The Vanoise Express

  • Vanoise express
  • Départ de la gare de Peisey-Vallandry
Vanoise expressDépart de la gare de Peisey-Vallandry

Snow front accessible from a metail stair
Link between Peisey-Vallandry and La Plagne, created to cross the valley of Peisey-Nancroix without damaging it.
The extraordinary VANOISE EXPRESS Cable car is a unique technical exploit.
It is this day the biggest cable car of the world : 2 cabins of 2 levels can take 200 persons.
( Capacity: 2000 persons per hour and by direction)
To be more precise, it is about 2 parallel and independent cable cars, which allow a lot of flexibility to manage passengers stream.
Other exploit: the cable car crosses the valley without intermediate pylon. (1824 m of length, 64m only of made uneven. The cabin is at 380m of the ground on the highest point)
The third exploit: its speed: 45km / hour, world record. The crossing can be made in 3 minutes 50 seconds.
The station departure station, called " driving station " is in Plan-Peisey, on the municipality of Peisey-Nancroix at 1612 m of elevation.
The arrival station, called " tension station " is at 1548m of elevation upstream to Montchavin, municipality of Bellentre.
Période(s) d'ouvertureFrom 08/07 to 23/08/2024.
Closed Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.
9.00 - 12.45
2.00 pm - 5.40 pm.
In short
  • Group tour services :
    • Guided group tours obligatory
  • Tourist transport :
    • Tourist transport
    • Tourist cable car
  • Visites :
    • Average group visit length (minutes) 60
Equipment, Services
  • Parking :
    • Parking


08/07/2024 - 23/08/2024
One way ticket for adult10.00€
Round-trip ticket for adult16.00€
One way ticket for a child8.00€
Round-trip ticket for a child13.00€
  • Payment methods :
    • Bank/credit card
    • Cheque
    • Cash
To note
  • Accessibility criteria for people with reduced mobility :
    • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
    • Incline >5% but reasonable
The Vanoise Express
Quartier du Télépôle
Phone : +33 4 79 09 67 00
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  • Spoken language(s) :
    • English
    • French

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Le téléphérique Vanoise Express
Quartier du Télépôle
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.551125
Longitude : 6.763596
Localization details
  • Environnements :
    • Mountain location
    • Bottom of slopes
    • Ski resort
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