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Grenoble Airport to Tignes Transfers

Transfers from Grenoble to Tignes don’t need to be a hassle this ski season. Alps2Alps offers safe and reliable airport to resort transfers.  If you’re looking for ski holiday in Tignes, make sure you can actually rely on your airport transfer provider.  

Our guide from covers everything you need to know about your journey from plane to powder, alongside why our clients trust Alps2Alps to deliver a reliable & friendly transfer service.


Transfers from Grenoble airport to Tignes resort

Depending on time, traffic and road conditions, transfers from Grenoble to Tignes will take around 3 hours. Tignes is a world-famous ski resort, so if you’re travelling at peak season times, you can expect to encounter some congestion and waiting. At Alps2Alps we will always do our best to make sure we provide a comfortable experience for the duration of your transfer.  

We highly advise you to travel in the middle of the week to reduce the time spent and thus guarantee more time on the slopes.


Route Details, Issues & Alternatives

The standard route from Grenoble to Tignes (215km) will usually take you from route A43 (E70) motorway to Albertville via Grenoble.

Next is the national road N90 to Bourg St Maurice then the D902 route to Tignes.  

Always ask the driver about the best possible route. If there is bad weather or snow, allow extra time for your transfer.


Things to Do En-Route

You don’t have to go straight to your destination.  If you’d like to stop at any stage of the trip to stretch your legs, we’ll happily accommodate this.

There are several supermarkets en-route. You can get some snacks for the journey or pick up your much-needed ski holiday essentials before you arrive at the resort.  

You may tend to find items in the supermarket at a cheaper price than you would at the resort.

Tignes is located between the French and Italian Alps, the perfect place to enjoy some spectacular mountain scenery.

Discover a unique panorama overlooking the picturesque Lake Annecy, which is the second largest lake in France of glacial origin, nicknamed the "Blue Lake".

If you’re renting skis, don’t wait until you get to the resort. Instead, pick them up on your way!  We have a ski rental shop en-route, where you can make a quick stop and pick up your equipment before reaching the resort.


Journey Altitude

It’s important to know that your journey from Grenoble to Tignes will take you to a very high altitude. This may present problems to some visitors.

Grenoble airport sits at almost 400m above the sea level, while the main village of Tignes is at 2100m. This change in altitude can give passengers some mild discomfort, such as nausea, headaches and dizziness, which are symptoms from the change in air pressure.

Young children tend to be more prone to these symptoms.

The combination of steep, serpentine roads and the change in air pressure can make the journey difficult for some passengers. If necessary, ask your driver to lower the temperature in the vehicle to help you feel more comfortable.


Tignes Ski Resort

Tignes is situated at a very high altitude, at around 2100m, making it one of the best of its kind in Europe.

This makes it the ideal location for impressively high density snowfall.

An added benefit to the high altitude, the skiing season is one of the longest you’ll find in Europe.

This allows for glacier skiing during the summer, making for an exciting off-season break!

Tignes is part of one of the most beautiful ski areas in the world and is made up of 5 villages: Val Claret, Tignes le Lac, Le Lavachet, Tignes les Boisses and Tignes les Brevieres. Your ski pass will give you access to around 300km of pistes, connected through 78 ski lifts. The resort itself offers something for everything, with enough ski area to account for all different ages and skill levels.

Find out more about Tignes here.


Grenoble Airport Transfers (GNB)

Located approximately 45km away from the city centre, Grenoble Airport sits directly at the gateway to the Alps.

During peak season, skiers and snowboarders alike appreciate the airport’s perfect location. We highly recommend you to book your ski transfer in advance to avoid any unnecessary waiting.

Flying with your own skis? Find out here 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.


How Much Will Your Transfer From Cost?

At Alps2Alps, we aim to offer the best transfer services from all resorts in the Alps. We do so by taking a transparent approach to our pricing.

There are several factors taken into consideration when calculating our fees, which are as follows:

  • Your travel time

  • The number of people travelling

  • The day and time you travel

  • Any available discounts

When calculating fares, we start with our standard price and then reduce this based on the factors above. This dynamic approach means we only reduce our prices and never increase them

Pricing is also affected by vehicle availability, transfer schedule, vehicle utilisation and additional costs such as road tolls and parking charges.


Midweek Transfers

If you want to travel with ease, spend less time stuck in traffic, and lower your costs up to 60%m then we strongly advise you to travel during the midweek.  

Also, more discounts are available for travelling off-season and off-peak. Travelling during the off-peak season means cheaper flights, cheaper hotels, cheaper food and less crowds!


Alps 2 Alps Ski Rental – Kids Ski Free

If you’re renting skis, don’t wait until you get to the resort. Instead, pick them up on your way!  

We have a ski rental shop en-route, where you can make a quick stop and pick up your equipment before reaching the resort.

Getting the right equipment will make a huge difference to your comfort while skiing.  

If your equipment isn’t quite right, then we can exchange it for you, with minimal hassle or stress!

As an added bonus, any kids accompanied by a full paying adult get their rental equipment free, so grab this opportunity and go for it while you can!

Book your ski rental online with your transfer here!


Book Your Transfer

Booking your airport transfer is very easy and stress-free. All you need to do is complete our online booking form,  or contact us via e-mail or telephone.

Our booking system is 100% secure and we guarantee your booking within 5 minutes! If your chosen service or destination isn’t available, don’t hesitate to contact us and we’ll do our best to assist you.

Head over to our booking page to get a real-time quote within seconds.