Getting the Train to Val Thorens, Les Menuires and Saint Martin de Belleville
You can get the train to Moutiers, the town at the bottom of the Three Valleys, to travel to Val Thorens.
The Eurostar offers a snow train service to go straight from London St Pancras, or, you can get the train from Geneva or another airport.
Getting the Eurostar Straight To Moutiers
You can now get the Eurostar snow train direct from London st Pancras and Ashford International to Moutiers (or Moutiers-Salins) for an effortless journey straight to the Alps.
There are no restrictions on baggage, you can choose a train overnight and get a good night’s rest to arrive early to the Alps. The service runs every Friday and Saturday. It takes around 9 hours on the train and costs around £100-200.
If you are concerned about your carbon footprint, travelling by train to the Alps is certainly the greenest way to go.
Carbon emission in kg per journey to the Alps from the UK:
- Full car: 67.8kg
- Large car: 90.8kg
- Train: 56.6kg
- Plane: 181.5kg
- Plane: 181.5kg
Click here to view the timetable of snow-trains straight to Moutiers and click here for more information and prices for the service.
Once you arrive to Moutiers train station you will need to either get the bus, or a taxi to resort. Scroll down for more details.
Getting the Train From the Airport To the Val Thorens Valley
If you have chosen to fly to one of the nearby airports, rather than getting a transfer, you can get the train to Moutiers.
*There is no direct service from Chambery or Grenoble airport so you would be required to get one of the regular shuttles from the airport to the train station. From Grenoble airport this is €4.