Getting to Les Gets
Les Gets is less than 50 miles (80km) from Geneva Airport and most easily reached by specialist transfer service, but you can also hire a car or take the public bus. Cluses is the nearest train station. And Les Gets is one of the easiest Alpine ski resorts to drive to from the UK or Northern Europe.
Flying to Les Gets / Closest Airports to Les Gets
Geneva Airport is the obvious gateway airport because it has plenty of flights including via low cost airlines, and Les Gets is only about an hour away.
- Geneva Airport to les Gets: 75 km; about 1 hour, 5 minutes drive.
- Chambery Airport to Les Gets: 125km; about 1 hour, 30 mins drive.
- Grenoble-Isere Airport to Les Gets: 206 km; about 2 hours 10 mins drive.
- Lyon St Exupery Airport to Les Gets: 202km; about 2 hours, 5 minutes drive.
Transfers to Les Gets from Geneva Airport
The easiest way to get to Les Gets from Geneva Airport is with a ski resort transfer service. This saves you the worry and hassle of driving to the resort in an unknown car on mountain roads in wintry conditions (putting on snowchains in the dark in a blizzard is a rotten way to start a holiday). There are public buses services too but they are far less convenient than the specialist ski transfer services and don’t save you a lot of money.
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Airport Car Hire / Car Rental for Les Gets
Hiring a car can make sense if your accommodation in Les Gets is a long way from the lifts ,or if you want to stay flexible, or if you plan to visit the furthest reaches of the Portes du Soleil or other nearby ski areas such as the Grand Massif at Samoens.
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Getting to Les Gets by train
Cluses is the nearest station to Les Gets – only 22kms away, and less than 30 minutes by taxi / private transfer. You can book this online in advance through Ski-Lifts .
If you don’t mind waiting, there are also cheaper scheduled public bus services as well – see www.altibus.com for details – but remember these won’t go to the door of your accommodation which might be a long walk from the bus stop.
Cluses has direct TGV service from Paris Gare de Lyon which take about four and a half hours. But there are not many direct trains, so often you have to change onto a local TER service at Bellegarde or Annecy or Lyons. The fastest indirect services take about the same time as the direct service. Full details are at www.voyages-sncf.com.
Cluses currently does not have a direct Eurostar services from London but this is subject to change.
Getting to Les Gets by car
Les Gets is about 8 hours to 8 and a half hours drive from Calais, although you can add up to an hour onto that at peak times. You can reach Les Gets via either the A6 or A26, usually the latter is quicker. The final stage of the motorway part of the journey is on the A40. Turn off this at Exit 18 (“Scionzier”) towards Scionzier/Cluses-La-Sardagne/Samoëns/Les Gets and Follow D902B and D902 to Les Gets.