Ben’s Bus run transfers from Lyon Airport to Tignes from the 8th January until the 26th March 2022. This is our 7th winter running our Lyon to Tignes route and our 16th running low cost transfers in the French Alps. Our network includes more frequent airport shuttles from Geneva to Tignes and Grenoble to Tignes. We usually transport passengers in large coaches, which reduces your journeys’ carbon footprint. This also means 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 shared service will cost you £89.80 Return. A Single costs £49.80. If there are 6 or more of you in a booking, you could pay as little as £75pp Return. Children under 12 enjoy a 10% discount and skis and boards travel for free. To get an Instant Quote for your group in just a few seconds, click on the banner above. Alternatively, check out our Prices page for a full list of tariffs. 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. We allow more time for the journey when we know travelling conditions may be bad. 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 and links to the interactive maps of the resorts. You can also see information about the free in-resort shuttle buses which can take you onto you accommodation.
USEFUL INFORMATION ABOUT TIGNES AND LYON AIRPORT
Christmas Day 2021 falls on a Saturday, the traditional changeover day in the resort. Our shared ski transfers from Lyon Airport to Tignes will therefore start later than usual. We don’t have any Sunday services this season due to the reduced number of flight because of the pandemic.
SATURDAYS: From the 8th January – 26th March 2022
AT ALL OTHER TIMES: We run a more regular timetable on more days, including Sundays and some weekdays, from Geneva Airport to Tignes and Grenoble Airport to Tignes. If you have to fly into Lyon and you cannot take our service, you do have the option of public transport, private transfers or a hire car. If you are flying into one airport and out of another, you can still make 2 separate, single bookings with us.
Please Note The Following Exceptions:
– On the 8th January we only have services from Lyon airport.
– On the 26th March we only have services to Lyon airport.
For accurate bus times, use our Online Booking Form and enter your dates, the route you are interested in and the number of adults and children in your group. The next page will ask for your flight details. The page will then refresh to show you our available buses. We usually have a mid-morning and late-afternoon service from the airport and 2 services from the resorts back to the airport.
Remember, you could book a Single with us for one leg of your journey and travel the other way with another company. Visit this page of our website to see what public transport and private taxi options we recommend.
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. Otherwise our drivers will help you but a Ben’s Bus rep will always be available at the end of a phone. Our phone numbers will be displayed on your eTicket once you book with us.
All our maps will be displayed on your eTicket that we send you when you book with us. The Tignes Tourist Office map of the resort can help you find your accommodation is in relation to our stops. The free shuttle buses depart from or very close to the all of the Ben’s Bus stops.
Tignes Val Claret Bus Stops
We have 2 bus stops in Tignes Val Claret and you can select either when you book with us.
UPPER BUS STOP: The ‘Gare Routiere’ Bus Station, which is a small outdoor coach park on the North Eastern side of the village, just above all of the buildings. It is close to the Parking du Golf. View our Tignes Val Claret Upper Bus Stop in GoogleMaps.
LOWER BUS STOP: At the roundabout at the entrance to the Parking Grand Motte. This stop provides easier access to accommodations on the main road (which is flat). View our Tignes Val Claret Lower Bus Stop in GoogleMaps.
Tignes Le Lac Bus Stop
At the main bus station, the “Gare Routiere”, in the centre of the village. If you are staying in Le Lavachet, this is the stop for you. View our Tignes Le Lac Bus Stop in Google Maps.
Tignes 1800 Bus Stop
On the roundabout on the main road going down to Bourg St Maurice is a bus stop. See the location of the Tignes 1800 Bus Stop in Google Maps.
Tignes Les Brevieres Bus Stop
On the road out of the village, on the left there is a large parking area. Most of the Tignes Chalet Chardons chalets are located in this resort. View the Tignes Les Brevieres Bus Stop in GoogleMaps.
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. 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.
Please note we may ask you to change buses en-route. Our team will help you with this.