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Travel Information

For information on the location of our ski chalet, and for everything that you need to know on how to travel to the chalets, read on for your complete guide divided into sections by each relevant mode of transport that you can use.

Travel by Air:

The Three Valleys and Les Menuires are close to several international airports (Chambery 120km, Geneva 145km, Lyon 180km). There is an excellent choice of airlines flying to Chambery, Lyon and Geneva.

BMI, British Airways and Easyjet all fly direct from the UK to Geneva and to Lyon St Exupery. Air France fly direct from Birmingham to Lyon St Exupery. Follow the links below:

www.flybe.com
www.britishairways.com
www.airfrance.com
www.easyjet.com
www.swiss.com
www.expedia.co.uk
www.ryanair.com
www.aerlingus.com

Travel by Road:

Les Menuires is approximately 600 miles from Calais. The roads are excellent and few traffic problems make driving one of the most convenient ways to get to the resort. The total journey time is approximately 9 hours and will cost you about €60 in tolls each way. As you depart Calais follow the signs to Reims, Troyes, Dijon, Lyon, Chambery, Albertville, Moutiers and finally Les Menuires / Val Thorens.

The address for chalet Bruyeres is Chalet Bruyeres, Oree des Pistes, Les Bruyeres, Les Belleville 73440 Savoie. Driving directions for your transfer driver are as follows: Follow the directions to Les Menuires. Then follow directions to Val Thorens. Drive for about 10 minutes and then take a left turn sign posted Les Bruyeres. Follow the road straight then go round the hairpin bend, drive for about another 2 minutes, past the Sherpa supermarket on your left. Stop at the lift and phone our staff (Ben & Hope) on 00 33 7681 53802 for them to come and meet you. If you are driving your own car, Ben and Hope will show you where to park in the underground car park and give you a sticker for your car authorising you to park there.

Please note that it is obligatory to carry snow chains when driving in the Alps, but don’t worry, we can help you fit your snow chains – we’ve had lots of practice…!!

Eurotunnel

Car rental:

A few car rental options for you to choose from. Shopping around helps as prices and packages may change.

Carrentals
Europcar
Easycar

Travel by Train:

If you live near London, the overnight Snow Train can be a convenient method of travel. You can catch it at London St Pancras or Ebbsfleet International in Kent, and then simply change platforms at Lille, and then go to Moutiers (which is about 27km from us). You can also get the high speed rail link from London St Pancras or Ebbsfleet, and then change in Paris to a TGV which also then goes onto Moutiers. Click the following links for more information: Eurostar and French Railways (SNCF).

Airport Transfers:

We can provide this service on a first come, first service basis. We are fully insured and licensed under French and Swiss Law (Licence no: 2014/82/0000698). If we’re unable to do your airport transfers, please try www.alptransfers.eu. You can see reviews of our transfer service below.

Or for a special treat, and by far the most extravagant, but also the most exciting means of transportation in our list! Whitetracks Helicopters will provide the perfect start or finale to your ski holiday by ensuring a fast and unforgettable transfer journey that is combined with one of the best, if not the ultimate, panoramic birds eye view of the snow-capped Alpine landscape.

  • Geneva > Les Menuires – Flight time: Approx. 35 mins
  • Chambery > Les Menuires – Flight time: Approx. 25-30 mins
  • Grenoble > Les Menuires – Flight time: Approx. 40 mins
  • Lyon > Les Menuires – Flight time: Approx. 45 mins

Useful Travel Links:

Chambery Airport
Geneva airport
Lyon Airport
Grenoble Airport