The closest bus station to Val Thorens is in Moutiers, the town at the bottom of the mountain. This is also where you will alight if you are coming by train. Buses from the nearest airports usually stop at Moutiers, from where you can catch a connecting bus to take you on to Val Thorens and other destinations in the Belleville Valley (see above).
Buses from Chambery airport to Moutiers operate twice a day on Saturdays and once on Sundays during the ski season. It takes around 1h15 to get to Moutiers from Chambery and then a further 1h15 to 1h30 to get up to Val Thorens, stopping at St Martin de Belleville and Les Menuires en route.
Buses from Lyon airport to Moutiers run on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays during the ski season and take around 3h45 to get to Val Thorens, also changing at Moutiers on the way. They operate once a day on Fridays and Sunday and four times a day on Saturdays.
Buses from Grenoble to Moutiers operate on Saturdays and Sundays in winter and are scheduled to meet arriving flights. It takes around 2h00 to 2h30 to get to Moutiers from this airport where you can pick up a connecting bus onto Val Thorens.
Buses from Geneva airport to Moutiers operate every day in winter, with eight buses on Saturdays, four on Sundays and three on all the other days of the week. This route takes approximately 2h00 to Moutiers where you will then change onto a connecting bus up to Val Thorens.
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 & International travel take a look at our Coaches Page.