Train Tickets to French Ski Resorts on Sale This Week


The French national rail company, SNCF, is putting tickets on sale for journeys between January 3rd and March 26th 2023. NEW

The tickets go on sale at an unspecified time on Wednesday 9th November.

They apply for journeys such as ones that combine a Eurostar to Paris from London, St Pancras with a TGV to get into the Alps.

It is often a tricky process to book train tickets independently to resorts in the Alps.

The web site Snowcarbon that encourages train travel to ski resorts has issued some resort specific booking guides for people to help them negotiate the booking process.

They include routes to resorts in Austria, France, Italy and Switzerland.

Here are a couple of examples from the French Alps as tickets are set to go on sale:

Others can be found on Snowcarbon’s ski resorts page

Simply select the resort you are interested in travelling to, and then choose the ‘Book Travel’ tab at the top.

There is growing interest in train travel to the Alps and is a method we have used at PlanetSKI  several times in recent years:

Alpine Express to the Tirol. Image © PlanetSKI

Alpine Express to the Tirol. Image © PlanetSKI

Holidays to the French Alps by train are already on sale with Travelski Express.

It offers tickets on a direct Ski Train, bookable as part of an all-inclusive Travelski package.

The train is operated by Eurostar and the first service is due to depart on 17th December 2022, with the final return on the 15th April 2023.

All Travelski Express packages include return train travel from London, transfers, accommodation and local area lift pass.

It offers holidays to:

  • Val Thorens,
  • Courchevel,
  • La Rosiere,
  • Val d’Isere,
  • Tignes,
  • Meribel,
  • Les Arcs,
  • Brides Les Bains,
  • Les Menuires,
  • La Plagne,

See here for earlier PlanetSKI articles on its offerings:

Travelski Express. Image © Eurostar

Travelski Express. Image © Eurostar

Here at PlanetSKI we will be updating this article with further details on Wednesday 9th November as tickets go on sale and prices are released.

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