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Chambery Airport to Tignes Transfers

Looking for a transfer from Chambery airport to Tignes?

Tignes is a big name among French ski resorts. So, it’s unsurprising that each ski season, many skiers head to this infamous destination to enjoy its high altitude that boasts plenty of snowfall until late into the year.

Below you can find everything you need to know about the journey, from the airport to the resort, and a why you can trust Alps2Alps transfers to get you safely to your destination.

Transfers from Chambery to Tignes

Chambery airport is located 142 km from Tignes. The transfer time is between

2– 3 hours, depending on the time of your travel.

Tignes is one of France’s most popular ski resorts. So if travelling during peak times, you can expect to encounter numerous congestions and long wait times. Despite this,  we’ll do everything to ensure you receive the best service during your transfer.

We highly suggest that you travel midweek to cut down on your journey time and to guarantee more time on the slopes.


Route Details, Issues & Alternatives

The standard journey from Chambery to Tignes will usually take you via route N90. Head for Route de l'Aéroport towards D1201 (Voglans). Take the A43/E70, A430 and N90 roads in the direction of the D1090 (Bourg-Saint-Maurice). Continue travelling along the D1090 and take the D902 in the direction of D87A (Tignes).

Your driver will always take the best route possible, depending on traffic and weather conditions.


What to Do En-Route

You don’t have to head directly to the ski resort.  If you wish to stop at any time to stretch your legs and have a cup of tea or coffee, we will happily accommodate this.

There are a number of supermarkets en-route to Tignes.  If you feel hungry on your way to the resort, you can stop and choose some snacks for the journey.  You may find that the products are cheaper in the supermarkets than those found at the resort itself!

During your transfer, you’ll have a chance to admire the breath-taking scenery and views, including the magnificent peaks in the Haute Tarentaise massif. Don’t forget your camera!

Are you renting skis? No need to wait in line at the resort, you can pick them up on the way there. We have a ski rental shop in Albertville, which is located 45 minutes from  Chambery airport.

More information about our ski rental offer will be provided later.


Journey Altitude

It is very important to note that your journey from Chambery Airport to Tignes will take you to a very high altitude. This can present its own complications.

Chambery airport sits at around 235m above sea level, while the main village of Tignes is situated at approximately 2100m above sea level. Some passengers may experience discomforts, such as nausea, headaches and dizziness. These symptoms are a result of the change in air pressure.

Children are particularly prone to feeling unwell.

To help you feel better, you can ask the driver to decrease the temperature in the vehicle or recline your seat.   We’ll do everything possible to ensure you have the most comfortable journey possible!


Tignes Ski Resort

The Tignes ski resort is recognised as one of Europe’s highest altitude skiing resorts (reaching heights of up to 3450 metres). Tignes is one half of the stunning Espace Killy ski area.

Tignes is situated in the heart of the Alps, between the surrounding mountain peaks set around its natural lake. The resort is snow sure thanks to its high altitude, giving you the best experience possible.

Here you will find one of the longest ski seasons in Europe. You can also travel here during the summer for glacier skiing, as a fantastic and unique off-season getaway.  

The ski pass will provide you access to approximately 300km of different pistes, for all skill levels – from beginner to expert, proving the resort has something to offer to all its visitors. There are 78 ski lifts operating at the resort, allowing you to access all the various pistes with ease.

Find out more about Tignes ski resort here.


Chambery Airport Transfers (CMF)

Located approximately 5km from the city centre, Chambery airport is a perfect choice if you are looking to hit the slopes.  During peak season, winter sports enthusiasts flock here in their droves. We highly recommend that you to book your ski transfer in advance to avoid any unnecessary waiting.

Flying with your own skis? Find out how much the airlines flying to Chambery airport will charge you.

If you require information about your flight to Chambery Airport, find it here.

You can find out more about Chambery Airport here.


How Much Will Your Transfer from Chambery to Tignes Cost?

At Alps2Alps, we strive to offer the best value transfers to all resorts in the Alps. In order to do this, we take a transparent approach when it comes to our pricing structure.

We take a number of different factors into consideration when calculating your quote, which includes:

  • Your journey

  • The number of people travelling

  • The day and the time you travel

  • Any additional discounts available

When calculating fares, we start with our standard price and then reduce it based on the factors stated above. This dynamic approach means we only reduce our prices!

Pricing is also affected by vehicle availability, transfer schedule, vehicle utilisation and additional costs such as road tolls and parking charges.


Midweek Transfers

If you wish to lower your costs, spend less time stuck in traffic and avoid the large crowds, we highly recommend that you travel in the middle of the week. A midweek transfer can cut your costs by up to 60%.

More discounts are available for travelling off-season and off-peak, which means, cheaper flights and hotels.


Alps 2 Alps Ski Rental – Kids Ski Free

We also offer low-cost ski rentals through our rental store, which is situated 45 minutes from Chambery Airport. We will collect you from the airport and take you to the rental store to have your equipment fitted before continuing on your journey to the resort.

Getting the right equipment will make a huge difference to your skiing experience Alps2Alps have plenty of service points placed across the Alps. If your equipment isn’t quite right, you can always exchange it quickly with minimal hassle.

If that wasn’t enough,  kids ski rental with Alps2Alps comes free with any full paying adult. Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity! ‍ 

Book your ski rental and transfer here!


Book Your Chambery to Tignes Transfer

Booking your airport transfer is quick and simple! All you need to do is to complete our online booking form.  Alternatively, if you prefer, you can contact us via e-mail or telephone and we will be happy to assist you with the booking!

Our booking system is 100% secure! The booking process takes less than 5 minutes and we will confirm your booking immediately. If your desired service and/or destination is not available, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will do everything to assist you.

Head over to our booking page to book your transfer in just a few seconds.


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