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Lyon Airport - A Perfect Entry Point Into The French Alps

Lyon Airport is one of the busiest airports in France serving the city of Lyon and the surrounding RhôneAlpes region, a very attractive place for travellers winter sports lovers. Lyon Airport is often called a gateway to the French Alps, as it gives the best, comfortable and easy access to the area. Every year Lyon airport welcomes thousands of skiers heading to the most popular ski resorts in the Alps. If you belong to fans of winter sports and prefer to spend your vacation skiing high in the mountains, you probably know that the proven formula for successful vacation lies in planning ahead, booking not only a holiday itself, but organizing the way you will get to your ski destination. This is why more and more people book private airport transfer instead of going for a public transport of car hire. So, when planning your winter vacation in the French Alps, consider the following advantages of getting to and from your ski resort using ski transfer from Lyon Airport.

No queues and paperwork

One of the most obvious benefits when it comes to deciding how to get to your ski resort by rental car or private airport transfer is that our driver will be waiting for you at the arrival hall and will be pleased to help you with your luggage and sports gear. This is truly valuable, especially, if you are travelling with kids. No queueing, no waiting, no unexpected charges, no complicated paperwork. Leave the airport, sit in a comfortable car and enjoy the ride to your skiing destination.

No fuel costs

Arranging a private transfer from Lyon Airport, you pay only once, when making a reservation. Paying the cost of the transfer you can be sure that you won’t be charged any additional fees. Renting a car you will need to cover fuel costs, that can be pretty much expensive.

No chance of getting lost, no unknown roads and routes

What most people feel driving on an unknown road? Stress and even fear of getting lost in an unknown place. Our drivers are based in Lyon for a long time and have extensive experience and perfectly know the routes and the local area. They know the quickest ways to transfer you from Lyon airport to a specified ski resort and back in a shortest time possible in a cosy and comfortable car.

Safety and comfort

Everyone cares about road safety when driving. This is a universal rule for us as well. We care about your safety and our drivers absolutely obey all traffic rules and regulations. We are committed to providing our clients doortodoor hassle free and courteous airport transfer service to satisfy their needs accurately and promptly. Taking a trip from the Lyon airport to your skiing accommodation, you will be delivered directly to your resort with no stops on the way. We know that comfort means to our clients and we are doing everything to deliver the highest possible level of customer satisfaction.

Easy booking

At Alps2Alps, we took care to provide the easiest reservation system everyone can deal with. Simply choose your pick up/drop off location, fill in arrival/departure details and personal information, pay and… that’s it! You can make a reservation 24/7 at a time which suits you best.

Most Popular Ski Destinations From Lyon Airport

Lyon Airport is a natural gateway to the most popular Alpine ski resorts in France, Switzerland and Italy. If you prefer to spend your next winter vacation on the ski slopes, check out the best known ski areas in the Alps, which, by the way, are the closest to Lyon Airport and can be easily reached by our airport private transfer.


Meribel lies in the very centre of the Three Valleys, the largest ski area in the world (consisting of such top famous resorts as Courchevel, Meribel, Val Thorens, and Les Menuires). It the most popular French ski area and ski holiday destination in the world, located 214 km away from Lyon Airport. Founded in 1938 by British skier Peter Lindsay, it now has about 600 km of superb quality pistes, ultra modern lift system and almost endless off piste possibilities. Meribel provides exciting skiing opportunities for all skier levels from beginners to advanced professionals. In addition to the skiing in Méribel itself (150 km of pisted ski runs), the appropriate ski Lift Pass will allow you to ski or snowboard in the other Three Valleys ski resorts of Courchevel, Les Menuires, Saint Martin de Belleville and Val Thorens. There are plenty of good shops, bars and restaurants, as well as chalet-style architecture and stunning wooded surroundings. A really excellent allround resort that offers something for everyone!

Alpe D’Huez

Alpe D’Huez is a modern resort best known for its vast sunny skiing terrain and stunning Alpine views. Located 2 hours (150 km) by car from the Lyon Airport, Alpe D’Huez welcomes skiers coming to the resort from early December to late April to enjoy the 249 km of slopes going down to 1,100 m and up to 3,330 m. Huge skiing are with great pistes covered with reliable, snow is suitable for skiers and boarders of all levels from beginners to intermediate and experienced professionals. Alpe D’Huez offers a diverse range of dining options including budget, midrange and upscale restaurants located at the resort and on the mountain. Besides skiing, ALpe D’Huez provides loads of apresski activities - bars and popular late-night spots.

Les Deux Alpes

Founded over 50 years ago, Les Deux Alpes resort is one of Europe’s oldest and snowsure ski resorts in the French Alps. It is made up of two Alps and attracts thousands of skiers to enjoy extensive, almost treeless ski area, well organized lifting system and lots of sun on the slopes. At Les Deux Alpes you will find perfectly groomed pistes for all levels of skiers, including steep black runs. The resort is located 155 km from the Lyon airport, so in less than two hours you will be able to put on your skiing gear and get your ultimate skiing experience. Off the slopes you can enjoy a really lively atmosphere and après ski scene spread across the 2km long main street. There’s a great selection of bars to choose between, including some friendly pubs, sports bars, clubs and a couple of quiet, more traditional après venues. There are also plenty of dining options, including some simple pub food and crêperies, and restaurants serving world famous traditional Savoyard cuisine.