Travel options to the French Alps by air

Snowjet is a new company, offering cheap ski flights to Chambéry in France. Prices start from as little as £29 one way. Flights operate from London Gatwick, Bristol and Manchester and the Snowjet price includes all taxes, a free 20kg baggage allowance and free ski or board carriage. The first flight departs on Saturday 15th December and continues each week through to the middle of April. Flights from Gatwick operate every Saturday and Sunday with Bristol and Manchester on Saturday only. now have their flights to Geneva from Leeds and Manchester and to Chambery from Belfast, Edinburgh, Leeds, Manchester and Newcastle. Flights to Chambéry airport start in December with four flights per week between Christmas and New Year. Ticket prices start at £21.99 one-way including taxes. The service will normally operate on Saturday and Sunday, but during busier times of the ski season additional flights will be available on Tuesday and Wednesday. Chambery is the closest airport to the Tarentaise resorts, with transfer times of little over an hour to Courchevel. The airline also flies to Chambéry from Manchester and Leeds/Bradford and to Geneva from Leeds/Bradford and Manchester (daily).

EasyJet have daily flights to Geneva from Birmingham and also to Grenoble three times a week. Easyjet now operate on routes to Geneva from Robin Hood Airport Doncaster, Sheffield, Edinburgh and Glasgow International Airports. Flights from Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield and Edinburgh will have daily flights and Glasgow have once weekly Saturday flights. Easyjet fly to Geneva from Bristol, Belfast, Gatwick, Luton, Liverpool, Newcastle and Nottingham in the UK. Also to Lyon from Stansted and Grenoble from Luton. They have added Geneva flights from Bournemouth, Doncaster, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stanstead, Lisbon and Malaga. They've also added Gatwick to their Grenoble flight.

RyanAir fly to Grenoble from Liverpool and East Midlands.
There is now a daily Stanstead - Grenoble service.


bmibaby has Winter flights to Geneva from Cardiff, Manchester, East Midlands & Birmingham on sale. They fly to Geneva from Manchester (Mon,Wed,Sat,Sun), Cardiff (Sat,Sun), Nottingham East Midlands (Sat,Sun) and Birmingham (Mon,Wed,Fri,Sat,Sun). Now flying to Lyon from London Heathrow.

Flybe fly to Geneva (Sat/Sun) and Chambery (Tue/Thu/Sat/Sun) from Southampton and from 2005/06 flying to Geneva and Chambery from Birmingham, Norwich and Exeter.


Thomsonfly have announced a new route from Doncaster/Sheffield to Geneva . Thomson fly to Lyon 5 times a week from Coventry (Mon/Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun). New for 2005/6 flying to Lyon up to three times a week from Bournemouth and four times a week from Sheffield/Doncaster (Mon/Fri/Sat/Sun). New service for 2006/07 from Coventry & Bournemouth to Grenoble.

British Airways fly to Geneva from Heathrow (daily), Gatwick (daily), Manchester (daily) and London City (Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sun). Also to Lyon from Heathrow (daily), Birmingham (daily) and Manchester (daily). Fly five times (Sat/Sun/Mon/Thu/Fri) to Grenoble from Gatwick. Our flag carrier airline has now introduced charges for the handling of sporting equipment on all flights as of the 7th October 2009.