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Bessans Resort & Transfer Guide

If you are looking for a chance to run away from crowds, experience more authentic French Alps experience and you are not fastidious on piste options, then Bessans ski resort might be the best place for you!

Bessans is made for those who love nature, love winter and just want to spend some quality time in a peaceful atmosphere in a traditional village.

If you have chosen Bessans as your winter holiday destination then be sure to check Alps2Alps offer for best price and service on the market!


Ski Resort Location

Bessans is one of the most famous Alpine Nordic areas - the ski resort is located between Vanoise National Park and Italy. Although it doesn’t provide much downhill skiing possibilities, the nearby Val Cenis can be a great addition to your winter holiday experience. The resort itself is well known for its cross-country courses - it even has an international biathlon center and everyone is more than welcome to learn the basics of the sport with the assistance of a certified and experienced instructor.


Closest Airports to Bessans

If you’re flying to Bessans be sure to arrive via one of the closest airports to the resort:


Closest Train Stations to Bessans

There are no direct trains to Bessans ski resort. The closest train station is Modane, from there you can take the local taxi to Bessans that operates daily.


Transfer Times

These transfer times to Bessans are approximate only - traffic and weather conditions can impact transfer times:

  • Modane – 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Geneva Airport (GVA) - 3 hours 25minutes
  • Chambery Airport (CMF) - 2 hours 25 minutes
  • Lyon Saint Exupery Airport (LYS) - 3 hours 20 minutes
  • Grenoble Airport (GNB) – 3 hours 20 minutes
  • Turin Airport (TRN) – 2 hours 40 minutes


How Much Will Your Transfer Cost

Traveling to Bessans ski resort can be done without overpaying and with comfort - when choosing Alps2Alps as your ski transfer provider we take into account several aspects when calculating the final price:

  • Day and time of your transfer
  • The number of people traveling in your group
  • Your chosen arrival airport
  • Distance to Bessans ski resort
  • Special offers at the time you make a reservation

The transfer prices will be up to 60% lower than weekend prices, if you book a midweek (Monday-Friday) transfer to Bessans ski resort. For even more saving be sure to book your transfer for the off-peak and off-season.
When calculating the final price for your transfer to Bessans we take into consideration vehicle availability and utilization, schedule of transfers and other costs like road tolls and parking fees.

To discuss any specific requirements or plans to travel to Bessans as part of a larger group, get in touch with us directly.


Resort Open & Closing Dates

Seasonal opening dates at Bessans are subject to snow conditions, though are currently listed as follows:

  • Season opens - 21st December 2019
  • Season closes - 10th April 2020

Ski Resort Essentials

Bessans ski resort sits at 1750m with pistes from 1750 to 2200m above sea level. Here are some essential stats of the Bessans ski resort:

  • 1 red piste
  • 1 blue piste
  • 2 green pistes
  • Cross country pistes: 80km

Although Bessans ski resorts downhill piste choice is quite limited, a wide range of cross-country pistes and mesmerizing mountain view attracts plenty of winter sports enthusiasts every year.

Family Friendly/Kids

With plenty of major resorts nearby, Bessans is a great place to visit if you want to get away from huge crowds but at the same time still enjoy the charm of French Alps. Besides alpine and cross-country skiing, here you can try biathlon, snowshoeing, dog sledding, carriage rides and plenty of other winter activities. The local ski school teaches kids starting from just 3 years of age, therefore every member of your family will be welcomed here and have a great time.


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Tourist Resources & Links

We have gathered some useful information when traveling to Bessans ski resort, thus you will get the most out of your ski holidays:


How to Choose Transfers to Bessans

When choosing Alps2Alps as your transfer provider to Bessans ski resort, be sure that you will benefit from:

  • The lowest transfer price on market
  • Customer service ready to assist 24/7
  • English-speaking, friendly drivers
  • Modern and comfortable vehicles
  • Full commitment to reliability, punctuality and flexibility


Book Your Ski Transfer to Bessans

When you book your ski transfer to Bessans ski resort, be sure to book it in advance to get the best deal - earlier you book, better the price! If you have any questions or requests about your transfer, let Alps2Alps know and we will be happy to ensure a great start to your winter ski holidays!

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