If you’re arriving by air then you’ll probably fly into either Chambéry, Grenoble, Lyon or Geneva. The following transfer companies offer airport transfers, either private or sometimes shared:
3 Valley Transfers
Offering well prices private or shared transfers. Look out for their ‘Last Minute’ deals.
Snowbound Transfers to Val Thorens
Reliable airport transfers & ski resort transfers to Val Thorens
A Val Thorens based British run transfer company offering shared or private airport transfers
A reasonably priced, efficient and friendly transfer service
Premier private transfer solution!
Snow White Transfers
A reliable, professional service offering private and shared transfers to Courchevel, Méribel, St Martin de Belleville and Val Thorens.
An award-winning airport transport provider with reliable and hassle-free options to suit all budgets.
AlpyBus provide a revolutionary, low cost shared and private transfer service from Geneva Airport to Val Thorens, our shared transfers operate from Friday to Monday all season! With the lowest fares in the industry and over 13 years experience, their reliable, punctual and friendly service, serves thousands of customers each year.
There are buses from the airport but you will need to change at Moutiers If you are travelling as part of a large group it may be cheaper to share a taxi transfer. Check Bensbus or Altibus for more details.
The train is the cheapest option but again this will involve several changes and the trains are somewhat infrequent.
The Channel Tunnel & ferries both become options for self-drivers. It’s about a 10hr drive once in France to reach Val Thorens. The benefits of driving are the ability to travel at your own pace & with as much luggage as you like! You’ll also have the option of an extra day skiing during a week’s holiday. Factor in the road tolls which can be quite pricey on the motorways.
Eurostar offers overnight trains direct from London St Pancras to Moutiers (37km or about 50mins by car from Val Thorens, at the foot of the mountain). If you don’t mind overnight travel, and can sleep on trains (or are willing to forego sleep) then this can be one of the cheapest and most convenient ways to reach the Alps. Plus, there are no extra charges for ski carriage! You just need to be able to carry all your gear!
If you are looking to travel on a showstring & have time for a longer journey there are some excellent value coach transfers from the UK to Val Thorens. Try Ski Bus UK and Snow Express for luxury coach trips from London to Moutiers
For those with a coach stopping in Moutiers, you can book one of the regular public bus shuttles up to Val Thorens resort here.