Transfers from Chambery Airport to Les Arcs
Chambery is a small regional airport that takes international flights filled with skiers & snowboarders during the winter months. The good news is that Chambery is the closest airport to Les Arcs and therefore resort transfers are the shortest and quickest they can possibly be. The not-so-great news is that Chambery airport is extremely small with limited facilities as well as seeing far fewer flights arriving and departing than other airports used to travel to Les Arcs.
If you manage to find a cheap flight to Chambery airport with convenient timings then you’re on to a winner. Private transfers to Les Arcs are much cheaper from Chambery than for Geneva, Grenoble or Lyon airports. You can also save up to an hour on the journey time over these other airports, meaning more time to enjoy everything that Les Arcs has to offer. The availability of shared transfers from Chambery airport to Les Arcs is limited due to the smaller number of passengers here. However, options with the public bus service do exist on weekends.
How to get from Chambery Airport to Les Arcs
Due to its small size, getting out of Chambery airport and in to a vehicle is much quicker and easier than at some larger facilities. It is also relatively quick to get on to the local toll road and begin the journey towards Les Arcs resort. The N201 highway takes you past Chambery city itself before merging into the A43 and subsequently the A430 to Albertville. It is possible to save a little toll money by taking the single lane D201 which runs parallel to the highway. This is probably a prettier route too, but can become slow when traffic increases on the weekends.
From Albertville the route to Les Arcs becomes the same one that everyone must take – winding through the Tarentaise Valley until you reach Bourg St Maurice. Here the road splits between the one to Val d’Isere and Tignes, and the road up to Les Arcs. Depending on where exactly you are staying in resort, it is approximately 35-45 minutes up the mountain to your final destination.
Chambery Airport to Les Arcs Transfer Time
With the quickest transfer times of all the local airport options – Chambery airport to Les Arcs should take under 2 hours to drive. This time will increase in winter with more traffic and potential bad weather, but you will still be in resort faster than those flying to other airports.
Chambery Airport to Les Arcs Transfer Distance
The most direct route from Chambery airport to Les Arcs resort is 136km. There is little reason to take any alternatives route, unless you want to save some money on the toll roads by using the smaller roads that run parallel until Albertville.
The Cheapest Chambery Airport to Les Arcs Transfers
With the shortest journey time of any airport to Les Arcs, there are also significant savings to be made on airport to resort transfer services. We would recommend pre-booking a private taxi transfer from Chambery airport to Les Arcs. This is the easiest way to travel with minimum hassle or waiting times. If there are a group of you holidaying in Les Arcs then splitting the cost of private transfers makes them a relatively cheap option too considering the distances involved.
Using Snowcompare.com to find the cheapest private transfers from Chambery airport to Les Arcs means that:
- A group of 4 people travelling on a weekday can get a private transfer for £188.68 GBP (£47.16 per person).
- On a Saturday this same Chambery to Les Arcs transfer for 4 people rises slightly to £235.85 GBP (£58.96 per person).
- For a group of 8 people travelling on a weekday the best priced private transfer would be £223.92 GBP (£27.99 per person).
- On a Saturday that group of 8 people travelling between Chambery and Les Arcs would pay £266.17 GBP (£33.27 per person)
- For a large group of 16 passengers travelling at any time between Chambery and Les Arcs the best priced private transfer cost would be £517.58 GBP (£32.34 per person).