This winter sees three new ski routes introduced from the UK to Grenoble Alpes Isère airport. With weekly flights on a Saturday from East Midlands airport with Jet2, from 21st December to April 2020. A new route from Bristol with Ryanair from January to March 2020 whilst Easyjet adds a new frequency of flying from London Gatwick every Thursday thus offering guests a short break as an option to the department ofIsère. VINCI Airports as a major player to access to the Alps ski resort, increase every year all the possibilities.
The resorts of the Vercors and the Chartreuse regions have just got even closer. Easily reached in less than two hours from Grenoble Alpes Isère airport, the beautiful alpine resorts of Vaujany, Alpe d’Huez, and Les Deux Alpes are the perfect destinations for a snow sports holiday. The resorts of Villard de Lans, Corrençon, Chamrousse, les 7 Laux as well as Oisans and Belledonne are closer still. The Isère region has a total of 23 ski resorts that represent 1,200 km of slopes
A ski weekend is now possible from London Gatwick leaving on a Thursday and back on a Sunday, which is just the ticket for those looking for a weekend ski blast. This allows skiers to save valuable holiday days without taking a full week off to enjoy the mountains. Picking a resort with short transfers from the airport, savvy skiers can squeeze in an extra half day – or even full day – on the slopes. The slopes of all local resorts are also a short drive from the airport and easily accessible by tour operator transfer, hire car and regular coach services which run directly from the airport.
With these new flights a city break is also an option being based in Grenoble and skiing in one of the local resorts such as Chamrousse just thirty minutes away. As well as its heritage and natural beauty, Grenoble is also a thriving modern city offering great opportunities for couples and families. Stroll through the food markets of Les Halles Sainte-Claire or enjoy a spot of shopping at the popular Caserne de Bonne or up the Bastille for stunning views across the city.
There are many direct shuttle services available from the terminal, to take skiers to all the main ski resorts. Skiers can fly into Grenoble any day of the week (12 destinations) from London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Dublin and Guernsey, with EasyJet, Jet2, British Airways, Ryanair and Wizz Air.
Flights are available with Jet2 departing from East Midlands airport on 22nd February 2020 costing £63 per person return excluding luggage or £123 with a 22kg luggage allowance. To book www.jet2.com
Flights are available with Ryanair departing from Bristol airport in January 2020 costing £17.50 per person single excluding luggage. To book www.ryanair.com
Flights are available with Easyjet departing London Gatwick airport on 9th January 2020 for three nights costing £52.50 per person return excluding luggage.