When you're staying in Morzine there are a few different options for getting around the town. Deciding which works best for you depends on your specific needs
Cars And Morzine
Driving around Morzine can be one of the easiest way of getting around as it provides greater flexibility. Driving around Morzine can be a challenge, especially in the winter when there is snow on the ground and there are a lot of other cars to contend with on the roads.
There is plenty of parking, both outdoors and underground in Morzine although it does fill up in the busier weeks, especially the underground parking during winter.
Car rental agencies are an option for people not wishing to drive all the way from the UK, with plenty to choose from at Geneva airport. Renting from the French side avoids any complications that can arise from EU regulations.
There is certain equipment that is required in cars by French law, such as high visibility vests and snow chains, and there is other equipment that is suggested for driving in Morzine - winter tyres instead of normal tyres on the car and salt and a shovel at your home.
Getting Around Morzine On Foot
Getting around town on foot is a more popular option in summer when the weather is warmer and there is no ice on the pavements. It's also easier to walk around when you arenít in ski boots and carrying skis! Most of the town is quite centralised making it easier to get around, although there are parts of town that are further away and take much longer to walk to. Some of areas outside of Morzine, such as Essert Romand or St Jean DíAulps take a considerably long time to walk to.
If you are staying outside of the centre of town and do not want to walk then taxis are an option, particularly whenever the free bus service is not running, or if you are not on the free bus route.
There are a number of free buses in Morzine that run in winter and summer. The service differs slightly in summer, but generally it helps people get around town and get to the ski lifts at Ardent and Prodains. The buses only run into the evening and there is no real night bus to speak of.
There is also the Baladulps bus services that visits the isolated villages along the Valle DíAulps.