The Best Ski Resorts Close to Chambery Airport


The Best Ski Resorts Close to Chambery Airport

Planning your next ski trip? It’s never too early to get prepared. You’ll want to spend as little time travelling as possible! This is why so many skiers choose to fly to Chambery Airport. But which are the best nearby ski resorts? Our partners at Alps2Alps took a closer look...

Chambery Airport – Méribel, France – 1hr 20mins

Looking for a quick journey to the slopes? At just over an hour away from Méribel, Chambery Airport is conveniently located to get your holiday off to the best start!

Why Visit Méribel?

There are a number of reasons to visit Méribel for your next holiday – almost too many to count! Being located in the Three Valleys, the world’s largest linked ski area, isn’t all it’s famous for. The resort is one of the most popular in France, known as one of the Alpine greats. Its pistes suit every level of skier, the après is unparalleled and it can boast good snowfall for much of the year.

Another bonus? The scenery is stunning! Try not to get too distracted as you make your way down the slopes.

Chambery Airport – Bride les Bains, France – 1hr 30mins

Even when taking traffic into account, it’s only an hour and a half’s drive from Chambery Airport to Bride les Bains.

Why Visit Bride les Bains?

Another resort in the Three Valleys, Bride les Bains is less famous than its neighbour Méribel. But, it’s also cheaper! The nightlife might not be as lively, but its value for money is second to none. Plus, you can access Méribel’s slopes by a 20-minute gondola! This small spa town also oozes French charm and a welcoming atmosphere. You’re sure to find all the necessary ingredients for a great ski holiday.

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Chambery Airport – Chamrousse, France – 1hr 35mins

At a little over an hour and a half away from each other, the journey from Chambery Airport to Chamrousse is an easy one!

Why Visit Chamrousse?

If you haven’t heard of Chamrousse before, you have now. Hidden away between some of France’s most famous resorts, Chamrousse often goes unnoticed by tourists. But, this makes it a great place to head for those on a budget.

Its skiing won’t disappoint either! Home to a range of slopes, from tree-lined steep runs to gentle winding pistes, it isn’t just low prices this resort has to shout about. Those who discover this friendly Alpine haven are often surprised it isn’t more famous.

Chambery Airport – Val Thorens, France – 1hr 40mins

Chambery Airport is only an hour and 40 minutes away from the highest ski resort in Europe! Why waste precious slope time sitting in the car?

Why Visit Val Thorens?

If you’re looking for snow, you’ll find it here. Val Thorens is one of the most snow-sure resorts in France! But, snow isn’t all it has to offer. In fact, far from it. Nestled in the heart of the Three Valleys, Val Thorens can boast great après, an excellent variety of pistes and a friendly atmosphere. Everything you need for a great ski holiday is in one place!

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Chambery Airport – La Tania, France – 1hr 50mins

Keen to visit the infamous Three Valleys? La Tania is a less than two-hour drive from Chambery Airport!

Why Visit La Tania?

La Tania shares the same area as some of France’s most famous resorts. But, it sits in the shadow of some of these neighbours. So, you’ll find it’s cheaper than you might expect! Despite its low altitude, you’ll find plenty of snow – largely thanks to snowmaking. Plus, you’ll find plenty of long runs to enjoy at your leisure. In short: expect a great skiing experience.

Need to let your hair down? Away from the slopes, you’ll find a number of lively bars dotted around the resort.

Chambery Airport – Courchevel, France – 2hrs

A two-hour drive from Chambery Airport is all it takes to reach Courchevel!

Why Visit Courchevel?

Another famous giant in the Three Valleys, Courchevel is hugely popular with tourists year after year. Its fan base is made up largely of British skiers! This popularity makes it a great place for a night out. From the range of bars to the lively atmosphere, there’s plenty to do in the evenings.

But what of the skiing? In the whole of the Three Valleys ski area, the snow in Courchevel is some of the best, second only to Val Thorens. To enjoy this snow, you have a range of slopes, from challenging to easy. The Three Valleys is home to 600km of pistes, with Courchevel alone claiming 150km – so you’re sure to find one to suit you!


Chambery Airport – Alpe d’Huez, France – 2hrs

In perfect weather and road conditions, the journey to Alpe d’Huez from Chambery Airport is likely to be even quicker than two hours!

Why Visit Alpe d’Huez?

Few resorts can offer what Alpe d’Huez has when it comes to skiing! There’s a number of slopes for every level of skier. Even the experts will find their skills pushed to the limit. If that wasn’t enough, the number of bars and clubs make for a great night out once the slopes are shut.

Another bonus? Thanks to its glacier and high-altitude slopes, this resort can boast good snow cover until late April!

Can’t wait to head to the slopes? Book your ski transfer from Chambery Airport today!