Transfers from Geneva to Les Houches will not present any difficulties for you this ski season. If you’re looking forward to your winter vacation time at this French ski resort, ensure you can rely on Alps2Alps. Below you will find some very useful information about your future journey from plane to powder, and a little bit more about our transfers.
Approximately, transfers from Geneva to Les Houches, will take 1 hour 15 minutes, but you could encounter some difficulties on road, depending on the time you will be travelling and the current weather conditions also.
Les Houches ski resort can be crowded with ski tourists at peak times of the season. It means there can be some traffic jams and waiting during the way. Alps2Alps always do everything possible to ensure you are feeling well for all duration of your transfer.
We strongly recommend our clients go travelling in midweek days to cut down the time of the trip and guarantee yourself more time on the slopes.
The standard route from Geneva Airport to Les Houches will take you on south, around Geneva city in the direction to Paris/Lyon/Annecy. Then, turn left to Auturoute Blance (A40) and continue your way to north-east. Go around Etrembieres, leaving behind Les Roches, Les Chars, La Papeterie. Then, drive along the river Arve, passing Chamonix, La Perriere, La Grangeat, and, after that you have to go to the left, across the river Arve. Continue your way through Viaduk des Egratz. Finally, turn right to D213 to Place de la Mairie till Les Houches.
During our way from the airport to the ski resort, take in mind that we always could make a stop when needed. So, don’t hesitate to ask the driver to do that, even for stretch your legs or do a little warm-up.
What else? There are plenty of supermarkets en-route to Les Houches. You can pick up some tasty snacks for the journey and maybe the mostly needed ski holiday essentials. It’s better to do it before you get to the ski resort, because at the resort itself prices will be much higher.
Getting bored? Just get your camera out and start snapping. You will see so much amazing landscapes by the route. Put the earphones into your ears and start enjoying your favourite music. You will not even notice how you get to the ski resort.
Renting skis? Don’t wait till you get to the resort, just pick skis up on your way.
Alps2Alps has a ski rental shop not far from Geneva city.
It’s important to remember that the journey from Geneva to Les Houches will take you to more altitude, and it may lead to some potential complications.
Geneva airport lies at an altitude of 430m, the village of Les Houches - at 1100m.
During this trip through mountains some passengers might have a mild discomfort. Nausea, headache and dizziness usually happen because of the air pressure change. Little kids are especially prone to feel unwell.
If you start feeling sick, don’t doubt to ask your driver to lower the temperature in the vehicle, if needed to help you feel more comfortable or to make a stop during the way.
Les Houches is a village in the Chamonix Valley, at the northern foot of the Mont Blanc Massif, in the Haute-Savoie department of the southeastern Rhône-Alpes region of France.
The different level of the trails is perfect for family holidays, and the extremals go here to realize their dream - feel like a participant in the World Cup competitions in alpine skiing, descending the black track La Verte des Houches.
Located 5km from the city centre, Geneva Airport is one of the busiest airports to service the Alps. It’s a very crowded with the ski tourists place, especially at the peak of the season. Make sure you book your ski transfer in advance to avoid unnecessary waiting here.
Flying with your own skis? Find out how much airlines flying into Geneva airport will charge you.
If you’re looking for the information about your flight to Geneva Airport, find it here.
Alps2Alps always offers the most affordable transfers to all popular Alpine ski resorts. We used to take the most dynamic approach to the pricing formation. When calculating our quotes, we take in account such factors as:
• Your journey
• How many people travelling in your group
• Day and Date of your travel
• Special offers and discounts available
During calculating fares, we usually start with our standard price quote and then reduce it according with the factors you saw above. What’s why we only ever decrease our prices, but never overstate them.
Final price of your transfer will be formed taking into account vehicle availability, transfer schedule, the use of the vehicle and some additional costs like road tolls and airport parking charges.
To low your transfer cost and save the most, we advise you to go travel in midweek. Midweek transfer can actually reduce your costs by up to 60%. Besides that, you will fell more tranquil during the trip and will not have to spend the time in traffic jams on the route. More discounts are available for travelling off-season and in low season.
Alps2Alps provides low-cost ski rentals in trips from Geneva. We have a rental store only in 15 minutes from Geneva Airport. If you want to rent ski equipment, we will then pick you up from the airport and take you to the rental store.
Besides, we have plenty of service points in the Alps, there you can easily exchange your ski equipment if it does not fit you well.
Wait a moment, that’s not all!
Kids ski rental with Alps2Alps comes free with any full paying adult sky traveller.
Booking your transfer is very simple. The fastest way to do it is online, but you can also email or call us if you prefer this way of communication.
Booking online will take you just 5 minutes, and then our managers will guarantee it immediately. If the ski resort or some service, you are looking for, are not available on our web page, please contact us. We will be glad to assist you.