Grenoble-Isère Airport (GNB) also known as Alpes–Isère Airport or Grenoble–Saint-Geoirs Airport- is one of minor international airports, territorially situated in the region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, department Isère. Airport is at a distance of 40 km away from the city Grenoble- the capital of the Isere department and managed by Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Spot of History
In 1930 the airfield had a military use and during the World War II served as a storage of vehicles, aircrafts and other materials. Today Airport hosts mainly seasonal winter flights, in 2009 there have been more than 456,062 passengers. The Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region welcomes each winter season millions of tourists, because of the ski resorts. At the airport territory there is also “École nationale de l'aviation civile”.
Facilities and infrastructure of the Grenoble Alpes-Isere Airport
The airport represents the single new terminal building (inaugurated in 2002 it offers the highest level of security standards for up-to 1 million passengers), with entrances to reach check-in areas and arrivals facilities, departure area for boarding and departure lounges for both international and domestic gates, cash points and Meeting rooms. For any additional information, see airport Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/aeroportgrenobleisere. The infrastructure of the Grenoble-Isere Airport allows finding the gates easily and includes many services and facilities:
Information desk’s customer-friendly personnel are at your disposal for any assistance needed (tel: +33 (0)4 76 65 48 48 or email to email@example.com ).
Post office is at the entry to the terminal building with morning collection at 08h30.
Services for people with reduced mobility: Grenoble Alpes-Isere Airport is well equipped with elevators, special toilets and parking places, as well as offers wheelchair accessibility for the passengers with reduced mobility. Please indicate your arrival directly to the PMR reception area (Departure terminal), the request should be submitted 48 hours before the flight. For appropriate assistance all passengers must indicate the nature of disability, the degree of assistance required and your specific needs during the flight as well as the international code according to the international classification.
Free WI-FI: Take this advantage and connect to the free WIFI at the airport. Connect to Internet access and stay always up to date with the latest news, surf the net or take pictures
Parking: Grenoble Alpes Isère Airport has 2 parking divisions in front of the terminal building which offers around 400 parking places (first 15 minutes is free of charge, tariffs start from 1€/according to hours or days needed). The Airport guests can adjust tickets at automatic payment terminals at the arrivals areas either by credit card or cash or find at payment machines at departure exit to car parks only by card. You cannot book your parking place in advance. All passengers are invited to arrive at the airport 2 hours prior to their flight.
Shopping and special offers
Grenoble-Isere Airport building is equipped with maximum consideration for the needs of travelers. Do not hesitate to come and discover delicious food in an aeronautical atmosphere! Séquoia Restaurant Bar welcomes you whether for a lunch break, for a snack or for a drink 7 days a week from middle of December to middle of April (for menu and prices contact +33 (0)4 76 35 41 40). On the ground floor of the terminal building, on departure lounge and arrivals A Dining Area provides a wide range of services, snacks, sandwiches, beverages as well as regional specialties. Shops and DUTY FREE. Faced to free time before your flight or boarding? Relay store is in Terminal building, in the departure lounge there is a souvenir shop. Get the modern-day Duty Free store and take some TAX-FREE beverages, tobacco or find perfume or cosmetics by luxuriant brands in boarding lounge.
Private transfer services to and from Grenoble Alpes-Isere Airport
After a long flight, when you arrive at the airport, all you will need is a private airport transfer right to your reserved hotel or any desired destination in this new unfamiliar country. Your first step should be booking your airport transfer in advance, in order not to overpay to the uncommon taxis and enjoy “meet and greet” service. The private transfers are available every day regardless of the time or the season and will always provide qualified and punctual services. Private transfer is the best and easiest way to begin your vacation smoothly and to ensure a service that will match your expectations and needs! It may look uneasy to find a convenient transfer company, check out by comparing the companies you can find the best price for airport transfer. “Why should I choose a private transfer”? Your transfer from Grenoble-Isere Airport will take you through Bastille, Palace of the Parliament of Dauphiné and drive to Museum of Grenoble or Archaeological museums. Our local drivers are proud and happy to work here. They know the streets of Grenoble and the surrounding area like their own backs. Grenoble is especially popular destination during the winter season as it is surrounded by ski resorts, so in winter the city is adorned with beautiful Christmas lights. With a Grenoble-Isere Airport shuttle services, you can get to the city center and see the best sights, cultural attractions and go for shopping. Booking an airport private transfer in advance is the best way to get to your accommodation in the quickest, most convenient way, whether on business or vacation, with friends or family. We make your private transfer enjoyable and easy, with a fast and secure online booking system. All our vehicles are clean and in good condition and are available 7 days a week, all year round. Definitely, our drivers are polite, very experienced and talk only about the most essential things about your trip. Book a car through us is the best way for you, because buses, metro or other public transfer options are usually associated with more effort and also act as a deterrent for visitors. If you book a convenient airport private transfer service for your next trip to Grenoble, you will sit back and enjoy right from the beginning. The stressful arrival or departure is up to your driver.
