Information on travelling to Tignes
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The main airport used is Geneva however Chambery, Lyon and Grenoble are also used. As a rough guide: Lots of carriers fly to Geneva and hence you can often get the best prices by flying to Geneva if you hunt around. Geneva also has the most frequent bus service to and from Tignes. Lyon has a number of carriers and a reasonably frequent bus service and can be a good option. Ryanair and Easyjet fly to Grenoble and you can get some good prices however you will need to get a hire car or a private transfer to get you to Tignes. Chambery is the closest airport however you may find it difficult to get a good price.

Geneva from Luton, Gatwick, Birmingham, Glasgow, Liverpool, Stanstead, Edinburgh, Belfast, Newcastle, Bristol, Bournemouth, Manchester, Southend & East Midlands. Lyon from Stanstead, Edinburgh, Birstol & Gatwick.  Grenoble from Gatwick, Luton, Stanstead, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Bristol & Birmingham fly to Geneva  from Blackpool, Leeds Bradford & Manchester. Fly to Chambery form Belfast, Edinburgh, Leeds Bradford, Manchester & Newcastle Geneva from Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Dublin, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow, Guernsey, Inverness, Isle of Man, Jersey, Kirkwall, Manchester, Newcastle, Newquay, Norwich, Southampton & Sumburgh. Chambery from Belfast, Birminham, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow, Manchester, Southampton, Guernsey, Jersey & Isle of Man. Geneva from Gatwick, Heathrow & London City  Lyon from Heathrow Chambery from London City Grenoble from Manchester, Birminham, Gatwick & Leeds Bradford Grenoble from Dublin & London Stanstead.

Compare cheap flights  see Cheapflights.co.uk. You can also try Skyscanner.net to compare low cost carriers.
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Definitely the nicest way to travel 'met at flight arrivals and driven to the door of your accommodation'.

TIP: If you have a different number of passengers on the return journey or a different route on the return journey you can get a quote by calculating two 'One way' journeys.

For any other questions please email transfers@tignes.co.uk



SkiBusUK: Bus services from the UK to Tignes

Heading to the Alps this season? If you are thinking about heading to the slopes this season then look no further. Ski Bus UK offer travel from London to the French Alps from only £100 return.

SkiBusUK offers the cheapest method of travel available to Bourg-Saint-Maurice and the world famous destination of Tignes.  Click here for more information >>



Helicopter Transfers :

Arrive from the airport in style, miss the traffic, fly over the beautiful mountain scenery More Info >>

Shared Transfers
Only one, two or three of you? Save money on a private helicopter by sharing with other people? Shared helicopter airport transfers to and from all the ski resorts across the French Alps More Info >>

Car Hire: You can find links  for car hire companies on the Airline Web sites or try Rhino Car Hire – We have negotiated discounted rates, please contact us for further details.

Bear in Mind: If you hire a car you will also have to hire snow chains (25ish) and to park the car in Tignes will cost 60+ (there are some free car parks - a bus ride away), plus you will have petrol costs (60+).

Buses: Book the bus in advance and also checking time tables carefully to make sure it will fit in with your flights.

Geneva to Tignes.

Lyon  to Tignes.

Chambery to Tignes on Saturdays only

Grenoble and Geneva
to Tignes - weekends only

Bourg St Maurice to Tignes


Train: You can get yourself from most places to Bourg St Maurice if you are prepared to put in the effort click on the SNCF logo for prices from within France www.sncf.fr
If your Journey starts in Geneva, Switzerland click on the SBB logo http://www.sbb.ch/en/




Homepage SBB CFF FFS


Driving: This normally works out to be the cheapest option. Some people drive all the way in one day, however a stop over in somewhere like Dijon, Lyon  or Chambery breaks up the journey nicely. We have put together an access map of the basic route that most people use to drive down to Tignes from Calais. Click on the ferry logos to check prices & availability.

Car Parks: There is plenty of space in Free Parking Areas at les Boisses and les Brévières, however you can pay for convenient underground parking. You can book parking online at www.tignes.net.  



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Driving access map

Toll Charges in France - French tolls Automatic Tag Payment. A company who supplies a telepeage tag which allow you to pass through the French tolls without queuing. Please see their website for more details on how this works.


En Route Stopovers - The Val Moret is a great stopover point, very popular with a wide range of guests. It is ideally situated just south of Troyes, between Champagne and Burgundy on the north-south axis of the A5 motorway (exit 22).

Driving, Stop over in Troyes



Train: The train is a very good way of getting to Tignes, and there are independent travel and tour operator options that cost around the same as flying (depending on when you book). Trains leave from London St Pancras, Ashford or Ebbsfleet and arrive at Bourg St Maurice . From here you can get a taxi to take you the last 20 miles up to Tignes. You can get a Taxi from the station or book in advance - see below. The Snowcarbon Journey Planner (click on link) shows the best routes from London to Tignes.

snow train - ski train - snowcarbon

An independent website dedicated to helping skiers and
snowboarders reach ski resorts by train from the UK

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Taxi Companies

Yves Taxi Yves Padot

Chalet de la Tour, 73320 TIGNES – Tel: +33 (0)6 09 43 90 60 –  E-mail: yves.taxis@wanadoo.fr
Web Site http://yves-taxi-tignes.fr/en_index.php


A.A.Anémone Mont-Jovet Cédric

73320 Tignes – Le Val Claret – Tel: +33 (0)6 09 41 01 46 – E-mail: info@anemone-taxi.com
Web Site www.anemone-taxi.com


A. et A. Taxis

73320 Tignes – Le Val Claret Centre – Tel: +33 (0)6 09 51 90 99 – E-mail: taxiaa@wanadoo.fr
Web site: www.taxitignes.com/accueil-uk.html


Zaysser Christophe

– Tel: +33 (0)6 84 36 65 95 – E-mail: contact@taxis-lacroix.com
Web Site


Le Palafour
73320 Tignes – Le Lac – Tel:  00 33 6 67 938 125 – E-mail: info@tstaxi.fr
Web Site