Car hire from Grenoble Airport is a fast and effective way for those wanting to explore the local area - Aeroport Grenoble-Isere is particularly well placed for many major French Ski resorts, particularly La Plagne Tignes, Val d'Isere, Les Arcs, Courchaval Val Thorens and Meribel, all of which are around two hours drive away. Car hire for skiing in the French alps can be booked at Grenoble airport.
There are few more cost effective ways to get to the resorts than car rental from Grenoble airport, particularly if a few of you are travelling together, unless you have plenty of time on your hands or are fortunate enough to have your flight coincide with buses which travel between Grenoble and the ski areas. The Grenoble airport website has details of these transfers if required. Grenoble is serviced by both Ryanair (over the winter) and Easyjet, making it an affordable destination out of peak season, and midweek breaks via Grenoble Airport can be very cheap.
Do compare Grenoble car hire insurance prices, as all the car hire firms based at Grenoble Airport tend to charge heavily for similar cover, using our MoneyMaxim car hire excess insurance service. This ensures you get the best car hire insurance for your trip as it compares all the major car hire insurance companies and can be used with any Grenoble Airport car rental.
Grenoble Airport car hire companies are located in the airport and include:
Our Top Grenoble Car Hire Tip - also check flights from Chambery (and maybe Lyon) - you might be able to extend your day by getting an early flight to one airport, and a late flight from another. Car hire companies often do not charge extra for local one way trips such as this (but make sure you check first).
This content was last reviewed on 25/09/2023