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Bus Services in Les 2 Alpes

Discover & book Les 2 Alpes bus services

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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.

Airport bus services to Les Deux Alpes


Direct bus services run from Geneva airport, Lyon airport and Grenoble airport to Les 2 Alpes.

  • Lyon airport shuttles run daily (except Wednesdays), at least once a day, with additional services operating on a Saturday. It drops you directly to the main bus station in Les 2 Alpes. 
  • Geneva airport and Grenoble airport arrivals can take a public bus service to Grenoble Gare Routière, the city's train and coach station. From here, you can take a connecting bus to Les Deux Alpes. These routes run summer and winter. 

There are also buses connecting Geneva and Lyon airports with Grenoble.

For more information on the best transport options from the airport see our Getting Here Guide.

Airport Bus Services to Les Deux Alpes and Grenoble
Routes Timetables
Lyon Airport to Les Deux Alpes Direct Bus Service Ben's Bus
Grenoble Airport to Les Deux Alpes Direct Bus Service Ben's Bus
Geneva Airport to Grenoble Bus Service BlaBlaBus
Lyon Airport to Grenoble Bus Service BlaBlaBus

NB:  These timetables may vary throughout the year and during holidays, contact the transport companies in advance to avoid disappointment.

For national and international services, take a look at our coaches page

an aerial view of the airport

Les 2 Alpes Local Buses


Free in-resort shuttle services operate throughout the winter and summer seasons on three different circuits. Buses run every 15 to 20 minutes on the red and green lines from around 07:45 to 21:00 daily. 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 so the driver knows to stop.

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 for no extra charge, however, this is subject to availability as the number of bikes they can carry is limited. Also at some bus stops you can flash the code with your smartphone for live updates of when you can expect the next bus. 

Les Deux Alpes In-Resort Shuttles
Routes Timetables Timetables
Red and Green Line Shuttles Winter Timetable Summer Timetable

Les Deux Alpes is connected to its neighbouring ski resorts and towns via year-round, 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 (line 3000), from where you can pick up either of the connecting buses to Les Deux Alpes or Alpe d'Huez. There's no need to book these buses in advance, just pay the driver on arrival. 

Les Deux Alpes Inter-Resort Buses
Routes Timetables
Line 3020: Grenoble - Bourg d'Oisans - Alpe d'Huez Winter and Summer Timetable
Line 3030: Grenoble - Bourg d'Oisans - Les Deux Alpes Winter and Summer Timetable
Line 3010: Bourg d'Oisans - Oz en Oisans - Vaujany Winter and Summer Timetable

During the winter season, there is a direct shuttle bus to Alpe d'Huez from Les Deux Alpes on Wednesdays (during the winter season) and Thursdays (during holiday periods). It leaves at 08:45 and returns at around 17:30. The service costs about €15 return. Tickets can be booked online or purchased from the Agence VFD at 112 Avenue Muzelle or the Palais des Sports in Alpe d'Huez (70 Avenue des Brandes - the desk is in the foyer immediately on the left-hand side as you walk in). 

Return helicopter flights from Les Deux Alpes to Alpe d'Huez are also on offer at around €70 per person. These take place every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday during the winter season and are operated by SAF Helico.

NB: These timetables may vary throughout the year and during holidays, contact the transport companies in advance to avoid disappointment.

About Local Buses in Les 2 Alpes

Grenoble to Les Deux Alpes bus services


Buses bring you to Les Deux Alpes from Grenoble Gare Routière (train/coach station). The most direct service is run by Transaltitude and it's strongly advised that you book this service online in advance, as it can get very 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 on paper or in electronic format on your smartphone).

Grenoble to Les Deux Alpes Bus Services
Routes Timetables
Transaltitude Direct Service: Grenoble - Les Deux Alpes Winter Timetable
Line 3030: Grenoble - Bourg d'Oisans - Les Deux Alpes Winter and Summer Timetable
Line 3000: Grenoble - Bourg d'Oisans Winter and Summer Timetable
Grenoble - Villard Reculas Winter Timetable

NB: These timetables may vary throughout the year and during holidays, contact the transport companies in advance to avoid disappointment.

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