Free airport transfers and travel options
Skibug provides free airport transfers in our minibuses from Chambery or Geneva airports, transfer times vary from 1.5hrs to 3hrs depending on resort, traffic and weather conditions.
Complimentary airport transfers are subject to availability so please check with us before you book your flights.
Aim to arrive in the afternoon (between 2pm and 5pm) and depart the following week in the early afternoon (between 1pm and 3pm).
The ultra-handy Eurostar goes from London Kings Cross straight to the Alps.
We provide free transfers in our minibuses to La Plagne, Les Arcs, Tignes and Les Menuires from the train stations of Aime, Landry, Bourg St Maurice or Moutiers.
Journey times from Aime to La Plagne - 30 mins.
From Bourg St. Maurice to La Plagne - 45mins.
Landry to Les Arcs - 30 mins,
Bourg St Maurice to Tignes 30 - 45 mins.
Moutiers to Les Menuires (Bettex) 30 - 45 mins.
Driving to the Alps could be cheaper than you think! With four of you in the car your fuel costs from the French port of Calais will be around £30 per person each way. Depending on the vehicle.
P&O, SeaFrance and DFDS provide ferry crossings from Dover to Calais (and DFDS to Dunkerque)
There´s a crossing from Hull to Zeebruge which sails overnight, gets you a comfortable cabin and arrives at a sensible time in the morning. It´s then around 10 hours to the Alps.
The super quick Channel Tunnel is another option from Folkestone to Calais.
It’s about a 9-hour drive from both Calais and Dunkerque to La Plagne and a little longer for Tignes.
Other crossing points exist such as Newhaven to Dieppe or Portsmouth to St. Malo.
There are free public car-parks very close to each of our chalets in La Plagne and free private parking right outside the chalets in Tignes, Les Arcs and the 3 Valleys (Bettex)
Skibug's complimentary airport transfers
We provide free airport transfers by coach or minibus
Skibug does not provide flights. To ensure our free transfers are available please pay strict attention to the following conditions.
To ensure our free transfers are available on saturdays, please book your arrival day flights to arrive no later than 2pm (our coach leaves GVA at 3pm) and your departure day flights to depart early afternoon (no earlier than 1.30pm and ideally before 3pm) to/from either Chambery or Geneva. Transfers from/to Aime or Landry train stations are complimentary on arrival/departure days. Train departures need to be made from Bourg St Maurice for Eurostar to London..
Our coach or minibuses on the day of arrival are not available before 1pm so if you book an early arrival you will have to wait. The coach will depart Geneva airport at 3pm without exception. The coach on the day of departure will depart resort between 7am and 8am so if you book a late afternoon flight you will have to wait at the airport. We are not able to provide free transfers for flights arriving after 2pm (for coach transfers or 4pm for minibus transfers) or departing before 1.30pm.
Our free minibus transfers are based upon 8 sharing unless otherwise agreed, minibuses will be allocated to your group accordingly however when there are less than 8 in one minibus we may ask you to share with other guests and we will ensure any wait times will be kept to a minimum.
To ensure our free transfers are available on sundays, please book your arrival day flights to arrive in the afternoon (no later than 4pm and ideally after 1pm) and your departure day flights to depart early afternoon (no earlier than 1pm and ideally before 3pm) to/from either Chambery or Geneva. Transfers from/to Bourg St Maurice or Moutiers (arrives 06.15 or 18.21) for the train stations are complimentary on arrival/departure days.
Minibuses on the day of arrival are not available before 1pm so if you book an early arrival you will have to wait. Minibuses on the day of departure will depart your chalet between 8am and 9am so if you book flight departing later than 3pm, you will have to wait at the airport. We are not able to provide free transfers for flights arriving after 4pm or departing before 1pm. Free transfers are based upon 8 sharing a minibus unless otherwise agreed, minibuses will be allocated to your group accordingly however when there are less than 8 in one minibus we may ask you to share with other guests and we will ensure any wait times will be kept to a minimum.
Transfers from/to Bourg St Maurice, Aime, Landry or Moutiers for the train stations are complimentary on arrival/departure days only (charges apply on other days). Early arrivals by train or self-drive only for an extra day's skiing can be accommodated, please ask for further details (conditions apply). There is no extra discount for self-drive. The chalets are not accessible until 16.00. Baby car seats and booster seats will be arranged for children and infants FREE of charge. Complimentary transfers are not available under any other conditions and it is your responsibility that all your group members are aware of these conditions.
For delayed flights, the maximum we can wait is up to one hour after the scheduled arrival time (or no later than 6pm) in order to comply with driver hours regulations. If your flight is delayed by more than this we will endeavour to arrange an alternative. You will have to pay for this initially (a one way transfer is £350 per minibus) but you will normally be able to reclaim this on your travel insurance.