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Chalet Alice Velut
Chef-lieu
73440 St Martin de Belleville
Tel. : +33 (0)6 79 80 35 76
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There are typically 4 different ways to travel to St Martin de Belleville from the UK; by air, by car, by train or by coach.  Clients travelling by air will either rent a car from their arrival airport or book a private or public transfer for travel between the airport and St Martin.  Clients travelling by train will arrive into our nearest rail station Moutiers and again choose either a public or private transfer for travel between Moutiers and St Martin.  Clients travelling by car from the UK will book a ferry or Euro Tunnel crossing and then drive the 575 miles or so to St Martin either in one go or by stopping overnight somewhere en route.  Clients intending to self drive are advised to consider snow tryes and/or snow chains for their vehicles.  Here are some useful information to help you with your travel plans. 

 

By car / Self drive

 Driving to St Martin de Belleville takes approximately 8 – 10 hours from Calais (575 miles) depending on stops and speed.  Crossing the channel can be done via ferry or via the Eurotunnel from Folkestone. From Calais follow signs to Reims, Dijon, Lyon, Albertville and then Moutiers. 

P&O Ferries  www.poferries.com
Sea France  www.seafrance.com
Eurotunnel  www.eurotunnel.com
Norfolk Line  www.norfolkline.com

For driving distances and itineraries:

www.viamichelin.com / www.theaa.com / www.autoroutes.fr / www.googlemaps.com

 

By Air

 

Fly into either Chambery, Lyon, Grenoble or Lyon airport and rent a car or organize either a private or public transfer for travel to St Martin.  Clients arriving into Geneva airport and choosing to rent a car are advised to organize car rental from the Swiss side of the airport (not the French side).  Transfer times by car from airports to St Martin are approximate as follows: Chambery 1.5 hours / Grenoble 2 hours / Lyon & Geneva 2.5 hours. 

EASYJET www.easyjet.com
MONARCH www.monarch.co.uk
FLYBE www.flybe.com
RYANAIR www.ryanair.com
JET2 www.jet2.com
BRITISHAIRWAYS www.britishairways.com
AIRFRANCE www.airfrance.com
SWISSAIR www.swiss.com
 

By Train / Eurostar / SNCF

 

If you live in the South, or near London, you may choose to travel by train to Moutiers, our nearest rail station.  Trains operate daily.  Gain an extra two days skiing by travelling via the Eurostar’s overnight service, leaving Ashford or London on a Friday evening and arriving into Moutiers early on Saturday morning, leaving Moutiers the following Saturday evening and arriving back into UK early on the Sunday morning and thus allowing you to ski both Saturdays. 

 

Eurostar www.eurostar.com
SNCF www.sncf.com

By coach

 

Snow Express offers low cost travel from the UK to the French Alps via coach.  Departures are available from both London and Folkestone. 

Snow Express  www.snowexpress.co.uk

                     

 

 

Transfers

 

Private transfer companies offer private transfer options from airports and rail stations direct to Chalet Alice Velut.  This is a very comfortable and hassle free way to travel. 

Mountain Express www.mountainexpress.co.uk
Sk2ski www.sky2ski.com
Mountain Rescue www.themountainrescue.com
3 Valley Vans www.3valleyvans.com

Public and shared transfer options are also widely available from airports and rail stations, direct into Saint Martin de Belleville, and are generally cheaper than private transfers. 

Altibus   www.altibus.com / www.transavoie.com
Snowbus www.snowbus.co.uk
Bensbus www.bensbus.co.uk

 

Car Hire

 

Self-driving from airport to resort can also be a very comfortable and hassle free way to travel.  Try some of these links for competitive car hire prices.  If hiring a car from Geneva airport, clients are advised to book car hire from the Swiss side (not the French side). 

 

www.rhiocarhire.com

www.easycar.com

www.holidayautos.co.uk

www.europcar.com

www.travelsupermarket.com

www.easycar.com

 

Where we are in St Martin 

We are in the heart centre of the village.  Head into St Martin following signs approximately 30 minutes (traffic and weather dependent) up the hill from Moutiers.  Take the right exit off the main road into St Martin.  When you arrive into St Martin head towards the church.  You will see a restaurant on your left called La Voute just opposite the church. Take a right immediately after this, leaving the real estate ‘Agence Des Alpes’ on your left.  Follow the church wall around to the right.  Ahead and on your left you will see some steel steps.  These are the steps leading into the apartments.

You can unload your bags here and then park the car afterwards.  Please be aware of the parking restrictions around the church.  For long-term parking use the large public car park opposite the Saint Martin 1 gondola at the end of the village high street (approximately 5 minute walk from the chalet).