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There are 8 ways to get from Melbourne to Alpe d'Huez by plane, train or bus

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Fly to Geneva, train  •  30h 28m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Geneva (GVA) MEL - GVA
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Grenoble Universites Gieres

866€ - 1803€

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Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  31h 35m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) MEL - MXP
  2. Take the train from Novara to St Jean De Maurienne Arvan

679€ - 1404€

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Fly to Turin, train  •  33h 25m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Turin (TRN) MEL - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to St Jean De Maurienne Arvan

754€ - 1669€

Fly to Lyon, train, bus  •  31h 49m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Lyon (LYS) MEL - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Grenoble
  3. Take the bus from Gare Routiere to Agence Transisere Vfd

744€ - 1737€

Fly to Zurich, train  •  33h 51m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Zurich (ZRH) MEL - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Genève
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Grenoble Universites Gieres

887€ - 1727€

Fly to Nice, train, bus  •  36h 36m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Nice (NCE) MEL - NCE
  2. Take the train from Cannes to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
  3. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Grenoble
  4. Take the bus from Gare Routiere to Agence Transisere Vfd

828€ - 1739€

Fly to Venice, train  •  35h 30m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Venice (VCE) MEL - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to St Jean De Maurienne Arvan

782€ - 1775€

Fly to Pisa, bus, train  •  36h 48m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Pisa (PSA) MEL - PSA
  2. Take the bus from Pisa Airport to Piazza Stazione
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Torino Porta Susa
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to St Jean De Maurienne Arvan

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Alpe d'Huez is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Alpe d'Huez is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Alpe d'Huez is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 2 Mar 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Alpe d'Huez is to fly and train which costs $1,000 - $2,200 and takes 31h 35m.

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The fastest way to get from Melbourne to Alpe d'Huez is to fly and train. Taking this option will cost $1,300 - $2,800 and takes 30h 28m.

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The distance between Melbourne and Alpe d'Huez is 16534 km.

It takes approximately 30h 28m to get from Melbourne to Alpe d'Huez, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Geneva Airport. The quickest flight takes 23h 30m and has one stopover.

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Malaysia Airlines, Lufthansa, Thai Airways International and seven other airlines offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 402+ hotels available in Alpe d'Huez. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs $18.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Alpe d'Huez.
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  • Distance: 16534.5 km
  • Duration: 30h 28m

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Alpe d'Huez, France?

