Geneva to Tignes Transfer
Take the hassle out of your airport ski transfer to Tignes
By choosing a guaranteed direct Geneva to Tignes transfer you are avoiding the chance of having to stop and wait in Bourg St Maurice. Other companies routinely do this to save them money as they can add Les Arcs or Val d’Isere passengers onboard the same bus. You should, however, bear in mind that if the Les Arcs or Val d’Isere feeder bus is late, as this makes your bus late as well.
Geneva to Tignes Transfer Time
Transfers from Geneva to Tignes realistically take around 3 hours 30 minutes although more time may be needed depending on the time of day and whether you are travelling in peak season. Transfers from Geneva to Tignes 1800 or Tignes Le Lac are around 3 hours 10m and 3 hours 20m respectively.
We provide an estimate on our booking page of how long your transfer time to Tignes is likely to take. If you are taking a transfer from Geneva to Tignes or especially from Tignes to Geneva, you should always err on the side of caution regarding travel time, especially around the continental school holidays during February which lasts practically the whole month.
Geneva to Tignes Bus Transfer Route
Direct buses to Tignes with fewer stops and NO CHANGES
Please use the map below to see exactly where are bus stops are on the Tignes route.
For a street view click on the links to the bus stops in the blue fact box.
Because our transfers from Geneva to Tignes go direct every time you will not have to factor in potential delays waiting for buses at Aime. Similarly on your return to Geneva from Tignes you will not have to wait for passengers delayed in traffic from another ski resort.
Geneva to Tignes Transfer Prices
Our transfers from Geneva to Tignes go direct every time, therefore you will not have to factor in potential delays waiting for buses at Bourg St Maurice. Similarly on your return to Geneva from Tignes you will not have to wait for passengers delayed due to traffic coming from another ski resort.
You can get to Tignes from Geneva from as little as €110.00 return or €55.00 single. This includes one suitcase, a pair of skis or snowboard under 180cm and one item of hand luggage or a boot bag.
Geneva to Tignes Transfer Reviews
Find us in Geneva Airport
Our desk is located in the bank of transfer operators in Terminal 1 in the Swiss section of the airport. The majority of flights land in this terminal and the colour scheme is yellow, grey and black.
If you come out of baggage reclaim in Terminal 1 you will see the Visitors Center which is a large help desk with a yellow wall behind it. Simply turn left, go past the doors leading outside and just past the green Tekoe Tea Shop you will see the transfer desks, our sign is above our desk.
Geneva to Tignes Transfer FAQs
How long should I leave between my flight landing and the bus departure?
As a minimum, we recommend leaving at least one hour between your flight landing and the bus departure. If you have skis or snowboards, these can take longer to arrive than your luggage.
What happens if my flight is delayed?
If your flight is delayed, please come to our desk and if we have later seats available, we will allow you on a later bus free of extra charges.
Can I take an earlier bus if I arrive early?
Absolutely! If there is space on an earlier bus we will allow you to travel on that bus free of extra charges.
Will I have to change buses?
No. Our buses are scheduled to go to resort directly and without changes.
I’m bringing my kids, what do I need to know?
It’s wise to bring water and sit near the front with children, if you ask our staff we will help you board the bus ahead of other passengers. We do not have booster seats and cannot take children under 4 years old at the date of travel. Pushchairs cannot be taken on board our buses.
How much luggage can I bring?
One item of hold luggage up to 23kg, one ski or board bag no longer than 180cm and one item of hand luggage or boot bag.
What are the stops on the Geneva to Tignes transfer route?
Our bus may stop at any or all of the following stops: Aime La Plagne, Tignes 1800 and Tignes Le Lac.
How long is the transfer to Tignes?
The journey typically takes 3 hours 30 minutes, however this could be shorter in the early morning or late at night, or longer at peak times. Extra time should be factored in during continental school holidays.
How far in advance should I book my bus transfer from Geneva to Tignes?
As soon as you have found a flight that suits you.
Do you run a Summer bus transfer service?
We do not currently offer a regular Summer service, however if you have a group wishing to travel, please email us for a quote.
How much is a ski transfer from Geneva to Tignes?
Return transfers start at €110.00 and singles at €55.00 per person.
Skiing in Tignes
Tignes is situated in a natural bowl which means you can ski in the sun all day if you want to. The resort also sports an impressive vertical drop so you can really get the miles in every day. The sporting facilities here are fantastic and always improving. Once considered an ugly resort, the locals have made great steps to improve the overall look of the resort with great success.
Tignes is connected to Val d’Isere to form the Espace Killy, a varied and well-connected ski area with pistes for all levels and plenty of mountain restaurants to suit all budgets. It goes without saying that the views are sublime pretty much whichever direction you happen to be looking in.
Tignes Apres Ski
Tignes has something for everyone at prices that are still a little more favourable than their neighbour, Val d’Isere. The swimming pool complex, Le Lagon is a great place to relax or train if the weather is inclement or you just need to relax your legs a bit. On the après side, Tignes is a lively and bustling resort with numerous bars offering a fun atmosphere, you’ll also find plenty of live music and DJs visiting town to offer some unforgettable evenings.
Partners in resort
Tignes Spirit is a friendly bunch of people where you can find a place to stay for the week, or get 40% off your equipment hire and even request they bring it to your accommodation for when you arrive. They also have a shop in Lavachet filled with lovely gear and sound advice on all things Tignes and snow.
Distances from Geneva
dartbus shared transfer buses depart up to five times to and from Geneva Airport. All our stops are at either a recognised bus shelter or bus station (Gare Routière).
Line 1 Val Thorens
MoutiersAirport • 121km
St Martin de BellevilleAirport • 137km
Les MenuiresAirport • 145km
Val ThorensAirport • 155km
Public Services from Moutiers Gare Routiere (Bus Station)
Meribel, Courchevel, Valmorel
Regular public buses
Line 2 Tignes
AimeAirport • 135km
Tignes 1800Airport • 173km
Tignes Le LacAirport • 177km
Tignes Val ClaretAirport • 179km
Public Services from Aime Gare Routiere (Bus Station)
Public bus 11:45 – 18:45
Line 3 Val d’Isère
Bourg St MauriceAirport • 148km
Tignes Les BrevieresResort • 170km
Val d’Isère La DailleResort • 177km
Val d’IsèreResort • 178km
Public Services from Bourg St Maurice Gare Routiere (Bus Station)
Public bus 12:05-18:35
Funicular to Arc 1600 (6min) then
free resort bus 08:00-21:00