Airport transfers from Geneva Airport to Le Grand-Bornand – Alps2Alps offers friendly and reliable transfer which removes all the hassle of having to organise all transportation to and from the resort.
Here you will find all the necessary information you need to know about your holidays and some important reasons why our clients trust Alps2Alps to be their airport transfer provider.
Usually, transfers from Geneva Airport to Le Grand-Bornand will take around 1 hour and 30 minutes though this may get longer due to traffic jams. Le Grand Bornand is a popular ski resort. If travelling at high ski season, you can expect longer queues and high waiting time.
Alps2Alps will always ensure that you are comfortable and safe for the duration of your airport transfer. We highly recommend travelling midweek to cut down on your journey time and guarantee as much time on the slopes as possible.
The direct route from Geneva Airport to Le Grand-Bornand (66,2km) will usually take you via route A40. On A1 and A40 move towards Avenue du Mont Blanc/D1203 (Saint-Pierre-en-Faucigny, France). From A40 turn to exit 16-Bonneville.
Move on Tour du Bargy in the direction of Route de Villavit/D4 (Le Grand-Bornand). Always ask the driver about the best possible way to get to the resort. If there is bad weather or snow, you should plan extra time for your transfer.
If needed, you can ask your friendly driver for a shortstop (up to 10 minutes). You can go outside, breathe in some fresh air or have a cup of tea.
There are some supermarkets en-route to Le Grand-Bornand. If you will get hungry on the way to the resort, you can choose there a few snacks for the journey or buy your much-needed travel essentials. Usually, prices in supermarkets en-route are cheaper than in most of the ski resorts. Bear in mind, that all shop visits should be pre-booked with Customer Support prior to your arrival.
Enjoy the spectacular panoramas during your trip to Le Grand-Bornand. Don’t forget to get your camera open and ready to shoot!
Renting skis? Don’t wait until you get to the resort, pick these up on your way. We have ski rental shops near Geneva. Find out more about our ski rental offerings later.
It’s important to remember that your journey from Geneva to Le Grand-Bornand will take you to a very high altitude. This may present its own potential complications such as altitude sickness.
Geneva airport sits at 430m, while the resort of Le Grand-Bornand lies at an elevation of 1,000m. Some passengers can experience mild discomforts, such as nausea, headaches and dizziness. That can be symptoms of the change in altitude. Young children are often those who are at risk of feeling unwell.
As a result of the combination between such air pressure and steep, serpentine roads, the journey can be difficult. In this situation, ask your driver to lower the temperature in the vehicle to help you feel more comfortable.
The breathtaking landscapes on your way to Le Grand-Bornand can act as a great medicine for you.
Le Grand-Bornand is a mountain village situated right at the foot of the stunning Aravis mountains. Le Grand-Bornand itself consists of three areas: the Bouchet valley, the ski resort Le Chinaillon valley and the village of Le Grand-Bornand.
The ski resort is divided into 4 areas - Le Maroly, Le Chinaillon-Lachat, La Joyère and La Duche-Les Annes. First three areas are ideal for families and beginners. La Duche-Les Annes requires more experience so experts and advanced skiers are welcomed here. There is a snow-park for snowboarders - some may say that is one of the best snow parks in France. There are a total of 48 pistes in the immediate vicinity of the resort, served by 39 ski lifts.
The appropriate ski pass covers the neighbouring resorts of the Annecy Mountains ski area with 252km of downhill skiing, 172 individual pistes and 156 ski lifts accessible with a single pass. You can ski or snowboard in the other Lake Annecy Ski Resorts of La Clusaz, Manigod and Saint Jean de Sixt.
Le Grand-Bornand ski area is connected to the Lake Annecy Ski Resorts. Lake Annecy resorts of La Clusaz, La Sambuy/Seythenex, Manigod and Saint Jean de Sixt.
The resort boasts to be the only French ski resort to welcome the IBU World Biathlon World Cup. Besides, the resort offers a wide variety of sliding activities: alpine ski, nocturnal ski, biathlon, Fat-Bike, poney-sledging. Also, Le Grand-Bornand is famous for the local Reblochon cheese, which is made twice a day in the village farms during the winter. There are 50 working family farms still very much operational in the valleys, which are definitely worth to visit.
Enjoy the snow games in one of the most famous ski resorts in Europe!
Sitting approximately 5km from the city centre, Geneva Airport is one of the busiest airports to service the Alps. It is definitely advisable to prebook your airport transfer to Le Grand-Bornand to avoid any unnecessary waiting.
Flying with your own skis? Find out how much the airlines flying into Geneva airport will charge you.
If you’re looking for information about your flight to Geneva Airport, find it here.
At Alps2Alps, our goal is to offer competitively priced airport transfers to all ski resorts in the Alps. We like to take a transparent approach to price structure. We take a number of factors into consideration when calculating our quotes. These factors include:
The number of people travelling
The day and time you travel
Any discounts available
All of the above will only ever result in our base-rate for ski transfers going down – we never over-inflate our prices at any time or for any reason
Pricing is also affected by vehicle availability, transfer schedule, vehicle utilisation and additional costs such as road tolls and parking charges.
We strongly advise you to travel in the middle of the week. Book your unforgettable midweek holiday – that is the perfect choice if you want to lower your costs up to an incredible 60%, avoid the crowds and spend less time stuck in traffic. Also, more discounts are available for travelling off-season and off-peak – like cheaper flights, cheaper hotels, etc.
Alp2Alps offers low-cost ski rentals when travelling from Geneva. We have a rental store situated only 15 minutes from Geneva Airport. We will then pick you up from the airport and take you to the rental store to have your equipment fitted before continuing your journey to the resort.
Getting proper ski equipment sometimes can be difficult - we have plenty of service points across the Alps. If your equipment isn’t quite right, you can exchange it with minimal hassle or fuss.
But wait, that’s not all!
Kids ski rental with Alps2Alps comes free with any full paying adult. Alp2Alps offers best discounts on your ski hire - rent your skis and snowboards in one of our ski rental stores!
Book your Le Grand-Bornand airport transfer with Alps2Alps. All you need to do is to complete our online booking form. You can also contact us via e-mail or telephone.
Booking online takes less than 5 minutes and we’ll guarantee your booking immediately. If your chosen service or destination isn’t available, don’t hesitate to contact us and we’ll do everything we can to assist you.