Car Hire Chambery Airport
Chambéry is a small international airport in the town of Viviers-du-Lac, 8km north of Chambéry in Savoie, south east France. Offering easy access to the world-renowned ski resorts of Les Trois Vallées. Skyscanner can help you find the best deal available when hiring a car from Chambery Airport.
Where to hire a car at Chambery Airport
There are six car hire companies based at Chambery Airport, these are Hertz, Sixt, Enterprise, Avis, Budget and Europcar. Outside of the winter season different opening hours may be in operation or desks closed completely so depending on your intended collection time your choice of car hire company may be limited. The car hire desks at Chambery Airport are located in their own dedicated building outside of the airport terminal.
Petrol Stations near Chambery
If you hire a car from Chambery Airport with a “full to full” fuel policy you will need to refuel your petrol tank before returning the hire car to avoid any charges.
The nearest petrol station to Chambery Airport is the Esso Express at 204 Avenue Du Grand Verger in Chambéry and can be found by following the N201 into the centre of Chambéry.
Driving around Chambery Airport
Chambery Airport is situated on the D1201 which connects to the main roads in the French Alps, the A43 and A41 toll road. Tolls can be paid at the booths with cash or card. If you’re heading into The Alps you should be cautious of changes in the weather and road conditions as snow storms can quickly hit the area.
Getting to your destination
Here are some of the popular destinations for visitors to the south of France which can be easily reached from Chambery Airport by car.
Situated between the Bagues and Chartreuse mountain regions, Chambery is a charming gateway to the many nearby ski resorts in the winter and vineyards during the summer. Within the city there are many places of interest such as the Chambery Castle, City Museum of Fine Arts and the Savoy Museum.
Chambery Airport to Chambery is a 10 minute drive via the N201. Parking is plentiful in underground car parks.
On the edge of the Vanoise National Park lies the world leading ski resort of Les Arcs. With over 100 runs which suit the intermediate to expert skier and shorter wooded ski runs for the beginner Les Arcs appeals to all.
Les Arcs is a 1 hour 45 minute drive from Chambery Airport via the A43 and N90. Once you leave the A43 you will be heading into The Alps and face twisty rural roads and if you’re travelling during a snow storm driving conditions can be difficult. There are a number of small villages which you will pass on route giving you the opportunity to stop and take a break.
Val-d'Isère is the highest ski resort in France and one of the most visited destinations for winter sports such as skiing and snowboarding. With the ski runs conveniently linked together you will spend your time skiing rather than waiting for lifts to your next run.
Chambery Airport to Val-d’Isere is a 1 hour 30 minute drive via the N90 and through the Vanoise National Park.
No parking is available on the streets of the resort town and this is strictly enforced, parking is available in the underground parking areas. Parking underground will protect your car from being snowed in and inaccessible during any snow storms.