Booking an airport transfer from Chambery to Flaine with Alps2Alps is the perfect start to your ski holiday. We offer reliable, safe & comfortable service. You will benefit from a direct journey to the resort and in the shortest time possible.
Here you will find all the necessary information you need to know about your journey from plane to the ski resort, and also a little bit about why you can trust Alps2Alps transfers.
Usually, a transfer from Chambery to Flaine will take approximately 2 hours depending on time, weather, traffic and road conditions. Flaine is a popular ski destination, it can be very busy and if you are travelling at high times you can expect to encounter some traffic and waiting.
At Alps2Alps we will always ensure 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.
Chambery airport is ideally located next to the A41 auto route within a two hour's’ drive of Flaine (135 km). Head for Route de l'aéroport towards D1201 (Voglans). On E712, A410, A40/E25 head towards Route de Chamonix/D1205 (Cluses). From A40/E25 turn to exit 19 towards Flaine/Cluses-Centre. Take D6 and D106 and head to your end destination (Arâches-la-Frasse).
Always ask the driver about the best possible route. If there is bad weather or snow, just plan extra time for your transfer.
You don’t have to go straight to your ski resort. Ask your driver for a short stop (up to 10 minutes) - if you wish to stop at any stage of the trip to stretch your legs, have a cup of coffee or breathe a fresh air, we will happily accommodate this.
There are numerous supermarkets on your way to Flaine. Sometimes products bought on the way to ski resort can be cheaper comparing to those found in the resort stores. You can choose there a few snacks for the journey or buy necessary ski holiday essentials before you get to the ski resort. Bear in mind, that all shop visits should be pre-booked with Customer Support prior your arrival.
Flaine is located in the Haute-Savoie region, between Geneva and Chamonix Mont-Blanc, you will enjoy spectacular views during your trip. Get your camera ready, never miss a moment to take fantastic pictures!
Renting skis? Don’t wait till you get to the resort, pick these up on your way. We have ski rental shops in Albertville and Geneva. It will take extra 20-30 minutes of your time, but you will arrive to the ski resort with all the necessary equipment for skiing. Find more information about our ski rental offerings later.
It’s important to understand that your journey from Chambery to Flaine ski resort will take you to a very high altitude. This can present its own potential problems and complications.
Chambery airport sits at around 235m, while Flaine resort centre is situated at 1,600 metres. Some passengers may experience some discomfort, such as nausea, headaches and dizziness can be symptoms of the change in air pressure. Young children are the ones who feel especially unwell.
When you combine such air pressure change with steep, serpentine roads, the journey sometimes can be hard. If necessary, ask your driver to lower the temperature in the vehicle to help you feel more comfortable.
It’s not the best feeling in the world when you are not feeling well, but the picturesque mountains can be the perfect medicine for you.
Flaine is part of the Grand Massif and is known as the “big snowy bowl”. The resort was purposely built on the mountain for direct access to some of the greatest terrain around. Flaine is also known as a “fly in, ski in/ski out” resort, a ski lift or piste is always near.
Flaine is the highest resort in the Grand Massif ski area and links the resorts of Les Carroz, Morillon, Samoens and Sixt. The resort is built on 3 levels: “Flaine-Foret” (1700m), “Flaine-Forum” (1600m) and Flaine-Front de Neige” at (1500m). The resorts are permanently linked by two lifts and pedestrian paths.
Flaine has the access to 140km of pisted ski runs, 51 individual pistes, served by 26 ski lifts. Appropriate ski Lift pass will give you the access to ski or snowboard in the other Grand Massif ski resorts (265 km) of Les Carroz, Morillion, Samoens and Sixt Fer a Cheval. Flaine is a great ski resort for families and friends!
Sitting approximately 5km from the city centre, Chambery Airport is the ideal starting point to set off and discover the Savoje Mont Blanc area. It can be a very busy time here during peak season when skiers come to hit the slopes. We strongly recommend 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 into Chambery airport will charge you.
If you’re looking for information about your flight to Chambery Airport, find it here.
At Alps2Alps, we aim to offer good value transfers to all our customers. We tend to take a transparent approach to price structure. We take a number of factors into consideration when calculating our prices. These factors include:
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.
Pricing is also affected by vehicle availability, transfer schedule, vehicle utilisation and additional costs such as road tolls and parking charges.
By travelling midweek you can lower your costs up to 60%, spend less time stuck in traffic and have more time for skiing. We strongly recommend travelling midweek to see your ski destination at less frenetic time! More discounts are offered for the travelling off-season and off-peak. Travelling during the off-peak season also means cheaper flights and cheaper hotels. For more information take a look at our website.
We also offer low-cost ski rentals when travelling from Chambery. We have a rental store situated 45 minutes from Chambery 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 the right equipment will make a huge difference to your skiing comfort - 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.
That’s not all -kids ski rental with Alps2Alps comes free with any full paying adult. Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity!
Booking your airport transfer is very easy and completely stress-free! 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.