All you need to know about ski holidays by train
Travelling to Swiss resorts takes a little longer than to French ones, but it's a scenic journey and most resorts have a train station right in the village
The Eurostar Ski Train daytime service, direct from London to the Tarentaise resorts of the French Alps, makes you wonder why you ever flew.
Eurostar's direct overnight Ski Train to the Tarentaise region of the French Alps and has a cafe bar and reclining seats, but no actual couchette beds.
Take a Eurostar to Paris and then a smooth, fast TGV train to ski resorts all over France - and to some in Italy, Switzerland and Austria too.
Take a Eurostar direct to Lyon, where you simply change platform to take a local train to your ski resort.
Take a Eurostar and then a Corail Lunea sleeper train to French, Italian and Andorran resorts.