Market Town of Bourg d'Oisans sits at the bottom of Alpe d'Huez
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How to get to Bourg d'Oisans

By Plane

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. http://www.gva.ch/en/

  • 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 http://www.raileurope.co.uk or http://www.tgv-europe.com/en . For the airport coach see website http://www.faurevercors.fr/index2_en.html

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 www.aerocar.fr/en/ 

All airports have car hire facilities.

By Train

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.

By Bus

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 http://www.faurevercors.fr/ For services from Geneva Airport look www.aerocar.fr/en/

For local buses from Grenoble to Bourg d’Oisans the service provider is Transisere, timetables and prices can be found on their website http://www.transisere.fr/ 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.

By Minibus

For guests 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.

 

Directions to 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 you.

 


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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 >>