If you plan on using a car rental Grenoble Airport service then search for a low price deal using our cost comparison booking engine. If flying to Lyon with Aer Lingus then you may wish to take a look at some of our Lyon deals. Many people are looking to get on the ski slopes when visiting Grenoble. Geneva of course is a much loved destination at this time of year.
Ryanair presently offer flights to Grenoble from Dublin and Kerry Airport whilst Aer Lingus offer flights from Dublin to Lyon which is roughly about a seventy five minutes drive by road. The city of Grenoble is small in size and is encircled by lots of ski villages as well as being reasonably near to well known resorts such as Chamonix and Trois Vallees.
The city buzzes with a hive of student activity from the nearby university. Locals tend to be easy going and friendly. It’s a stunning city which boasts mountain views from all its streets. The town has a population of around 175,000.
One of the proudest moments in the cities history was hosting the Winter Olympics in 1968. The town is quite easy to walk around. You might be expecting steep climbs but the town itself is really quite flat. Grenoble is an excellent base for any skiing trip.
You might want to get a day pass which will give you entry to many places such as Chamrousse and Alpe d’Huez.
Villard-de-Lans is just a 1 hr drive by road in your Grenoble rental car. This is a little authentic village with a populace of 4000.
The cable car service on offer is a fun method to see the town with some breathtaking views. The vehicle brings you 300 metres above the city to a region known as the Bastille. Here you can take a relaxing stroll and appreciate the scenery or grab a bite to eat
The complete name of Grenoble Airport is Saint-Geoirs Airport. It is located 40 kms from the city. Journey time by public transport is about 1 hr which costs 6euro on the bus. You can get a bus to Lyon which ought to take about 90 mins. Tickets for this service cost 25 euro.
Take the A48 motorway when leaving the airport and heading for Grenoble or Lyon. When finding your way back for the return flight keep in mind that Grenoble Airport is referred to as St Geoirs Airport on some road signs. There is a taxi rank in front of the terminal. Travel time is around 40 minutes. The fare is 70 euro on average. Lyon takes almost 1 hr and should cost about 100 euro.
Over 500,000 passengers used the Airport in 2017. Budget airlines like Easyjet provide plenty of flights throughout the ski season and have truly boosted visitors at the airport over the last couple of years. Book cheap French car hire now so you don’t miss out and grab some excellent travel bargains for the Ski season.