Ben’s Bus airport transfers run from Geneva to Tignes, Grenoble to Tignes and Lyon to Tignes. With prices from £44pp, shared transfers are the cheapest and most environmentally friendly way to get to Tignes. Shared transfers generally use larger coaches, providing a more comfortable journey with more space than private taxis or hire cars. Geneva Airport is probably the most convenient airport as it’s the closest and has so many flights, but Grenoble and Lyon Airports are both good alternatives.
Tignes is a hugely popular, internationally renowned French ski resort. Linked with Val d’Isere, their combined ski area boasts an impressive 300km of piste and enjoys an enviable snow record due to its high altitude. The resort is split into 4 villages. Our transfers from Geneva, Grenoble and Lyon Airports all make stops at Tignes Les Brevieres, Tignes 1800, Tignes Le Lac (for Le Lavachet) and Tignes Val Claret.
GENEVA TO TIGNES TRANSFERS
Our transfers from Geneva to Tignes transfers run every weekend from the 7th December 2019 – 18th April 2020. We have many shuttle buses running each day, so you won’t have to wait around long. Visit our Geneva Airport to Tignes page to read more about this service. Our low cost transfers from Geneva Airport cost £89pp Return, £51.50 Single. However, with our discounts for groups you could pay just £74pp Return. Click the button above to get a quote for your group or visit our Prices Page to see how much your transfer will cost.
GRENOBLE TO TIGNES TRANSFERS
Grenoble Airport is slightly further away than Geneva. However, more of the journey is on the motorway and there is no international border to cross, so it’s a viable alternative to Geneva. Grenoble to Tignes transfers are available on Saturdays and Sundays from the 14th December 2019 – 18th April 2020. Our Grenoble Airport to Tignes page has more information about this service. The price of a transfer from Grenoble Airport with Ben’s Bus is £91.80pp Return, £49.90 Single. However, we have discounts for groups and children, meaning you could pay just £42pp Single.
LYON TO TIGNES TRANSFERS
Lyon Airport is the furthest airport from Tignes but most of the journey is on motorways, so although that means more tolls, it also means you can travel faster. However, during school holidays, the Parisiens use this route to return home so it’s not the best airport to use during busy times. Our transfers from Lyon to Tignes run on Saturdays and Sundays from the 14th December 2019 – 11th April 2020. Visit our Lyon Airport to Tignes page for more information. The price of a transfer from Lyon Airport with Ben’s Bus is £89.80pp Return, £49.80 Single.
TIGNES TRANSFER TIMES
The closest airport to Tignes is Chambery and it has the shortest transfer time. However, Geneva (GVA), Lyon (LYS) and Grenoble (GNB) Airports all have a far greater choice of airlines and destinations. The transfer time depends on the road conditions at the time. We know when the transfer may take longer and we allow extra time for the journey when we think the conditions may be bad. The transfer times shown below are for Tignes Les Brevieres, the first resort you arrive at.
Geneva Airport to Tignes is 169km.
The transfer time from Geneva to Tignes is about 3 hours 15 minutes. Get directions from Geneva Airport to Tignes.
Lyon Airport to Tignes is 213km.
The transfer time from Lyon to Tignes is about 3 hours 35 minutes. Get directions from Lyon Airport to Tignes.
Grenoble Airport to Tignes is 200km.
The transfer time from Grenoble to Tignes is about 3 hours 25 minutes. Get directions from Grenoble Airport to Tignes.
Chambery Airport to Tignes is 135km.
The transfer time from Chambery to Tignes is about 2 hours 15 minutes. Directions from Chambery Airport to Tignes.
Bourg St Maurice Coach Station is 25 km from Tignes. The transfer time is about 30 mins. If you are arriving by eurostar and looking for transfers up the mountain, we’d recommend the local public buses or a private taxi.
BUS STOPS IN TIGNES
The first resort you arrive at from the airport is the pretty little village of Tignes Les Brevieres. Next is Tignes 1800, then the more popular Le Lac (for Le Lavachet) before arriving at Tignes Val Claret. All our services from all airports can drop you and pick you up from all of these resorts. The Tourist Office Map can help you find where you are staying. From our stops, you can use the free in-resort shuttle buses to get closer to your accommodation if needed. Our eTickets will include a map showing our stop.
– Tignes Val Claret Bus Stop in Google Maps : On the North Eastern side of the village, above all of the buildings, is a big car park. If you are staying at the UCPA centre, this is the closest bus stop for you.
– Tignes Le Lac Bus Stop in Google Maps : At the main bus station, the “Gare Routiere”, in the centre of the village. If you are staying in Lavachet, you can use the free shuttle buses or walk from our Le Lac bus stop.
– Tignes 1800 Bus Stop in Google Maps : On the roundabout on the main road going down to Bourg St Maurice is a bus stop.
– Tignes Les Brevieres Bus Stop in Google Maps : On the road out of the village, on the left there is a large parking area. This is resort where nearly all of the Tignes Chalet Chardons chalets are located.
A GUIDE TO TIGNES
Tignes and Val d’Isere make up the amazing ski area formerly known as “Espace Killy”. It offers some of the best skiing in the world. There are 300km of marked runs, serviced by 88 ski lifts. Although it has a wide range of pistes catering for all types (27 black runs, 40 reds, 66 blues and 23 greens) it is really a resort for intermediate and advanced skiers. Its position between the French and Italian Alps gives it a consistent and reliable snowfall. This, as well as the access to 2 glaciers, including the famous Grand Motte Glacier, ensures your holiday is snow guaranteed.
The ski resort of Tignes was conceived in the 1950’s, when the French government-built a dam flooded the original village. The resulting purpose built resort, located further up the mountain, suffered from the architectural style of the time. However, what the resort lacks in architectural aesthetics, it makes up for in skiing and facilities. It has plenty of bars, cafes and restaurants and a modern sports and leisure complex. It is an affordable alternative to its glamorous neighbour, Val d’Isere.
TRANSPORT, TOURISM AND WEATHER INFORMATION
Baggage Storage: The Tourist Office run a facility in Val Claret & Le Lac. More details can be found on our Baggage Store page
Car Hire: Remember to factor in the cost of snow chains, petrol, tolls, parking in resort and the insurance excess.
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