Getting to Flaine
Flaine, Les Carroz and the other Grand Massif resorts are located close to Geneva airport and transfer times take around an hour which makes them a good choice for weekends and short breaks. They are also close to Cluses TGV railway station and easy to reach from the UK and Northern Europe by car.
Nearest Airports to Flaine & Les Carroz
Geneva airport: 95km to Flaine (about 1 hour 15 mins drive); 75km to Les Carroz (about 1 hour drive).
Grenoble airport: 214km to Flaine (about 2 hours 15 mins drive); 198km to Les Carroz (about 2 hours drive).
Lyons airport (St Exupery): 210km to Flaine (about 2 hours 15 mins drive); 195 km to Les Carroz (about 2 hours drive)
Airport Transfers to Flaine & Les Carroz
GVA Transfers’ modern fleet of vehicles includes cars, minivans, minibuses and coaches, providing quick and comfortable private transfers for individuals and groups of any size. GVA offer competitive prices, wait if your flight’s delayed, and their 24/7 office is available in case your plans change. At Geneva you’re always met by a GVA representative and taken to your vehicle, which is just a short walk away due to priority parking. Get a transfer quote and book online >>>
Ski-Lifts transfers to Flaine and Les Carroz from all airports and train stations
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Driving to Flaine
Flaine and Les Carroz are close to the A40 motorway that runs from Geneva to Chamonix. Take exit No 19 for Flaine and follow the N205 for 2km and then the D106: you will pass through Les Carroz about 15 minutes before you reach Flaine. There is a petrol station in Cluses, which is 30km away, as well as one at the Spar in Les Carroz. Driving to Flaine and Les Carroz from the UK and Northern Europe is relatively simple compared to other high Alpine resorts – both Flaine and Les Carroz are about 10 to 12 hours drive time from London in normal conditions.
Public Bus services
Helvecie has bus services at weekends only and bookings must be made 48 hours in advance. For departures from Flaine it is necessary to book from the Flaine tourist office. Tel: 41 22 756 9000. Web: www.gare-routiere.com . S.A.T provides bus transfers every day and bookings must be made 48 hours in advance. For departures from Flaine it is necessary to book from the Flaine tourist office.
Getting to Flaine and Les Carroz by Rail
Cluses has a TGV railway station and is located 30km from Flaine. Geneva also has an international railway station and is located 80km away.
Bus Transfers from Cluses TGV to Flaine and Les Carroz
There are bus transfers to both resorts from the Gare Cluses station. To get a quote and book online up until four days in advance of travel go to Alpbus www.altibus.com. It’s about a 40 minute drive to Flaine or 25 minute drive to Les Carroz by car or taxi. You can arrange this online in advance through ski-lifts (see airport transfers).
Helicopter Transfers to Flaine
Mont Blanc Helicopters
Flaine doesn’t appeal to the jet set, but for those in a hurry and who can afford to travel transfer in style, Mont Blanc Helicopters offer transfers from Geneva and Annemasse to Flaine. Transfer time is whittled down to just 20 minutes. Tel: +33 4 50 92 78 00. Email: [email protected] Web: www.mbh.fr
Flaine Taxi Services
Tel: +33 6 16 768 768
Tel: +33 6 13 45 19 57
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Tel: +33 6 83 96 88 94