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Tignes combines with Val D’Isere to create the legendary Espace Killy ski area, which is big, bold and beautiful on a whole new level. So with millions heading into town every year to make the most of the stunning natural assets on offer, it’s a dead-cert that you’ll need to have your wits about you not to waste too much time on transfers. That’s where we come in – we’ve researched the area to bring to you each and every airport you’ll need to know about, along with the shortest transfer times and how to get in and out for a short stay. We know how important it is to you to get yourself in the thick of the action as quickly as possible – we’re here to help you do so cheaply and safely to boot!
Consider the whole area around Tignes L'Espace Killy Savoie and you’re talking a huge 150km of pistes and the famed Grand Motte glacier. So while you’re not exactly guaranteed year-round skiing, there’s no better place on Earth to hit the runs about 3,500 metres safe in the knowledge the conditions will be as good as they get. What never fails to surprise first-timers is how comparatively tame the nightlife scene in Tignes L'Espace Killy Savoie is, but to be honest this is precisely what keeps so many thousands coming back year after year above all other options. It’s a much-needed quieter alternative to the often chaotic ski resorts of the world and delivers all the fun in the world without crossing the line into the vulgar.
Tignes L'Espace Killy Savoie is accessible via Chambery in less than two hours, which means that if you’re heading to this particular airport you can definitely make it in for a weekend or quiet getaway for a few days. As for the other airports in the area, the next closest is probably Geneva but factoring a little traffic here and there you’ll still be looking at around the three-hour mark, so longer stays are better if you can’t get to Geneva. That being said, the more airports you include in your search, the better your chances of taking home a seriously cheap ticket for your trouble!
It doesn’t take much for the roads to become jammed when the weather decides to do its stuff, so resort transfer and airport transfer times can only ever be taken as estimates. The following apply to when the roads are pretty clear and the weather agreeable:
There are one or two ways of getting into town from Chambery, but in order to do so you’d have to look into multiple connections and journey times stretching into four, five or even six hours! As such, we always recommend saving yourself a great deal of time, effort and stress by booking a seat with a reputable airport transfer service where your comfort and satisfaction are guaranteed.
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