Shared transfers to and from Grenoble Alpes-Isere Airport
If you wish to save money, you are planning a company outing- just find your shared transfer, your driver and your transfer’s companion, consider to share your ride with more people or simply join another one’s trip. Nothing is as good for team spirit as a shared experience. Platform apps are a useful way to get to your destination at a reduced cost comparing to the other options, so go ahead and reserve your private shared transfer to and from Grenoble Alpes-Isere Airport.
Airport taxis to and from Grenoble Alpes-Isere Airport
The airport building has special telephone racks with taxi services available on the arrival and at the airport exit. A taxi ride from Grenoble-Isere Airport to the city center takes about 30 minutes. If your direction is Lyon, please consider 50 minutes taxi ride, Chambéry or Valence- 1 hour, taxi ride to Geneva will take 1 hour 40 minutes. Here are some taxi services for your observation:
• ALP'BIEVRE TAXIS: +33 (0) 6 81 51 97 12/ www.alpbievretaxis.fr
• TAXI GACON: +33 (0)6 50 20 66 20/ www.taxi-gacon-aeroport-grenoble.fr
• TAXI ST HILAIRE DE LA COTE: +33 (0)6 15 15 05 18
Shuttle Bus to and from Grenoble Alpes-Isere Airport
Direct Shuttle Bus ACTIBUS’s schedules to Grenoble Alpes-Isere Airport and vice versa are especially adapted to regular flights and coordinated directly with the Airport. Tickets are to be purchased directly from the driver, at Grenoble train station or at the information desk during the winter season. Non-stop route takes about 45-50 minutes. If you travel to ski resorts, then you need to catch Ben’s Bus, which offers its shuttle services to various resorts every weekend at the arrival, check if yours is in the following list: Alpe d'Huez, Aime, Bourg d'Oisans, Bourg St Maurice, Chamrousse, Les Deux Alpes, Les Menuires, Moutiers, Serre Chevalier, St Martin de Belleville, St Foy, Tignes, Val d'Isère and Val Thorens.
Grenoble Alpes-Isere Airport Car Rental
If you prefer to travel alone in the city or in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region and you want to explore it for yourself, to drive to ski resorts, you can book a car online in advance on a schedule that suits you. Compare and choose the best option between the most trusted car rental companies, such as the following 4 car rent offices available at the Grenoble-Isere Airport:
• Avis: +33 (0)4 76 65 41 96 / www.avis.fr
• Hertz: +33 (0)4 76 93 53 13 / www.hertz.fr
• SIXT: +33 (0)4 76 91 57 10 / www.sixt.fr
• Europcar: +33 (0)4 76 93 52 13 / www.europcar.fr
Baggage Services at the Grenoble Alpes-Isere Airport
In order to prevent delays and to avoid having your items confiscated, prepare liquids for security checks. You must also separately present all large electronic devices: laptops, large digital cameras, DVD readers. Prepare your luggage before boarding, be aware about items prohibited on the aeroplane, in the hold and the cabin. As for children and babies food, there is no restrictions about their content as well as medicaments in liquid and creams with prescription are allowed on board. All passengers are gently asked to never leave your baggage alone!
Lost/ damaged luggage: Kindly be informed that all lost objects or luggage will be kept only during 3 months in Airport offices, afterwards they will be destroyed or transferred to charity associations. If you find your luggage damaged or lost, please directly contact the lost and founds service by: +33 (0)4 76 65 55 34 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org every day during the winter season and flight times from 8h-12h, 14h-16h. For items which were left in the plane, contact your air company baggage services.
Official IATA code: GNB
Address: 38590 Saint-Étienne-de-Saint-Geoirs, France
• Phone: +33 (0)4 76 65 48 48
• Email: email@example.com
Official Website: http://www.grenoble-airport.com/en
The handling agents at Grenoble-Isère Airport are:
• Aurigny, British Airways, EasyJet, Jet2.com, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Ryanair, Sun D'Or, Thomas Cook Airlines, Transavia, TUI Airways, Wizz Air.
• Lyon Saint-Exupery Airport (44 km)
• Lyon Bron airport (51 km)
• Chambery Airport (53 km)
• Valence Airport (57 km)
• Saint Etienne Airport (83 km)
• Annecy Airport (87 km)