Transition Festival

Dec 2019


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The basics

Get peessed on the pistes, then catch a carriage back home

The festival

From the team behind Snowbombing, the big daddy of snow festivals, comes a new arrival. Transition Festival is based in the little village of Avoriaz, where there isn't a car in sight and you can ski straight to your room from the pistes, or grab a ride in an adorable horse and cart. There'll be multiple venues pumping music from apres to after-hours, only a short snowball's throw from the accommodation. 

Chuck in a water park with two pool parties, Europe's largest high-altitude feast, a disco igloo and a 2000-player snowball fight, and you've got an idea of the wonders of Transition. Beginners and pros alike can book skiing lessons through the festival and revel in the guaranteed snowfall and some of the best mountain views there are. Finally, there are plenty of outdoor parties on the pistes for when you can't be arsed to keep skiing. And best of all, you can get 6 nights' accommodation and a festival wristband for less than £100. Surely that can't be right?

Our tip

Don't eat yellow snow



Getting there

How do I get there?

By Plane

Flying is one of the quickest ways to get to get to Transition and with Geneva being the closest airport there are loads of CHEAP flights with popular low cost airlines so you can save you pennies for the bevvies when you arrive.

UK Flights

Geneva(GVA): Direct Flights from:

London, Bristol, Manchester, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Dublin

European Flights

Geneva (GVA): Direct Flights From:

Barcelona, Munich, Paris, Vienna, Bologna, Naples, Rome, Venice, Stockholm, Porto, Faro, Lisbon, Amsterdam


By Coach

Coach travel is a popular option for getting to Avoriaz. Their coaches will deliver you from your nearest city pick up point straight to the festival doorstep.

You can book a premium return coach leaving the UK on Saturday 12th December 2015 and arriving in Avoriaz on Sunday 13th December 2015.

All Coaches will leave Avoriaz on Saturday 19th December 2015, returning to the UK on the 20th December 2015.

Note: Pick up points will be released at the time of the booking, departure times will be released approximately 1 month prior to the event.

All vehicles are executive coaches with toilets, DVD players and reclining seats. Baggage allowance consists of one hold luggage bag and one piece of hand luggage per person which can weigh a maximum of 20 Kilos.

Extra luggage such as sports equipment will be chargeable and must be booked in advance.

Confirmed Return Prices

UK Return Journey – £135

Extra Luggage/Equipment – £10 (per item)



If you are booking your own flights but need to organise transport from the airport to Avoriaz then you can book an airport transfer through the festival, running for almost all flights into Geneva.

They provide door-door transfers from Geneva Airport, which take about 1hr 40 and cost £40. 




Package 1

£99 for a wristband and 6 nights of accommodation in groups of 3 - 5 (£99 surcharge for 2 bed apartments)

Package 2

£99 for a wristband and a single bed in a shared apartment

Package 3

£129 for a wristband and a 6 day lift pass

Package 4

£224 for a wristband, accommodation and a return coach trip from the UK

Package 5

£229 for a wristband, accommodation and a 6 day lift pass

Package 6

£329 for a wristband, accommodation, 6 day lift pass and return coach from the UK


When can I get them?

Tickets on sale now

Where can I get them?

Tickets are available from the festival website

More info

Official Site