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How To Get Here

By Air

The nearest airport is Lyon, approximately 1hr 45mins from Le Velo Jaune and is served daily by many carriers including Easyjet from London Luton, Gatwick & Stanstead, British Airways from London Heathrow, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Manchester and BMI from Manchester. 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 Grenoble – www.bensbus.co.uk


By Train

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.


By Coach

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. The bus  times and routes can be found on this web site: www.transisere.fr

If you have taken public transport this far then we’ll come out to pick you up from Bourg d’Oisans

By Car

From Calais

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 Nationals. Please be aware that the majority of the motorways are toll roads, a disadvantage in cost however it does mean unless there is an accident the roads are relatively empty except on public holidays.

From Grenoble take the RD1091 / N91 south following directions to Briancon, you’ll pass through the towns of Vizille, Gavet and Livet befor arriving in Bourg d’Oisans. Le Velo Jaune is in Le Clapier which is 5 km away.

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.

Le Velo Jaune is the first house on the left at the base of the slope.

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


From Briancon

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


Le Velo Jaune Chambres d’ Hotes
1 Rue de la Carriere
Le Clapier
38142 Auris

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.