We can offer a coach journey to and from resort, with pickup points of London and Dover. Prices start at £120 for the return journey. Please call Andrea for further details 0033642832598.


Eurostar Ski Train

Travel_Page_EurostarAlternatively there is a direct Eurostar service direct from London to Moûtiers les Salins with overnight or daytime travel options. No airport hassles, you can bring plenty of ski gear (at no charge) and Moûtiers les Salins is only 20 minutes from La Tania.

Friday evening departure, Saturday night return:

Departs St Pancras International 19:39 (Ashford 20:28) – Arrives Moûtiers les Salins 05:55 (from 23rd Dec 2011 to 13th April 2012)

Departs Moûtiers les Salins 22:54 – Arrives St Pancras International 07:16 (Ashford 06:34)


Saturday daytime option:

Departs St Pancras International 10:00 (Ashford 10:47) – Arrives Moûtiers les Salins 18:13

Departs Moûtiers les Salins 10:27 – Arrives St Pancras International 16:11 (Ashford 15:36)

Snow Retreat can book either train option for you with your holiday – Just call us !


Travel_Page_DrivingSimply follow the signs from Calais to Reims, Troyes, Dijon, Lyon, Chambery, Albertville, Moûtiers, La Tania.

Average time is approx 10hrs at 70mph on the French side. Average fuel costs will be about approx 200€ return at 35mpg on the French side plus About 120€ return for tolls if you use the motorway all the way. Drive down and stay in a Motel Friday night and get 8 days skiing !

Ferry or Tunnel ?

The Tunnel is the quickest way, though not the cheapest – always book in advance and look for a deal. If you just turn up and drive on, prices can be up to 3 times more expensive.

P&O ferries

Operate from Dover to Calais and have up to 25 crossings a day in case you miss one. Sea France also operate this route but are less frequent.

LD ferries

The newest ferry operator with some fantastic brand new ships. Operate from Dover to Boulogne, Newhaven to Dieppe and Portsmouth to Le Harve. There are at present 4 crossings a day for the popular Dover route.

Brittany Ferries

Operate from Portsmouth to Caen is another good option especially if you live nearby or can use the night sailing as your overnight stop.


Operate from Dover to Dunkirk with 12 crossings a day on a Friday

Of course you don’t have to drive the journey all in one. There are plenty of motels just off the motorway with rooms per night for as little as £18 for a double. Check out the Ibis, Sofitel, Mercure, Novotel, Formule1, Etap, Red Roof and Motel6 hotel websites for latest prices.


Travel_Page_PlaneAlthough flying may seem the easiest means of transport, with the hassle of getting to and from the airport, latest flying security controls and rip off ski and board carriage costs … door to door times and expense can be greater than they first appear. Still, with early booking and crafty comparison websites, good bargains can still be had.

Our local airports are Grenoble, Lyon (St Exupery) and Chambery in France or Geneva in Switzerland.

We won’t list all the various airlines, schedules and costs here or you’ll be here all night, but call us for more info or a quote.