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Airport Transfers to and from Praz de Lys-Sommand

TransferFix is a reliable online airport transfer booking service which allows you to compare all transfer services between Praz de Lys-Sommand and all the regional airports that service Praz de Lys-Sommand. You can choose among a low cost shared airport transfer, a private one or a premium private luxury limousine transfer.

The comparison service of TransferFix provides you with real-time availability and pricing, and you can book and buy your preferred service in two quick and easy steps.

And you don’t have to worry about any additional cost! The carrier companies are obliged by contract to offer the same prices in TransferFix as they do on their own website.

TransferFix is available, not only in Praz de Lys-Sommand, but in many other resorts. Compare and book airport transfers with TransferFix, in many other alpine resorts in which TransferFix partners operate.

Journey Times & Distances from Airports to Praz de Lys-Sommand

From Geneva airport (GVA), the transfer to Praz de Lys-Sommand takes approximately 1 hour.
The distance from Geneva airport (GVA) to Praz de Lys-Sommand is 61 km or 38 miles.
From Lyon airport (LYS), the transfer to Praz de Lys-Sommand takes approximately 2h 5m.
The distance from Lyon airport (LYS) to Praz de Lys-Sommand is 189 km or 117 miles.
From Milan airport (MXP), the transfer to Praz de Lys-Sommand takes approximately 3h 45m.
The distance from Milan airport (MXP) to Praz de Lys-Sommand is 298 km or 185 miles.
From Turin airport (TRN), the transfer to Praz de Lys-Sommand takes approximately 3h 15m.
The distance from Turin (TRN) airport to Praz de Lys-Sommand is 236 km or 147 miles.
From Chambéry Airport (CMF), the transfer to Praz de Lys-Sommand takes approximately 1h 30 m.
The distance from Chambéry Airport (CMF) to Praz de Lys-Sommand is 109 km or 68 miles.

TransferFix compares services within the tourism sector and it allows for a selection of a service, order a service or pay for it, online and directly to the licensed transportation provider.

Shared Transfers to and from Praz de Lys-Sommand

Shared transfers are an excellent low-cost option. You will be taken to, or from your hotel, chalet or apartment, no matter where you are staying in Praz de Lys-Sommand. You will be sharing the vehicle with other people who will be collected from or dropped off at different locations in Praz de Lys-Sommand.

You might have to wait for more passengers at the airport or you might have to wait for other passengers to be dropped off in Praz de Lys-Sommand before you, thus your journey time might slightly increase. However, you will always be notified in due time of your actual pick-up time.

On the other hand, there is always the likelihood that you get lucky, with all passengers coming off the same flight or from flights landing within minutes of each other. Or drop-offs in Praz de Lys-Sommand might be close to each other or you might be the first to be dropped-off in Praz de Lys-Sommand.

Either way, the shared transfer experience requires a bit of “give and take” and a relaxed attitude from all passengers.

TransferFix offers shared transfers to and from Praz de Lys-Sommand in the winter season.

What happens if my flight is delayed?

TransferFix is in the process of contracting with all of the carriers so that you might be able to benefit from transportation on the next available mini-bus.

By choosing a seat in a shared vehicle you save money and leave a lower carbon trail.

Private transfers to and from Praz de Lys-Sommand

TransferFix runs private transfers from many different airports to Praz de Lys-Sommand all year long.

When you book your private transfer online, you receive an instant confirmation via e-mail or text message and your driver will meet you at the airport.

With TransferFix and a private ride to or from Praz de Lys-Sommand, you can enjoy the privacy of a taxi service while paying less money than a premium luxury limousine service.

And don’t worry! If your flight is delayed, your driver will still be at the airport to meet you when you arrive.

About Praz de Lys-Sommand

Praz de Lys-Sommand is a twinned ski resort starting at a high altitude and composed of Sommand resort and Praz de Lys resort both linked by ski trails and chair lifts over and around their dividing mountains.

Praz de Lys-Sommand faces the Mont-Blanc massif and is located close to Les Gets, Morzine and Avoriaz but is not part of the Portes du Soleil ski domain.

Served by two plateaus at 1,500 m (4,921 ft) altitude, Praz de Lys-Sommand provides a traditional French atmosphere and a vast skiing area, without having to spend as much money as you would if you went to fancy resorts like Chamonix or Megève.

Moreover, both towns allow only minimal infrastructure development. The focus is on the preservation and enjoyment of the natural environment, so Praz de Lys-Sommand might just be the ideal vacation resort for the nature lovers and for those who want to get away from the hustle-and-bustle of the big cities.

Indeed, the accommodation in Praz de Lys-Sommand is provided in gorgeous wood chalets that harmoniously blend with the trees and the surrounding landscapes.

Although there are excellent black skiing pistes, Praz de Lys-Sommand mainly family-oriented.

Skiing in Praz de Lys-Sommand

Spread between 1250 and 2000 meters (4101 and 6561 feet) above sea level, the Praz de Lys-Sommand ski area consists of 55 km of ski slopes serviced by 24 lifts.

The ski area is perfect for families & groups, as it provides 2 beginning areas with one magic carpet, one snowpark, one boardercross to do figures and jumps, but also ski schools and rental shops, which offer group deals.

However, the ski domain also contains difficult pistes, usually located at higher altitudes, more precisely 13 red & 5 black runs.

The Praz de Lys-Sommand ski area is divided into two sides:

  • accessible via Taningues, the Praz de Lys area offers a beautiful open ski area;
  • accessible from Mieussy, Sommand's plateau domain offers a great variety of atmospheres (between virgin spaces and wooded areas) and land.

Last but not least, in Praz de Lys-Sommand you will find one of the best and largest off-piste skiing sites in Haute-Savoie! 60 km of cross-country ski trails for those who enjoy the seclusion and the challenges offered by unspoilt powder.

Fishing at the Sommand lake

In the heart of the high mountain pastures of Sommand, this site is recommended for its serenity and freshness.

The lake is resupplied in trouts every spring.

Opened from the 9th of March to the 6th of October 2019, the Sommand lake can be accessed by the road or hiking trails.

A fishing license is mandatory.


23 walking and hiking trails to be discovered!

Breathtaking landscapes and unbelievable tranquillity.

Check all the hiking itineraries in Praz de Lys-Sommand.