Chambery airport is the closest airport to the French Alps. The journey time is between 1hr15 and 1hr30. It is a very small airport, but it does all the amenities you might need. Due to its size it is very easy to get around and baggage claim never takes too long. Chambery airport will also appeal to those flying by private jet as there is a business terminal on the same site, which was newly refurbished in 2016.
You can fly to Chambery airport from Birmingham airport, Exeter airport, Southampton airport, London City airport, Amsterdam airport and Rotterdam airport with airlines such as British Airways, flybe and transavia.
Flying into Chambery airport is an absolute joy on a clear day. You’ll be sure to get a spectacular view of France’s largest and most beautiful lake, Lac Bourget.
Parking at Chambery airport is absolutely free of charge no matter what the length of your stay.
Car hire is available at Chambery airport with the likes of Budget, Avis, Europcar, Sixt, Hertz and enterprise rent-a-car.
Taxis are available at Chambery airport, but are usually best booked in advance to avoid expensive prices. To ensure best price and quality of service book your private transfer in advance with Snowlinx.
Wish to enjoy Chambery city centre for an evening? Then check into one of the many fabulous hotels including Petit Hotel Confidentiel, Hotel Le Cinq, Best Western Alexander Park, Mercure Chambery Centre, Campanile Chambery, Kyriad Chambery Centre, Inter Hotel des Princes, Ibis Chambery.
Must see attractions in Chambery include the Ville Ancienne (old town), La Fontaine des Elephants (elephant fountain), Chateau des Ducs de Savoie and Musee des Charmettes.
Visit Memphis Coffee, Brasserie Café Folliet, Ernest Patisserie & Café or Mug’s Coffee for a relaxing morning coffee. For an exquisite evening meal try Carre des Sens, La Maniguette, L’emulsion or Les Gourmands Disent. These do come at a price, but for something that won’t break the bank try Piadina di Casa, Le Bruit Qui Court or ISAAN Thai Restaurant.
Aix-Les-Bains is a town very close to Chambery airport that is also well worth a visit. Here you can stay at hotels such as the Golden Tulip Hotel, Mercure Ariana Aix Les Bains Domaine De Marlioz, Les Suites du Lac or Charmète.