- Distance: 194 km
- Time in way: 2 h. 20 min.
- Transfer cost from: $340
Courchevel is famous and luxury ski resort, that is situated in the commune of Saint-Bon-tarentaise in the French Alps, in the Tarentaise Valley. There is a small airport, but it is used only for personal planes and helicopters. So if you go by international flight, you should use one of the nearest air stations, for example in Geneva (Switzerland). Then you should book transfer from Geneva to Courchevel or use one of these kinds of transport.
Flight by helicopter is the most comfortable way. Comfortable flight transport are used for 5-6 passengers and they will take them to the place of their destination. The airport in Courchevel is located in Altiport district. It will take you about 35 minutes. But for speed and comfort you should pay big money – the price for this service begins from 2000 euro.
There is also limitation for luggage, you should find out about this in details when you book this kind of service. You can book it beforehand through the Internet or by phone in special transport company that can offer transfer service.
Hiring a car
You can hire a car to get from Geneva to Courchevel yourself. The driver should be older than 21 year and has driving experience more than one year (for several cars even more than 2-3 years). The price for hiring begins from 110 euro per day and if the driver is younger than 25 years old, he could pay extra money. Usually, the vignette for paid roads is already included in this price.
The trip by car will take you about 2 hours. You can book this service beforehand or by arrival. There are few offices for hiring in the airport of Geneva.
The bus from Geneva to Courchevel
People, who want to cut the expenses, can use public transport. For example, you can get from Geneva to Courchevel by bus. They go regularly from the air station of Geneva. There are few runs a day. The price for ticket is about 64 euro.
You can book and pay for it beforehand and by arrival, show the check at the special yellow desk in the air station. The bus transfer from Geneva to Courchevel will take you about 2.5 hours.
There is a railway station Moutiers Salins in 25 km from Courchevel. You can get there by train from Geneva. You should get to the main railway station in Geneva (station Cornavin) by bus or by train.
There is special robot in the baggage department, where you can get free ticket for public transport. You can use it in next 80 minutes. You can get to Moutiers Salins with transfers and all the way can take you about 5 hours and the price for the ticket will be about 50 euro. Then you can get to Courshevel by local bus or cab in 30 minutes.
Transfer from Geneva to Courchevel
Personal transfer or cab is also one of the most comfortable way to get to resort, but they are rather cheaper then trip by helicopter. There is about 190 km from Geneva to Courchevel and it will take you about 2-2.5 hours. Group transfer by minibus will be about 70-90 euro, but you should wait for all passengers. Personal transfer or cab from Geneva to Courchevel costs about 380 euro per car. The actual prices you can see in widget below:
It will be more comfortable to book this service beforehand. Some transport companies and hotels can offer this kind of service.