Getting here

By Road

• From Marseille: take the A51 motorway to Gap/Tallard, then follow signs for Embrun-Guillestre-Vars.
• From Paris: take the A6 motorway tos Lyon, then the A43 motorway to Grenoble, then follow signs for Briançon via the Lautaret pass or Gap via the Bayard Pass, then head towards Embrun-Guillestre-Vars.
• From Turin: head for the border at Montgenèvre then follow signs to Briançon - Guillestre - Vars.

In winter, from 9 November to 31 March 2020, special equipment is compulsory for all vehicles on Hautes-Alpes departmental (county) roads. All vehicles must have winter tyres or a removable anti-skid system in the vehicle. Checking official departmental

Vars Road Report (local authority 05)
Guillestre roundabout: 1,000m
Sommet des Claux : 1,900 m
Use of the road is the responsibility of road users; please respect other road users and safety rules, take care on the road, and follow the highway code. Conditions can change due to unforeseen events, such as weather and geological-related hazards, etc.

By train

• Montdauphin Guillestre station (18 km from Vars): 0 800 11 40 23 (Landline calls are free everyday between 7:00 and 21:30)
• Paris/Briançon, direct trains and motorail trains
• Paris/Valence or Paris/Grenoble, high-speed train (TGV) connections, daily connections
More info about timetables and prices

By plane

• Turin-Caselle Airport (Italy): 00 39 0 115 676 361
• Aéroport Cunéo-Levaldigi Italie: 00 39 0 172 741 500
• Aéroport Marseille-Provence:0820 81 14 14
• Aéroport de Grenoble Saint Geoirs: 04 76 65 48 48
• Aéroport de Lyon Saint Exupéry: 0826 800 826
• Aérodrome de Saint-Crépin: 04 92 45 02 95
Car hire available at airports

Neige Express

• Connection from Marseille-Aix en Provence and Paris to Vars
Marseille-Vars: See the timetable
Paris-Vars: See the timetable

05 Voyageurs

• Public transport: By SNCF train from Gare Mont-Dauphin Guillestre - Guillestre- Vars
• Road via Réseau départemental Hautes-Alpes by coach 05 Voyageurs 7 days per week from 7am to 7pm

Timetable available soon

Lets go! Neige en bus

• Shuttle buses run every Saturday from Marseille-Provence airport or TGV Aix en Provence station to the Vars ski resort: 0 800 11 40 23

Train Des Neiges

• Connection from Marseille to Vars resort:

Sunday 20 and 27 January, 24 March
Information: 0 800 11 40 23, every day from 7am to 21.30pm services and calls free
Bookings can be made up to 3 days prior to departure. 160 seats available for bookings.
1- Site TER Provence Alpes Côte D'azur: section "train des neiges”
2- App SNCF section "billets", "Acheter", then "Train des neiges"

Train des neiges: €20 per Adult, €7.50 children aged 4 to 11, Free for children under 4 with an adult. Return journey train+shuttle.
Skipass: For all: €33.60 (excl. digital medium) - Daily tariff, excluding insurance: show Train des neiges ticket

Marseille Aix en Provence Manosque Montdauphin Resort
Outward journey 6.22am 7.05am 7.48am 10.27am 11.00am
Return journey 4.06pm 17.09pm 20.13pm 21.02pm 21.34pm