A number of airlines fly from airports throughout the UK & Ireland to Grenoble, Chambery and Lyon including Easyjet, Flybe, British Airways, Air France & AER Lingus. The flight is approximately two hours depending on where you are travelling from.
It is also worth looking at flights to Geneva. Although the transfer time is longer, the prices can be very competitive.
ADH by CAR
Alpe d’Huez can be reached easily by car, from the north of France. The Port of Calais is just over an 8 hour drive – depending on the number of stops you make. Departing from the UK , the most common route is Dover to Calais, where you have a choice between the Eurotunnel or various Ferry routes.
We recommend taking the toll roads to travel down through France, they will cost you approximately €70 – €80 but will save you hours in time.
Please ensure your vehicle is suitable to be drive in the snow and ice. For information refer to www.gov.uk/driving-abroad/
ADH by TRAIN
To reach us by train, you can catch the Eurostar from London St. Pancras or Ashford, which will take you into Paris Gare du Nord. From there you take RER line D two stops direct at Gare de Lyon.
The whole trip from the Gare du Nord concourse to the Gare de Lyon concourse takes about 25 minutes including walking time, buying a ticket from the machines and waiting a few minutes for an RER train.
From Grenoble Train Station you can catch a bus or a taxi to Alpe d ‘Huez.
(please see below for details).
From Grenoble Airport a transfer to Alpe d’Huez with Ben’s Bus, costs just £27pp single & £46.80pp return. They also offer group discounts meaning you could pay as little as £40.95pp for a Return!
The journey time is 1h45mins. For a full list of prices see their website
All airports offer car-hire services, make sure you advise them you are travelling to a ski resort.
‘Transisere’ offer a reliable, cheap service into resort from all airports and train stations.
The journey time varies between 1h51mins and 2h20mins, depending on the time of day and costs. The closest bus stop is Paganon and is within a minutes walk from the Chalet.
For a full list of prices see their website.
There are a wide range of Private transfers available for you to reach Alpe d ‘Huez, which can vary in price.
Here are just a couple of options :-
Taxi Chalvin – Euros 130 from Grenoble Gare / Euros 215 from Grenoble Apt
For up to 8 people
Chairlift – Euros 420 – 480 from Grenoble Apt