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How to get there
Nearest travel links
|Airport||Geneva international airport|
|Train station||Cluses 17 km|
Activities near Samoens
|Sports||Tennis in town, Water sports, Horse riding, Skiing – property near ski resort, Fishing|
|Great for||Walking holidays, Rural or countryside holidays, Nightlife, Cycling holidays|
How to get there
* Geneva International Airport (GVA) is the closest at 45 mins from Samoens.
* There are frequent flights from UK airports - on Easyjet, Swiss Air and British Airways.
* Chambery Airport (CMF) and Lyon Airport (LYS) are two hours from Samoens.
* www.sncf.com +33 (0) 8 92 35 35 35
* There are regular high speed trains from Geneva to Cluses Railway station - St Gervais/Le Fayet line (which is 17km from Samoens).
* From there, buses are available to Samoens, at a cost of approximately €16.20 return. Alternatively, a taxi journey from Cluses to Samoens would be approximately €50.
* Another option is to travel on a TGV from Annecy to Cluses, then to Samoens using the above modes of transport.
By Road from Geneva:
* Follow the A40 Motorway to France. Exit at Junction 18, Signposted Cluses.
* Travel through Cluses, following signs for Taninges/Chatillon.
* Approximately 2km after passing Chatillon, the road bends and splits. Turn right, signposted Samoens.
* Continue on this road, through the village of Morillon. IGNORE the signs to Samoens, (as it is a longer route) and instead continue on the same road.
* At the end of the road, turn Left, crossing the bridge over Giffre River.
* Go straight at the roundabout, entering Samoens.
Other transport options:
* Hire a car from Geneva Airport (from experience, always hire from the Swiss side for ease, not the French side!).
*embark on scheduled SAT bus service to Samoens, at approximately €68 return, per person.
+33 (0) 4 50 34 40 09 or +33 (0) 4 50 37 22 13
Alternatively, use www.altibus.com. This service makes 4 departures daily.
+33 (0) 4 79 68 32 96
*use a taxi or a private transfer.
Taxi du Grand Massif + 33 (0) 50 34 90 90
€38 per adult (minimum of 2 persons).