Transfers from Chambery Airport to La Clusaz are hugely popular with those seeking the snow each ski season.
If you heading to La Clusaz for snow, après and excitement, here’s everything you need to know about your journey from Chambery Airport. Take the hassle out of travelling by choosing a private transfer service!
The transfer time from Chambery to La Clusaz is less than 2 hours, although this may change significantly depending on weather, traffic and road conditions. La Clusaz ski resort is very busy at peak times, as it is very popular with families; therefore you may encounter some traffic congestion and long waits s.
We will do whatever we can to ensure that you are comfortable for the duration of your transfer.
We highly recommend travelling midweek to cut down on your journey time and bag yourself more time on the slopes.
The standard route from Chambery to La Clusaz take you via route A41 (82,6 km). Chambery airport is centrally located, just off the A41 Autoroute. Your driver will head for Route de l'Aéroport towards D1201 (Voglans). On the A41/E712 head towards Voie des Aravis / D916 (Argonay). From D1203 your drive will take the exit towards Argonay/Annecy-le-Vieux/Thônes. Following D16 and D909 will take you to your destination (La Clusaz).
An alternative route will take you via route A43 (108 km). A
Your driver will always take the best possible route to avoid traffic. However, if the weather is exceptionally poor, please anticipate extra time for your transfer.
Instead of heading straight for your ski resort, you may like to stop along the way to stretch your legs, have a cup of coffee or breathe in the fresh air. Your driver will happily accommodate this.
There are several supermarkets en route to La Clusaz. You may want to buy your ski holiday essentials or grab a few snacks for the journey. You may find that the prices of products bought on the way to La Clusaz are cheaper than in the resort itself.
La Clusaz is a ski resort in the French Alps near the Swiss border which is known as one of the most picturesque in France. You can witness beautiful, sweeping panoramas along the way to La Clusaz. Have your camera ready to take pictures as you go!
Renting skis? Don’t wait till you arrive at the mountains - pick them up on your way. We have ski rental shops in Albertville (45 minutes from Chambery airport). Find more information about our ski rental offers below.
You may already be aware that your journey from Chambery to La Clusaz will take you to a very high altitude, which may present its own potential complications, such as altitude sickness.
Chambery airport sits at around 235m, while the main village of La Clusaz is at 1100m. Some passengers may experience mild discomfort, such as nausea, headaches and dizziness, as a result, of the change in air pressure. Young children are most at risk of feeling unwell.
When combining this air pressure change with steep, serpentine roads, the transfer journey may be a little uncomfortable.
However, if you’re feeling unwell, simply ask your driver to lower the temperature in the vehicle or adjust your seat. If necessary, your driver can also make a stop along the way.
At high altitudes, if you’re feeling particularly unwell, the stunning views over the surrounding mountains can be a great distraction.
La Clusaz is a traditional Alpine village which is home to a modern ski resort. La Clusaz ski resort is spread out over 5 mountains and it culminates at 2600m with an impressive total vertical descent of 1500m.
Your ski pass will give you access to around 125km of pistes and 84 slopes, serviced by 55 ski lifts.
La Clusaz is the largest part of the Les Aravis ski area which is linked by bus to the neighbouring resorts of Manigod and Grand Bornand. The appropriate ski lift pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Annecy Mountain ski resorts of La Sambuy/Seythenex, Le Grand Bornard, Manigod and Saint Jean de Sixt.
La Clusaz ski resort offers great skiing with a huge variety of terrain extending over the five mountains. This makes for an unforgettable holiday!
Chambery is a small, winter-only airport servicing a good number of the French ski resorts in the Southern and Northern Alps. During ski season, crowds of winter sports enthusiasts flock here in their droves. We strongly recommend 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 Chambery airport will charge you.
If you’re looking for information about your flight to Chambery Airport, find it here.
At Alps2Alps, our main goal is to offer the best value transfers to and from the slopes. Therefore, we take a transparent approach to our pricing structure. When calculating our prices, we consider a number of factors. These include:
The number of people travelling
The day and time of 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 reduce our prices –never increase them!
Pricing is also affected by vehicle availability, transfer schedules, vehicle utilisation and additional costs, such as road tolls and parking charges.
If you want to lower your costs by up to 60% and spend less time stuck in traffic, we highly recommend travelling midweek.
Travelling during the off-peak season can also mean cheaper flights and cheaper hotels. What’s not to like?
Alps2Alps also offer low-cost ski rentals when travelling from Chambery Airport. We have a rental store situated 45 minutes from Chambery 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.
Alps2Alps have plenty of service points across the Alps which offer a wide selection of skis, clothing and accessories for your skiing. If your equipment isn’t quite right, you can exchange it with minimal hassle or fuss.
But that’s not all! With Alps2Alps kids’ ski rental comes free with any fully paying adult.
Our booking system is fast, easy to use and completely stress-free! 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.
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.