Getting to Serre Chevalier

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By Air: The closest airport to Serre Chevalier is Turin (132km) where it is generally easy to find affordable flights too. We offer a regular transfer service only from Turin airport.

Airport Transfers: We offer an airport transfer service from Turin airport on Saturdays with our partner company ​Snow Cab.


We offer an airport transfer service from Turin airport on Saturdays with our partner company Snow Cab. If you would like to use this service please select 'Turin Airport Transfer’ under travel options on the booking screen.

Transfer timetable to be confirmed for winter 21/22 (there is generally one transfer in the morning and one in the afternoon on Saturdays)

This service is unlikely to operate on Christmas day, 25th December. ​

Snow Cab usually drop off and pick up passengers right outside the UCPA centre door. If during peak weeks the car park is full they will be parked around 50m down the road but you should be able to see the minibus/coach from the front door and the driver will usually be able to meet you at the UCPA centre to direct you towards the bus. 

Transfer bookings are made on the assumption that the transfers will be able to run with full capacity. If the transfer company has to run their transfers with reduced capacity we will contact you to let you know your options. 


We offer a shared transfer service for Saturday arrivals from Grenoble Airport through our partner company Ben's Bus. If you would like to use this service please add ‘Airport Transfer’ under travel options on the booking screen. You will be allocated a place on the correct bus depending on the flight time you provide us with.

The latest flight arrival time that Ben's Bus will service on a Saturday is an arrival time of 15:30.

The earliest flight departure time that they will service on a Saturday is 09:00

This service will not operate on Christmas day, 25th December. 

Transfers have an approximate time of 3 hours, and a bus change will be necessary at Bourg d’Oisans. Please note travel time may vary significantly depending on weather and traffic conditions. Where disruptions are forecast transfers to the airport may depart from resort significantly earlier.

Ben's Bus drop and pick up is not difrectly outside the UCPA centre. The bus stop used is villeneuve bus stop also known as "La Salles les Alpes". They use the bus stop locally known as "LA SALLE FREJUS-PRELONG" on the side of the road heading to Grenoble, opposite the Centre Commercial. The GPS coordinates are 44°56'46.3"N 6°33'36.6"E and you can see it on google maps here.This is around 300m/4min walk from the UCPA centre. ​

Ben’s bus will usually wait up to 30 minutes after the scheduled departure time to accommodate delays. Customers on flights delayed over 30 minutes will be moved where possible to the next available transfer.

Transfer bookings ​are made on the ​assumption that the ​transfers will be able to run with full capacity. If the ​transfer company has to run their transfers with reduced capacity we will contact you to let you know your options.​

By Train: The closest train station to Serre Chevalier is Briancon, linking in to an excellent local bus service which runs along the Serre Chevalier valley. The journey from the UK goes through some very attractive countryside and can be a very pleasant, though often very expensive, alternative to flying.

By Car: Serre Chevalier is easily accessible by road although the road leading up over the Col by LA Grave can become very snowy so snow chains or winter tyres are extremely advisable. The drive from the UK takes about 11 hours and goes through some nice scenery along the way but don’t forget to budget for French toll roads!  There is limited amount of free parking at the UCPA.  The address is UCPA Grand Serre Chevalier, 2 Route du Bez, 05240, La Salle Les Alpes.

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Best For: A relaxing break
Resort Charm:
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Nearest Airport: Turin (132km)
Coach Available: Not available
Fun Fact: 300 days sunshine per year
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