This page will tell you all you need to know about airport transfers to Montgenèvre a ski resort in The Milky Way, French Alps with 100km of Piste and altitudes ranging from 1850m to 2700.
This resort is part of the Milky Way ski area with access to 598 individual pistes. In addition to the skiing in Montgenèvre itself (100km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Milky Way ski resorts of Clavière, Sansicario, Sauze d'Oulx and Sestrière. The ski resort itself is above 1500m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With pistes above 2500 metres, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season. Lifts : There are 35 lifts. This includes 2 gondolas, 12 chair lifts and 23 drag lifts. Runs: There are 59 pistes in the Montgenèvre. There is also 25 km of cross-country skiing terrain. There is 18 km of snow making equipment on the pistes. In the Monts de la Lune ski area which is connected to Claviere there are 71 pistes including 8 green, 19 blue, 30 red and 14 black runs.
We have listed the airports in order of distance from the resort, with the nearest at the top. This should give you the best idea of the airport transfer you need. We have also taken a look at alternative transport methods to and from the resort. Public transport options, if available, are given towards the end of the page.
Montgenèvre is a commune of the Hautes-Alpes department in southeastern France. It is located in the French Cottian Alps, on the Franco-Italian border at the top of the Col de Montgenèvre. The source of the River Durance is in Les Gondorans ski area of Mongenèvre, this river is a tributary of the Rhône River. A famous ski resort, it is linked to the Via Lattea (Milky Way) ski area, which has 400 km of pistes. However in the resort there is only 65 km. The 2006 Winter Olympics were held in the Via Lattea. The resort is famed for lots of sun, good snow record and very good for intermediates. There is ski from your door accommodation. The resort height begins at 1,860 metres and its highest point (at the top of the Le Chalvet lift) is 2,577 metres. It was built in 1907 and celebrated its centenary year in 2007. It claims to be one of the first ski resorts in France. There is also an ice rink, but it lacks night life, which makes it family friendly.
There are four Airports within two hours’ drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Montgenèvre are perfectly feasible.
The following airports link Montgenevre to other parts of the world:
vThere are buses which ply to the resort from all the airports listed above. Train options to the resort from the above listed airports are not available.
While many people do use the public transport listed above they can sometimes be time consuming like some train journeys from airports not listed above may take up a long time to reach the resort. You are much better off booking an airport transfer from the airport where you land especially if you are travelling as a group. You will benefit from a shorter journey time and a direct route. You also get the added bonus of travelling in comfort, and of a guaranteed journey that is pre-booked. Airport transfers are also the most cost-effective method of getting to this beautiful ski resort.