About Local Buses in Les 2 Alpes
Les Deux Alpes is the largest ski resort in the Dauphine region and, in winter, it makes up part of the Grande Galaxie ski area along with Alpe d’Huez, La Grave, Puy St Vincent and Vaujany. It is an elongated valley with the neighbouring villages of Venosc and Mont de Lans sitting at the northern and southern tips. All the towns in the valley are connected via regular bus services.
When looking at timetables be aware that they're in French so: L = Lundi / Monday, M = Mardi / Tuesday, Me = Mercredi / Wednesday, J = Jeudi / Thursday, V = Vendredi / Friday, S = Samedi/ Saturday & D = Dimanche / Sunday.
|Les Deux Alpes In-Resort Shuttles|
|Les Deux Alpes Red Line - Winter|
|Les Deux Alpes Green Line - Winter|
|Mont de Lans - Bons - Les Deux Alpes Shuttle - Winter|
In-resort free shuttle services operate throughout the winter and summer seasons on 3 different circuits. Buses run every 15 to 20 minutes on the red and green lines from 07:30 to 19:00 daily, and until 23:00 on Saturdays. Shuttles between Les Deux Alpes, Bons and Mont de Lans run three times per day, the first one at 08:30 and the last at 18:00.
Remember to flag the bus. Full timetables are posted on each bus stop, take a look at the interactive town map for their location. Bikes can be taken aboard these buses, no extra charge, however, it's subject to availability as the number of bikes they can carry is limited.
|Airport Bus Services to Grenoble|
|Geneva Airport - Grenoble - Winter|
|Lyon Airport - Grenoble - Winter|
|Lyon Airport - Grenoble - Summer|
Bus services will take you from Lyon and Geneva airport to Grenoble Gare Routiere, the city's train and coach station. These routes work during the summer and winter seasons. From Grenoble, take another bus to Les Deux Alpes - see below.
|Grenoble to Les Deux Alpes Bus Services|
|Grenoble - Les Deux Alpes - Transaltitude Direct Service - Winter|
|Grenoble - Bourg d'Oisans - Les Deux Alpes - Line 3030 - All Year|
|Grenoble Airport - Les Deux Alpes - Winter|
Buses bring you to Les Deux Alpes from Grenoble Gare Routiere (train/coach station). The most direct service is the Transaltitude direct bus. It's strongly advised that you book this online in advance, as it can get busy during the winter. Online pricing and bookings are typically available from mid-November. You should arrive at the bus at least 15 minutes before boarding with your tickets (printed out on paper or in electronic format on your smartphone).
|Grenoble - Bourg d'Oisans - Alpe d'Huez - Line 3020 - All Year|
|Grenoble - Bourg d'Oisans - All Year|
|Bourg-d’Oisans - Auris-en-Oisans - Line 3070 - All Year|
|Bourg d'Oisans - Vaujany - All Year|
Les Deux Alpes is connected to neighbouring ski resorts and towns via bus services. For Alpe d'Huez, take line 3030 to Bourg d'Oisans and then line 3020. There is also a daily bus from Grenoble to Bourg d'Oisans (L3000), from where you can pick up either of the connecting buses to Alpe d'Huez or Les Deux Alpes. There's no need book these buses in advance, just pay the driver on arrival.
During the winter season, there is a direct shuttle bus to Alpe d'Huez on Wednesdays and Thursdays. It leaves at 08:45 and returns at 17:20. The service costs around 11€ return and needs reserving from the VFD bus stations in Les Deux Alpes (112 avenue Muzelle) or Alpe d'Huez (Avenue Eclose).
You can buy tickets online, from the bus driver, or pick them up at local area ticket offices. These are:
Les Deux Alpes
• Office de Tourisme - Le Village. Mont de Lans Information Point at the entrance to the resort
• Agence Transisère VFD - 112 avenue Muzelle. Tuesday to Saturday from 15:00 to 18:00
• Station Mobile - 15, boulevard Joseph Vallier
• Tabac Presse “Le Stendhal” - 9 rue Raoul Blanchard
• Tabac Presse - 26 rue Claude Genin
• Agence de Mobilité Grand’Place - Station tram - Galerie CommercialeAgence de Mobilité
• Centre Ville - 51 avenue Alsace Lorrain
• Agence Transisère VFD - Avenue Eclose. 38750 Huez
• Tabac Presse - La Fonderie. 38114 Allemont
For national and international services, take a look at coaches.