Several transport options are available to you to come to Val Thorens. Whether by car, train, bus or plane, discover below all the information you need to prepare for your trip.

To reach Val Tho without any hassle

Go Val Thorens

La Go platform Val Thorens allows you to create a tailor-made itinerary by combining different transport: trains, planes, buses, shuttles, car rental, taxis and VTC.

Simply enter your starting point to find all the transport offers in real time and reach Val Tho without any hassle!

Access card to Val Thorens

Come by car

Find all the information you need to properly organize your car trip to Val Thorens.

Access via the Tarentaise

  • From Albertville, take the N90 towards Moûtiers
  • Take exit no. 40 – St-Jean-de-Belleville / St-Martin-de-Belleville / Les Menuires / Val Thorens
  • Follow the D117 until Val Thorens

Access via the Maurienne (Orelle)

  • Take the A43 motorway
  • Take exit n°29 – St Michel de Maurienne
  • Follow the D1006 towards Orelle

the access to Val Thorens is also possible, via the ski lifts, passing through the Orelle station.

This connection, made possible thanks to the support of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes Region, allows visitors arriving from the Maurienne Valley toget to Val Thorens with their luggage in 45 minutes, passing by the legendary Cime Caron and its 360° panorama of the Alps.

See the prices of pedestrian packages

Special equipment

Since November 1, 2021, chains or winter tires are compulsory in mountainous areas.

So, to come to Val Thorens, light vehicles, utility vehicles and motorhomes must:

  • either have metal or textile snow chains in their trunk allowing them to equip at least two drive wheels
  • either be equipped with four winter tires

Before your departure, we invite you to consult the weather forecast as well as theroad conditions.

As a last resort, be aware that it is possible to buy chains or socks in the station. The list of businesses that sell them is available here.

Parking at Val Thorens

During the winter season and to facilitate snow removal, parking is obligatory in the station car parks.

Remember to reserve your parking space online to save time when you arrive and ensure you have a place in the car park closest to your accommodation.

Charging stations for electric vehicles

Charging stations are available in all of the station's covered car parks (P0, P1 and P2).

Pricing is done per kWh consumed, more information and price per kWh on the Valthoparc site.

Coming by train

Moûtiers – Salins – Brides-les-Bains station

  • The Moûtiers – Salins – Brides-les-Bains station is the closest station to Val Thorens
  • It is 37 km from the resort
  • We invite you to book your train journey on the SNCF website

Transportation from the station to Val Thorens

Altibus shuttles connect Moûtiers station to the station Val Thorens. Remember to book your ticket online at altibus website.

You can also call a taxi, a VTC or rent a car.

Consult the list of all transport services

Coming by plane

Airports near Val Thorens

  • Chambéry – Savoie Mont Blanc Airport (CMF) is 122 km away
  • Grenoble Alpes Isère Airport (GNB) is 194 km away
  • Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS) is 199 km away
  • Geneva International Airport (GVA) is 201km away

Transportation from airports to Val Thorens

Depending on the airports, transfers are possible by bus, taxi/VTC or by renting a car.

To have all the information on the transfers offered from your arrival airport, we invite you to consult the page Bus station, bus lines and taxis.

The helipad of Val Thorens

Val Thorens has a helipad allowing 3 helicopters to be accommodated simultaneously. More information on companies offering helicopter transfers on our transport page.

Come by bus, taxi or VTC

The bus station of Val Thorens, Place des Arolles, is open every day during the winter season.

It welcomes buses, taxis and VTCs coming from and going to the Moûtiers – Salins – Brides-les-bains station and the airports of Chambéry, Grenoble, Lyon-Saint-Exupéry and Geneva.

If your accommodation is not close when you arrive, luggage storage is located in the bus station and will allow you to wander freely around the station while waiting to collect your accommodation.

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