Booking an airport transfer from Lyon to Val-d’Isere removes all the hassle of having to organise all transportation to and from the resort. If you’re planning a trip to this famous French ski resort, ensure you can actually rely on your airport transfer provider.
Below you will find all necessary information you need to know about your journey from plane to ski resort, and some facts about why you can trust Alps2Alps transfers.
On average, transfers from Lyon to Val-d’Isere will take around 3 hours though this may see significant changes depending on the day and time when you travel. Val-d’Isere is a world-class ski resort, it can be busy and if you are travelling at high times you can expect to encounter some traffic and waiting.
At Alps2Alps we will make sure that you are comfortable for the duration of your transfer. We highly recommend travelling midweek to cut down on your journey time and guarantee more time on the slopes.
The direct route from Lyon airport to Val-d’Isere will usually take you via motorway to Albertville (A43), via Chambery, and then take the road to Bourg St.Maurice and D902 up to Val-d’Isere.
There is no need to go straight to your final destination. If you are feeling that you want to stop at any stage of the trip to stretch your legs, we will happily accommodate this.
There are several supermarkets on your way to Val-d’Isere. You can buy some snacks for your journey and necessary ski holiday essentials before you get to the resort. That happens that products bought on the way to ski resort are cheaper than those found in the resort stores.
Keep your eyes on beautiful Lake Annecy which is definitely worth to see. Annecy is a beautiful lakeside town on the road to the Alps between Lyon and Vald’Isere.
Take your camera, get excited, and start snapping.
Renting skis? Don’t wait untill you get to the resort, pick these up on your way. We have ski rental shops in Albertville. Find out more about our ski rental offerings later.
It’s important to remember that your journey from Lyon to Val-d’Isere will take you to a very high altitude. This can present its own potential difficulties.
Lyon airport sits at 200m, while the highest lift in Val-d’Isere has altitude of 3450m. This journey can present passengers with some mild discomfort. Nausea, headaches and dizziness can be symptoms of the change in air pressure. Young children are the ones at risk group to feel unwell.
When you combine this air pressure change with steep, serpentine roads, the journey can be difficult for some. If needed, ask your driver to lower the temperature in the vehicle to help you feel more comfortable.
When feeling particularly unwell, the picturesque mountain scenery of Val-d’Isere can be the perfect medicine.
Being known as one of Europe’s highest altitude resorts (2500m), Val-d’Isere is situated in the hugely popular Espace Killy. Val d’Isere ski area can offer something for everyone, starting from free access riders to the beginner nursery slopes and some epic off-piste ride.
Val d’Isere is made up of three main areas: up the valley towards Italy is Le Fornet, ‘Val Village’ in the centre and La Daille is down the valley and is closest to Tignes. The village’s high altitude makes it easier for it to offer impressive snow cover all season long. Val d’Isere is one of the highest traditional ski villages in Europe.
Your ski pass will give you access to around 300km of downhill skiing, with 154 individual pistes, served by 87 ski lifts. Whatever level of experience you have, Val d’Isere has so many things to offer. From a range of varied beginner slopes to exciting off-piste options for the thrill-seekers.
Sitting approximately 26km from the city centre, Lyon Airport is located east of the biggest city of the Auvergne-Rhone-Alps. During high season, it is definitely advisable to prebook any Val d’Isere airport transfers to avoid any unnecessary 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.
At Alps 2 Alps, we want to offer the amazing value transfers to all ski resorts in the Alps. We like to take a transparent approach to pricing structure. We always take a number of factors into consideration when calculating our quotes. These include:
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.
Pricing is also affected by vehicle availability, transfer schedule, vehicle utilisation and additional costs such as road tolls and parking charges.
If you want to keep costs down, spend less time stuck in traffic and see a destination at a less frenetic time, we highly recommend travelling midweek. A midweek transfer can save you up to 60%.
More discounts are available for the travelling off-season and off-peak.
We also offer low-cost ski rentals when travelling from Lyon. We have a rental store situated 1 hour 30 minutes from Lyon 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 ski resort.
Alps2Alps have plenty of service points across the Alps. Getting right equipment is a must – it will make all the difference to your skiing comfort. If your equipment isn’t quite right, you can exchange it with minimal hassle or fuss.
Wait - that’s not all -kids ski rental with Alps2Alps comes free with any full paying adult. Grab this opportunity now!
Booking your transfer is very fast, easy and completely stress-free! The simplest way to do so is online, but you can also email or phone us if you prefer.
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.