COMING TO THE GIFFRE VALLEY

BY CAR

From Paris: A6 Motorway Paris – Mâcon, then the Blanche A40 Motorway Mâcon – Cluses. Paris – Morillon takes around 6 hours, for 629 km.

From Lyon: A43 Motorway Lyon – Annecy, then the A41 motorway followed by the Blanche A40 Motorway towards Chamonix. Lyon – Morillon takes around 2 hours, for 197 km.

From the south: From Valence, follow signs for Grenoble, Chambéry then Annecy. A41 Motorway and then the Blanche A40 Motorway towards Chamonix. Nice – Morillon takes around 6 hours, for 597 km.

From the north: Go on the motorway towards Reims, Dijon, Mâcon then the Blanche A40 Motorway Mâcon – Cluses or in Dijon, follow signs to Dole, then Bourg en Bresse, then take the A41 motorway and the Blanche A40 Motorway, take Exit n°18: Cluses Scionzier. Lille – Morillon takes around 7.5 hrs, for 755 km.

From the east: For people coming from Alsace or Franche Comté, the most interesting route is through Switzerland. Some tips for travelling through Switzerland. Strasbourg – Morillon takes around 4.5 hrs, for 455 km.

From Cluses to Morillon: Follow the signs for Samoëns. After the Col de Châtillon mountain pass, you will start seeing signs for Morillon. After leaving the motorway, it takes around 15 minutes.

BY TRAIN

For all train times, availabilities, go to … www.oui.sncf.fr

From Cluses train station to Morillon there is a shuttle service. These buses only go as far as Morillon village, not up to Morillon 1100, Esserts Plateau, if you arrive during the opening times of the cable car, you can use this.

BY PLANE

Airports near Morillon Grand Massif

Genève Cointrin Airport (If you are a Swiss citizen, make sure you have your passport or identity card), 60 km away

For services at Geneva Airport: Accueil France 00.41.22.798.20.00.

French destinations from Geneva Airport: Bordeaux, Clermont-Ferrand, Nice, Paris, Toulouse.

Annecy Airport, 70 km away.

Chambéry Airport, 100 km away.

Lyon Saint Exupéry International Airport, 180 km away.

– FROM THE AIRPORT TO GIFFRE VALLEY – 

BY BUS

Regular bus lines from Cluses train station to Morillon. Winter timetable for 2019/2020

Regular bus lines from Annemasse train station to Morillon. Winter timetable for 2019/20

Regular bus lines from Geneva Airport to Taninges: alpybus.com/fr/

TRANSPORT – BY TAXI

Transport for travellers – Alps-Direct.Com : Tel.: +33 (0)6 12 98 12 50 – www.alps-direct.com

Oréades Transports: Tel.: +33 (0)6 77 69 34 73 – https://oreades-transport.com/

Taxi Olive Christophe: Tel.: +33 (0)6 36 75 62 14 / +33 (0)6 74 65 55 56 – https://www.taxi-olive-christophe.fr/

SAT minibus for the airport, only in winter: reservation@autocars-sat.com or call +33 (0)6 16 55 40 68

CAR RENTAL

From Geneva

  • Avis +4122 / 798 33 21
  • National Citer +4122 / 717 86 10
  • Europcar +4122 / 717 85 96
  • Hertz +4122 / 7178680 

From Annecy

  • Avis +33 (0)4 50 57 47 91
  • Europcar +33 (0)4 50 51 40 05
  • Hertz +33 (0)4 50 51 19 89
  • National Citer +33 (0)4 50 45 61 62

From Lyon

  • Avis +33 (0)4 72 22 75 25
  • Budget +33 (0)4 72 22 74 74
  • Europcar +33 (0)4 72 22 75 28
  • Hertz +33 (0)825 00 69 69
  • National citer +33 (0)4 72 22 74 87
  • Sixt +33 (0)4 72 22 72 72

Motorway links from these airports. Warning, from Geneva, you need a motorway vignette to be able to access the motorway.