Lyon to Val Thorens Transfer

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Professional chauffeurs

Travel confidently with expert chauffeurs delivering industry-leading quality, reliability, discretion, and more.
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Door-to-door convenience

Rest easy with door-to-door pick-up and drop-off — no waiting in lines or change of transportation needed.
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Set your own schedule

Schedule your pickup whenever you want, and leave departure boards and timetables in the rear-view mirror.
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Private Lyon to Val Thorens transfer

The beautiful village and ski resort of Val Thorens enjoys a global reputation as a family-friendly destination, ideal for beginners and novices. If you’re landing at Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport with your family, you’ll want the next 200 km of your journey to be as easy and peaceful as possible. A private Lyon Airport to Val Thorens transfer is the solution. Make use of our five-seater Business Van/SUV Class, letting you experience the practicality and comfort of a Mercedes-Benz V-Class, Chevrolet Suburban, Cadillac Escalade, Toyota Alphard, or similar. There’s plenty of room in the back for skis and boards, and our commitment to flexibility means you can cancel your ride free of charge up to an hour before your pick up time. Getting to the slopes needn’t be a hassle, and our transfer from Lyon to Val Thorens could be just the answer you’re looking for. Arrive at the front door of your chalet, cabin, or hotel in the right frame of mind for the days ahead.

Stress-free solution

Booking our City to City rides as an alternative to flights, trains, or car rentals means avoiding the crowds and staying safe on your long-distance journey. Instead of enduring long lines and multiple interactions before you even hit the road, you just enjoy the comfort of a private transfer in a top-of-the-line vehicle.

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Blacklane for the slopes

Across the world, alpine enthusiasts and winter sports devotees know they can put their trust in Blacklane to get them to the slopes. Book your Lyon to Val Thorens transfer today to take the stress out of travel. Whether you’re in France, Switzerland, the US, or Canada, Blacklane is on hand with consistent levels of quality and professionalism you can depend upon.

Frequently asked questions

How to get from Lyon to Val Thorens?

You can get directly to Val Thorens from Lyon by car, bus, or taxi. A bus is the cheapest option and will take just under 5 hours.

How long is the drive from Lyon to Val Thorens?

It should take around 2 hours 40 minutes to get to Val Thorens from the center of Lyon. If you are driving in winter, please ensure that your vehicle is properly equipped with winter tires or chains. You should keep up to date on the latest traffic conditions before you head off.

How far is Val Thorens from Lyon Airport?

Val Thorens is 193 km (120 miles) from Lyon Airport. 

Is there a train from Lyon to Val Thorens?

No, there is no direct train service from Lyon to Val Thorens. The nearest train station to Val Thorens is in Brides-les-Bains, 37 km (23 miles) away. The journey from Lyon to Brides-les-Bains would take in the region of 3 hours and involve a minimum of one changeover. 

Where do you fly into to go to Val Thorens?

The closest airport to Val Thorens is Chambery Airport, 116 km (72 miles) away. However, Chambery is a small airport with limited choice of flights. If you’re flying in, it's more likely you’ll be landing at the much larger Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport or Geneva Airport.

What is the best time to visit Val Thorens?

March and April offer a combination of empty pistes and good snow cover. Children are back in school after the February holidays, and Spring showers mean April is often the snowiest month of the season.

How many ski trails does Val Thorens have?

Val Thorens has 78 ski trails (11 beginner, 29 intermediate and 8 expert) totalling more than 150 km of skiable slopes.

How much is a taxi from Lyon Airport to Val Thorens?

A taxi from Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport should cost in the region of €320. This is subject to change depending on the season (costlier in the popular winter months), and whether there are local public holidays on your day of travel.

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