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Bus Services in Meribel

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Meribel is the largest of the Three Valleys resorts, made up of several hamlets all of which are connected via regular bus services. There are also frequent public buses to Val Thorens and Courchevel via Moutiers.

Airport bus services to Moutiers & Meribel

The closest bus station to Meribel is in Moutiers, the town at the bottom of the mountain. This is also where you will alight if you are coming by train. Buses from the nearest airports usually stop at Moutiers, from where you can catch a connecting bus to Meribel (see above).

Airport Bus Services to Moutiers - Winter Only
Chambery Airport - Moutiers Winter 2020 Timetable Book
Lyon Airport - Moutiers Winter 2020 Timetable
Geneva Airport - Moutiers Winter 2020 Timetable
Grenoble Airport - Moutiers Winter 2020 Timetable & Book

Buses from Chambery airport to Moutiers operate twice a day on Saturdays and once on Sundays during the ski season. It takes around 1h45 to get to Moutiers from Chambery, where you will then change onto a connecting bus up to Meribel.

Buses from Lyon airport to Moutiers run on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays during the ski season and take around 3h15 to get to Meribel, also changing at Moutiers on the way. They operate once a day on Fridays and Sunday and four times a day on Saturdays.

Buses from Grenoble to Moutiers operate on Saturdays and Sundays in winter and are scheduled to meet arriving flights. It takes around 2h00 to 2h30 to get to Moutiers from this airport where you can pick up a connecting bus into Meribel.

Buses from Geneva airport to Moutiers operate every day in winter, with eight buses on Saturdays, four on Sundays and three on all the other days of the week. This route takes around 2h00 to Moutiers and a further 45 minutes to 1 hour to get up to Meribel centre.

For more information on the best transport options from the airport see our Getting Here Guide.

Note that these timetables may vary throughout the year and during holidays so please contact the bus companies in advance to avoid disappointment.

For National & International travel take a look at our Coaches Page.

Meribel local buses

Meribus is the free bus service which runs regularly from 07:15 to 00:30 seven days per week during the winter and summer seasons. There are four lines: Line A circulates between La Chaudanne, Meribel Village and Les Allues, also taking in the hamlets of Chandon, Le Raffort and Mussillon. This service has frequent buses early morning and late afternoon, but a less frequent service during the day. Line B connects the Rond Point and Belvedere every 15-20 minutes throughout the day; Line C runs between La Chaudanne and the Altiport every 15 minutes and Line D connects Meribel Centre with Mottaret and Le Hameau.

Meribel Local Shuttle Buses
ROUTE WINTER BUS TIMETABLES SUMMER BUS TIMETABLES
Meribel Shuttle Buses Winter 2020 Timetable Timetable from 15/04/20  Summer 2019 Timetable

The villages of Brides les Bains, Les Allues and Le Raffort are all linked to Méribel by the Olympe gondola lift which runs non-stop during the day. Mottaret also has a gondola lift linking the top and bottom of the resort which runs until 19:30.

Note that these timetables may vary throughout the year and during holidays so please contact the bus companies in advance to avoid disappointment.

Meribel Regional Buses

If you wish to explore a little further afield during your stay, then there are bus services connecting Meribel to Moutiers, the nearest town, from where you can take onward services to the neighbouring ski resorts of Courchevel and Val Thorens. 

Meribel Regional Buses
ROUTE WINTER BUS TIMETABLES SUMMER BUS TIMETABLES
Line T4: Moutiers - Meribel - Mottaret Winter 2020 Timetable Summer 2019 Timetable
Line T4: Moutiers - Meribel Altiport Winter 2020 Timetable Summer 2019 Timetable
Line T5: Moutiers - Brides les Bains - Courchevel Winter 2020 Timetable Summer 2019 Timetable
Line T3: Moutiers - Les Menuires - Val Thorens Winter 2020 Timetable Summer 2019 Timetable
Meribel Night Bus to Brides les Bains  Winter 2020 Timetable
(*Tuesdays only)
Brides les Bains - Les Allues - Meribel - Summer 2019 Timetable
Brides les Bains - Courchevel - Summer 2019 Timetable

Children under 4 years old can travel for free on these services and 4-12-year-olds travel at half price. Click on the route map for more details of the local bus network and connection points.

Note that these timetables may vary throughout the year and during holidays so please contact the bus companies in advance to avoid disappointment.

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