Based in the heart of the Savoie, Chambéry Airport is the closest airport to the French Alps. With world class resorts like the Three Valleys reachable in 90 minutes, it’s a popular airport for skiers and snowboarders heading to the snow.
Here’s a few reasons you might like to consider flying into Chambéry:
- As mentioned above, it’s the closest airport to the French Alps, making transfer times short
- A small, regional airport, Chambéry is very easy to get around and baggage claim never takes too long
- Flying into Chambéry is an absolute joy on a clear day - with spectacular views of France’s largest and most beautiful lake, Lac Bourget, as well as all the surrounding mountains
- Chambery airport will also appeal to those flying by private jet as there is a business terminal on the same site
On the downside though, due to its size and location, in severe weather, flights to Chambéry can get delayed, or diverted to larger and better equipped airports such as Geneva and Lyon.
Transfer times from Chambéry Airport to nearby ski resorts
If you’re still weighing up your options, and wondering how long it will take you to transfer from Chambéry, the following transfer time estimations might help:
- Courchevel 1h30
- La Tania 1h30
- Méribel 1h30
- Val Thorens 1h45
- La Plagne 1h55
- Les Arcs 1h50
- Val d’Isere 2h10
- Tignes 2h05
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Chambéry Airport frequently asked questions
Which UK airports offer flights to Chambéry Airport?
You can get flights to Chambéry from Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow, Leeds, London Stansted, London City, Manchester and Southampton airports.
Which airlines fly to Chambéry Airport?
British Airways and Jet2 both operate flights from the UK to Chambéry. You can also travel through Chambéry with a travel package using one of the following tour operators: Crystal, Hotelplan, Le Ski, Tui.
What are the dining options at Chambéry Airport?
There is one restaurant at Chambéry Airport, serving traditional Savoyard food such as steaks, pasta and tartiflette, with a view of the runway. There are also two snack bars serving sandwiches, drinks and pastries.
Is there free wifi at Chambéry Airport?
Yes, there is unlimited free wifi at Chambéry Airport.
What is the parking like at Chambéry Airport?
There is one car park at Chambéry Airport and parking is absolutely free, regardless of your length of stay.
How can I get from Chambéry Airport to the Three Valleys?
The most convenient way to reach resort is by private transfer. Snowlinx provide comfortable and convenient transfers in our luxury vehicles, and we’ll transport you to your door in around 90 mins, depending on your location.
Alternatively, there are a number of car rental options, including Hertz, Sixt and enterprise. Parking can be either tricky or expensive in-resort though, so if you’re thinking of hiring a car, we’d recommend exploring the parking options first.
Taxis are also available at Chambéry airport, but are usually best booked in advance to avoid expensive prices.