How to travel to the Alpine resorts that are most easily accessed from Lyon by train.
Final Destination: Bourg St Maurice
After Albertville the trains also call at Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bains.
Friday = up to 1 x train (typically departs at 14:50)
Saturday = up to 7 x trains
Sunday = up to 4 x trains
More frequent and daily connections are available by changing trains at Chambery,
Book early and save: No
Tickets will cost the same price if purchased at the station immediately before departure.
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Arriving in Bourg St Maurice:
Onward connections are available in Bourg St Maurice to the Les Arcs ski resorts.
The Arc en Ciel funicular station is at the opposite end of the platforms/voie to the main station buildings.
So is located by the rear of the trains, though the access involves negotiating two flights of stairs
The funicular goes to Arc 1600 direct, shuttle buses meet the funicular for the journey on to Arcs 1800, 1950 and 2000.
Buses also depart from the front of the main station building on multiple routes/lines.
Arriving in Moutiers:
Moutiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bains station is a gateway station to the Les 3 Vallees ski resorts.
From the station:
This is a scenic journey with mountain views from both sides of the train, particularly for the final 45 mins of the journey, after Chambery.
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