Access & Getting Around
The Evian-Bernex shuttles will run on Saturdays and Sundays from February 6 to March 7, 2021.
The terms of opening these services are subject to government decisions and may be changed at any time.
The instructions are unchanged: wearing a mask compulsory, hydroalcoholic gel available.
All information on www.cc-peva.fr/334-se-deplacer.htm
Bernex is located 12km from Evian-les-Bains, 18km from Thonon-les-Bains, 60km from Lausanne and approximately 50km from the 3 motorway exits:
▪ Geneva (coming from Dôle, Les Rousses)
▪ Findrol (coming from Paris, Lyon via Annecy)
▪ Annemasse (coming from Paris, Lyon via Nantua).
A few distances:
You will need winter tyres or chains for your vehicle from 1stNovember to the end of April. Even if there is no snow on the roads, they are often icy and dangerously slippery. Located in the Portes du Soleil domain our village is only 20 minutes from the Swiss border. Remember to take your ID card. If you are driving on Swiss motorways you will need the Swiss motorway sticker on your windscreen, it is compulsory and valid for the year. It is on sale in Swiss petrol stations or at the customs office at the border.
Evian-les-Bains SNCF Railway Station
▪ SNCF Reservations online: https://en.oui.sncf/en/
▪ SNCF Reservations by tel.: 36 35
▪ Evian SNCF Railway Station: 04 50 70 71 17
Important: links from and to the resort can be done by taxi or shuttle bus (taxis information lower down)
SNCF train timetable, Évian Railway Station – Bernex: Winter 20-21
Geneva International Airport is located 1h30 from Bernex
Information: Tel. 00 41 22 717 71 11 – http://www.gva.ch
The Léman Express: Geneva Airport link
The Léman Express provides optimal connections with the major railway lines that will join Geneva Airport in only 7 minutes from Genève Cornavin railway station, with 5 trains every hour going to Thonon.
Leman Express Timetable
Bus links from the airport
SAT Coaches – Tel.: +33 (0)4 50 71 00 88 – Website
Taxi d’Oche (Bernex n°1 taxi):
Taxi d’Oche is available 24/7 for transport and transfers of any distance, including to railway stations and airports.
Tel.: 06 77 02 14 86 E-mail: email@example.com
Gavot Taxi (municipality: Saint-Paul-en-Chablais)
Gavot-Taxi, is located in the middle of Chablais and available 24/7 for transfers to Thonon, Évian and Geneva railway stations, Lyon and Geneva airports, as well as to all the Haute-Savoie, Savoie and Swiss ski resorts.
Tel.: 06 79 53 73 58 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
24/7 including bank holidays.Route 74 provides transfers or private journeys of any distance for you and your group.
Tel.: +33 (0)7 83 20 43 81 or +33 (0)6 26 94 22 47 E-mail: email@example.com
Bernex - Thollon Shuttle BusDownload the timetables from February 6 to March 7
Les Montagnes d’Evian: A New Ski Pass = New Services! Shuttle buses will link you to the Thollon ski area.
Evian <> Bernex Shuttle Bus
Please note, this is above regular hours. These have been modified for the period from February 6 to March 7. The Evian-Bernex shuttles will run only on Saturdays and Sundays during this period.
By the Little Train: In the Village
Original and practical, the village centre is linked to the foot of the slopes all day by the little Bernex train, a delight in itself for holidaymakers. During school holidays the little train runs non-stop every day, with 20-minute rotation.
Christmas Holidays – New Year’s Eve:
▪ First departure from the Bernex Tourist Office car park at 8:15 am
▪ Last departure at the base of the ski area at 5:15 pm
▪ First departure from the Bernex Tourist Office car park at 8:00 am
▪ Last departure at the base of the ski area at 5:45 pm
Additionally on Wednesdays departure from the Maison Bernolande, every 30 minutes between 5:45-7:15 pm.
By Boat: Departure Lausanne
From Lausanne, take the boat to Evian.
Take the bus from Evian (see above).
From Switzerland: 0900 929 929 (0.50 Swiss Francs/min.)
From France: 0 890 707 708 (0.50 euros/min. + call price)
BY CAR: IN THE VILLAGE
All parking in Bernex is free.
A large car park is available in the village centre near to the Bernex Tourist Office and the ice rink. From here you can reach the foot of the ski lifts by taking the little train (duringt he school holidays).
At the Foot of the Ski Lifts
A large car park is available.
Are tolerated on the car park near to the Bernex Tourist Office and on the ground near to the roundabout on the Ugine road.
The nearest petrol pump is in Vinzier.
The nearest terminal is St-Paul-en-Chablais (on the car park under the church).
A multi-brand garage is in Beunaz.