It’s no trek getting to Our Place in the Mountains. Morzine is just a one hour drive from Geneva airport but there are plenty of alternatives to flying.
Fly to Geneva (75km from Morzine). Easyjet, BA & Swiss all have direct flights from across the UK.
Transfer from Geneva Airport to Morzine
PUBLIC BUSES leave from outside arrivals. For bus times go to www.altibus.com
PRIVATE MINI-BUSES also serve the airport but must be booked beforehand. Costs vary. If you’re interested we can put you in touch with a reputable firm.
CAR HIRE is cheaper if pre-booked in the UK. Most hire firms have a desk at the airport. Parking is generally available outside our apartment.
BY TRAIN FROM UK
This is a great way to travel straight from central London or Ashford, Kent (where you can park securely).
Travel Eurostar to Paris followed by TGV to Geneva, Cluses, Annecy or Thonon-Les-Bains with transfer to Morzine by bus or car hire.
The websites below are packed with more train information:
DRIVING FROM UK
Morzine is about an 8 hour motorway drive from Calais. French motorways are generally clear of snow and traffic but the tolls will cost you around 120 euros return.
CALAIS TO MORZINE: Take the A26 motorway from Calais towards St.Quentin and Reims (approx. 2.5 hours). Continue on the A26 to Troyes, then take the A5 motorway towards Chaumont and Langres. At Langres take the A31 towards Dijon. At Dijon take the A39 towards Dole and Lons, the A39 then joins the A40, follow this all the way beyond Geneva heading towards Mont Blanc and Chamonix. Come off the A40 at Cluses and follow signs to Morzine. Cluses to Morzine is a 30 minute drive. For those with kids there’s a McDonalds at the Cluses motorway exit!
Driving directions from Geneva to Morzine
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The most direct route from Geneva airport is along the motorway (autoroute blanche) to Cluses. When leaving the airport follow the signs to France and Chamonix/Mont Blanc. After a few miles you will cross the Swiss/French border with passport control.
You will come to the A40 motorway; follow signs towards Chamonix/Mont Blanc. Continue on the motorway (through 2 tolls – you’ll need about 6 Euros in total) until you reach the Cluses exit.
In Cluses follow the signs for Taninges, Les Gets and Avoriaz. Take the D902 through Taninges, and onwards through Les Gets continuing on towards Morzine.
Just before Morzine you’ll come to a roundabout – take the first exit sign-posted Morzine. You’re now only a few hundred metres from Our Place in the Mountains. You’ll see a list of road names on a sign by the side of the road (pictured here on the right). The top arrow indicates an immediate left turn to ‘Taille De Mas Des Champs De La Plagne’. Take it and you’ll see the apartment block immediately on your left hand side. Turn immediately left at the red sign ‘Champs de la Plagne Parking Prive’ (pictured left). Pick a free parking bay. You have arrived!
N.B. If you reach a Shell/Renault garage on the main road (on your right) STOP – you’ve missed the lane. Turn around.
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