Travelling to Meribel

Getting to Meribel

The flexibility of organising your own travel arrangements means that you can choose the option which best suits you and your party. To this end we have supplied you the following information to help you find the perfect combination of great value and stress free travel.

Please do not hesitate to contact us for any help and advice on travel options.

By air

When flying from the UK or Ireland, there are four airports within easy transfer distance to Meribel:

Geneva airport – 2 hours

Lyon airport – 2 hours

Chambery airport – 1h 30 min's

Grenoble airport – 1h 30 min's

For a fantastic comparison site for all flights see http://skyscanner.net

Below is a list of airlines which fly to Geneva, Lyon, Chambery or Grenoble to help you find the airport closest to home.

Home airports Airlines Airports near to Meribel
Belfast britishairways.com Geneva
Birmingham www.flybe.com Geneva / Chambery
Bournemouth easyjet.com Geneva
Bristol easyjet.com Geneva / Grenoble / Chambery
Dublin aerlingus.com  ryanair.com Geneva / Lyon / Grenoble
Exeter www.flybe.com Chambery
East Midlands www.flybe.com  jet2.com Chambery
Edinburgh easyjet.com  www.flybe.com  jet2.com Geneva / Grenoble / Chambery
Gatwick britishairways.com  easyjet.com Geneva / Lyon / Chambery / Grenoble
Glasgow easyjet.com Geneva
Heathrow britishairways.com  swiss.com Geneva / Lyon
Leeds jet2.com Geneva / Chambery
Liverpool easyjet.com Geneva / Lyon
London City britishairways.com  swiss.com Geneva / Lyon / Grenoble
Manchester britishairways.com  jet2.com Geneva / Lyon / Chambery / Grenoble
Newcastle easyjet.com Geneva
Southampton www.flybe.com Geneva
Stansted easyjet.com Geneva / Chambery

By train

The Eurostar runs directly from London St Pancras and Ashford International to the town of Moutiers, which is only 25 minutes drive from Meribel.

The train that leaves London on Friday evening arrives early Saturday morning in Moutiers. When you arrive in Moutiers you will be met by a Ski Basics driver who will take you to a café in Meribel for breakfast. Your Chalet manager will greet you there and arrange ski passes and ski hire while you enjoy some hot tea and coffee and breakfast.

The Ski train is a great option for those that want make the most of an extra day on the slopes on Saturday. However, if there are members in your party that aren’t so keen to head straight out on the mountain there are plenty of nice cafes, restaurants, shopping and even a spa for you to enjoy during the day. The Chalet will be ready for you to move into in the afternoon. However, your driver will take your luggage off your hands so that you are free to enjoy Meribel for the day.

Alternatively, the train that departs from London on Saturday morning arrives in Moutiers late Saturday afternoon. Your Ski Basics driver will then take you from Moutiers straight to your chalet where you will be met by you Chalet staff and Manager.

Alternatively, the train that departs from London on Saturday morning arrives in Moutiers late Saturday afternoon and you will then be taken directly to your chalet and met by our staff.

You can have a look at the Eurostar ski-train timetable and book online at www.eurostar.com or you can call Tel. 0870 160 6600

By car

Self-driving to Meribel is an option favoured by many, especially those looking for a little flexibility. The resort is approximately 600 miles from the channel ports and is conveniently served by motorway to within 12 miles of the resort. Toll costs are approximately £45 each way.

Channel crossings can be booked online with either www.eurotunnel.com or www.poferries.com

For road directions and estimated cost of travel by car, the AA route planner serves as a brilliant tool in planning your journey by car to Meribel.

By coach

An overnight sleeper coach service is also available leaving London Victoria at 4.30pm on Friday and arrives in Meribel on Saturday morning. Prices start at £109 per person return.

www.snowcoach.co.uk

I cannot speak highly enough of the holiday and service provided by ski basics. The name really undersells the products and service that you get. I would definitely book ski basics again in the future. price, chalet and hosts are great and has left me with a serious case of holiday blues!

Susan Bell – January 9, 2016