Bus Transfers

There are several bus transfer companies between Bourg-Saint-Maurice SNCF station and Tignes on the one hand and Geneva Cointrin airport and Tignes on the other.

Of these, the Altibus shuttle, operated by the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, offers the most frequency with approximately one departure every hour or hour and a half. Tickets must be booked in advance online at https://www.altibus.com. You can book a single or a round trip ticket. All the information below concerns the ALTIBUS shuttle.

  • For a departure from Bourg Saint Maurice SNCF station, enter BOURG SAINT MAURICE as the departure point
  • For a departure from Geneva airport, enter GENEVE Aeroport as the departure point.
  • For the arrival point, enter TIGNES Le Lac or TIGNES Val Claret depending on where you stay in Tignes (see below for more information on choosing your destination).

Arrival on Saturday 16 March

  • Bourg Saint-Maurice - Coach station

    The Bourg-Saint-Maurice coach station is on your right as you leave the train station. A notice board will show you the boarding platform for your Altibus shuttle. Allow a maximum of 15 minutes on foot between the arrival of the train and the platform where your shuttle will be boarding.

    A tip: get off at the head of the train to save time if you only have a short time between the arrival of your train and the departure of your shuttle and be at the shuttle platform 15 minutes before departure.

    Show your Altibus e-ticket to the driver to put your luggage in the hold and board. Make sure to check the ALTIBUS marking and the destination TIGNES on the bus. If in doubt, do not hesitate to ask the driver.

  • Tignes Le Lac - Coach station

    This stop is for people staying in our residence Denali, our hotel  Terril Blanc or at the Village Montana (residence and hotel). If you are staying in one of these accommodations, or more generally, if you have booked accommodation in Tignes le Lac other than those offered on our website, or if you need to collect your keys from a real estate agency located in Tignes le Lac, you will need to choose Tignes le Lac as your destination when booking your ticket on the Altibus website.

  • Tignes Val Claret - Coach station (Terminus)

    This stop is for people staying in our residences CGH-Nevada, CGH-Jhana, CGH-Ferme du Val Claret, Suites du Val Claret, EuroImmobilier and in our hotels Les Suites-Maison Bouvier and Curling or people who have booked one of our Special Offers. If you are staying in one of these accommodations or if you have booked one of our Special Offers or more generally, if you have booked an accommodation in Tignes Val Claret other than those proposed on our website, you will have to choose Tignes Val Claret as your destination when booking your ticket on the Altibus website.

Departure on Saturday 23 March

  • Tignes Val Claret - Coach Station

    If you have booked an apartment or room in our residences CGH-Nevada, CGH-Jhana, CGH-Ferme du Val Claret, Suites du Val Claret, EuroImmobilier and in our hotels Les Suites-Maison Bouvier and Curling or if you have have booked one of our Special Offers, or more generally, if you have booked accommodation in Tignes Val Claret other than those proposed on our website. you will have to pick up your shuttle at the Tignes Val Claret coach station.

  • Tignes Le Lac - Coach station

    If you have booked an apartment or room in our residence Denali, our hotel Terril Blanc or at the Village Montana (residence and hotel), or more generally, if you have booked accommodation in Tignes le Lac other than those offered on our website. you will need to pick up your shuttle at the Tignes Le Lac coach station.

  • Bourg Saint-Maurice - Coach station

    Your coach will drop you off at the Bourg-Saint-Maurice coach  station, located right next to the SNCF train station.

    Estimated duration of the Altibus transfer: 1 hour. Duration may vary according to weather or traffic conditions.  From the bus to the train, you should allow a maximum of 15 minutes on foot, but we recommend that you allow at least 45 minutes between the estimated arrival of your coach and the departure of your train, to take into account potentially poor traffic conditions.

Altibus rates

single ticket : €11/£9.35 pp
Round trip ticket : €18 / £15.30 pp

Estimated duration of the Altibus transfer: 1 hour. Time may vary depending on weather and traffic conditions.

Arrival on Saturday 16 March

  • Geneva Airport - Coach Station

    On leaving the aircraft, you will collect your luggage and go through customs on the Swiss side of the T1 terminal. Terminal T1 has 2 exits: one exit France and one exit Switzerland. Stay on the Swiss side of the T1 terminal and do not exit through the French exit.

