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Getting to Les Contamines

By Air: The closest airport to Les Contamines is Geneva which is 100km away, mostly along motorway apart from the last 20km, making Les Contamines one the more easily accessible resorts. There are a number of flights to Geneva from a nearly every UK airport most days.

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Airport Transfers: We offer a private airport transfer service from Geneva airport to Les Contamines with our partner company Action Transfers. The transfer is flexible to suit your flight arrival times and takes approximately 1.5hr to get to resort.

Alternatively it is possible to take a train/bus/airport transfer to the neighbouring town of St Gervais. From here there is a fairly regular bus to Les Contamines. Oui bus also usually operate a timetabled transfer option from Geneva to Les Contamines during the winter season. 


By Coach: Our partner company Snowexpress offers affordable and hassle free transport to the Alps, perfect for avoiding busy airports and peak season air fares! Coaches travel through the night from London Victoria to resort arriving in time to hit the slopes on Saturday.


By Train: The nearest train station to Les Contamines is Saint Gervais (14km) although Geneva and Anemasse are also close by and are slightly easier to get to. From Saint Gervais there is a bus service onto les contamines although this may need to be booked in advance. 


By Car: Les Contamines is easily accessible by road although the road leading up to the resort can become quite snowy so snow chains or winter tyres are extremely advisable. The drive from the UK takes about 10 hours and goes through some nice scenery along the way but don’t forget to budget for French toll roads! There is a large free, non covered, non guarded car park very close to the centre with approximately 80 spaces. 


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LES CONTAMINES FACTS

Best For: Relaxing!
Resort Charm:
Centre Comfort:
Nightlife:
Nearest Airport: Geneva (100km)
Coach Available: To Saint Gervais, then local coach
Fun Fact: A hidden gem of a resort
Snowsure Rating:
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