The nearby town of Bourg St Maurice is home to an international train station and this is where you will alight if you take the TGV or Eurostar to resort in the winter. There is also a mainline bus station here, where bus services from all of the nearby airports make a stop.
Buses from Chambery airport to Bourg Saint Maurice operate twice a day on Saturdays and once on Sundays during the ski season. It takes around 2h30 to get to Bourg Saint Maurice from Chambery airport by bus and then approximately another 1h30 to get up to Tignes.
Buses from Lyon airport to Bourg Saint Maurice run on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays during the ski season and take around 3 hours to get here. They operate once a day on Fridays, four times on Saturdays and once on Sundays. A connecting bus will then take you up to resort.
Buses from Geneva airport to Bourg Saint Maurice operate every day of the week in winter with eight buses on Saturdays, one on Sundays and three on all the other days of the week. This route takes around 2h45 hours to reach Bourg St Maurice, but these buses then continue on up the mountain, first to Tignes (calling at Les Brevieres, Tignes 1800, Le Lac and Val Claret) and then on to Val d'Isere (stopping at La Daille and Val d'Isere centre). The total journey time from Geneva to Tignes Val Claret is around 3h30.
Buses from Grenoble airport to Bourg Saint Maurice operate several times per day on Saturdays and once on Sunday morning in winter. It takes around 2h45 to get to Bourg Saint Maurice from this airport and a total of 3h50 to get all the way to Tignes Le Lac, depending on weather and traffic conditions.
For more information on the best transport options from the airport see our Getting Here Guide.
Note that these timetables may vary throughout the year and during holidays so please contact the bus companies in advance to avoid disappointment.
For National and International travel take a look at our Coaches Page.