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Travelling to Tignes

Traveling by air
Tignes is can be accessed easily throughout the year via various forms of transport. The alps are primarily served by four airports; Lyon, Chambéry, Grenoble and Geneva, all of which have regular flights from the UK.

Carriers to these destinations include, Easyjet, Ryanair, Jet2, Flybe, bmibaby, Thompson Fly, KLM and British Airways.

Traveling by train
Bourg St-Maurice train station is the nearest station to Tignes. This is served at all times of the year by French mainline services. Eurostar also runs a service known as the "Snow Train" at weekends throughout the winter season that is direct from London.

Traveling by road
Road access to the Tarentaise region is remarkably good thanks to the 1992 Albertville Olympic games, especially from Chambéry and Lyon. Transfers from these Airports can be made entirely on motorways as far as Moûtiers (36 miles from Tignes) and then on roads that have been widened to accommodate the hundreds of buses that use them throughout the year.

We would like to recommend the following company for Airport transfers:

Ride Tignes Airport Transfers

A public coach service is available between Bourg St Maurice station and Tignes.
See www.altibus.com.

From Geneva see www.touriscar.net
From Chambéry contact Trans'Neige on 04 79 68 32 90
From Lyon see www.satobus-alps.com

Local transport
When in resort you can benefit from a free bus service that runs until the early hours of the morning.

* picture taken from the east balcony looking up to the Combe Folle