Lyon Airport to Tignes transfers operate on weekends (and some Fridays) during the 2019 / 2020 ski season. We’ve been running low cost transfers to the French Alps for 13 years. This is our 5th winter running our Lyon to Tignes route. The Ben’s Bus network also covers shuttles from Geneva Airport to Tignes & Grenoble Airport to Tignes. We usually transport passengers up the mountain in large coaches, which reduces your journeys’ carbon footprint. As a result, we can offer the cheapest ski transfers on the market whilst our dedicated staff still ensure a safe, reliable and timely service.
All our airport transfers to Tignes stop at Tignes Val Claret, Tignes Le Lac, Tignes 1800 & Tignes Les Brevieres.
LYON TO TIGNES TRANSFERS
A Lyon to Tignes transfer on our shared service, to any Tignes resort, will cost you £89.80 Return. A Single costs £49.80 on Saturdays. With our amazing group discounts (of 6 or more in one booking), you could pay as little as £75pp Return. Children under 12 enjoy a 10% discount. Get an Instant Quote for your group in seconds or expand the PRICES Section below to see more details. Skis and Boards travel for free! We’re sure you won’t find a cheaper way of getting from Lyon Airport to Tignes.
TRANSFER TIME FROM LYON AIRPORT TO TIGNES
The transfer time between Lyon airport and Tignes is between 3 hours 30 minutes and 4 hours. This depends on which resort you are going to, the date, time of day, weather and traffic, as we allow more time for the journey when we know travelling conditions may be bad. We have up to 5 well timed buses every Saturday. Visit the section BUS TIMES below for more details. The distance from Lyon Airport to Tignes Val Claret is 221 km. The route our vehicles usually take is the A43 (E70) motorway to Albertville, via Chambery, then the N90 national road to Bourg St Maurice before climbing up the D902 to Tignes.
BUS STOP IN TIGNES
Our service stops at convenient places in Tignes Les Brevieres, Tignes 1800, Tignes Le Lac (for Le Lavachet) 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 you accommodation. You will also find links to the interactive maps of the resorts.
USEFUL INFORMATION ABOUT TIGNES AND LYON AIRPORT
Our shared ski transfers from Lyon Airport to Tignes run on the following dates.
FRIDAYS: Every Friday from the 20th December 2019 – 31st January 2020 and the 3rd & 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 Bourg St Maurice and then a local bus or taxi to Tignes. The Tourist Office can help you with this. Alternatively, you could book a private taxi.
Please Note The Following Exceptions:
– On the 14th, 22nd, 27th and 29th December 2019 we only have services from Lyon airport.
– On the 20th December 2019 and the 10th, 12th and 18th April 2020 we only have services to Lyon airport.
Put your details into our Instant Quote Form and all fees, charges and discounts will be applied. 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 (12 yrs and older) £89.80pp Return & £49.80pp Single
- Children under 12 receive a 10% discount
- Groups of 6 or more people receive 1 seat for free
- Bookings made the day before or day of your first transfer will be charged a Last Minute Booking Fee of £10 per booking
- There is a £6 charge for each Sunday or weekday you travel on, but we don’t charge anything 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 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 > TIGNES
FRIDAYS: Departing Lyon Airport at: 11:50 | 16:15
SATURDAYS: Departing Lyon Airport at: 10:15 | 11:15 |14:30 | 17:50*
*18:50 on the 28th December and the 4th January
SUNDAYS: Departing Lyon Airport at: 11:50 (11:20 on the 12th & 19th January)
TIGNES > LYON AIRPORT
FRIDAYS: Expected Arrival at Lyon Airport at: 13:40
SATURDAYS: Expected Arrival at Lyon Airport at: 07:20 | 09:00 | 13:10* | 16:55
*This service will not stop at Tignes Les Brevieres on the 15th February and 8 March
*To avoid the horrific traffic of the 22nd & 29 Feb, we will have a 10:35 expected arrival at Lyon instead of the 13:10.
SUNDAYS: Expected Arrival at Lyon Airport at: 07:50
The transfer time between Lyon Airport & Tignes Les Brevieres is usually between 3 hrs 30 mins & 4 hours. Tignes 1800 is a further 10 minutes away, Tignes Le Lac another 25 minutes away and Tignes Val Claret another 35 minutes. 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 Bourg St Maurice. Our reps or drivers will help you with this.
Our coaches to Tignes 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 be on hand 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. Our numbers will be on your eTicket once you book with us.
From Lyon Airport we pick up and drop off at the stops marked below. Please ensure you are at the stop 10 minutes before departure time to allow us to pack your luggage onto the bus. Our vehicles will have signs in the window & our reps will be on hand to assist you. Please make sure you get on the correct bus as we have buses going to other Airports too!!
The maps below will be shown on your e-Ticket along with the pick up time. Click the following link to see the Tignes Tourist Office map of the resort which will help you find your accommodation in Tignes. The free shuttle buses depart from or very close to the all of the Ben’s Bus stops.
Tignes Val Claret Bus Stop
On the North Eastern side of the village, just above all of the buildings, is a big car park. If you are staying at the UCPA centre, this is the stop for you. View our stop in google maps here.
Tignes Le Lac Bus Stop
At the main bus station, the “Gare Routiere”, in the centre of the village. From here you can walk of catch the free shuttle buses to Tignes Le Lavachet. View our Le Lac stop in google maps here.
Tignes 1800 Bus Stop
On the roundabout on the main road going down to Bourg St Maurice is a bus stop. You can see the stop in google maps here.
Tignes Les Brevieres Bus Stop
On the road out of the village, on the left there is a large parking area. You can see it in google maps here. Guests staying at a Tignes Chalet Chardons usually use this stop.
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.
- On Saturdays, 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.
We may ask you to change buses in Bourg St Maurice. Our team will help with this changeover.