Getting to/from the airport:
On the A48 motorway linking Lyon and Grenoble, take the exit marked "Rives / Grenoble Airport" and then follow the signs to the airport. Signs may also indicate "St Geoirs" which is the former name of the airport.
Low fare scheduled bus services connect Grenoble/Lyon airport with the Grenoble city centre (€4 one-way, connecting to the train and bus station), Lyon city centre (from €15 one-way) and main Alpine ski resorts. For information on the schedules, please telephone +33-(0)-4-76-65-48-48 or visit www.grenoble-airport.com. In the winter, there are special transfer services to all the main ski resorts in Isère (2 Alpes, Alpes d'Huez, Vercors, Chamrousse, etc), Savoie (3 Valleys, Les Arcs, La Plagne, Tignes, Val d'Isère, etc) and the Hautes-Alpes (from €11 one-way). Tickets are available at the airport desk and online.
Taxis are available right in front of the airport terminal. The trip into Grenoble takes approximately 30 minutes, and costs around €55. The trip into Lyon takes 55 minutes and costs around €90.
Grenoble Airport is the perfect gateway to the Alps. The Grenoble area hosts the most famous, most important and the world';s highest concentration of ski resorts. All these ski resorts combined represent 3 700 Km of slopes, which is the same distance as Grenoble - Cairo! Grenoble has more than 200 resorts within 2 hours by car; Les 2 Alpes, Alpe d'Huez, Méribel, Courchevel, Val Thorens, Les Arcs, Tignes, Val d'Isere, Serre Chevaliers or Chamonix just to name a few are all within a short drive. Grenoble Airport avoids the hassles of a big airport so getting to resorts is faster and less expense. For a new experience, there is summer skiing! Tignes and Les Deux Alpes are open year-round... Discover how nice it is to ski when it is warm outside!
Setting out to discover Grenoble and its surrounding region provides one surprise to another; from unusual places to historic sites, from casual strolls to unexpected findings. And all around are the imposing mountains where some of the most famous international golf courses, exceptional climbing, biking or paragliding spots, superb speleological sites, water sport camps (rafting, canyoning, waterskiing, wakeboarding, etc) are to be found. Everything imaginable is here!
Special events: Turino 2006 Winter Olympic Games.
Keep going till dawn enjoying Grenoble';s nightlife, ranging from trendy cafés in the historical centre to gourmet restaurants serving Dauphiné specialities. Take a trip in a cable car, to admire the panorama from Bastille, Vercors, Belledonne and Chartreuse-discover the region and its exceptional sites. For pure city-breakers, vibrant cities such as Lyon, Valence, Montélimar, Annecy or Chambery are also waiting to be discovered.
To organize the journey to and from the airport and to learn everything about our beautiful region, please check the following website www.airliance.asso.fr. This will also give all the most relevant, useful and updated contacts to prepare for the trip.
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