Booking an airport transfer from Grenoble to Alp d’Huez removes all the troubles of having to organise all transportation to and from the resort. If you’re planning a trip to this amazing French ski resort, make sure you can 100% rely on your airport transfer provider.
Below you will find all necessary information you need to know about your journey from plane to ski resort, and some important facts about why you can trust Alps2Alps transfers.
On average, transfers from Grenoble to Alp d’Huez will take up to 2 hours depending on seasonal traffic and road conditions. Alp d’Huez is one of the world's top resorts, it can be very busy and if you are travelling at high times you can expect to encounter some traffic and waiting.
At Alps2Alps we will always do whatever possible to make sure you are comfortable for the duration of your transfer. We highly recommend travelling midweek to cut down on your journey time and guarantee more time on the slopes.
The standard route from Grenoble airport to Alp d’Huez (105 km) will usually take you via D119 motorway. Take the A48 and A480 routes towards Route Napoléon/N85 (Vizille). Take the D1091 in the direction of D211 (Huez).
Depending on the traffic information you can choose Exit 8 or Exit 5 towards Briançon/Vizille to bypass road N87. Always ask the driver about the best possible route. If there is bad weather or snow, just plan extra time for your transfer.
You don’t have to go straight to your ski destination. If you wish to stop at any stage of the trip to stretch your legs, we will happily accommodate this.
There are many supermarkets on your way to Alp d’Huez. You can buy some snacks for the journey if you wish. Necessary ski holiday essentials can be cheaper than those found in the resort stores.
As Alp d’Huez is nestled in the mystic mountain, you can enjoy magnificent views during your trip. Take your camera and start snapping!
Renting skis? Don’t wait until you get to the resort, pick these up on your way. We have ski rental shops in Albertville. That is on your way from Grenoble airport. Find out more about our ski rental offerings later.
It’s important to remember that your journey from Grenoble to Alp d’Huez ski resort will take you to a very high altitude. This can present its own potential risks and difficulties.
Grenoble airport sits at almost 400m, the highest lift in Alp d’Huez has an altitude of 3,300m. This journey can possibly present some passengers with some mild discomfort. Nausea, headaches and dizziness can be symptoms of the change in air pressure. Young children are especially liable to feeling unwell.
When you combine this air pressure change with steep, serpentine roads, the journey sometimes can be difficult. If needed, ask your driver to lower the temperature in the vehicle to help you feel more comfortable.
When feeling particularly unwell, the fascinating mountain scenery of Alp d’Huez can be the great medicine.
Alp d’Huez ski resort is built above the original village of Huez. Being one of the top French ski resorts, Alp d’Huez is part of the Alpe d’Huez grand domaine ski area.
This fantastic French resort offers you 389km of downhill skiing, with 304 individual pistes, served by 150 ski lifts. Appropriate ski Lift pass will give you the access to ski or snowboard in the other Alpe d’Huez grand domaine Ski ski resorts of Villard Reculas, Vaujany, Auris-en-Oisans and Oz-en-Oisans.
Sitting approximately 45km from the city centre, Grenoble Airport is lying at the gateway to the Alps.
During peak season, Grenoble Alpes Isère Airport is perfect location to discover the diversity of the Isère Department. It is worth to prebook any Alp d’Huez airport transfers to avoid any unnecessary waiting.
Flying with your own skis? Find out how much the airlines flying into Grenoble airport will charge you.
If you’re looking for information about your flight to Grenoble Airport, find it here.
At Alps 2 Alps, our goal is to offer the amazing value transfers to all resorts in the Alps. We like to take a transparent approach to pricing structure. We take a number of factors into consideration when calculating our quotes. These factors include:
When calculating fares, we start with our standard price and then reduce this based on the factors mentioned above. This dynamic approach means we only ever decrease our prices – never increase them
Pricing is also affected by vehicle availability, transfer schedule, vehicle utilisation and additional costs such as road tolls and parking charges.
If you want to lower your costs and spend less time stuck in traffic and see a destination at a less frenetic time, we highly recommend travelling midweek. A midweek transfer can save you up to 60%. You'll enjoy lower prices along with fewer crowds.
More discounts are available for the travelling off-season and off-peak.
We also offer low-cost ski rentals when travelling from Grenoble. We have a rental store situated 1 hour 20 minutes from Grenoble Airport. We will then pick you up from the airport and take you to the rental store to have your equipment fitted before continuing your journey to the resort.
Alps2Alps have many service points across the Alps. Getting right equipment will make a huge difference to your skiing comfort. If your equipment isn’t quite right, you can exchange it with minimal hassle or fuss.
That’s not all -kids ski rental with Alps2Alps comes free with any full paying adult. Grab this opportunity and visit our website right now!
Booking your airport transfer is very easy and totally stress-free! The easiest way to do so is online, but you can also email or phone us if you prefer.
Booking online takes less than 5 minutes and we’ll guarantee your booking immediately. If your chosen service or destination isn’t available, don’t hesitate to contact us and we’ll do everything we can to assist you.