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Lyon Airport to Avoriaz Transfers

Transfers from Lyon to Avoriaz - Alps2Alps will get you to the resort without stress and hassle. If you’re planning a trip to this incredible French ski resort, ensure that you can trust your airport transfer service provider.

Below you will find all the necessary information you need to know about your ski holidays in Avoriaz, and some important facts why our clients choose Alps2Alps to deliver a reliable transfer service.

Transfers from Lyon to Avoriaz

Usually, transfers from Lyon to Avoriaz will take around 2 hours and 40 minutes depending on seasonal traffic and road conditions.  Avoriaz is known as the snowboarding capital of Europe, the resort can be very busy if you are travelling at peak season, you can expect to encounter some traffic and waiting.

At Alps2Alps we will always do whatever possible to make your journey smooth and comfortable. We highly recommend you travelling midweek to cut down on your journey time and guarantee more time on the slopes.


Route Details, Issues & Alternatives

The standard route from Lyon airport to Avoriaz (217 km) will usually take you via route A43. Continue to your destination (Saint-Laurent-de-Mure). Take the A43, A41, A410 and A40/E25 towards Avenue des Lacs/D304 (Scionzier). From A40/E25 turn to the exit on 18-Scionzier. Take D902B, D902, D338 and Route des Ardoisières in the direction of the Place du Téléphérique (Morzine). Always ask the driver about the best possible route. If there are bad weather and snow, plan a little more time to get to your destination.


What to Do En-Route

You don’t have to go right to your ski destination. If you want to stop at any stage of the trip to stretch your legs or to have a cup of coffee or tea, we will be happy to assist you. You always can ask your driver for a short stop (up to 10 minutes).

There are plenty of supermarkets on your way to Avoriaz. If you feel hungry you can buy some snacks or your necessary ski holiday essentials. Sometimes prices can be cheaper comparing to the resort stores. Bear in mind, that all shop visits must be pre-booked with Customer Support prior your arrival.

Avoriaz is located high above the Morzine valley, you will enjoy spectacular mountain views during your trip. Take your best camera with you, to capture the moment.


Journey Altitude

It’s important to remember that your journey from Lyon to Avoriaz ski resort will take you to a very high altitude. This can present its own potential risks and complications.

Lyon airport sits at around 200m, while Avoriaz is nestled at an altitude of 1,800 metres. Some passengers may experience mild discomfort. Nausea, headaches and dizziness can be symptoms of the change in air pressure. Young children are often the ones at risk to feel especially unwell.

When you combine this air pressure change with steep, serpentine roads, the journey can be difficult for some people. If needed, ask your driver to lower the temperature in the vehicle to help you feel more comfortable.

The spectacular mountain scenery during your trip to Avoriaz can be the great medicine for you.


Avoriaz Ski Resort

Avoriaz is a purpose-built mountain ski resort with wood-clad buildings. Avoriaz is ideally located in the middle of the Portes du Soleil ski area, offering 360° panorama of the Alps. The resort is completely ski in/out. It’s also completely car-free. 

Avoriaz is part of Portes du Soleil - one of the largest ski areas in the world, comprising twelve resorts between France and Switzerland. This incredible ski area offers you 400km of downhill skiing, with 285 individual pistes, served by 196 ski lifts. In addition to the skiing in Avoriaz itself (650km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will give you the access to ski or snowboard in the other Portes du Soleil ski resorts of Abondance, Morgins, Chatel, La Chapelle d’Abondance, La Grande Terche, Les Gets, Les Crosets, Morzine, Champéry, Montrions, Champoussin, Saint Jean d’Aulps and Torgon.

Avoriaz is proud to be home for unique water park – Aquariaz has been designed as an aquatic paradise and features a ‘hybrid’ concept with natural tropical vegetation in the mountain surroundings. You can relax in a tropical climate: the water centre has a river with a variable gentle current, a water playhouse, a large pool with climbing walls and an open-air spa heated to 34 degrees.

Find out more about Avoriaz ski resort here.


Lyon Airport Transfers (LYS

Nestled around 26km from the city centre, Lyon Airport is located east of the biggest city of the Auvergne-Rhone-Alps.  During peak travel season, we strongly advise you to pre-book your airport transfers to Avoriaz to avoid any unnecessary stress and waiting.

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

If you’re looking for information about your flight to Lyon Airport, find it here.

Find out more about Lyon Airport here.


How Much Will Your Transfer From Lyon to Avoriaz Cost?

At Alps2Alps, we aim to offer amazing value transfers to all resorts in the Alps. We like to take a transparent approach to our pricing structure. We take a number of factors into consideration when calculating our quotes. These factors include:

  • Your journey

  • The number of people travelling

  • The day and time you travel

  • Any discounts available

When calculating fares, we start with our standard price and then reduce this based on the factors mentioned above. This dynamic approach means we only ever decrease our prices – never increase them.

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


Midweek Transfers

You will be surprised how much time and money you could save by travelling in the middle of the week! You can avoid long traffic jams and enjoy lower prices along with fewer crowds. A midweek transfer can save you up to 60%! More discounts are available for the travelling off-season and off-peak.


Alps 2 Alps Ski Rental – Kids Ski Free

Alps2Alps offers low-cost ski rentals. Don’t wait until you get to the resort, we can deliver the ski of your choice right to the airport. The right ski equipment is essential to a safe and enjoyable ski experience. If your equipment isn’t quite right for you, 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. Grab this opportunity right now!

Book your ski rental online here with your transfer here!


Book Your Lyon to Avoriaz Transfer

Booking your airport transfer to Avoriaz is very easy. The simplest way to do so is online, but you can also contact us by email or phone.

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.

Head over to our booking page to get a real-time quote within seconds.


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