave. If you miss your transfer, we will put you on our next service, availability permitting, at no extra cost. We have many buses going back and forth each day and our staff are trained to do the very best by our customers to ensure their holiday starts off on the right note.
- We provide an emergency telephone number on your e-Ticket in case you need to contact us.
- At week-ends, we have English speaking reps at the Airport and 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.