Transfers from Grenoble to La Plagne – with Alps2Alps, you can rest assured that you will arrive in a timely manner at your desired destination in both comfort and style. Here you will find some tips which can be kept in mind while planning for your dream holidays in this magical French ski resort. Find out all you need to know about your trip from plane to the ski resort, and some facts why our clients trust Alps2Alps to deliver a reliable & friendly transfer service.
On average, a transfer from Grenoble airport to La Plagne will take approximately 2h 30m – 3h. Please note that this is an estimated transfer time. The duration of transfer may vary depending on the time of the year, weather and road conditions.
La Plagne is one of the most popular ski destinations in the world. Bear in mind that if travelling at peak times, the resort can become very busy and you can expect to encounter some traffic and waiting. At Alps2Alps we will always ensure that your journey is comfortable and on-time. We highly recommend travelling midweek to cut down on your journey time and enjoy the pleasures of skiing.
The shortest route from Grenoble airport to La Plagne (191km), will usually take you via N90 national road. Take D119 motorway. On A48, A41, A43/E70, A430 and N90 head to the destination (Aime). Just before the Aime take the exit to the right towards Aime and La Plagne. Continue on the D221 towards D223 (La Plagne Tarentaise). You should bear in mind that in winter the road on the way up to La Plagne from Aime can be quite windy and although snow clearers operate every day, driving conditions can be hard. 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. Ask your driver for a short stop (up to 10 minutes) - 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 several supermarkets en-route to La Plagne. You may feel a little bit hungry during the journey, there you can find some snacks and buy your much-needed ski holiday essentials. Sometimes products bought on the way to ski resort can be cheaper comparing to those found in the resort stores. Bear in mind, that all shop visits should be pre-booked with Customer Support prior your arrival.
La Plagne is located in the beautiful alpine valley of the Tarentaise, opposite Mont Blanc and the Massif du Beaufortain. You can enjoy magnificent mountain views during the airport transfer. Prepare your camera in advance and make wonderful pictures!
Renting skis? Don’t wait until you get to the resort; pick these up on your way. Alps2Alps have ski rental shop on your way from Grenoble airport. Find out more about our ski rental offerings later.
It’s important to understand that your journey from Grenoble to La Plagne ski resort will take you to a very high altitude. This may present its own potential complications.
Grenoble airport sits at almost 400m, while the main village of La Plagne is at 1930m. This journey can present some passengers with mild discomfort. Nausea, headaches and dizziness can be symptoms of the change in air pressure. Often young children are those who are feeling particularly unwell.
When you combine such air pressure change with steep and 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.
You can enjoy the beautiful views of the Mont Blanc Massif during your airport transfer, this can be the perfect medicine for you if you will feel unwell.
La Plagne ski resort consists of six high altitude resorts (which are linked by a free public transport service), and four small village resorts with access to the entire ski area. La Plagne ski area offers you over 225 km of downhill skiing and has a total of 128 pistes, accessible with a single pass.
La Plagne is an ideal place for beginners. With 9 greens and 67 blue runs, the resort is a great place to learn to ski or snowboard. La Plagne is part of the incredible Paradiski ski area and is linked to Les Arcs by the world’s largest cable car - Vanoise Express. The spectacular double-decker Vanoise Express will get you to the neighbouring Les Arcs in just 4 minutes! Paradiski ski area of La Plagne and Les Arcs offers you more than 425kms of skiing.
You will find a huge range of family-friendly activities across La Plagne, for example, dog sledding, zip lining, ice climbing and bobsleighing. Visitors can enjoy the only Olympic Bobsleigh Piste in France, which is still used for the famous world and European events and is the most popular of La Plagne’s attractions. Discover ski resort of La Plagne and enjoy your winter vacation in the most beautiful alpine valleys.
Sitting approximately 45km from the city centre, Grenoble Airport is known as the gateway to the Alps. During peak ski season, Grenoble Airport is the perfect location if you're a keen skier or snowboarder. We highly recommend you to book your ski transfer in advance 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 Alps2Alps, we tend to offer excellent value transfers to all ski resorts in the Alps. We like to take a transparent approach to price structure. We take a number of factors into consideration when calculating our prices. These factors 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.
By travelling in the middle of the week you'll be able to lower your costs up to 60%! If you want to spend less time stuck in traffic and see your dream ski destination at a less frenetic time, we highly recommend travelling midweek. Take a look on more discounts 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 ski resort.
Choosing the right or snowboard equipment sometimes can be hard - we have plenty of service points across the Alps and we will help you pick the right equipment. If that isn’t quite right, that is not a problem at all -you can exchange it with minimal hassle or fuss.
But wait - that’s not all - kids ski rental with Alps2Alps comes free with any full paying adult! Don’t wait - get the best possible deal now!
It is very easy to book your airport transfer to La Plagne through Alps2Alps website. All you need to do is to complete our online booking form. You can also contact us via e-mail or telephone.
Our booking system is 100% secure, you can make your reservation right away. It 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.