All you need to know about ski holidays by train

Serre Chevalier - transfer guide

Serre Chevalier is served by Briancon and Oulx train stations - both offering access to the resort transfer by bus or taxi

Taxi transfers: Briancon - Serre Chevalier

Average taxi fare: 15€ for 4-person taxi and 30€ for 8-person taxi;

Average journey time: 15 minutes

Taxi company Telephone Email address Website
Taxi Briancon +33 6 03 68 76 47   Website

Bus transfers: Briancon - Serre Chevalier

Briancon train station
Briancon train station

Buses depart from a bay adjacent to Briancon station, so when you exit the train station it's right there.

If there is a time gap between your train arriving/departing and the bus arriving/departing, then there is the hotel cafe opposite where you can wait in the warm and have a drink or a bite.

You can buy bus tickets at a counter at the train station or on the bus - it's free if you already have a valid ski pass.

2017-18 timetable pdf in French View pdf of the 2017-18 bus timetable
2017-18 timetable pdf in English Not available
Phone Autocars Resalp +33 492 204 750
Email Autocars Resalp info@autocars-resalp.fr
One-way fare Adults 4€; youth (under 22) 1€
More info: Briancon to Serre Chevalier bus information

Briancon station information & restaurants

station info
Hotel de la Gare

If you have time while waiting for the bus or train, Hotel de la Gare, opposite the station, does a very reasonable dinner - classic French dishes.

So if you are getting an overnight train, you can get to the station early and have a nice relaxed dinner before getting onto your sleeper train.

The hotel also offers continental breakfast, if you want to have a meal just after arriving at Briancon in the morning from the sleeper train from Paris.


Taxi transfers: Oulx - Serre Chevalier

Average taxi fare: 55€ for 4-person taxi and 70€ for 8-person taxi;

Average journey time: 45 minutes

Taxi company Telephone Website/email address
Taxi Garofalo 00 39 339 617 78 67 www.taxigarofalo.it
franco@taxigarofalo.it

Bus transfers: Oulx - Serre Chevalier

Oulx train station
Oulx train station

Buses depart from the car park next to Oulx station, so you exit the station and it's right there.

The buses are timed to collect skiers coming by TGV from Paris, and the buses depart Oulx at these times every day of the week (22 minutes after the arrival of each TGV): 08:55, 11:45, 15:45 and 19:45

If there is any time gap between your bus and your train, you can wait in the warm and have a drink or a bite to eat at the nice cafe opposite Oulx station.

You can buy bus tickets at a counter at the train station, but it is recommended to buy them in advance online at www.05voyageurs.com which shows timetable information too.

2017-18 timetable pdf in French View pdf of the 2017-18 bus timetable
2017-18 timetable pdf in English Not available
Phone 05Voyageurs +33 492 502 505
Email 05Voyageurs contact@05voyageurs.com
Return fare Adults 12€; youth (U26) 7.50€
Book bus tickets for 2016-17 Oulx to Serre Chevalier bus tickets

Oulx station information & restaurants

station info Cafe-bar opposite Oulx station

If you have time while waiting for the bus or train, there is a cafe bar next to the the station, and one right opposite the station too.

The one opposite serves complimentary Italian tapas - a tradition in the region.  You just have to buy a drink - then you can nibble away.

It's a good place to wait for your train - very relaxed, Italian ambience.

Both serve freshly made Italian sandwiches, and the one opposite serves meals too.