Fly to Grenoble and take a shuttle directly to the resort. Alternatively, transfer to Grenoble coach station by bus and from there by coach.
The most popular route to the ski resort is by air. Several budget and charter airlines fly to the three closest airports of Grenoble, Chambery and Lyon. The transfer times are as follows (although these can vary a lot depending on traffic and more importantly the weather): Grenoble 2hrs - 2.30hrs, Chambery 2hrs - 2.30hrs, Lyon 2.30hrs - 3hrs.
You can jump on the Eurostar from London St. Pancras International to Grenoble changing at Lille, the trip taking about 8 hours. There is a 3 times weekly service from London Victoria to Grenoble operated by Eurolines. This departs 6.30pm, and arrives 10.15am.
Nearest train station: Grenoble (63 km).
TGV Paris-Grenoble: 2 hours 55.
SNCF Booking Tel: 3635
Tel (from abroad): +33 (0)892 35 35 35
Distances from the resort: Paris 620 km (6 hours 30), Marseille 300 km (3 hours), Genève 208 km (2 hours 30), Lyon 163 km (2 hours), Grenoble 63 km (1 hours).
Follow the autoroute to Grenoble, then get on the A480 autoroute and follow signs for Gap - Sisteron. Take exit N°8 "Gap, Briançon, Vizille - Stations de l'Oisans" which joins the RN85, then the D1091 to Bourg d'Oisans, then the RD211. The Mythical ascent of the 21 bends will be the final climb to get to Alpe d'Huez.
Resort altitude : 1860m
Highest Ski Lift : 3330m
Longest Run : 16km
Piste Size in kms : 235km
Total Runs : 114
Beginner Runs : 37
Intermediate Runs : 63
Advanced Runs : 14
Total lifts : 87
Night Skiing : No
Snowboard park : 1
Season Starts : 13 December
Season Ends : 11 April
Departure Airports :
Gatwick, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow
Nearest Airport :
Transfer Time : 2hrs
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