This morning we checked prices on sale now, for our Ski Trains Price Check - a page that shows you many of the season's bookable fares at a glance.
When you check fares regularly, as we are doing, you learn some things:
Travelling to a ski resort is never quick, whether you go by plane, train or car. And surprisingly perhaps, if you are taking a train down to the Tarentaise region of the Alps, it takes about the same time as flying - sometimes quicker. You are going to spend around 8-9 hours getting there, however you go (and that is without flight delays)
But how does the cost of travelling independently the Alps by train compare with flying?