This lesser known resort close to Grenoble is brilliantly suited to the beginner and intermediate skier. There is also brilliant cross country skiing with 110km of slopes gliding through the countryside. To finish your day there are restaurants serving good quality food and wine to ensure you have a great experience. There are some excellent hotels in the region with many guest houses for those on a lower budget, and there are chalets for let which are great for groups.
Grenoble airport is the nearest, most convenient airport. The airport has no railway connection; therefore onward travel by public transport may result in multiple changes. Car hire or airport transfer recommended. Chambery, Lyon and Geneva are also options but transfer time can be over two to three hours during peak travel time. We strongly recommend airport transfer as the most convenient and cost effective method of travel to and from the resort.
Public transport can take you from your airport to Autrans. However, you will have to make changes as there is no rail link to the resort. This means longer journey times. If you do want to use the public transport system, the following are the more viable options.
The closest airport is Grenoble. You have to take the bus to Lans-en-Vercors and then change to bus to Autrans. It takes about two hours to get to the resort. You have to change trains and buses several times if traveling from Chambery or Lyon and the journey may take up to four hours to get to the resort.
As there are no direct rail links trains to Autrans the journey requires many changes. This will inevitably add to your journey time. We strongly recommend you consider airport transfers. You will benefit from a direct and quickest possible journey by road. You will also be traveling in comfort. Airport transfers are also the most cost effective method of getting to and from Autrans and the surrounding ski area. They also offer the safest way of traveling with experienced drivers at the wheel.