Vaujany is a satellite resort of Alpe d’Huez, connected by ski pistes but not by road. Ben’s Bus transfers from Lyon Airport will drop you at Bourg d’Oisans. This is a small town on the valley floor, close to where the road splits to go to Alpe d’Huez and Vaujany. From here you can catch connecting taxis and buses for the short trip up to Vaujany. Expand the dates section below to see what days our transfers from Lyon Airport operate on. We have more services from Grenoble Airport to Vaujany,
You can find more details about how to get from these stops to Vaujany and on what dates we operate in the sections belows.
TRANSFERS TO VAUJANY FROM LYON ST EXUPERY AIRPORT
We have the cheapest rates on the market whilst still offering a fantastic level of service. A Return ski transfer from Lyon St Exupery Airport to Bourg d’Oisans with Ben’s Bus will cost just £69pp Return. With our group discounts you could be paying just over £60pp Return. We also offer a 10% discount for children under 12. Visit our Prices page for a full list of our fares and charges.
Our ski transfer buses on Saturdays have reps to greet you at Lyon Airport. Our Lyon Airport Ski Transfer Questions page has answers to many FAQ’s which may answer any questions you have about our service.
Please do read this section fully as we may have some useful advice for you further down.
We only operate our Lyon Airport to Bourg d’Oisans transfers on SATURDAYS, from the 16th December 2023 – 30th March 2024. On 16th December we only have a service from Lyon Airport and on the 30th March we only have a service to Lyon Airport. Visit our Alternative Transport page for recommendations and advice on other ways of getting to your resort.
If you are flying in on a FRIDAY EVENING, you could stay overnight at a hotel and take our Saturday morning service. Just select Hotel for the Airline and Airport when you book and then select the first flight arrival time.
If you’re flying on any other WEEKDAY, then we’re sorry but we can’t help you. We do have some weekday services between Grenoble Airport and Bourg d’Oisans (and Rochetaillee). You could use our Booking Form to see if we have a bus on your dates. If the timings work for you, you could take a taxi between Lyon and Grenoble Airport.
We also do not have any services on SUNDAYS. However, we do have Sunday services between Grenoble Airport and Bourg d’Oisans (and Rochetaillee). Use our Booking Form to find our bus times. If they work for you, you could take a taxi between Lyon and Grenoble Airport.
A taxi between Grenoble and Lyon Airport takes about 45 minutes and costs about €110. Consult our Alternative Transport page to view other travel options.
We only have 1 late-morning bus from Lyon Airport to Bourg d’Oisans (and a mid-afternoon bus on some dates in January and March).
From Bourg d’Oisans, we only have 1 bus leaving early in the morning (and a later morning bus on some dates in January and March). If your flight is later in the day and so our bus is not suitable for you, you may wish to consider our advice below.
Enter your travel details into our Booking Form. The next page will ask for your flight details and the page will then refresh to show our bus times. If your flight time is not listed, then we are sorry but we cannot help you. Please read the advice below to see what we suggest.
ADVICE FOR WHEN OUR BUS TIMES ARE NOT SUITABLE FOR YOU :
A taxi between Lyon and Grenoble Airport takes around 45 minutes and costs about €110. You could book our bus to / from Grenoble airport and take a taxi between the 2 airports.
Our alternative transport page has recommendations and links to public transport and private taxi websites.
Remember, you could book a Single with us for one leg of your journey and travel the other way with another company.
Our bus stop is at the only bus station in Bourg d’Oisans, the VFD Gare Routiere. It is very close to the town centre and there is shelter at the bus station.
We understand that flights can be delayed and we try to be as flexible as we can be with this. Our bus will wait for you if it can. However, we do have other customers who might have already been waiting a while so we have to consider them as well. We also need to adhere to EU regulations concerning driver hours, so our bus may have to depart on time.
If you do miss your transfer with us, if we have a later service and there is space on it, you can travel on that for free. If not, you could either take public transport or ask our team if you could get a taxi to Grenoble Airport and use one of our frequent services from there. A taxi to Grenoble Airport costs around €110.
Please note that we are only a bus company and we can’t be held liable if you miss your bus and we can’t find a solution for you. You would need to arrange your own transport at your own cost.
The journey between Lyon Airport and Bourg d’Oisans takes about 1 hour 50 minutes in normal traffic. The journey from Bourg d’Oisans to Vaujany in a taxi is a further 30 minutes. To co-ordinate a swift changover, give the taxi driver your Ben’s Bus departure time from Lyon Airport. They will then suggest how to communicate with you on the day.
To see a list of bus companies and taxi firms which can take you from Bourg d’Oisans to Vaujany, visit our Vaujany page and expand the section ONWARD TRANSPORT.
For your journey back to the airport, we allow more time when we know the travelling conditions may be bad, such as during the school holidays or at certain times of the day. Our buses need to pass along the Grenoble ring road and this can become very congested.