About Transfers to Morzine
There are several ways to get to Morzine from the airports, or the train and bus stations in Geneva, Thonon or Cluses. The most popular way is to arrange a transfer - either a shared minibus or a private taxi or minibus.
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The above are approximate transfer times and distances to Morzine from the airports, which can be affected by snow, bad weather or peak holiday times.
There are many companies that offer Airport Transfers and you will need to book your seats in advance.
Also see: Getting Here Guide
Airport transfers & shuttles
In the winter season, you are most likely to fly into one of four airports - Geneva, Chambery, Lyon or Grenoble. In summer, flights only operate to Geneva and Lyon. Most transfers from these airports to Morzine are offered on a shared basis and you can also book private transfers by taxi or minibus.
You should always try to book your transfers in advance as you cannot guarantee picking up one at the airport and some companies strictly forbid their drivers from doing this. You can do this easily and quickly online from the transfer companies websites.
These are the approximate prices for return shared transfers to Morzine, per person, based on an 8-person minibus.
Alternatively you can choose to take one of the public buses via Thonon or Cluses and on to Morzine (see more on buses below).
Private taxis & transfers
It is possible to pick up a private taxi in one of the ranks found immediately outside the airport. Prices to resort should be negotiated before setting off. For more than 4 people the cost will obviously be higher for a larger vehicle but probably cheaper per person. Even though you agree a price beforehand, the driver is obliged to keep the meter running and may not charge more than the price shown (except for surcharges and motorway tolls etc). Take a look at our taxis page.
There are a number of private companies that offer door-to-door minibus Morzine transfers from most airports in the region. With all of them you have the option of booking either a private Morzine transfer where the minibus is booked for your group only, or taking a more economical "shared" minibus, where up to 8 people arriving around the same time travel to resort together. All the drivers will speak English.
Often if you are a large family or group with 5 or more people then a private transfer will be the cheapest and quickest option. With more space than a normal car taxi and door to door service this is certainly worth investigating before you book anything else.
Hiring a car from the airport to Morzine can be beneficial if you can't easily find transfers for the flight times you have chosen, plus it gives you a lot more freedom whilst you're here and the chance to visit neighbouring resorts (Avoriaz or Chamonix for example) and other villages.
Using public transport can help keep the costs down on your trip to Morzine, however it can take considerably longer and you may need to make a few different connections to get to resort.
The closest train stations to Morzine are at Cluses and Thonon-les-bains. Use the SNCF Trains website to plan your connections. The public bus will then connect you to Morzine - take a look at our Bus Services page for bus and coach timetables.
Also see: Bus Services in Morzine
Getting to Avoriaz and Les Gets from Morzine, is easy enough on public transport (although you'll ned to take the Prodains cable car to get up to Avoriaz). There is a good local bus network connecting the villages around Morzine which is free with your lift pass.
If you're heading further afield, it's a good idea to head back to the nearest airport, which may take you a bit out of your way geographically, but you'll find more transfer options from there. Airport transfer companies and Tour Operators run regular transfers to and from the airport (especially at the weekend) and they sometimes have spare seats that you can purchase from them. Once at the airport, the idea is to co-ordinate with an onward transfer to the resort of your choice – either with the same tour operator or transfer company. As the majority of people travel on Saturday or Sunday, the weekend is your best chance of bagging an inter-resort transfer; mid-week or out of season travel is likely to be complicated and potentially expensive. You should enquire directly with the operators in resort about availability but they may not be able to confirm your place until the last minute as priority will go to their “package” clients.
Also see: Bus Services in Morzine
Location: Morzine Region