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Geneva to Val Thorens Transfers

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AlpyBus offer the best value shared transfers to Val Thorens and the surrounding valley. 
Our shared shuttle service runs from Friday to Monday each week during the ski season, with key stops on route between Geneva Airport and Val Thorens at the following resorts -

Moutiers, St Martin de Belleville, Les Menuires and Les Menuires Bruyeres, Val Thorens.

The ski resort of Val Thorens towers above its competitors, proudly winning the title of the highest ski resort in Europe.

Situated in the Savoie region, in Les Trois Vallées (The Three Valleys) ski area, a staggering 600km of runs are available to skiiers and snowboarders. With Val Thorens village located at 2300m, its height ensures its visitors a snow sure experience from as early as November to as late as May. Coupled with its buzzing atmosphere and nightlife it has all the attributes of a booming ski town.

With our shared transfer from Geneva Airport you can reach Val Thorens in 3 hours 30 minutes. The pick up points in resort are as follows:

  • Place du Slalom
  • Gare Routiere - Place des Arolles
  • UCPA (Check out our hand map below for more info)

With a private transfer you can reach resort in as little as 2 hours and 45 minutes.

Get a Quote for a shuttle transfer to Val Thorens

AlpyBus offer shared shuttles running to a timetable to Val Thorens, as well as door to door private transfers for just you and your group.

Simply click the quote generator on the left to make a booking or get a quote!

Quick Guide To Val Thorens

The highest ski resort in Europe has plenty to offer families, friends and large groups. Unlike some of the surrounding resorts, Val Thorens reputation as an affordable ski resort means that all budgets are welcome here, not just the super rich.

The ski resort was purpose built back in 1960’s and despite the controversy caused with suggestions it was ‘too high’ the resort has become one of the largest and most popular in the Alps.

Contrary to most other purpose built resorts, Val Thorens high rise apartments have been carefully reclad and blend in well with the village that arose around it in the years after, because of its height you’ll also also find most accommodation is ski-in ski-out.

Its dramatic location places tourists in the perfect position for breath-taking 360 degree shots of the surrounding peaks. The excellent high-speed lift network gives easy access to a fantastic variety of skiing from expert to beginner. In addition to the vast amounts of piste skiing, there are world-renowned snow parks that often host slopestyle events and a ski cross arena where the FIS Skier X World Cup is held.

Les Trois Vallées is renowned all over the world; the area delivers on all levels with 600kms of connected runs and over 180 ski-lifts across the resorts of La Tania, Méribel, Brides-les-Bains, Courchevel, Les Menuires, Val Thorens, St Martin de Belleville and Orelle.

The Après ski scene here is also legendary; there are plenty of bars on offer, but at least one visit to La Folie Douce should be on the agenda. It’s pretty hard to miss if you take the Plein Sud lift in the afternoon. Booming DJ’s and flowing drinks all on a sun drenched terrace make its reputation as one of the best Après spots in the world a solid claim.

In addition to all the fun to be had on the slopes, Val Thorens is a bustling town with hundreds of shops, bars, and top restaurants as well as a sports centre with swimming pool, bowling alley and they also boast the biggest nightclub in the Alps.

With over 1.6 million guests each winter Val Thorens strong position and growth over recent years makes it a hugely desirable ski resort for a holiday.

Practical Information

Val Thorens is partly pedestrianised, in a car they only allow drop offs for your luggage, all cars must be parked in the Valthoparc. All the more reason to let us whisk you away and save money on car parking.

Val Thorens Timetable

Arrivals (Departure times FROM Airport To Resort)

Geneva Airport to Val Thorens (UCPA, Gare Routiere & Place du Slalom)

FridaySaturdaySundayMonday
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* Weather and traffic permitting
11:30
15:00
10:30
14:00
11:00
14:30
11:00
14:30
18:00
21:30
13:00
16:30
14:30
18:00
14:30
18:00
22:30
2:00
15:30
19:00
17:30
21:00
17:30
21:00
17:30
21:00
21:00
0:30
21:00
0:30
Departures (Pick-up times FROM Resort TO Airport)

Val Thorens - Place du Slalom to Geneva Airport

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* Weather and traffic permitting
6:00
9:30
5:00
8:30
5:00
8:30
5:00
8:30
11:00
14:30
7:30
11:00
8:00
11:30
8:00
11:30
16:00
19:30
9:30
13:00
11:00
14:30
12:00
15:30
11:30
15:00
13:30
17:00
13:30
17:00

Val Thorens - Gare Routiere to Geneva Airport

FridaySaturdaySundayMonday
DepartureArrival*DepartureArrival*DepartureArrival*DepartureArrival*
* Weather and traffic permitting
6:10
9:30
5:10
8:30
5:10
8:30
5:10
8:30
11:10
14:30
7:40
11:00
8:10
11:30
8:10
11:30
16:10
19:30
9:40
13:00
11:10
14:30
12:10
15:30
11:40
15:00
13:40
17:00
13:40
17:00

Val Thorens - UCPA to Geneva Airport

FridaySaturdaySundayMonday
DepartureArrival*DepartureArrival*DepartureArrival*DepartureArrival*
* Weather and traffic permitting
6:15
9:30
5:15
8:30
5:15
8:30
5:15
8:30
11:15
14:30
7:45
11:00
8:15
11:30
8:15
11:30
16:15
19:30
9:45
13:00
11:15
14:30
12:15
15:30
11:45
15:00
13:45
17:00
13:45
17:00

Pick up Points in Val Thorens

Val Thorens Resort Map 1
Val Thorens Resort Map 2

 

Key Information about your transfer between Geneva Airport and Val Thorens

On arrival into Geneva airport simply head to our transfer desk in the arrivals hall. For more information on how to find us click here.

  • Transfer Time on shared transfers to and from Val Thorens - 3 hours 30 minutes – (This includes stops at other resorts, weather and traffic permitting).                                                                                                 
  • On Shared shuttle transfers we drop off and collect from Val Thorens UCPA, the Gare Routiere on Place des Arolles and Place du Slalom. Private transfers drop door to door.
  • Check out our handy maps on each pick up and drop off location above.
  • Ski's or snowboard's, and luggage are all included in the price of your transfer.
  • Baby and booster seats are provided free of charge, simply add this to your booking. Children and babies still require a full seat in a transfer vehicle so count as 1 passenger.                                                                  
  • On your return we will send you an SMS the day before your departure to confirm the pick up time. We aim to get you to the airport at least 1.5 hours before your flight departs.

Check out our terms and conditions of service for more information or further questions can be answered on our FAQ page.

Looking for suggestions on where to stay, eat, rent gear or book a holiday in Val Thorens? Our useful links page has plenty of great suggestions handpicked by us.


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You can book your ski & board hire using our unique discount code, pre-loaded via this link! By pre-booking you can receive up to 50% off the in resort prices, and save precious time on your holiday. 

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