The purpose built resort of Les Menuires is located just below Val Thorens in the Belleville valley. Its prime location gives lift-linked access to the world’s largest ski area the Three Valleys, and consequently Les Menuires enjoys regular transfers from the alpine airports, and easy rail access from the nearby station at Moutiers. The most convenient airports for travel to Les Menuires are Geneva, Chambery and Lyon.
Chambéry Airport - 100 km / approx 1 hours 25 mins
Altibus run regular coach transfers.
Car hire is also possible.
Geneva Airport - 190 km / approx 2 hours 15 mins
There are regular buses to Les Menuires from Geneva run by AlpyBus who offer our clients a 5% discount using promotional code POWD3RB17. Please note this code is only valid if you have booked your accommodation through Powderbeds. Altibus also run transfers.
As always there is the option of either car hire or private transfers with Ski Lifts.
Lyon Airport - 190 km / approx 2 hours 15 mins
It is possible to arrange a private transfer with Ski Lifts or rent a car.
There are also regular buses scheduled from Lyon to Les Menuires with Altibus.
Grenoble Airport - 175 km / approx 2 hours 15 mins
Grenoble is probably the least convenient airport for Les Menuires.
A private transfer or car rental is probably your best bet from Grenoble.
However, if your flight is on Saturday or Sunday, there are coaches that run between the airport and Moutiers which are operated by Ben's Bus.
If you require a hire car for your ski holiday, there are a number of fantastic car rental companies based in Europe.
Travelling by train is a viable, and carbon friendly. alternative to flying. There are daily services to Moutiers, which will involve changing in Paris from Gare du Nord to Paris Austerlitz, for the direct TGV service that will get you to Moutiers later that afternoon. To book and to see the times visit SNCF Connect.
As you would expect the journey time to the Alps is considerable, between 7 and 10 hours from Calais. However, if you don’t mind spending a bit of time behind the wheel the drive is perfectly doable. Make sure you remember snow chains especially if you are going in the height of the winter, and keep an eye on the weather forecast. ViaMichelin.com provide great directions as well as costs for tolls, and fuel estimations.There are many free car parks available in resort as well as paid indoor parking spaces near the centre.