There are 6 ways to get from Nice to Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Valence TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Grenoble Universités Gières

$218 - $266

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Bus Ouibus  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Grenoble - Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Gares to Office De Tourisme 3000 / ...

$33 - $46

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Bus Lignes Express  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Gare Routière Vauban to Grenoble - Gare Routière 31
  2. Take the bus from Gares to Agence Transisere Vfd 3000 / ...

$60 - $80

Drive  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) 252.1 miles

$50 - $80

Fly to Lyon, train, bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Lyon (LYS) NCE - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Grenoble
  3. Take the bus from Gares to Agence Transisere Vfd

$114 - $350

Fly to Geneva, train  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Geneva (GVA) NCE - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève to Grenoble Universités Gières

$192 - $335

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Alpe d'Huez (Mountain). However, there are services departing from Nice - Gare Routière Vauban and arriving at Office De Tourisme via Gares and Agence Transisere Vfd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 3 min.

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The distance between Nice and Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) is 178 km. The road distance is 403.3 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) without a car is to train which takes 7 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 6 min to get from Nice to Alpe d'Huez (Mountain), including transfers.

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Nice to Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) bus services, operated by Lignes Express, depart from Nice - Gare Routière Vauban station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) is to train which takes 7 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 3 min.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Nice to Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) bus services, operated by Transisère, arrive at Agence Transisere Vfd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice to Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) is 403 km. It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to drive from Nice to Alpe d'Huez (Mountain).

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Nouvel Air Tunisie and Hop! offer flights from Nice Airport to Lyon Airport.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Alpe d'Huez (Mountain).
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  • Distance: 111.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 6 min

What companies run services between Nice, France and Alpe d'Huez (Mountain), France?

You can take a train from Nice to Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) via Valence TGV and Grenoble Universités Gières in around 7 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nice to Alpe d'Huez (Mountain) via Grenoble - Gare Routière, Gares, and Agence Transisere Vfd in around 10 h 3 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$26 - $220
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $33
1st Class
$46 - $50
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 to Grenoble Universités Gières
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Grenoble Universités Gières
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from Nice - Gare Routière Vauban to Grenoble - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
info-ler.fr
Bus from Grenoble – Pôle multimodal to Le Bourg d’Oisans – Halte Routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
info-ler.fr
Transisère
Phone
+33 820 08 38 38
Website
transisere.fr
Bus from Gares to Agence Transisere Vfd
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
transisere.fr
Bus from Gares to Office De Tourisme
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
transisere.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Nice - Airport to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus

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There are 767+ hotels available in Alpe d'Huez (Mountain). Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Nice to Nice Airport is to line 99 bus which takes 13 min and costs .

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