The French Alpine town of Morzine is located in the "Portes du Soleil" ski area, on the road to Avoriaz, half way between the Mont Blanc and the Lake Geneva (Lac Leman). The Portes du Soleil is not only one of the largest ski areas in the world; it is also one of the most snow sure which has consistently recorded amongst the largest individual snowfalls and deepest snow depths in Europe, throughout the season. Morzine, at the heart of the Portes du Soleil, sits at an altitude of 1000m and its easily accessible sister resort Avoriaz at 1800m, however a common misconception is to judge the Portes du Soleil purely on altitude…
If flying from North or South America, we recommend flying directly to Geneva. Morzine is approximately a 1h40 drive from Geneva. Otherwise consider flying to Paris CDG with flight connections to either Lyon or Geneva.
Low budget carriers fly into Chambery or Grenoble.
From Paris Gare de Lyon, there are daily TGV arriving at Cluses station (30km) or every Saturday and Sunday at Thonon-les-Bains station (33km).
The TGV from Paris is approximately 4h30.
Rail from London (8 ½ hrs) via Paris with Eurostar is approximately 8h30.
from Chambery (135km / 1h50)
from Geneva (90km / 1h40)
from Annecy (90km / 1hr30)
from Grenoble (190km / 2h20)
from Lyon (215km / 2h40)
from Paris (600km / 5h45)
Transfers can be arranged by bus, taxi or helicopter.