    Once you have cleared customs, you will need to validate your Altibus e-ticket at the Visitors Centre located opposite the Baggage/Customs exit at Terminal T1 (see diagram)

    Once you have exchanged your ticket at the Visitors Center, exit through Gate 3 of Terminal 1 on the Swiss side, cross the 2 pedestrian crossings to reach your Altibus coach. See diagram below. Make sure to check the ALTIBUS marking and the destination TIGNES on the coach. In case of doubt, ask the driver.

    We recommend that you allow 1.5 hours between your flight’s scheduled landing time and the departure of the Altibus shuttle in order to anticipate a possible flight delay, to have time to collect your luggage, to complete customs formalities, to exchange your Altibus e-ticket for a valid ticket at the Visitors Center and to locate the departure point of your Altibus coach.

  • Tignes Le Lac - Coach Station

    This stop is for people staying in our residence Denali, our hotel  Terril Blanc or at the Village Montana (residence and hotel). If you are staying in one of these accommodations, or more generally, if you have booked accommodation in Tignes le Lac other than those offered on our website, or if you need to collect your keys from a real estate agency located in Tignes le Lac, you will need to choose Tignes le Lac as your destination when booking your ticket on the Altibus website.

  • Tignes Val Claret - Coach Station (Terminus)

    This stop is for people staying in our residences CGH-Nevada, CGH-Jhana, CGH-Ferme du Val Claret, Suites du Val Claret, EuroImmobilier and in our hotels Les Suites-Maison Bouvier and Curling or people who have booked one of our Special Offers. If you are staying in one of these accommodations or if you have booked one of our Special Offers or more generally, if you have booked an accommodation in Tignes Val Claret other than those proposed on our website, you will need to choose Tignes Val Claret as your destination when booking your ticket on the Altibus website.

Departure Saturday 23 March

  • Tignes Val Claret - Coach Station

    If you have booked an apartment or room in our residences CGH-Nevada, CGH-Jhana, CGH-Ferme du Val Claret, Suites du Val Claret, EuroImmobilier and in our hotels Les Suites-Maison Bouvier and Curling or if you have booked one of our Special Offers, or more generally, if you have booked accommodation in Tignes Val Claret other than those proposed on our website, you will need to pick up your shuttle at the Tignes Val Claret coach station.

  • Tignes Le Lac - Coach Station

    If you have booked an apartment or room in our residence Denali, our hotel Terril Blanc or at the Village Montana (residence and hotel), or more generally, if you have booked accommodation in Tignes le Lac other than those offered on our website. you will need to take your shuttle at the Tignes Le Lac coach station.

  • Geneva airport - coach station

    Your Altibus coach will drop you off at the departure level of Terminal T1, on the Swiss side of Geneva airport.

    Estimated duration of the Altibus transfer: 4.5 hours. Duration may vary depending on weather and traffic conditions.  From the coach to the check-in hall on the Swiss side, you should allow 15 minutes to walk after collecting your luggage from the coach, but we recommend that you allow at least 2 hours between the estimated arrival of your coach and the check-in deadline, to take into account the potentially poor traffic conditions and possible queues at check-in.

Estimated duration of the Altibus transfer: 4.5 hours. Time may vary depending on weather and traffic conditions.

Altibus rates

Single trip ticket : €65 / £55.25 pp
Round trip ticket: €109/ £92.65 pp

Other transfer services

Apart from Altibus, there are other shuttle services. Click on the name of a company to go to their website. If you want a transfer with one of these companies, you have to book it directly from their website.

Altibus SnowBus BensBus
Bourg Saint Maurice
gare
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Genève aéroport  ✔  ✔  ✔
Lyon Saint-Exupéry
aéroport
 ✔  ✔  ✔
Grenoble Saint Geoirs
aéroport
 ✔  ✔
Chambéry aéroport  ✔

Check our interactive map to locate your accommodation and the bus stops 

The above information is provided for information purposes only. It is your responsibility to take note of and follow the information, instructions or recommendations given on the website of the company operating your shuttle, when you make your reservation or on your e-ticket. If you are unsure of a shuttle schedule in connection with your train or flight, we recommend that you call the customer service department of the shuttle operator you have chosen. Our organisation cannot be held responsible if you miss your shuttle, train or flight due to missing, partial or incorrect information on our website.