Lyon to Tignes



Transfers from Lyon Airport to Tignes

Lyon-Saint Exupery airport provides a convenient location to fly in and out of for people travelling to Tignes ski resort. With an almost identical transfer distance and time as Grenoble airport, Lyon is used by many skiers & snowboarders looking to enjoy Tignes’ ski slopes through the winter months.

Lyon airport to Tignes ski resort transfers

Lyon airport is a relatively large international airport and as such it benefits from regular low-cost flights in and outbound from the UK, Europe, and the rest of the world. Facilities at Lyon are much better than the nearby regional airport at Chambery, and due to more reliable weather conditions there are few disruptions to the scheduled flight timetable.

Although there are not as many transfer companies operating from Lyon airport as there are from Geneva airport, it is still easy to book a private ski transfer to or from Tignes. Transfer prices can be slightly higher than from Chambery or Geneva airports but if you find cheaply priced flights to Lyon it is still an excellent option for onwards travel to Tignes for a ski holiday.


How to get from Lyon Airport to Tignes

Lyon airport is a an almost identical distance from Tignes ski resort as Grenoble airport (217km) and has a very similar transfer time of just under 3 hours.

Lyon airport to Tignes route

Access from Lyon airport to the A43 toll road is relatively fast, and once you are on this highway the journey passes quickly. As with all transfers to Tignes ski resort, drivers will need to pass through the Tarentaise Valley on the N90 road. Delays can occur here at busy times, but there is little that can be done about it unfortunately. If you have the option to avoid travelling on Saturdays then you will avoid much of the worst traffic on the mountain roads.


Lyon Airport to Tignes Transfer Time

The transfer time between Lyon airport and Tinges ski resort is approximately 3 hours. On weekends, particularly Saturdays, this will rise to approx 3.5 hours – and during peak weeks it is best to allow 4 hours for the journey in case of substantial delays.


Lyon Airport to Tignes Transfer Distance

The driving distance between Lyon airport and Tignes is 217km on the most direct route. Although this route includes toll roads, unless there is a particularly accident or high traffic levels it doesn’t make sense to take any other roads.


The Cheapest Lyon Airport to Tignes Transfers

Taking a private transfer between Lyon airport and Tignes is the easiest and most convenient way to travel. Pre-booking a vehicle and driver to meet you when you land ensures minimal stress, and is the quickest way to get to Tignes with minimal stress

Using Snowcompare.com to search & book the cheapest private transfers from Lyon airport to Tignes means that:

  • A group of 4 people travelling on a weekday can get a private transfer from £262.26 GBP (£65.56 per person).
  • On a Saturday this same journey from Lyon airport to Tignes for 4 people rises to £301.89 GBP (£75.47 per person).
  • For groups of 8 people travelling on a weekday the best priced private transfer is £301.89 GBP (£37.73 per person).
  • On a Saturday a group of 8 people travelling from Lyon airport to Tignes would pay £330.19 GBP (£41.27 per person).
  • The cheapest private transfer price for a group of 16 passengers travelling together from Lyon to Tignes at any time would be £708.25 GBP (£44.26 per person)

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