Ben’s Bus operates a Lyon Airport to Aime ski transfer service every Saturday and Sunday during the 2020 / 2021 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 £83pp Return, but with our group discounts, you could pay as little as £70pp. 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.
Every SATURDAY from the 12th December 2020 until the 10th April 2021
Every SUNDAY from the 20th December 2020 until the 11th April 2021.
AT ALL OTHER TIMES: We do not operate this service on 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 taxi.
Please Note The Following Exceptions:
– On the 12th and 20th December we only have services from Lyon airport.
– On the 10th and 11th April we only have services to Lyon airport.
The times below are only a guide to our bus times. For accurate bus times, use our Online Booking Form and enter your flight details to see what buses we have available on your dates. If we do not have a bus to suit your flight, expand the DATES section above to see what advice we offer on alternative methods of transport.
Please consider that you could still travel with us on one leg of your journey as you may be able to book a Single with us and travel the other leg of your journey with another company.
LYON AIRPORT > AIME
SATURDAYS: Departing Lyon Airport at:
SUNDAYS: Departing Lyon Airport at:
AIME > LYON AIRPORT
SATURDAYS: Expected Arrival at Lyon Airport at:
SUNDAYS: Expected Arrival at Lyon Airport at:
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.
Our stop is the “Aime Gare Routiere” which is the bus and train station of Aime. You can see it in googlemaps. 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.