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Travelling to the Alps

Travelling to and from the Alps needn't  be a chore, and on a Ski Famille holiday you can choose to travel in a way that suits you and your family.

Travel Your Way Travel Your Way with Ski Famille

Whether you would prefer to fly, drive, hop on a train or make your own arrangements, we will have an option that suits you. You will arrive at your Ski Famille chalet already relaxed and raring to go for your first morning on the slopes.

We aim to make your journey as easy and stress-free as possible and offer a range of different travel options meaning you can pick the one that's best for your family.

To discuss the option that will work best for you and your family this winter call our friendly team on 01252 365 495. 

By Air

Ski Famille Inclusive Flights & Transfers

Saturday flights from Gatwick to Geneva and resort transfers are included in all of our chalet packages.

Our Saturday flights 

Gatwick to Geneva: Depart 08.00 - Arrive 11:0

Geneva to Gatwick: Depart 12:00 - Arrive 13:00

 All times are provisional and will be confirmed with your tickets

Inclusive Transfers

Our inclusive return transfers meet the above flights and take you to your resort. Approximate transfer times are:-

  •  Les Gets: 1 hour 15 minutes (approx)
  •  Les Menuires & La Plagne: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx)
General notes for transfers

Transfer times will vary depending on road and weather conditions. Transfers will generally be in a coach and it will not be possible to provide or fit child seats.

Ski Famille Flexible Flight Option

For this season we are pleased to offer flexible flight and transfer options for guests using regional flights with BA, Easyjet and other airlines.

Additional costs will apply (along with baggage charges for easyJet), however we guarantee our prices will be lower than the same flight booked direct with the airline. Prices will be confirmed at the time of booking.

We are able to offer the following UK departure airports:

For Les Gets

  • Aberdeen
  • Newcastle
  • Birmingham
  • Southend
  • Southampton
  • Jersey
  • Glasgow
  • Belfast
  • Manchester
  • Luton
  • Heathrow
  • Isle of Man

For Les Menuires and La Plagne

  • Glasgow
  • Manchester
  • Birmingham
  • Southend
  • Newcastle
  • Heathrow
  • Luton

Please call us on 01252 365 495 for the current supplement applicable to your preferred flight.

Transfer details for Flexible Flight Options

Transfers meeting the above flexible flight options will generally combine guests arriving on more than one flight. Scheduled arrival times may be up to 45 minutes apart.  Using our flexible flight options may result in a small wait at Geneva on your arrival or outward journey.  Please see guildeline transfer timings below.

Transfer timings for Les Gets
Our transfers for guests making use of our flexible flight options depart at 12:30, 15:30 and 17:30 from Geneva. Your return transfers will arrive back in to Geneva at approximately 09:00 or 11:30.

Transfer timings for Les Menuires and La Plagne
Our transfer for guests making use of our flexible flight options depart at 15:00 from Geneva. Your return transfer will arrive back in to Geneva at approximately 12:00.

General notes for transfers

Transfer times will vary depending on road and weather conditions. Transfers will generally be in a coach and it will not be possible to provide or fit child seats.

Ski & snowboard carriage

Ski or snowboard carriage can be pre-booked on our inclusive Gatwick flight for £19 per set (skis /snowboard plus boots, max 15kgs).  Early booking is recommended as space is limited. Airport ski carriage price is £30. Ski carraige prices for flexible flight optons will vary and will be confirmed at time of booking.

Luggage Carrier Service

If you’re concerned about juggling bags and children in a busy airport, or would like to send some items out to your chalet in advance of your holiday, Luggage Mule offers a low cost and convenient service with their “home to chalet” collection and delivery service. Visit Luggage Mule to find out more.

Airport Parking

I Love Meet and Greet are offering 15% off pre-booked parking for Ski Famille guests. Visit  I Love Meet and Greet  to receive your discount.


ATOL Information

All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to:


By Road

By Road

As an alternative to flights, Eurotunnel FlexiPlus channel crossings are included in our chalet packages. 

Les Gets is particularly easy to drive to, as one of the nearest French resorts to the channel. Les Menuires and La Plagne are only an hour further down the autoroute. All journeys are straightforward and we provide comprehensive directions – including SatNav coordinates for your chalet.

Euro Tunnal

Eurotunnel FlexiPlus** service that gives you greater flexibility on timings, avoids boarding queues and gives you access to an exclusive lounge where you can stock up on complimentary drinks, snacks and newspapers.

** Access to the Flexi Plus lounge is not available for vehicles over 1.85m

If you are driving do bear in mind that you will also need to budget for fuel, tolls (approx £60 each way), breakdown insurance and snow chains.


Directions to our Reberty 2000 chalets  
Directions to our Les Gets chalets
Direction to our La Plagne chalets

Hotels en-route

Accor Hotels

By Train

Take the Eurostar to the Alps from St Pancras

Imagine the ease and excitement of travelling direct from London to the Alps.  As a relaxed alternative to flying we can now offer this option to guests staying in La Plagne or Les Menuires (Les Bruyeres and Reberty 2000).

Direct Eurostar sample times

Depart London St Pancras - 09:45
Arrive Moutiers - 18:15

Depart Moutiers - 10:14
Arrive London St Pancras - 16:13

Choose between the simple style of Standard and the dedicated service and comfort of Standard Premier for your trip to the heart of the Alps.

Standard Premier offers extra spacious carriages plus two light meals and drinks served to your large, comfy seat. In Standard you can purchase a range of food and drink in the on-board bar-buffets and enjoy the view from your reserved seat.

On arrival in Moutiers for Les Menuires or Aime for La Plagne you will be met by your driver for the short transfer to your chalet.

Variable supplements apply to train travel - prices & availability to be confirmed by end of July 2016. Please call us on 01252 365 495 for details.

Own Arrangements

Own Arrangements

Guests making their own travel arrangements will recieve a £50 per adult discount. Limited packages without flight seats are available.

It you require transfers to Les Menuires or La Plagne we reccoment that you contact Mountain Express. Do book early to ensure you are able to secure a vehcile for your journey.

There are a number of private transfer providers for Les Gets including Ski Transfers and Skiidy Gonzales.

Car hire from airports and train stations can be booked through Argus Car Hire.