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How to Get to Val Thorens
The town is a modern ski resort located in the famous Three Valleys area. Being the highest ski resort in the whole of Europe (it’s situated at an altitude of 2,300 m above sea level), it’s often called ‘the Roof of the Three Valleys’. Getting to this place from larger cities, tourists use public transport, transfers, and taxis.
Taxi to Val Thorens
Taxis at airports can be taken from the ranks near their terminals. Also, one may call one of the many services to book a cab to the resort. However, sometimes, tourists reserving a taxi via phone have to wait for a long time (and, sometimes, they don’t get a car at all). Also, some services may demand a large extra payment for waiting for your delayed flight (you may pay €50 for 40 minutes). On average, getting there from Lyon by taxi costs €320, and from Geneva or Grenoble - €270. Taking a cab from Chambery will cost not less than €170.
Transfer to Val Thorens
If you’re heading to Val Thorens with a large group or with lots of baggage, booking a private transfer with Kiwitaxi may be a good option for you. Using this service, you’ll reach the town fast and with maximum comfort possible. If you are a group of 5 people or more, you may choose a minibus transfer (such vehicle will be spacious enough to accommodate both you and all your baggage). A vehicle is pre-booked on the Kiwitaxi website (one may do that in a few clicks). An Economy-class taxi transfer from Chambery or Geneva airports costs €324, and from Lyon one - €384. Travel times can be found on the site. If you have a question about a transfer, feel free to ask our support.
Public Transport to Val Thorens
To reach Val Thorens from Geneva Airport (about 150 km), you may use the Altibus bus. An adult fare is €58. On weekdays, there are only 3 trips a day, and on weekends - 4.
Also, the Altibus service may take you to Val Thorens from Lyon air hub (about 180 km). An adult ticket will cost €62 plus €6 for one baggage unit. This service runs only on Fridays and weekends (2 to 4 trips a day).
Getting to Val Thorens from Chambery air hub (about 120 km) with the same carrier will cost €39 (plus €1 for tickets sent via email).
Public transport won’t get you to the resort late in the evening and at night. At this time, you may use only private transfers and taxis.
Besides great skiing conditions, Val Thorens offers its visitors an amazing sports center right in its heart, numerous wellness areas at its hotels, sleigh riding, snowshoeing, paragliding, etc.