How to get here Pays de la meije?

To get to La Grave - Villar d'Arène, there are several transport options available: car, bus, train, car-sharing...

The Hautes Alpes, an unspoilt region for a period of rejuvenation, discovery and outdoor activities.
By train, by plane, by car, by motorcycle or by bike for the bravest, whatever mode of transport you choose, be sure to check timetables and availability in advance, especially during high season.

Bus La Grave - © Autocars Resalp
©Autocars Resalp

En bus

Zou ! bus routes in the Hautes-Alpes - Wikipedia
Grenoble - Briançon regional express line n°55

Daily route T75: Grenoble - Vizille - Bourg d'Oisans (return)

Daily route T73 T77: Grenoble - Le B.O - Les Deux-Alpes - La Bérarde (return)

Ligne journalière T70 T71T76 L’Alpe-d’Huez • Vaujany • Allemont • Le B.O (Aller/retour)


From December 23, 2023 to April 13, 2024, every Saturday in winter, Linkbus will connect Lyon Saint Exupéry TGV station with TGV no. 6193 and 6917 trains from Paris.

Lyon Saint Exupéry Gare TGV et Aéroport >< La Grave >< Briançon >> Vos billets de bus réservables dès maintenant !

I reserve


du 06 juillet au 31 août 2024

2 aller retour par jour entre Briançon et La Grave – Villar d’Arène



3.30€ l’aller

6€ l’aller/retour

Getting around On site

Find out the winter shuttle timetable to get to the Chazelet resort and Villar d'Arène. A good alternative for using your car as little as possible during your vacation in the Pays de la Meije.
Elles fonctionnent uniquement pendant les vacances scolaires, horaires 2024/2025 à venir…

Cab Service Pays de la Meije

Cab de la Meije

Col du Lautaret Cedric Tempier
©Cedric Tempier

Access by road By car, motorcycle & camper van

With high altitude passes, the landscape of the trip makes the experience immediately immersive. Pays de la Meije is located in :
  •  600 km from Paris
  •  200 km from Lyon
  •  300 km from Marseille
  •  40 km from Briançon
  •  330 km from Geneva
  •  200 km from Turin

From Grenoble :
80 Km on the RD1091 towards "Des stations de l'Oisans / La Grave / Briançon".

From Gap :
120 Km on the RN94 towards Briançon, then on the RD1091 towards Grenoble via the Col du Lautaret.


There's plenty of free parking at La Grave.

Authorized parking for motor homes is :

  • the parking lot between the La Grave cable car and the Le Rocher gite, in front of the crèche
  • parking at Chazelet
❄ Snow tires or special equipment are mandatory from November 1 to March 31 ❄

To improve user safety in snowy and icy conditions and limit road blockages, winter equipment is mandatory.

You can choose to equip your vehicle :

  • with four winter tires
  • or have chains or snow socks for at least two drive wheels.

For road conditions and pass closures : Info Route 05 or 04 65 03 00 05 (voice server).

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And if you want to rent a car, take a look at the following website


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Closed collars

Please note that the Galibier, Izoard and Echelle passes are closed in winter.

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Info route 05

For information on the road in the Hautes Alpes department, on closures and openings, visit the Info route 05 website or call 04 65 03 00 05.

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Check the weather forecast before going out in the mountains, and don't forget to consult the avalanche risk bulletin.

Find out more
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En train

Information: 0 800 11 40 23 (free service and call every day from 7am to 9:30pm)

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en avion

Lyon St Exupéry International Airport

  • Airport - Shuttle bus from Lyon → Grenoble bus and SNCF stations → LER55 shuttle bus
  • Linkbus from Lyon → La Grave → Briançon

Caselle airport > Turin city center: LINEA 268 bus

Arrival at Torino porta nuova > take the train to OULX, then private transport or cab on request.

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