Ski holidays by train

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Travelling by train is social, scenic and reduces carbon emissions by about 90% compared to flying. By rail can relax en route with friends or family and the journey becomes part of the holiday.

Les Menuires is one of the best-connected ski resorts by train in the French Alps, with excellent train options from the UK. The nearest station is Moutiers Salins Brides-Les-Bains, located 27km from Les Menuires, about 40 minutes by bus or taxi.

You can travel direct from London or Ashford on the Eurostar Ski Train to Moutiers. The overnight Eurostar Ski Train departs the UK on Fridays evenings; the daytime Eurostar Ski Train runs on Saturdays. You can also reach Les Menuires from the UK by combination of daily Eurostar services to Paris or Lille, and then fast TGV trains from there to Moutiers.

To find check out some of the best schedules, you can use the Snowcarbon Journey Planner.

How to book rail travel

Rail companies
Deutsche Bahn

Online ticket agents
Rail Europe

Rail booking agencies
International Rail

Independent guides to rail travel
Seat 61

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