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Travel

Train

 

Take the train from London St Pancras to Bourg St Maurice, either arrange pick up from your chalet company or pre arrange your self. There is a lot of taxis waiting at Bourg train station so it will not take you long to arrange on the day. See taxis

Travel to Tignes Les Brevieres

 

Use the train to get Bourg Saint Maurice from London, Fly by plane to Geneva, Grenoble, Lyon or Chambery then use a transfer company or  self drive.

Airlines to the snow:

 

Take the plane from your local airport to either, Geneva, Grenoble, Chambery or Lyon. The most popular airport is Geneva simply because it has the most companies using it. It also has the best options as far as continuing your journey. You can use the train station based next to the airport, there is also a regular bus service running directly to Tignes Les Brevieres from here.

 

Landing in Grenoble you will need to either hire a car or use a private hire company as thee is no train or bus service direct from the airport, We would also recommend you do this from Chambery and Lyon.

Ariport transfers

 

Once arrived at your airport the quickest and most hassle free way of getting to resort is by using a proffesional transfer company. Collected from the airport lounge and taken direct to your chalet in resort. Most companies use 8 seater mini buses with room for skis and snowboards.

 

Airport transfer collections are mostly from  from Geneva, Grenoble, Chambery and Lyon to Tignes Les Brevieres

 

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Train booking sites

 

On this page you will find everything you need to know about Eurostar Bourg St Maurice Ski Trains.

Using our fare search you can check real time prices, availability and book ski train tickets with Eurostar to Bourg St Maurice or compare this route with the best alternatives.

Local Taxi:

 

Use the locals to pick you up from Bourg Sainte Maurice or from a late night out. 

 

A. et A. Taxis: Tel: +33 (0)6 09 51 90 99 – E-mail: taxiaa@wanadoo.fr - www.taxitignes.com/accueil-uk.html

 

Delta Taxi: Tel: +33 (0)6 11 45 67 01 – E-mail: deltataxi@aol.com - www.deltataxis-tignes.com

 

 

Driving

 

Driving can be a good option for getting to Tignes Les Brevieres, with four of you in the car it can also be the cheapest. Distance is about  700 miles from London. Tolls are about £60 and it will take a good 14 hours door to door. We would recomend an overnight stop off at either Troyes or Dijon to break the trip, then arrive early in resort to avoid traffic jams

 

Warning: Do not follow your GPS instructions if it advise you to go through the Petit Saint Bernard or the Iseran pass as those passes are closed during winter!

 

Dont forget:  All vehicles driven in France, including vehicles registered outside of France, MUST have one Hi-Viz reflective jacket and one warning triangle in their vehicle. The reflective jacket has to conform to EU standard and must be inside the car – not in the boot. On the spot fines varying between €90 and €135 will apply.

Crossing the Channel

 

Euro Tunnel Folkestone to Calais by car in just 35 minutes, Taking your car to the continent offers you complete independence. Take the fastest cross-channel route and arrive on the Continent quicker than you think. The fare structure also offers you good value, giving you cheaper fares when you plan ahead and travel at quieter times.

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Bus services from local airports and train station to Tignes

 

www.altibus.com Chambery to Tignes on Saturdays

 

www.alpski-bus.com Geneva to Tignes.

 

www.autocars-martin.com Bourg St Maurice to Tignes

 

 

Recomended Ferry Company

 

We recomend taking a ferry to France with Norfolkline DFDS Seaways they providesan excellent service between Dover and Dunkirk.

 

The ferry crossing takes approximately 2 hours to and from France and onboard you will experience award winning levels of service whilst benefiting from some of the best fares of any ferry service currently operating to France.

 

Taking a ferry to France with Norfolkline is a really enjoyable and relaxing experience due to our modern fleet of ferries.

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Snowcarbon is one of the best new travel websites of 2009, according to the Daily Mail.

Independent information about the 2011 Ski Train and other trains to ski resorts. Find the lowest fares, best routes and latest news on the Snow Train.

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Car Hire comparison site

 

Book car hire at Geneva Airport with Rhinocarhire.com - Voted Best Car Hire Website 2010, Rhino compare rates from the top suppliers in Switzerland to save you time and money.

 

 

 

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