Practical infos

Access – Practical information

By train, by car, by plane….The choice is yours!

By train

To Bourg Saint Maurice train station (NOT Les Arcs - Draguignan!)

Information & booking:

If you are coming from or transiting by Chambéry, regular TER trains connect Chambéry to Bourg Saint Maurice.

A funicular connects Bourg Saint Maurice train station to Arc 1600 in 7 minutes, and it is free for pass holders or accreditations. From Arc 1600 to Arc 1800, Arc 1950, Arc 2000 shuttles are available. Beware, the schedule is from 7:30 AM to 8 PM! 


By plane

Four airports and one heliport are at your disposal. We recommend Geneva airport, offering more possibilities. Lyon and Geneva are about 2h30 from Les Arcs, Grenoble 2h and Chambery 1h30.

Geneva Cointrin airport (Switzerland) -
Lyon Saint Exupéry airport -
Chambéry airport -
Grenoble airport -
Mont Blanc Heli Mountains (Arc 1950) -

Shuttles between the airports and Bourg Saint Maurice/Les Arcs: 

Cool Bus
For reservations, please contact Rob :
Phone: +33 (0)6 32 19 29 62.
The fees will be available in the fall. 


Shuttles will be proposed between Geneva airport, Chambery and Bourg Saint Maurice stations to Les Arcs. Please check this page for schedules.

By car

Snow chains are required when driving in the snow.

Motorway up to Albertville

2x2 lane road up to Moûtiers

RN 90 up to Bourg St Maurice

Road from Bourg St Maurice up to Arc 1600, Arc 1800, Arc 1950 and Arc 2000


Carpooling is also a cheap and eco-friendly solution to get to Les Arcs!

The festival shuttle

Count a 2 hour trip from Chambéry.

For the professionals with accreditations, a tab named transportation will appear in your personal space. Do not hesitate to get information and book your two way trip for Les Arcs from this dedicated tab. 

For those taking part in The Summit, a free shuttle (included in the subscription to the Summit) will be provided. The schedules will be available shortly.


Taxi Terminal of Bourg-Saint-Maurice:
+33(0)7 53 18 71 46

Estimated taxi fare & rates:

Bourg Saint Maurice ↔ Arc 1600/1800 : 50€ 
Bourg Saint Maurice ↔ Arc 1950/2000 : 70€ 

Estimated inter-resort fare & rates (subject to vehicle availability in Les Arcs):

1800 ↔ 1950 : 30€

1800 ↔ 2000 : 35€

1800 ↔ 1600 : 15€

1800 ↔ 1800 : 10€

1800 ↔ Bourg-Saint-Maurice : 50€


Les Arcs ↔ Chambéry : 275€ 
Bourg Saint Maurice ↔ Genève : 270€
Les Arcs ↔ Geneva : 340€
Les Arcs ↔ Lyon St Exupéry : 430€
Les Arcs ↔ Lyon Part Dieu : 450€


For safety reasons, please request a fare estimate when you book your taxi. 

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