There is no direct connection from Melbourne to Alpe d'Huez. However, you can take the bus to Melbourne Airport T3 Skybus/Arrival Dr, take the walk to Melbourne airport, fly to Geneva, take the walk to Genève-Aéroport, take the train to Geneve, take the train to Grenoble Universites Gieres, then take the taxi to Alpe d'Huez. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Melbourne Airport T3 Skybus/Arrival Dr, take the walk to Melbourne airport, fly to Turin, take the walk to Aeroporto Caselle - Stazione F.T.C., take the bus to Torino - Porta Susa - Uscita D, take the walk to Torino Porta Susa, take the train to St Jean De Maurienne Arvan, then take the drive to Alpe d'Huez.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Melbourne to Geneva via Hong Kong, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
26h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
600€ - 1300€
Flights from Melbourne to Turin via Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
30h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
650€ - 1900€
Flights from Melbourne to Turin via Singapore Changi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
31h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
650€ - 1900€
Flights from Melbourne to Turin via Abu Dhabi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
750€ - 1800€
Flights from Melbourne to Turin via Hong Kong, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
32h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
700€ - 1400€
Flights from Melbourne to Turin via Hong Kong, Munich
Ave. Duration
30h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
900€ - 1900€
Flights from Melbourne to Lyon via Hong Kong, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
28h 15m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
800€ - 1700€
Flights from Melbourne to Lyon via Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
28h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
750€ - 1700€
Flights from Melbourne to Lyon via Hong Kong, Munich
Ave. Duration
29h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
800€ - 1700€
Flights from Melbourne to Zurich via Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
700€ - 1500€
Flights from Melbourne to Nice via Hong Kong, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
850€ - 1900€
Flights from Melbourne to Venice via Singapore Changi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
900€ - 1900€
Flights from Melbourne to Pisa via Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
950€ - 2300€
Flights from Melbourne to Pisa via Hong Kong, Munich
Ave. Duration
26h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
1100€ - 2400€
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Melbourne to Geneva via Doha
Ave. Duration
23h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
650€ - 1500€
Flights from Melbourne to Turin via Abu Dhabi, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
27h 25m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
750€ - 1900€
Flights from Melbourne to Milan Malpensa via Doha
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600€ - 1300€
Flights from Melbourne to Zurich via Doha
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Every day
Estimated price
600€ - 1300€
Flights from Melbourne to Nice via Doha
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
650€ - 1500€
Flights from Melbourne to Venice via Doha
Ave. Duration
23h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700€ - 1600€
Flights from Melbourne to Pisa via Doha
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
850€ - 1900€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Melbourne to Geneva via Hong Kong, Zurich
Ave. Duration
26h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
750€ - 1800€
Flights from Melbourne to Milan Malpensa via Singapore Changi, Zurich
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
650€ - 1600€
Flights from Melbourne to Zurich via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
550€ - 1200€
Flights from Melbourne to Zurich via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
550€ - 1500€
Flights from Melbourne to Nice via Singapore Changi, Zurich
Ave. Duration
28h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
750€ - 1900€
Flights from Melbourne to Venice via Singapore Changi, Zurich
Ave. Duration
28h 5m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
800€ - 2000€
Flights from Melbourne to Venice via Hong Kong, Zurich
Ave. Duration
29h 5m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
800€ - 2000€
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Milan Malpensa via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
550€ - 1600€
Flights from Melbourne to Milan Malpensa via Singapore Changi, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
600€ - 1400€
Flights from Melbourne to Zurich via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
25h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
550€ - 1500€
Flights from Melbourne to Zurich via Singapore Changi, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
600€ - 1400€
Flights from Melbourne to Zurich via Singapore Changi, Munich
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
700€ - 1500€
Flights from Melbourne to Nice via Singapore Changi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
850€ - 1800€
Flights from Melbourne to Nice via Singapore Changi, Zurich
Ave. Duration
28h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
750€ - 1900€
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Melbourne to Geneva via Dubai
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
650€ - 1600€
Flights from Melbourne to Lyon via Dubai
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
650€ - 1600€
Flights from Melbourne to Milan Malpensa via Dubai
Ave. Duration
24h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
600€ - 1500€
Flights from Melbourne to Zurich via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23h 55m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
600€ - 1500€
Flights from Melbourne to Nice via Dubai
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
700€ - 1700€
Flights from Melbourne to Venice via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
700€ - 1700€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Melbourne to Geneva via Kuala Lumpur, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
650€ - 1600€
Flights from Melbourne to Turin via Kuala Lumpur, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
29h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
750€ - 1800€
Flights from Melbourne to Turin via Singapore Changi, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
30h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
800€ - 2100€
Flights from Melbourne to Turin via Singapore Changi, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
29h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750€ - 1800€
Flights from Melbourne to Lyon via Kuala Lumpur, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
28h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
650€ - 1600€
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Melbourne to Geneva via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
650€ - 1600€
Flights from Melbourne to Turin via Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
750€ - 1800€
Flights from Melbourne to Milan Malpensa via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
600€ - 1500€
Flights from Melbourne to Zurich via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
600€ - 1500€
Flights from Melbourne to Venice via Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
750€ - 1800€
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Melbourne to Geneva via Suvarnabhumi, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
27h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
700€ - 1600€
Flights from Melbourne to Lyon via Suvarnabhumi, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
28h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
650€ - 1600€
Flights from Melbourne to Nice via Suvarnabhumi, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
27h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
700€ - 1700€
Flights from Melbourne to Pisa via Suvarnabhumi, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
29h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
950€ - 2200€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Turin via Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
750€ - 1800€
Flights from Melbourne to Milan Malpensa via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
600€ - 1500€
Flights from Melbourne to Venice via Abu Dhabi, Rome
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
750€ - 1800€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Melbourne to Turin via Kuala Lumpur, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
28h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
800€ - 1900€
Flights from Melbourne to Turin via Singapore Changi, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
28h 17m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
800€ - 1900€
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Melbourne to Geneva via Kuala Lumpur, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
650€ - 1600€
Flights from Melbourne to Lyon via Kuala Lumpur, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
29h 20m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
650€ - 1600€
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Melbourne to Milan Malpensa via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700€ - 1500€
Flights from Melbourne to Zurich via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700€ - 1500€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Melbourne to Turin via Singapore Changi, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
30h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
800€ - 2100€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Melbourne to Turin via Abu Dhabi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
750€ - 1800€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Melbourne to Turin via Abu Dhabi, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
27h 25m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
750€ - 1900€
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Melbourne to Zurich via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
550€ - 1200€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Nice via Singapore Changi, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
28h 15m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
650€ - 1800€
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Grenoble Universites Gieres
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Genève
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
80€ - 140€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to St Jean De Maurienne Arvan
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 41€
1st Class
31€ - 36€
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
33€ - 39€
1st Class
29€ - 34€
Train from Novara to St Jean De Maurienne Arvan
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Train from Cannes to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 90€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
70€ - 85€
1st Class
75€ - 90€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 28€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
Rail 1st Class
19€ - 28€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 95€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
55€ - 75€
Base Premium
65€ - 95€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 100€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 45€
Base Standard
60€ - 80€
Base Premium
70€ - 100€
Bus operators
Transisère
Phone
+33 820 08 38 38
Website
transisere.fr
Bus from Gare Routiere to Agence Transisere Vfd
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Transisère
People Mover
Website
pisa-airport.com
Bus from Pisa Airport to Piazza Stazione
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
pisa-airport.com

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