Val Thorens is a short transfer from Moutiers station by bus or taxi

Moutiers train stationDaniel Elkan, Moutiers train station

How to transfer from Moutiers to Val Thorens

Val Thorens is a short transfer from Moutiers station, by bus or taxi. Buses depart from right outside the station, and there's a taxi rank there too. The station has a waiting room and there's a large cafe, Les 3 Vallées Cafe, right by the station. More cafes, hotels and shops are nearby too

Taxi transfers: Moutiers station - Val Thorens

Taxi company Telephone Email address Website
Taxi 73 +33 6 59 810 425 Website
G' Taxi +33 761 53 85 10 Website
Alba Taxi Moutiers +33 4 79 24 25 12 Website
Meri Taxis +33 479 08 58 22 Website
Alpes Taxi Transports +33 479 00 47 37 Website
Up Bus +33 78 283 6487 Website


Taxi journey duration and prices (on average, researched in 2019)
From Moutiers to Duration 1-4 pax 5 pax 6 pax 7 pax 8 pax
Val Thorens 55 mins 110€ 120€ 130€ 140€ 150€

Bus transfers - Moutiers - Val Thorens

Moutiers bus stationDaniel Elkan, Moutiers bus station

Buses depart from a bay adjacent to Moutiers station, so you literally arrive from the train and the bus station is right there.

If there is gap before getting your bus (or conversely, before getting your train, there are lots of restaurants and cafes within a two minute walk of Moutiers station - and indeed some right opposite the station - more information below.

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

At the moment it doesn't look like the bus company will publish a timetable in English.
Here is the Moutiers to St Martin, Les Menuires and Val Thorens winter 2023-24 bus timetable - in French

Altibus contact details and booking
Phone number: +33 4 79 68 32 96
Email address:
Book tickets:
Tickets cost: Adults €12; youth (2 -26) €7.56

Moutiers station information and restaurants

Les 3V Cafe MoutiersDaniel Elkan, Les 3V Cafe Moutiers

Moutiers station has a waiting room and a welcoming cafe and bar, called Les 3 Valees Cafe (more details below), which is a great place to have coffee, a meal or drinks. There are a number of restaurants opposite the station, such as Moutiers Terminus, which is also a hotel where you can enjoy a meal after arriving, or before catching a train back home.

There are  several hotels, restaurants and bars in Moutiers, just a couple of minute's walk away, too, and lots of other shops in Moutiers as well. The excellent Ski Flight Free website has created a useful guide to Moutiers station.

Les 3 Vallées Cafe

Les 3 Vallees CafeLes 3 Vallees Cafe

Les 3 Vallées Cafe is an excellent cafe and bar inside Moutiers station.

It serves a wide range of meals as well as specialising in coffee, cappuccino and gourmet hot chocolate. Every evening, between 5pm and 8pm, you can have cocktails - and the cafe prides itself in its mojitos of various kinds.

This is an excellent place to have dinner and/or drinks before boarding the overnight Eurostar Ski Train, for example. Or breakfast before catching the daytime Eurostar Ski Train, or a TGV.

The cafe also serves cold sandwiches, fresh and creative salads which you can take on board the train, as well as a range of homemade pastries (cheesecake, carrotcake, tarts and muffins ...) - using organic ingredients where possible. There's also a Beaufort-cheese vending machine!

Opening Times: 15 December to 1 MAY:
Monday to Thursday: 10:00 to 18:00
Friday and Sunday: 08:00 - 23:00
Saturdays: 06:00 - 23:00

Tourist office links
Ski area statistics
Village altitude 2300m
Ski altitude 1800–3200m
Ski area 600km
Blue runs 129
Red runs 107
Black runs 30
Total runs 310
Snowparks 6
Chair lifts 65
Drag lifts 51
6-day ski pass TBC
1-day ski pass TBC
Piste map