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Bus Services in La Plagne

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The resort of La Plagne is made up of a number of different villages, each at different altitudes and each with their own character and ambience. They are all linked via a network of free shuttle buses and cable cars.

Airport Bus Services to Aime & La Plagne

The closest bus station to La Plagne is at Aime, the town at the bottom of the mountain, which is also where you'll arrive if you're coming by train. Bus services stop at Aime and then head up the mountain to Plagne Centre.

Airport Bus Services to Aime - Winter Only
Chambery Airport - Aime Winter 2020 Timetable Book
Lyon Airport - Aime Winter 2020 Timetable
Geneva Airport - Aime Winter 2020 Timetable
Grenoble Airport - Aime Winter 2020 Timetable & Book

Buses from Chambery airport to La Plagne operate twice a day on Saturdays and once on Sundays during the ski season. It takes around 3 hours to get to La Plagne from Chambery, via Aime.

Buses from Lyon airport to Aime run on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays during the ski season and take around 3 hours. They operate once a day on Fridays, four times on Saturdays and once on Sundays. You will then need to take a connecting bus or taxi from Aime to the La Plagne villages (Line T8 - see above).

Buses from Geneva airport to La Plagne operate every day of the week in winter with eight buses on Saturdays, four on Sundays and three on all the other days of the week. This route takes around 3h30 to get to La Plagne, via a connecting bus from Aime.

Buses from Grenoble to Aime operate several times per day on Saturdays and once on Sunday morning in winter. It takes around 2 hours and 20 minutes to get to Aime.

For more information on the best transport options from the airport see our Getting Here Guide.

Note that these timetables may vary throughout the year and during holidays so please contact the bus companies in advance to avoid disappointment.


For National and International travel take a look at our Coaches Page.

La Plagne local buses

The six main village resorts are Plagne 1800, Belle Plagne, Plagne Bellecote, Plagne Centre, Plagne Aime 2000 and Plagne Villages/Plagne Soleil. These are all interlinked by a free cable car or bus service. 

La Plagne Local Shuttle Buses
ROUTE WINTER BUS TIMETABLES SUMMER BUS TIMETABLES
Red Line: Plagne Centre - 1800 - Bellecote Winter 2020 Timetable TBC
Blue Line: Aime 2000 - Plagne Centre - Bobsleigh - Charmettes Winter 2020 Timetable TBC
Plagne Centre - Plagne Soleil - Plagne Villages Winter 2020 (Low Season)
Winter 2020 (High Season)
TBC
Montchavin - Les Coches Winter 2020 Timetable Summer 2019 Timetable

The two main free shuttle bus routes are the Red & Blue lines. The Red Line connects Plagne 1800 to Plagne Bellecôte and Plagne Centre every 15 minutes from 08:30 to 00:50. The Blue Line runs between Les Charmettes, La Roche, the bobsleigh run, Plagne 1800, Plagne Centre and Plagne Aime 2000. It is aimed more at cross-country skiers and walkers and runs every hour from 06:00 to 00:30. There are also free shuttles operating between Plagne Centre, Plagne Soleil and Plagne Villages every 15-20 minutes from around 08:30 to 23:45. The frequency of this service increases during the school holidays.

While there is no direct bus service between Belle Plagne and the other La Plagne villages, you can take the Télécabine lift to Plagne Bellecôte, from where you can connect onto the Red Line shuttle to the other villages. The Telecabine lift runs daily until 23:45. From Plagne Centre, the Télémétro lift links directly to Aime 2000 and runs every 5 minutes from around 08:00 to 23:45.

Note that these timetables may vary throughout the year and during holidays so please contact the bus companies in advance to avoid disappointment.

La Plagne Aime Train Station & Regional Buses

The mainline station for La Plagne is Aime on the valley floor, not to be confused with Aime 2000 up on the mountain. Shuttle buses connect Aime to the various resort villages of La Plagne from mid-December to the end of April. They start at 07:00 and run until around 20:45, taking you to Plagne 1800, Bellecote, Plagne Centre, Plagne Villages / Soleil and Aime 2000.

To access the neighbouring resorts of Montchavin and Les Coches, you need to catch a bus from Landry station, which operates six times on Saturdays and twice on Sundays, in winter. To get to Champagny en Vanoise you can connect from Moutiers.

La Plagne Regional Buses
ROUTE WINTER BUS TIMETABLES SUMMER BUS TIMETABLES
Line T8:
Aime (Gare Routiere) - Plagne 1800 - Bellecote - Belle Plagne - Plagne Centre - Plagne Villages - Plagne Soleil - Aime 2000
Winter 2020 Timetable Summer 2019 Timetable
Line T7:
Aime (Gare Routiere) - Longefoy - Plagne Montalbert - Dou le Ramaz
Winter 2020 Timetable Summer 2019 Timetable
Line T9:
Landry (Gare SNCF) - Montorlin - Montchavin - Les Coches
Winter 2020 Timetable Summer 2019 Timetable
Line T6:
Moutiers - Champagny en Vanoise - Pralognan la Vanoise
Winter 2020 Timetable Summer 2019 Timetable

Note that these timetables may vary throughout the year and during holidays so please contact the bus companies in advance to avoid disappointment.

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