How to get to La Grave La Meije and Villar d'Arène


La Meije's County is located ...

  • 600 km from Paris
  • 200 Km from Lyon
  • 300 Km from Marseille
  • 40 Km from Briançon
  • 330 Km from Geneva
  • 200 Km from Turin


From Grenoble
80 km by the RD 1091 direction Stations de l'Oisans / Briançon

By Gap: 120 km by RN 94 direction Briançon then RD1091 direction Grenoble by the Col du Lautaret

    Information about roads and mountain passes

    Lautaret pass
    For your safety remember to check on winter traffic conditions (visibility, use of snow chains) before setting off either by calling the answering machine +33(0) 465 030 005 or by checking the inforoute website On which you will also find (icon at the top left, next to the one of weather) of the webcam views of altitude passes as well as La Grave and Villar d'Arene village)

    Galibier pass
    Closed during Winter season and snowy periods. More info here.

    Road informations : +33(0) 820 08 38 38

    It is possible to sign up to receive free email alerts from the Hautes-Alpes Department (Icon named Alerts subscription when you move the mouse over and located at the top, left of the one with a phone) You will get information about scheduled road closures (road works, sporting events, security exercises ...), unforeseen road closures (accidents, rock falls, landslides, avalanches ...) as well as mountain pass closures in winter and access to altitude sites. More info here.

    By bus or by train

    By TRAIN or TER : (free number: 0 800 11 40 23)

    By bus

    Grenoble - La Grave - Villar d'Arène - Briançon ( round trip ) by Line LER 35 /  BOOKING REQUIRED 24 hours in advance.

    From Grenoble to the Barrage du Chambon (the dam at the Chambon lake, 20 mn by car from La Grave and Villar d'Arène) by Bourg d'Oisans (round trip): Line 3030 Transisere Grenoble - Les Deux Alpes

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    By airplane

    International airport of Lyon Saint-Exupéry : 166 km
    Shuttle to Grenoble
    Shuttles to La Grave, Saturdays, only during the Christmas and winter school holidays

    Grenoble - St-Geoirs airport : 125km
    Shuttle to Grenoble train station  or +33(0)4 76 06 48 66

    International airport of Genva Cointrin: 223km 
    Shuttle to Grenoble train station

    International airport of Turin: 157km


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    Tourist itineraries one or more days. All distances. Airport and railstation transfers. Set down and pick up for mountain expeditions
    Médical transport.Express packages. Renault 6 seater...

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    Regular bus services

    • Regional Express bus :

    LER 35

    Grenoble -> Briançon (Serre-Chevalier) - Round trip

    Reservation procedure 

    MTicket validation procedure here

    • The Transisère bus :

    Ligne 3000

    Grenoble -> Vizille -> Bourg d'Oisans - Round trip

    Ligne 3020/3030

    L'Alpes-d'Huez -> Les Deux Alpes -> Le Bourg d'Oisans -> Grenoble - Round trip

    • Linkbus :

    #LINK 2

    Lyon Airport -> La Grave -> Serre-Chevalier -> Briançon -> La Clarée -> Montgenèvre


    Map of the area