Our Departure Points

Coach to Val Thorens

Snow Express runs a regular coach service to Val Thorens every week throughout the season. The coach leaves from London Victoria Colonnade Coach Station with an additional collection point at Stop 24 Services in Folkstone.

To see the timetable and prices for the coach to Val Thorens use the search box below. Prices start from just £75.

The coach travels overnight from Calais, making comfort stops en-route, to our northern interchange point. After a brief stop the coach will carry on to Moutiers and from here you will transfer to a public bus service up to Val Thorens. Your transfer ticket is included in the price and will be issued along with you Snow Express ticket. The drop off and pick up point in Val Thorens is at the Gare Routiere in Place des Arolles and can be seen on the map below.

We only use luxury executive coaches which meet our high standards for comfort and safety. During the journey we make regular stops to change drivers and an opportunity to use the toilet and stretch your legs. You can find more information about our vehicles in the Our Coaches section and more detail about safety in the Coach Safety section.

To see the available times and prices to Val Thorens please use the search box below.

Val Thorens Resort

Val Thorens, located in the French Alps, is the highest ski resorts in Europe at 2300m altitude. The resort forms part of Le Trois Vallées (The Three Valleys) linked ski area which, with over 600km of piste, is the largest linked ski area in the world.

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Due to its unique situation, the village of Val Thorens is located right in the heart of the skiing. It doesn't matter where you stay, the slopes are virtually at your doorstep giving it the luxury of being a ski-in, ski-out resort. Leave your worries behind, click into your bindings and let yourself go to discover the advantages of staying at the highest ski village in Europe.

Given the high altitude of Val Thorens and the Glacier de Péclet the resort is often regarded as "snow sure". With the winter season lasting into early May and summer skiing on the glacier. The highest skiable peaks are Pointe du Bouchet (3220m) and Cime de Caron (3200m), with its cable car of the same name, one of the biggest in the world with its capacity of 150+1 passengers.

Many of its slopes face north and north-west, providing for good snow conditions. This means that the slopes are not as sunny, so the resort tends to attract a crowd more interested in skiing than "terracing." However, the resort itself faces south, and many people enjoy sitting outside in the sunshine when they have finished skiing. As well as a combination of 68 marked runs, Val Thorens also has 5 terrain parks giving access to bordercross tracks, quarter pipes and jumps.

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