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Grenoble Isère airport has links with a variety of UK airports, some in winter only. The area is also within easy reach of Lyon Saint Exupéry international airport and Geneva in Switzerland.

For more eco-friendly travel, there are frequent TGV trains to Grenoble from Paris, where you can hook up with Eurostars from London.

It’s seven and a half hours' drive (870km) to Grenoble from the Channel ferry/Eurotunnel terminus at Calais, taking the motorway the majority of the way.