Booking an airport transfer from Grenoble to Chamonix will help you to avoid all the problems of having to organise all transportation to and from the ski resort. If you’re planning a trip to this sensational French ski resort, make sure that you can rely on your airport transfer provider.
Below you will find all important information you need to know about your journey from plane to ski resort, and some facts why our clients trust Alps2Alps to deliver a reliable & friendly transfer service.
On average, the transfer from Grenoble to Chamonix will take approximately 3 hours depending on time, traffic and road conditions. Chamonix is a sensational ski resort with beautiful panorama views towards Mont Blanc, which can be very busy and if you are travelling at peak times you can expect to encounter some traffic and waiting.
At Alps2Alps we will always make sure that 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 shortest route from Grenoble airport to Chamonix (2 hours 11 minutes and 224km), will usually take you via D119 motorway. Take A48, A43/E70, A41, A410 and A40/Ð25 towards Route Blanche/D1506 (Chamonix-Mont-Blanc). From N205 route exit onto Congress D1506. Then on Route Blanche/D1506, Avenue de Sigmaeye Allée Recteur Payot head to the destination.
The second option is 65 km longer, take the same D119 motorway, than A48, A43, A432, A42/E611 and A40 towards Route Blanche/D1506 (Chamonix-Mont-Blanc). From N205 route exit onto Congress D1506. Then on Route Blanche/D1506, Avenue de Sigmaeye Allée Recteur Payot head to the destination.
The third option is the longest in terms of time (almost 3 hours, 242 km). Start with D119 motorway. Continue at D119, A48 and A43/E70 head to the side D916B (Belmont-Tramonet). From A43 / E70, take the exit 11. Through D1516, D1504 and D992 exit onto the A40 (Eloise). Continue driving on the A40 to your destination (Chamonix-Mont-Blanc). With the N205 exit onto Congress D1506. On Route Blanche/D1506, Avenue de Sigmaeye Allée Recteur Payot head to your destination.
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 dream ski destination. If you wish to stop at any stage of the trip to stretch your legs or breathe a fresh air, we will happily accommodate this.
There are many supermarkets on your way to Chamonix. You can buy some snacks for the journey or necessary ski holiday essentials before you get to the ski resort. Sometimes products bought on the way to ski resort can be cheaper comparing to those found in the resort stores.
Chamonix village is located in the heart of the Mont Blanc area, you can enjoy incredible views during your trip. Prepare your camera in advance in order not to miss fantastic pictures!
Renting skis? Don’t wait until you get to the resort, pick these up on your way. Doesn’t matter which route you will choose – we have ski rental shops on your way from Grenoble airport. If you will use the first and third option, you can visit our Geneva ski shop. If you will prefer the second route, our ski shop in Albertville is waiting for you. Find out more about our ski rental offerings later.
It’s important to know that your journey from Grenoble to Chamonix ski resort will take you to a very high altitude. This can present its own potential complications.
Grenoble airport sits at almost 400m, the highest lift in Chamonix has an altitude of 3,840m. This journey can present some passengers with mild discomfort. Nausea, headaches and dizziness can be symptoms of the change in air pressure. Young children also are the ones at risk of feeling unwell.
When you combine such air pressure change with steep, serpentine roads, the journey sometimes can be difficult. If necessary, ask your driver to lower the temperature in the vehicle to help you feel more comfortable.
When feeling especially unwell, the picturesque side of Mont Blanc can be the perfect medicine.
Chamonix ski resort offers the world's greatest lift-served vertical drop! Chamonix is part of Ski Pass Mont Blanc ski area.
Chamonix is a true alpine legend with access to 952km of downhill skiing, 507 individual pistes, served by 248 ski lifts. Appropriate ski Lift pass will give you the access to ski or snowboard in the other Ski Pass Mont Blanc ski resorts of St.Gervais Mont-Blanc, Cordon, Argentiere, Combloux, Megeve, Le Tour, Les Contamines, Les Houches and Passy plaine Joux.
Find out more about Chamonix ski resort here.
Sitting approximately 45km from the city centre, Grenoble Airport is lying at the gateway to the Alps.
During high season, Grenoble Alpes Isère Airport boasts perfect location to discover the diversity of the Isère Department. It is definitely worth to pre book any Chamonix 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.
Find out more about Grenoble Airport here.
At Alps 2 Alps, we aim to offer the amazing value transfers to all ski resorts in the Alps. For the service we offer, we think that’s amazing value for money. We like to take a transparent approach to price structure. We take a number of factors into consideration when calculating our prices. These include:
The number of people travelling
The day and time you travel
Any discounts available
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 up to 60%, spend less time stuck in traffic and see your dream ski destination at a less frenetic time, we highly recommend travelling midweek.
More discounts are available for travelling off-season and off-peak. Travelling during the off-peak season can mean cheaper flights, cheaper hotels.
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 plenty of service points across the Alps. Getting the 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 go!
Book your ski rental online here with your transfer here!
Booking your airport transfer is easy and completely 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.
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