Grénoble, France

The wonderful winter sports destination of Grénoble lies at the foot of the Alps. Book your ticket to this magical city and you will be on the slopes before you know it!

Surrounded by mountain chains, Grénoble is the perfect starting point for your winter sports holiday. You can be in the snow within 2 hours of your flight! The city lies in the south east of France and it has access to more than one hundred ski areas in its surroundings. The Les Deux Alpes and l’Alpe d’Huez are the best known. With over 90 snow days a year and its altitude, you are guaranteed a white holiday destination. You only need to put on your skis!

Fly to the wonderful city of Grénoble!

Do you want to see more of Grénoble than just its nearby ski areas? The city itself is enchanting. The friendly streets surrounded by parks will take you to museums such as the Grenoble Museum. The Drac river runs through the picturesque linked houses and joins the Isère river. You can reach the Bastille, located on the side of a mountain, by foot or by cable car. This historic fort offers spectacular views of the city!

Practical information

Transport to/from the airport

Grenoble Airport is located about 40 km north-west of the city. You can travel to/from the airport by taxi or bus.
  • Taxi

    The taxi ranks are located in front of the terminal. Please bear in mind that the fare may be considerably high due to the distance from the city centre.
  • Bus

    There are shuttle buses that run all day between the airport and the centre of Grenoble. It is cheaper to travel by bus, but it also take longer.

Transport in the city/region

Travel anywhere within Grenoble:
  • Bus

    Grenoble has an extensive bus network. The bus is especially useful when travelling long distances or when visiting larger cities outside Grenoble.
  • Tram

    Grenoble has four tram lines. Useful: you can use your tram ticket for your bus trip too. The ticket remains valid for 1 hour.
  • Train

    Do you want to see more than Grenoble? Travel quickly and conveniently by train to cities such as Paris.
  • Taxi

    In Grenoble, you can hail taxis anywhere on the street. You will also find taxi ranks at the train and bus stations, among other places.

Passport and visa

You need a valid passport or identity card.

Time zone

GMT +1 (summer time +2) 
There is no time difference between Grenoble and the Netherlands.


The currency used in Grenoble is the Euro (EUR).

Duration of flight

The flight to Grenoble lasts approximately one and a half hours. The outbound and inbound flights may be shorter if the wind direction is favourable.

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