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There are 9 ways to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Méribel by plane, shuttle, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly to Geneva, shuttle  •  4h 59m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Geneva (GVA) BRS - GVA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Genève Airport to Meribel Village

€82 - €297

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Fly to Turin, train  •  6h 38m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Turin (TRN) BRS - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Modane

€58 - €163

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Fly to Grenoble, train  •  7h 31m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Grenoble (GNB) BRS - GNB
  2. Take the train from Grenoble to Montmelian
  3. Take the train from Montmélian to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai

€62 - €187

Fly to Chambery, train  •  6h 46m

  1. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Chambery (CMF) BRS - CMF
  2. Take the train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai

€97 - €289

Train  •  13h 38m

  1. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy Eil
  3. Take the train from Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai Tgv

€352 - €738

Bus, train  •  20h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Moutiers Salins Brides L Bains Tgv

€155 - €199

Bus, drive  •  28h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon
  3. Take the bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Aosta
  4. Drive from Pré-Saint-Didier Bivio SS 26 to Méribel

€78 - €107

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  12h 45m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Méribel

€287 - €362

Drive, car ferry  •  13h 53m

  1. Drive from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Méribel

€157 - €242

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Méribel by bus, train and subway

The journey time between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Méribel is around 43h 11m and covers a distance of around 1375 km. The fastest journey normally takes 29h 50m. Operated by First, First Great Western Service, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Bristol Airport (BRS) to Méribel service departs from Bristol Airport, Airport Terminal and arrives in Meribel-Village. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
43h 11m
Fastest journey time:
29h 50m
Journey distance:
1375 km
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
74 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:10
Last service departs at:
21:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bristol Airport (BRS) to Méribel bus, train and subway schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Méribel is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Méribel is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Méribel is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from France.

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The cheapest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Méribel is to bus and drive which costs £65 - £95 and takes 28h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Méribel is to fly and shuttle which costs £70 - £260 and takes 4h 59m.

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The distance between Bristol Airport (BRS) and Méribel is 953 km.

The best way to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Méribel without a car is to train which takes 13h 38m and costs £300 - £650.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Méribel, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Méribel is 1h ahead of Bristol Airport (BRS). It is currently 1:49 AM in Bristol Airport (BRS) and 2:49 AM in Méribel.

Lufthansa, Swiss, easyJet and KLM offer flights from Bristol Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 226+ hotels available in Méribel. Prices start at €75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Méribel.
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  • Distance: 952.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 59m

What companies run services between Bristol Airport (BRS), England and Méribel, France?

You can take a train from Bristol Airport (BRS) to Méribel via Temple Meads Stn, Bristol Temple Meads, London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Marne La Vallee Chessy, Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV, Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai, and Gare-Routiere in around 13h 38m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €280
Flights from Bristol to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €280
Flights from Bristol to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€55 - €210
Flights from Bristol to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€55 - €230
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €290
Flights from Bristol to Turin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bristol to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€16 - €100
Flights from Bristol to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€17 - €110
Flights from Bristol to Grenoble via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€21 - €130
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€150 - €270
Flights from Bristol to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €500
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Bristol to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €250
Flights from Bristol to Chambery
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€85 - €250
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Modane
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€31 - €37
1st Class
€26 - €31
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Moutiers Salins Brides L Bains
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€9 - €11
1st Class
€11 - €14
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Moutiers Salins Brides L Bains
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€90 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €130
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Grenoble to Montmelian
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €22
Train from Montmelian to Moutiers Salins Brides L Bains
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€9 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €23
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Moutiers Salins Brides L Bains
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €15
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€10 - €15
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Grenoble to Montmélian
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Montmélian to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€170 - €310
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€50 - €65
Anytime Day 1st Class
€85 - €120
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
BensBus
Email
info@nofussbus.co.uk
Website
bensbus.co.uk
Shuttle from Genève Airport to Meribel Village
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€30 - €55
More information at
BensBus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
National Express
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€46
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to Aosta
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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