Why Use Grenoble Airport to Get to Tignes?
Grenoble airport is a good option for skiers & snowboarders travelling onwards to Tignes.
Despite not being the closest airport to Tignes (that would be Chambery), the resort is still easily accessible from Grenoble airport. Easy access to the French highways and a relatively direct route means Grenoble airport to Tignes can be around a 3 hour journey on good days.
Grenoble is used by many more low-cost international airlines than Chambery airport so it is easier to find convenient and cheap flights here. It also has many more facilities than the small regional airport of Chambery, and is a much more reliable option due to being less susceptible to closures in bad weather.
or the most popular airport for Tignes (that would be Geneva) – Grenoble is used by thousands of travellers each week through the winter.
The reasons to use Grenoble airport are
Travel Routes from Grenoble to Tignes
Grenoble airport lies 215km away from Tignes ski resort, and just under 3 hours drive on a good day.
Due to its good motorway connections the journey is a relatively fast one, but be just aware that French toll road charges can add to the cost of a transfer.