About Local Buses in Val Thorens
There is a good public transport system in winter linking Val Thorens to the airports, local train station and between each of the different villages in the Belleville Valley.
There is a free shuttle bus service in and around Val Thorens, and also between Les Menuires, Reberty and St Martin de Belleville further down the mountain. This service runs four times a day, every day except Saturday, during the summer and winter seasons.
To get to the other 3 Valleys resorts of Meribel and Courchevel you can ski or snowboard over using the ski lifts. Alternatively you'll have to get down the valley to Moutiers and then connect to the other resorts via bus from there.
Getting here from the airports
Buses from Chambery airport to Les Menuires and Val Thorens operate 4 times per day on Saturdays and once on Sundays during the ski season. It takes around 2.5 hours to get to Les Menuires and 3 hours to get to Val Thorens, changing at Moutiers on the way. Buses from Lyon airport run on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays during the ski season and take around 3 hours 15 mins to get here, also changing at Moutiers on the way. They operate twice a day on Fridays, 4 times on Saturdays and twice on Sundays.
Buses from Grenoble operate on Saturdays and Sundays in winter and are scheduled to meet arriving flights. It takes around 2-2.5 hours to get to Moutiers from this airport where you can pick up a connecting bus into Val Thorens (see above). You can also get a seat on a coach from Lyon to Moutiers or Grenoble to Moutiers and then pick up another bus into Val Thorens from there. Buses from Geneva airport operate every day of the week in winter with 6 buses on Saturdays, 4 on Sundays and 3 on all the other days of the week. This route also takes around 3.5 hours.
Find timetables and prices below.
|Autumn / Winter||Spring / Summer|
|Buses from the Airports to Val Thorens|
|Chambéry Airport - Val Thorens | Book Online|
|Grenoble Airport - Val Thorens|
|Lyon Airport - Val Thorens | Book Online|
|Geneva Airport - Val Thorens | Book Online|
|Buses from Moutiers Train Station to Val Thorens|
|Moutiers - Les Menuires - Val Thorens||Moutiers - Les Menuires - Val Thorens|
|Val Thorens Resort & Valley Shuttle Buses|
|Val Thorens Local Shuttle||Val Thorens Local Shuttle|
|Saint Martin - Les Menuires - Val Thorens Shuttle||Saint Martin - Les Menuires - Val Thorens Shuttle|
For National & International travel take a look at our Coaches Page.
When looking at timetables, be aware that they're in French so L = Lundi / Monday, M = Mardi / Tuesday, Me = Mercredi / Wednesday, J = Jeudi / Thursday, V = Vendredi / Friday, S = Samedi / Saturday & D = Dimanche / Sunday.