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If you need a transfer to Val Thorens, from an airport or train station, and back again, you can use a transfer company or taxi. There's information and contact details here. Prices vary, but expect to pay around €130 from Moutiers to Val Thorens, and €400 from Geneva to Val Thorens. Read about Val Thorens transfers here.
Cool Runnings Airport Transfers (ask for a quote) is the only British transfer company based in Val Thorens. It's run by Andrew Harris, who is originally from East Yorkshire, but who has lived in Val Thorens for many years. His business is licensed by the French Ministry of Transport, and he offers a professional service, with competitive rates.
The advantage of using Cool Runnings is that their polite and friendly drivers care about providing the best service to each client. Their vehicles are well-maintained VW Caravelle minibuses.
Cool Runnings do tranfers to Val Thorens for up to eight people from Moûtiers, Chambéry, Geneva, Lyon, and Grenoble, as well as Milan Malpensa and Turin. (They also serve other resorts in the 3 Valleys, including Les Menuires, St Martin de Belleville, Courchevel, Méribel, Mottaret, and La Tania).
As well as private transfers just for your party, you can ask them about shared private transfers. If they already have a transfer booked on a particular route, there may be seats available. This service can reduce the costs for individuals or smaller groups.
Tel: 00 33 646 05 89 41.
Alpes Savoie Tours have a full
range of vehicles, with
of various sizes, and 50-seater buses.
Tel: 00 33 479 00 65 82
Shuttle Services is a transfer
company serving the
plus Les Arcs, Tignes and Val d' Isere.
Tel: 00 33 642 10 01 62
Transport Prestige offers
transfers to Val Thorens, plus
the rest of
the Three Valleys, Val d'Isere, and further afield. They have a range
of expensive vehicles, including a Porsche.
Tel: 00 33 661 24 00 62
Ben's Bus runs scheduled, shared weekend transfers from Geneva and Grenoble (which are cheaper than private transfers - for example, £43.50 single and £74 return Geneva - Val Thorens). They also do private transfers, including from Lyon and Chambéry.
These are the taxis listed by the Val Thorens tourist office. Not all are based in Val Thorens, but they are in the Belleville valley, and serve Val Thorens.
|Taxi company/driver||Telephone number|
|Station de taxis||00 33 479 00 69 54|
|Gaston Hudry||00 33 479 00 63 41|
|Jean-Claude Guigonnet||00 33 607 97 92 14|
|Maxime Hudry||00 33 633 00 87 76|
|Michel Perret||00 33 687 41 74 93|
|Pascal Favre||00 33 479 00 64 59|
|Marc Hudry||00 33 683 46 70 51|
|Nodari||00 33 682 23 52 83|
|Alpes Taxis Transports Leray||00 33 608 06 80 05|
|Allo 73 Taxi||00 33 659 81 04 25|
|Algera Taxi||00 33 676 22 23 25|
|VAG Transfers||00 33 650 84 19 90|
|Belleville Taxi||00 33 479 00 28 74|
|Thierry Hudry||00 33 682 11 95 86|
|Jean-Gilles Messerli||00 33 479 00 66 74|
Val Thorens has a free resort shuttle bus, which runs from 8am to 8pm every day during the winter season.
There are also a small number of free shuttles between Val Thorens and Les Menuires, for walkers and cross-country skiers.
See the exact route and full timetable for the free resort shuttle bus on our Val Thorens resort shuttle bus page.
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