Grenoble-Isère Airport Guide (GNB)

Airport info
Code: GNB
Terrain d’Aviation, Saint Etienne de Saint Geoirs, 38590, France

Grenoble-Isère Airport is located just outside Saint Étienne de Saint Geoirs, about 45km (28 miles) northwest of Grenoble and 85km (52 miles) south east of Lyon.

No. of terminals: 1 Dialling code: +33
+33 4 7665 4848

Handily located for access to numerous ski resorts in the French Alps, Grenoble-Isère Airport also serves the city of Grenoble. Our Grenoble-Isère Airport guide includes information on terminal facilities, public transport access, and details of nearby accommodation options.


There is an information desk in the public departures area of the terminal.

Driving directions

From Lyon and Chambéry, take the A43 towards the east and west respectively, and turn south on the A48. Then, about halfway to Grenoble, take the exit signposted ‘Rives/Grenoble Airport’, head west, and follow the signs to the airport.

From central Grenoble, take the A48 towards the north and then turn off at the exit marked ‘Rives/Grenoble Airport’. From here, head west and follow the signs to the airport. The journey time from the city centre is approximately 40 minutes.

Public Transport

Public transport rail

Rail:The SNCF (tel: +33 9 7060 9970; rail network (including TGV services) operates to and from the central station in Grenoble, which is linked to Grenoble-Isère Airport by bus services.

Public transport road

Bus: Actibus (tel +33 4 7606 4866; operates a seasonal bus service (December-March) between Grenoble-Isère Airport and Grenoble’s coach and train stations, corresponding with scheduled flights to the airport (journey time: 45-50 minutes; fare: €12.60). The same company also runs shuttle services to ski resorts in the region.

Shuttle:Numerous other private operators provide connections from the airport to ski resorts in the region - details can be found on the airport’s website.

Taxi:Private taxi services operate directly outside of the arrivals building.

Terminal facilities


There is no bank or bureau d change at the airport, but there are ATMs in the terminal building.


Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout Grenoble-Isère Airport. A postbox is also available inside the terminal.


There is a limited choice of places to eat at Grenoble-Isère Airport. Among the options is a restaurant on the mezzanine level of the terminal serving a range of local and international dishes. In addition, there is a snack bar on the ground floor, and another in Arrivals.


There are several shops at Grenoble-Isère Airport, including a newsagent, a duty-free shop, and a gift shop selling a range of souvenirs and local gastronomic delicacies.


A lost and found service (tel: +33 4 7665 4848) is available at the information desk in the terminal building to assist with enquiries regarding lost property.


Baby care facilities are available in the boarding lounges. A first-aid service is on hand for medical emergencies.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

There is a VIP lounge for those seeking to relax before a flight. Meeting rooms are available for hire (tel: +33 4 7665 4848), with one large space in Departures, and three smaller rooms in the Business Aviation facility a short distance from the terminal.

Disabled facilities

There is good accessibility for disabled passengers at Grenoble-Isère Airport. Special facilities include toilets for wheelchair users, parking spaces reserved for disabled travellers, and ramped access to all parts of the airport.

Car parking

There are 500 parking spaces just outside the terminal building in two areas. The first 15 minutes of parking is free in the pick-up/drop-off car park (P0), while payment is charged from the start in the main car park (P1)

Car rental

Car hire companies at Grenoble-Isère Airport include: Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt. Desks for these operators can be found in the arrivals area, while the pick-up/drop-off area is between the main car park and the terminal building. Please note; all offices are open during the winter season, but only Hertz is open during the summer months.


There are no on-site hotels at Grenoble-Isère Airport, but due to its location at the heart of the Rhône-Alpes tourist area, there is a wide choice within an hour or two. Grenoble Tourism ( can provide information on a range of accommodation in and around the city.

Hotel Kyriad Voiron Chartreuse-Centr'alp

+33 4 7665 9000

About 20 minutes by road from the airport, this modern 56-room hotel offers a restaurant with outdoor summer terrace, three meeting rooms and a 24-hour reception.

72 Cours Bequart Catelbon, 38500, Voiron, France

Hotel Campanile Grenoble Nord Moirans

+33 4 7635 6000

A 3-star hotel located about halfway into Grenoble from the airport, Hotel Campanile Morains boasts an eatery serving regional cuisine. Wi-Fi internet access is provided free of charge and parking is available on site, along with a meeting room.

146 Rue des Etangs, 38430, Moirans, France

Hotel Première Classe Moirans

+33 892 707 093

Within the same complex as the Hotel Campanile Moirans, this budget offering features rooms for up to three people. Guests here may have breakfast for a small fee, but Wi-Fi internet access is complimentary.

146 Rue des Etangs, 38430, Moirans, France
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