About Samoens - Getting to Apartment Buqa

By Air

  • Geneva International Airport (GVA) is the closest at 45 mins from Samoens.
  • There are frequent flights from UK airports - on Easyjet, Swiss Air and British Airways.
  • Chambery Airport (CMF) and Lyon Airport (LYS) are two hours from Samoens.

From Geneva International Airport

  • To hire a car (from experience, always hire from the Swiss side for ease, not the French side!).
  • To embark on scheduled SAT bus service to Samoens, at approximately €68 return, per person.
    +33 (0) 4 50 34 40 09 or +33 (0) 4 50 37 22 13
    Alternatively, use www.powdercab.com The recommended Buqa transfere service
    +33 (0) 672 99 19 48
  • To use a taxi or a private transfer.
    Taxi du Grand Massif + 33 (0) 50 34 90 90
    €38 per adult (minimum of 2 persons).
  • By rail.

By Rail

  • www.sncf.com +33 (0) 8 92 35 35 35
  • There are regular high speed trains from Geneva to Cluses Railway station - St Gervais/Le Fayet line (which is 17km from Samoens).
  • From there, buses are available to Samoens, at a cost of approximately €16.20 return. Alternatively, a taxi journey from Cluses to Samoens would be approximately €50.
  • Another option is to travel on a TGV from Annecy to Cluses, then to Samoens using the above modes of transport.

By Road from Geneva

  • Specifc GPS coordinates that you can enter 43.27454 N, 6.25837 E
  • Follow the A40 Motorway to France. Exit at Junction 18, Signposted Cluses.
  • Travel through Cluses, following signs for Taninges/Chatillon.
  • Approximately 2km after passing Chatillon, the road bends and splits. Turn right, signposted Samoens.
  • Continue on this road, through the village of Morillon. IGNORE the signs to Samoens, (as it is a longer route) and instead continue on the same road.
  • At the end of the road, turn Left, crossing the bridge over Giffre River.
  • Go straight at the roundabout, entering Samoens.

Once you have entered Samoens

Go straight at the roundabout

Take the 3rd exit at the roundabout, signposted Taninges/Annemasse.

Continue on the road for 20m, follow the road to the right, signposted Taninges/Annemasse/Site Nordic de Joux Plane..

Continue on this tree lined road,

As the road bents left, turn right immediately after the Bank Populaire des Alpes, then left, signposted Col de Joux Plane (The restaurant Au Relais Septimontain is on the corner in front of you).

The road starts to rise; there is an Intersport Ski shop on your right.

Continue to ascend the road, and as the road bends to the right, you will see a barn on the right. Turn right immediately after the barn.

Continue up the hill, the road will bend left and then right, the next entrance on the right is the driveway to the chalet development.

Continue down the driveway,

Apartment Buqa is in the first chalet on the left,

It is the last apartment in the chalet. When looking at the chalet, it is the apartment on the far right.

Welcome to Apartment Buqa