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 or Lyon Airport to Val Thorens. All of 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 : DATES AND PRICES
We run Val Thorens airport transfers on week-ends (and Fridays from Lyon Airport) during the 2018 / 2019 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 generally 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. Use the Instant Quote form to get a price and to see our bus times.
TRANSFER TIMES FROM AIRPORTS TO VAL THORENS
Chambery Airport is the closest airport to Val Thorens with the shortest transfer time, but it has a limited selection of flights. For a greater choice, consider flying into Geneva Airport, Lyon Airport or Grenoble Airport. The transfer time to Val Thorens depends on the traffic, weather and of course which airport you’re flying into. We allow extra time for the journey when we know travelling conditions may be difficult, such as during the French school holidays. Val Thorens sits at the end of the Belleville valley road, the D117. Our buses will stop along the way at Moutiers, St Martin de Belleville and then 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.
– 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.
WHERE IS THE BUS STOP IN VAL THORENS?
All our Val Thorens airport transfers from Grenoble, Geneva and Lyon Airports can stop at the main bus station, the “Val Thorens Gare Routiere” and the Val Thorens UCPA centre. 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 stop on google maps here or on the Tourist Office Interactive Map of Val Thorens. Our eTickets display a 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.
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