Transfers from Lyon airport to Les Gets - Alps2Alps offers reliable and friendly airport transfers for your winter holidays in France.
Here you will find all the necessary information you need to know about your journey from the plane to the ski resort and a little bit about why our clients choose Alps2Alps transfers.
Usually, transfers from Lyon to Les Gets will take around 2 hours 30 minutes, though this may see significant changes depending on the time of your travel. Les Gets is a very popular ski resort in the majestic French Alps, which often results in long traffic jams for a considerable part of the journey. Alps2Alps will always do whatever possible to ensure that you are comfortable during your airport transfer.
We strongly advise you to travel in the middle of the week to cut down on your journey time and maximise time on the slopes.
The most direct route from Lyon to Les Gets (203 km) will usually take you via routes A43 (E70) and A41. Continue to your destination (Saint-Laurent-de-Mure). Take A43, A41, A410 and A40/E25 towards Avenue des Lacs/D304 (Scionzier). From A40 / E25 take an exit to 18-Scionzier. Continue on D902B and D902 in the direction of the Route du Front de Neige (Les Gets). You will enjoy this gorgeous drive through the Alps. Always ask the driver about the best possible route. Allow yourself more time for the journey if you know the travel conditions may be bad.
You don’t have to be in a hurry and go straight to your ski destination, if needed you can ask your driver for a short stop (up to 10 minutes). If you’d like to stop at any stage of the trip to stretch your legs or have a cup of tea or coffee, we will happily accommodate this.
There are several supermarkets en-route to Les Gets. You can find there some snacks for the journey or buy your much-needed ski holiday essentials. Sometimes products bought on the way to Les Gets are way cheaper than those found in the resort itself. Bear in mind, that all shop visits should be pre-booked with Customer Support prior your arrival.
Les Gets has a fantastic location – on French side but right next to the Swiss border and is regularly listed as one of the most beautiful ski resorts in the Alps. Enjoy spectacular views during the trip and make sure you have your camera ready!
Renting skis? Don’t wait till you get to the resort, pick these up on your way. We have a ski rental shop in Albertville. Find more information about our ski rental offerings below.
It’s important to know that your journey from Lyon to Les Gets will take you to a very high altitude. This can present its own potential problems or complications.
Lyon airport sits at around 200m, while Les Gets is situated at 1170m. Nausea, headaches and dizziness, can be the symptoms of the change in air pressure. Young children are especially prone to feeling unwell.
When you combine such air pressure change with steep and serpentine roads, the journey may be difficult for some people. If needed, ask your driver to lower the temperature in the vehicle to help you feel more comfortable.
Discover the incredible beauty of the mountains during your trip to Les Gets, this can be your own perfect medicine.
Les Gets is a traditional and charming Savoyan village, which is located between Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc. Les Gets is ideal for beginners and families. The resort is a proud owner of the 'Famille Plus Montagne' label and is the perfect ski holiday destination for families. Les Gets is part of the massive Portes du Soleil ski area, which gives you the access to 650km of pistes. The appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Portes du Soleil ski resorts of Abondance, Chatel, Avoriaz, La Chapelle d’Abondance, La Grande Terche, Morzine, Montriond, Saint Jean d’Aulps, Champoussin, Champéry, Les Crosets, Morgins and Torgon. Les Gets offers a variety of skiing to suit all levels, with some off-piste opportunities and a small snow park.
Les Gets is the perfect holiday destination for you and your family. Enjoy sensational skiing with outstanding panoramic views!
Lyon Airport is the international airport situated 25kms east from Lyon City Centre, serving the third biggest city in France. During high ski season, we advise you to prebook your Les Gets airport transfers 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.
At Alps2Alps, our aim is to offer you the best value transfers to all resorts in the Alps. We like to take a transparent approach to price structure. We always take a number of factors into consideration when calculating our quotes. These 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.
The transfer price is also affected by vehicle availability, transfer schedule, vehicle utilisation and additional costs such as road tolls and parking charges.
If you want to avoid crowds, spend less time stuck in traffic and lower your costs up to 60%, we recommend you to travel in the middle of the week. More discounts are available for the travelling off-season and off-peak. Travelling during off-peak season always means better deals, cheaper flights and hotels. Take a look at more discounts available for travelling off-season and off-peak.
Alps2Alps offers low-cost ski rentals when travelling from Lyon. We have a rental store in Albertville situated 1 hour 30 minutes from Lyon Airport. We can 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.
Choosing the proper ski equipment is very important if you want to enjoy your skiing. If your equipment isn’t quite right, you can exchange it with minimal hassle or fuss.
But wait a second, that’s not all! Kids ski rental with Alps2Alps comes free with any full paying adult. Take a look on our website!
Booking your airport transfer is very easy and totally stress-free! All you need to do is to complete our online booking form. Or you can contact us by e-mail or phone.
Our booking system is 100% secure! It 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.