Airport transfers from Bergamo Airport to Les Houches - Alps2Alps removes all the stress of having to organise all transportation to and from the resort.
In this text, you will find all the necessary information you need to know about your journey from plane to the ski resort and some useful facts about why you can trust Alps2Alps transfers.
Transfer from Bergamo Airport to Les Houches usually takes around 3 hours and 30 minutes though this may see significant changes depending on the time of your travel. Les Houches is a very popular ski resort if travelling at high times; you can expect to encounter some crowd and waiting.
Alps2Alps 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.
The standard route from Bergamo Airport to Les Houches (285km) will usually take you via routes A4/E64 and E25. Move through SP116 and Via Aeroporto move to SS671 (Bergamo). On the routes, A4/E64 and E25 move towards Route de la Gare (Les Houches, France). From the route N205 turn to the exit D213. Continue on Route de la Gare. Move towards D213. Always ask the driver about the best possible route.
Ask your driver for a shortstop (up to 10 minutes) - if you wish to stop at any stage of the airport transfer to stretch your legs or have a cup of coffee, we will happily accommodate this.
There are various supermarkets en-route to Les Houches. You can buy some snacks for the journey if you will get hungry. When it comes to buying food and travel essentials, sometimes products bought on the way to the ski resort can be cheaper than those found in the resort stores. All shop visits should be pre-booked with Customer Support prior to your arrival.
You can enjoy wonderful views of the surrounding mountains during your airport transfer to Les Houches ski resort. Take your camera and start snapping!
Don’t forget that your journey from Bergamo Airport to Les Houches will take you to a very high altitude. This can present its own potential complications.
Bergamo Airport is located at an altitude of 238 meters, while the resort of Les Houches lies at an elevation of 1,010m. Some passengers can experience mild discomfort during the trip, such as nausea, headaches and dizziness which can be symptoms of the change in air pressure. Young children are especially at risk of feeling unwell.
When you combine such air pressure change with steep, serpentine roads, the journey sometimes can be difficult. If needed, ask your driver to lower the temperature in the vehicle to help you feel more comfortable.
When feeling particularly unwell, the magnificent mountain views during the trip to Les Houches can act as a great medicine for you.
Les Houches is nestled at the foot of the impressive Mont Blanc Massif. This traditional village provides great panoramic views of the peaks surrounding Chamonix. Les Houches ski resort is famous with a vertical descent of 900m and there is plenty of steep skiing to be found.
Les Houches is part of the Ski Pass Mont Blanc area with access to 952km of downhill skiing, with 507 individual pistes, served by 248 ski lifts. The appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Ski Pass Mont Blanc ski resorts of Argentiere, Chamonix, Combloux, Cordon, Le Tour, Les Contamines, Megeve, Passy Plaine Joux and St.Gervais Mont-Blanc.
Les Houches offers many other activities, such as snowshoeing, tobogganing, ice-skating rink, paragliding, snowpark. There is also a night skiing on the Tourchet piste - on certain evenings during peak season the slopes are floodlit and there are music and hot drinks at the bottom!
Freestyle enthusiasts will enjoy Bellevue Airpark and the DC shoes Area 43. If this is not extreme enough for you try out speed-skiing! There is also an adventure park and a climbing wall for those feeling a bit more energetic. Also, you can book a flight with a helicopter around Mont Blanc.
Les Houches offers you a lot of incredible possibilities to have unforgettable holidays!
Bergamo Airport is located 3km from Bergamo city centre and around 45 km away from Milan city centre. Make sure you book your ski transfer in advance to avoid any unnecessary waiting.
Flying with your own skis? Find out how much the airlines flying into Bergamo airport will charge you.
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At Alps2Alps, our aim is to offer great value transfers to all ski resorts in the Alps. We like to take a transparent approach to price structure. We take a number of factors into consideration when calculating our quotes. These factors include:
The number of people travelling
The day and time you travel
Any discounts available
All of the above mentioned will only ever result in our base-rate for ski transfers going down – we never over-inflate our prices at any time or for any reason. We also offer substantial discounts for off-peak, off-season and midweek transfers to Les Houches.
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 lower your costs up to an incredible 60%, spend less time stuck in traffic and see your dream destination at a less frenetic time, we highly recommend travelling midweek. More discounts are available for the travelling off-season and off-peak.
Take advantage of Alps2Alps ski & snowboard equipment storage. Ski Depot service makes it easy for you - just leave here your skies or snowboard after your ski holidays. Besides, that is not only ski storage itself, other ski services are also available here, such as – repair, edge tuning, wax etc. That is very simple – you will give your ski or snowboard to the transfer driver and will receive them back on your next trip to the Alps, in any airport wherever Alps2Alps operates.
You can easily pre-book your airport transfer to Les Houches with Alps2Alps. All you need to do is to complete our online booking form. Or if you prefer you can contact us via e-mail or telephone.
Our booking system is 100% secure, you can make your reservation right away. 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.