The Grand Massif is excellently served by flights to Geneva airport, which is around an hour from region by car. Lyon and St Etienne airports are farther away (around 2 and a half hours) but are another option to consider. There is an excellent choice of airlines flying to Geneva, Lyon and St Etienne. Follow the links below to each:
Flights to Geneva from Luton, East Midlands, Amsterdam, Gatwick and Liverpool.
Flights to Geneva from Cardiff, East Midlands, Manchester and Teeside.
Flights to Geneva from Gatwick, Heathrow, Birmingham and Manchester.
Flights to Geneva from Leeds Bradford.
Flights to Geneva from Southampton, Guernsey and Jersey.
Flights to St Etienne from Stanstead.
There is a daily coach service (four times a day) from Geneva Airport that stops at Taninges and Samoens.
As regards costs, budget on spending approximately £35 each way on tolls, whilst petrol is now around 70 pence per litre for unleaded, and 50 pence per litre for diesel.
By Coach and Train
You can also reach the region by the excellent TGV train service, which runs to Cluses. Visit the SNCF website for schedule information.
There are a number of scheduled coach services from cities throughout France. Visit the SAT (bus) website for schedule information.