© OT Chamonix - Monica DALMASSO.

There are around 20 flights a day from UK airports to Geneva in Switzerland, from where it's around a 75- to 90-minute drive. Family ski holiday packages include flights; some may also include transfers.

You can make it to Chamonix on a long day's drive from Calais if taking a ferry or Eurotunnel. Trains to Chamonix from Paris take a minimum of five hours.