Getting to Alpe d’Huez

Alpe d’Huez is about 90 minutes’ drive away from Grenoble Airport. Lyon Airport is slightly further but is still within 2 hours range and has more international flights. Alpe d’Huez and the surrounding villages are also easy to reach by rail. Grenoble train station is only about an hour away and has high speed domestic and international services.

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Nearest Airports to Alpe d’Huez 

Grenoble (Alpes-Isere Airport): 105km / 1 hour 30 minutes drive time
Chambery Airport: 132km / 1 hour 50 minutes drive time
Lyon (Saint Exupery Airport) 155km / 2 hours drive time
Geneva Airport 215km / 2 hours 45 minutes drive time

Because Villard Reculas, Oz-en-Oisans, Auris-en-Oisans, Vaujany and Huez are at lower altitude than Alpe d’Huez, they tend to have slightly shorter transfer times – about 10 to 15 minutes less on average.

Airport Transfers to Alpe d’Huez

Ski-Lifts Airport Transfers to Alpe d’Huez 

Each year Ski-Lifts helps more than 100,000 skiers and boarders get to their accommodation in ski resorts including Alpe d’Huez and the surrounding villages with a range of hassle-free, door-to-door transfer options and 24/7 assistance. Ski-Lifts also offer transfers from train stations and city centres. Get an immediate quote and book online>

Alps2Alps Airport Transfers to Alpe d’Huez 

Alps2Alps provides private and group transfers to Alpe d’Huez and its surrounding villages, from Grenoble, Lyon, Chambery, Geneva and other airports. Our 24/7 multilingual customer service assistance and dispatch centre keeps you informed. Get a real time quote in seconds!

Bus Transfers from Grenoble Airport and Train station.

There is a public bus service connecting the resort with Grenoble city centre and Grenoble train station, and there are buses from Grenoble airport to the city centre and the train station but very few direct buses between the airport and the resort. 

Getting to Alpe d’Huez by Rail

Grenoble train station is just over an hour’s drive from Alpe d’Huez and the surrounding villages and has TGV and SNCF services from other French cities including Paris, and international services. The fastest Eurostar train service from London to Grenoble takes just over 6 hours, but most services take about 9 hours.  Complete the journey from the station to the resort with a private transfer/taxi (get an online quote from Ski-Lifts) or wait for a bus (see below).

Driving to Alpe d’Huez

Having a car when you get there is useful or an unnecessary expense depending on where you are staying, and whether you think you might visit other nearby resorts such as Les Deux Alpes, La Grave and Serre Chevalier. If you’re staying in the centre, check whether your accommodation includes free parking.






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