This page is about the airport transfer options open to you in Meribel, a popular ski resort in the French Alps. Situated in the famous Les Trois Vallees ski area, it is a very popular resort. We have listed airport transfers in order of distance and transfer time from Meribel. This is so that you can find the one that suits you best. You will find the airport closest to the resort at the top of the list. The page also offers additional help and advice on alternative travel options. There is also information on public transport in the region.
Meribel is a ski resort in the Les Trois Vallees (three valleys) ski area in the French Alps. This is biggest ski area in the world. The resort itself consists of a collection of villages close to Moutiers. Les Trois Vallees is an interlinked system of resorts and offers over 600km of ski runs. There is also an extensive cross country option. Meribel offers plentiful accommodation and features some lively après-ski entertainment options. There are many chalet operators in the region for a more intimate holiday experience. Ski slopes are available for all experience levels and there is plenty of off-piste action. Meribel is one of the most popular resorts in France so is often busy.
The closest airport to Meribel is either Chambery or Lyon. Both Grenoble and Geneva are also options but transfer time can be over three hours during peak travel times. Some visitors use cut price airlines flying to the nearest Italian airports. However, please note if you fly into one of the Italian airports you will have to travel through the Mt Blanc tunnel to get to Meribel as all the mountain roads and passes are closed during the winter. This will add to your costs. We recommend airport transfers as the easiest and most affordable method of getting to Meribel. You might also consider a hire car, and there are facilities at all the airports.
There are public transport options open to visitors to Meribel. The lack of a direct rail link means that changes are inevitable. This means longer journey times and less convenience. The following are some of the more viable public transport options serving Meribel and the airports:
Visit our transfer request page should you want to submit an airport transfer to Meribel.
We strongly advise that you use airport transfers. By booking a transfer you will benefit from a direct journey to Meribel. You also have the convenience and safety of a regular shuttle or transfer service. This is by far the quickest and most cost-effective way of getting from the airport to the resort, and also the most comfortable and safe. Transfers can be booked in advance to guarantee your journey.