How to get to Bourg d'Oisans
Our nearest airport is Grenoble Isere at 90km (1hr30), This however tends to be used more as a winter ski airport so we suggest you use either Lyon or Geneva
- Lyon airport is 140km (2hr00), a large international airport
receiving flights from many UK regional airports as well as long
haul flights. http://www.lyonaeroports.com/eng
- Geneva at 190km (2hr45) is a much larger international airport
with a large number of flights available.
- Chambéry-Savoie airport is 115km (1hr45), and provides winter
only flights from the low cost airlines
If you arrive at Lyon Airport by plane we recommend catching either
the train or airport coach to Grenoble.
From Lyon Airport
From Lyon you can take the train direct from the airport terminal to
Grenoble, for information on the train times and tickets see
. For the airport coach see website
From Geneva Airport
If you arrive at Geneva or Chambrey Airports we recommend catching the
airport coach to Grenoble. As you arrive in the arrivals hall at the
airport immediately in front of you is the information desk where you
can be pointed to the coach stop, it is approx 50m and signposted for
long distance coaches. Your ticket can be purchased on the day
from the information desk or in advance via the website
All airports have car hire facilities.
Grenoble has a major railway station in the centre of the city receiving
regular trains from all over Europe.
You can take the Eurostar service from London to Paris and a direct
TGV from Paris to Grenoble. This service requires a station change in
Paris, it is simple and well signposted via the metro (underground),
however, allow at least an hour for the transfer in case of a delay
on your arriving train and to negotiate the metro. Bikes in bags
and boxes are welcomed on both service without charge.
There are a few companies offering a bus/bike service from the UK to
Grenoble, have a look at http://www.bike-express.co.uk/
For services from
Lyon Airport look at
For services from
Geneva Airport look
buses from Grenoble to Bourg d’Oisans the service provider is Transisere,
timetables and prices can be found on their website
s subject to your arrival time in Grenoble
the bus can be a great option as the fare is approx 5euros and they
are happy to take your bike.
staying with us on our cycling holiday we
can provide a pick up service from both Grenoble Airport and Grenoble
Station. Please contact us for pricing and availability.
More Than 21 Bends from Grenoble by Car
From Lyon you will stay on the A480/E712 around Grenoble until junction
8, the turning for the N85.
Please note that Junctions 5,6,7 and 8 are practically on top of
each other -be careful not to miss junction 8.
When you come off at junction 8 just keep following the road, you
will come to a roundabout which you go straight over following the signs
to VIZILLE N85.
Keep going on the same road until you nearly reach Vizille where
there is a petrol station on the left and a sign showing BOURG D'OISANS
N91 on the right. Turn right at the roundabout (it's a tight bend) on
to the N91 and basically stay on this road, don't turn off until you
reach Bourg d'Oisans. You will go through various villages on your way.
You will know when your reach Bourg d'Oisans as a sign tells you! As you come into the town
slow down. You will pass a hotel on your right and see the bus station on your
left. Take the first turning on the right along the side of the Foyer
Municipal. At the small cross roads go straight over and on the left you
will see a parking sign, take the left turn and find somewhere to park.
There is a footpath which goes along the front of the car park to a set of steps
marked Rue Chateau Perrier, take the steps down and follow the path, turn right
at the end and the More Than 21 Bends house is on the right just in front of
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Directions for the PROMPT.CC shop
The PROMPT.CC shop is in the centre of Bourg d'Oisans and can be found at the
following location >>