La Plagne, located in the Tarentaise Valley is easily reached from a number of airports and stations.

By Air

Nearest airports:
Chambery 72 miles, Geneva 90 miles, Grenoble 114 miles, Lyon 119 miles

Low cost airlines running flights to these airports include: Easyjet, Jet2, BMI Baby, Flybe, Ryanair

Self Drive

Driving is a great way of getting to la Plagne, especially if you live in the South of England. It takes approximately 9h 30mins to reach la Plagne from Calais.

Snow Train

Possibly the best way to visit la Plagne is by train as the transfer time from the station at Aime La Plagne to la Plagne is only 25 minutes. The return leg of the journey starts in Bourg St Maurice, just 40 minutes from the Rhododendrons.

The advantage of using the direct Friday overnight train service from London or Ashford International to Aime La Plagne is that it gives you 8 days on the slopes instead of the 6 which you normally get when flying.

To book travel by rail to La Plagne see: or


You can book private transfers from the all the nearest airports and stations via our website here

Please note that although not much further, Lyon transfers are slightly more expensive due to the toll roads. Cheapest private transfers are from Chambéry. Most regular and shared transfers are from Geneva and due to the many cheap flights in to Geneva this is the preferred airport.

From Lyon, there are 4 public buses to Plagne 1800 which run each Saturday and can be booked here: at 115€ return per adult, 94€ return per ‘young person’, 63€ return per child. Drop off/collection point is Plagne 1800 ‘Haut’ – the top of Plagne 1800 (5 minute walk from the Rhododendrons).