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This page is about airport transfers to the Les Arcs ski resort. Les Arcs is part of the major Paradiski ski area in France. We have listed for you the airports that serve the resort, in order of distance and time from Les Arcs. The nearest is at the top. This should make it easier for you to find the airport transfer you need. Furthermore, we have included information on other forms of transport to the ski area. The public transport links to the Paradiski resort can be found towards the end of the page.
Les Arcs is a popular ski resort that is now part of the mighty Paradiski ski area. Designed to cater for all types of skiers, this major skiing resort combines the Les Arcs resort with others in the La Plagne area. The combined resorts offer over 100 runs and 200km of pistes. Les Arcs is split into different sections at various levels, and offers plenty of choice in accommodation, places to eat and après-ski entertainment. It has a reputation as a lively resort, but is also family-friendly. There is plenty off-piste opportunity, and it is wise to take a guide as it can be quite rough.
The closest airport to Les Arcs is either Chambery or Lyon. Both Grenoble and Geneva are also options but transfer time can be over three hours during peak travel time. Some people use cheap flights to Italian airports, mainly Milan Malpensa, but these are only worthwhile if they are very cheap. Also, if you fly into one of the Italian airports you will have to travel through the Mt Blanc tunnel to get to Les Arcs as all the mountain roads and passes are closed during the winter. We recommend that you use an airport transfer, as changing from train to bus and so on can be tiresome. Some visitors choose to use a hire car, and there are facilities on site at all the relevant airports.
If you are planning on using public transport to get to Les Arcs you should be aware that journey times can be lengthy. You may also have to change at certain points. One point you should know is that Arc 1600, the lowest resort on the mountain, is directly connected to Bourg Saint Maurice TGV rail station by a funicular railway. The following are other possible options:
Visit our transfer request page should you want to submit an airport transfer to Les Arcs.
While the funicular railway from Bourg St Maurice offers some convenience, it is worth noting that it only serves the lower resort. It is more convenient to use airport transfers from your chosen airport to get to Les Arcs. This is not only the most direct method of travelling to the resort, but the most cost effective. You also get the benefit of a quicker journey time and a comfortable ride.