Transfers to Val Thorens are available from 3 different airports with Ben’s Bus. Our network of shared transfers include shuttles from Geneva Airport to Val Thorens, Grenoble Airport to Val Thorens and Lyon Airport to Val Thorens. All our regular ski transfers stop at the Val Thorens Bus Station and the UCPA. Click on a logo below to see how to get to Val Thorens on our transfers from your airport.
AIRPORT TRANSFERS TO VAL THORENS
We run Val Thorens airport transfers on week-ends (and Fridays from Lyon Airport) during the winter ski season. Our shared transfers operate from 8th December 2018 to the 20th April 2019, depending on which airport you use. We operate many shuttle buses each day and we usually transport passengers to Val Thorens in large coaches, which means cheaper fares and less environmental impact. With our fantastic discounts for groups and Children, our prices start from just over £71pp Return.
TRANSFER TIMES TO VAL THORENS
The closest airport to Val Thorens is Chambery, with the quickest transfer time. However, although it is the nearest airport, it has a limited choice of flights. There are many more airlines flying into Geneva Airport, Lyon Airport and Grenoble Airport. The transfer time to Val Thorens depends on the traffic, weather and which airport you’re flying into. We allow more time for the journey when we think travelling conditions may be difficult, such as during the school holidays. Val Thorens sits at the end of the Belleville valley road, the D117. Our buses may stop along the way at Moutiers, St Martin de Belleville and Les Menuires.
Geneva Airport (GVA) is 155 km from Val Thorens. The transfer time is about 3 hours 15 mins. A Return costs from £74.80pp.
Lyon Airport (LYS) is 199 km from Val Thorens. The transfer time is about 3 hours 35 mins. A Return costs from £85pp.
Grenoble Airport (GNB) is 187 km from Val Thorens. The transfer time is about 3 hours 25 mins. A Return costs from £71.25pp. Get directions from Grenoble Airport to Val Thorens.
Chambery Airport (CMF) is 122km from Val Thorens. The transfer time is about 2 hours 30 minutes.
Moutiers Bus Station is 38 km from Val Thorens and the transfer time is about 1 hour 10 minutes. If you are arriving by eurostar and looking for transfers from Moutiers train station, we’d recommend the local Val Thorens public buses or a taxi.
BUS STOP IN VAL THORENS
All our airport transfers to Val Thorens from Grenoble, Geneva and Lyon Airports stop at the main bus station, the “Val Thorens Gare Routiere”. We also have a stop at the Val Thorens UCPA centre but you should only use this stop if you are staying at the UCPA. From the bus station, you can take the free in-resort shuttles to get to your accommodation. These shuttle buses also connect the UCPA centre to the main resort. You can see the Bus Station stop on google maps or click the map below to see Tourist Office Interactive Map of Val Thorens. Our e-Tickets display this map as well as the pick up time for your stop.
VAL THORENS SKI RESORT
Val Thorens sits at an altitude of 2300m, making it the highest ski resort in Europe. It’s known for its party atmosphere and because of this, it’s very popular with young groups. It has a great selection of bars, nightclubs and restaurants. Constructed in the 1960’s as a purpose built resort, there are some new and renovated developments which have made it much more attractive. It is part of the 3 Valleys ski area which offers over 600km of marked runs, serviced by 200 ski lifts. It has 49 black runs, 175 reds, 207 blues and 66 greens. If you have a 3 valley ski pass, you will get access to 2 glaciers, ensuring your ski holiday is snow-sure.
VAL THORENS TRANSPORT, TOURISM & WEATHER INFORMATION
We offer the cheapest Val Thorens Airport Ski Transfers on the market. We also have low cost shared transfers to many other resorts.
Resort Information: Explore the Val Thorens Tourist Office website.
Weather Forecasts: Try the Meteo France for Val Thorens website
Snow Reports: The Val Thorens snow-forecast website seems well trusted by skiers.
Live Webcams: Check out the excellent Val Thorens webcams
Baggage Storage: The Tourist Office run a facility at the Sports Centre. More details can be found on our Baggage Store page.
Car Hire: Remember to add on the cost of snow chains, petrol, tolls, parking in resort and the insurance excess.
Traffic Reports: For up to date information on the roads around Val Thorens, check out the French government website Bison Fute