How To Get Here
The nearest airport is Lyon, approximately 1hr 45mins from Le Velo Jaune and is served daily by many carriers from UK and Europe. Please check with the carriers for details.
Geneva airport is approximately 2hrs 15mins from Le Velo Jaune.
During the ski season Grenoble & Chambery airport are served from the UK which are about 1hr 15mins away.
Car hire is available from the airports – see driving directions below
There are year-round coach transfers from Lyon and Geneva Airports to Grenoble – www.flixbus.fr or fr.ouibus.com
And in Winter there are transfers from Grenoble airport to Bourg d’Oisans – www.bensbus.co.uk
You can take the Eurostar to Paris Gare du Nord, then cross Paris to Gare de Lyon by Metro. There is a direct TGV to Grenoble which takes approx 3 hours.
The bike express www.bike-express.co.uk from the UK stops at Grenoble.
Bus from Grenoble to Bourg d’Oisans
It is possible to catch a bus from Grenoble train/bus station directly to Bourg d’Oisans with Cars Isere Route T75. The bus times and routes can be found on their web site:
If you have taken public transport that far then we’ll come out to pick you up from Bourg d’Oisans
Le Velo Jaune is approximately 10 hours (allowing for stops) from the port of Calais, approximately 9 hours of the journey is on motorways to Grenoble with the final hour on Route National.
From Grenoble take the RD1091 / N91 south following directions to Briancon, you’ll pass through the towns of Vizille, Gavet and Livet, and Bourg d’Oisans. Keep on going as Le Velo Jaune is in Le Clapier which is another 5 km.
After 4km you will pass through Les Alberges, get ready to look for the turning!
After a further 1km you will go under an illuminated road information sign and then go over a bridge.
As you go over the bridge slow down and indicate right, take the right turning immediately at the end of the bridge, very small lane signed Rue de la Carriere.
Follow the lane around a tight corner and Le Velo Jaune is the first house on the left at the base of the slope. There’s a yellow bike hanging on the wall.
If you miss the turning, continue a further 150m and take the right turn to Venosc. Then take the immediate right down a concreted lane and keep turning right, Le Velo Jaune is the second house on the right.
Le Velo Jaune B&B GPS co-ordinates:
Latitude N45 degrees 01.752
Longitude E6 degrees 04.255
Take the N91 from Briancon Approximately 5 km from Bourg there is a sharp right bend with a left hand junction to Venosc and St Christophe. Take the left turn to Venosc / St Christophe then the immediate right down a concreted lane, follow the lane round to the right, Le Velo Jaune is the second house on the right.
Map to Location
AddressLe Velo Jaune Chambres d’ Hotes 1 Rue de la Carriere
If you do have any questions regarding your journey or transfers please do ask and we’ll try and help in any way we can.