Come To Avoriaz
The Resort of Avoriaz 1800 is located in Haute-Savoie in the Northern Alps, or more specifically, in the Chablais mountain range.
Perched 1,800 metres above sea level, the resort offers stunning views of the Aulps valley and provides a gateway to one of the world’s largest cross-border ski areas, Les Portes du Soleil.
Avoriaz 1800 is easy to reach via Cluses (D907 and D902 roads) or Thonon-les-Bains (road D902).
Approximate journey time from:
- Paris: 5hrs 50mns
- Lyon: 2hrs 40mns
- Geneva: 1hr 25mns
- Annecy: 1hr 40mns
- Dijon: 3hrs 30mns
The vehicle-free resort of Avoriaz has 2 entry points, each with a car park:
The « Route d’Avoriaz » is the D338 road which takes you straight up to the Avoriaz Resort Reception (« Accueil Station ») and car park area. On arrival, head directly for the unloading area to empty your car before leaving it in the car park.
- The Prodains Express cable car is a quick way to reach the resort (4 minutes) from the Morzine valley. Park on the outdoor car park just next door.
Avoriaz 1800 is a car-free resort where the streets become ski slopes in winter, much to the delight of holidaymakers. There are several different options for parking your car.
Prodains cable car
Located down in the Morzine valley, the Prodains Express cable car takes you to the resort of Avoriaz 1800 in just 4 minutes. You'll find an outdoor car park right next to the cable car.
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Avoriaz 1800 is easy to reach from the following airports:
- Geneva Cointrin International Airport (GVA): 85 Km
Tel.: +41 22 717 71 11 / French Sector: +41 22 798 20 00
- Lyon St Exupéry Airport (LYS): 212 Km
Tel: +33 (0)4 26 00 70 07
- Annecy Mont-Blanc Airport (NCY): 95 Km
Tel: +33 (0)4 50 27 30 06
- Chambéry Savoie Mont-Blanc Airport (CMF): 137 Km
Tel: +33 (0)4 79 54 49 54
There are several high-speed train (TGV) services for easy travel between the department of Haute-Savoie and Avoriaz 1800.
Train stations near Avoriaz:
- Thonon les Bains TGV station: 45 Km
- Cluses TGV station: 41 Km
- Bellegarde-sur-Valserine TGV station: 109 Km
Tel: 36 35 (0.34€ inc. VAT/min)
- Geneva international station: 75 Km
Tel: + 41 900 300 300
The Lyria TGV is a high-speed train service that takes you close to the summits of France and Switzerland. From Paris, the Lyria TGV takes you to Geneva in 3hrs 11mns, or to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine in 2hrs 45mns. Onward travel to the resort is easy with a taxi service, shuttle bus or one of the regular bus routes.
The Léman EXPRESS
The Léman Express service started in December 2019 for travel from the cantons of Geneva and Vaud as well as the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. This is the very first cross-border RER (regional express train) and provides fast travel to Cluses and Thonon-les-Bains from the stations of Geneva, Bellegarde-sur-Valserine and Annecy.
Geneva Cointrin International Airport and the train stations of Geneva, Cluses and Thonon-les-bains are all served by scheduled bus services for easy travel to the Resort of Avoriaz 1800 and the Portes du Soleil ski area.
Altibus operates transfer services between Geneva Cointrin International Airport or the train stations of Geneva, Cluses or Thonon, and the resort of Avoriaz 1800.
Tel: 0 820 320 368 (0.12€ inc. VAT/MIN)
- SAT LEMAN
SAT Léman runs a mountain shuttle service from Geneva Cointrin International Airport and the train stations of Geneva, Cluses and Thonon, to the bottom of the Prodains Express cable car or directly to the resort’s reception area at an altitude of 1,800 metres.
Tél: +33 (0)4 50 71 85 55
- SWISS TOUR
This service operates several times a day to transfer travellers from Geneva International Airport and Geneva station.
- MORZINE SHUTTLES
In the summer season, the Navettes Morzine shuttle buses operate on a number of routes and serve every part of the village. All buses stop in Morzine centre or at the town hall and each route serves a specific sector. >>Navettes Morzine<<
Taxis and transfer shuttle services are at your disposal for a hassle-free trip on the last leg of your journey to the resort of Avoriaz 1800 and the slopes of the Portes du Soleil cross-border ski area.
Find all the taxis of the station >> Here <<
The shuttles are free and serve the four corners of the village thanks to several lines which are in operation during the summer and the winter season.
Each line passes through the centre of Morzine or the Town Hall and serves a particular area.
Get around Morzine-Avoriaz free of charge, with several lines available to help you get around.
- The UA line from the bottom station of the Prodains Express cable car takes you to the centre of Morzine in a few minutes.
It can be tiring to climb up the mountain on foot, but you can also use the lifts! Take a chairlift to happiness and enjoy the most beautiful walks of the Portes du Soleil domain!