Friday 8 July, 2022 : Optional Airport transfers from Geneva or Lyon
If you are arriving into either Geneva or Lyon airports today, then we have optional airport transfers that you can book with us that will take you in the heart of Alpe d'Huez. Onwards travelto Briançon is not included
Our last transfers will leave :
Geneva : 20:00 (your flight should arrive no later than 19:00 to make this flight)
Lyon : 19:00 (your flight should arrive no later than 18:00 to make this transfer)
Saturday 09 July, 2022 : Optional Bike Collection
Optional Bike collection (Must be Pre-booked)
If you have opted for our transfer service to the start (optional at £45 per person) then late afternoon, we will collect your bike from you in Alpe d’Huez for transport to Briançon where it will be stored securely overnight. We want to avoid wasting time in the morning so the bikes will be stored near the start.
Sunday 10 July, 2022 : The 2022 Etape du Tour
Transfer to the start (optional and must be pre-booked)
If you have pre-booked our transport service then we will collect you from Alpe d’Huez at approximately 04:00 this morning. The journey to Briançon will take about 2 hours. You can take a rucksack with you today which can be collected back this evening in Alpe d’Huez.
On arrival in Briançon, we will drop you off at the bike store where you are able to get ready and ride down to your start pen. Any items that you want to leave behind can be put in your rucksack and handed in for transport to Alpe d’Huez. Please don’t leave valuables, medication or any other important items in there.
The 2022 Etape du Tour
The Etape du Tour start is done in waves. You will be allocated a start pen with a time that you have to enter the pen plus a start time. Previous editions have started between 07:00 and 08:30. The Etape du Tour is a race with cut off points. You need to have passed certain points on the route at a certain time otherwise you will be eliminated from the route. If you’re eliminated your bike will go on a bike trailer and you will be transported to the finish in Alpe d’Huez.
Monday 11 July, 2022 : Departure
This morning we will once again offer our optional transfer back to Lyon or Geneva airport. If you book these transfers with us, we advise you not to book any flights before 10:00 as it will be a mega early start. Our first airport transfer will leave Alpe d’Huez at 06:00 in time for flights that depart Lyon after 10:30 and Geneva after 11:30.
We do not offer transfers from Briançon.