Alpe d'Huez Ski Passes

How much is a ski pass in Alpe d'Huez?

Last update: 21-01-2022

With at least 250km of snow sure runs, great off pistes opportunities and a large-sized terrain park for snowboarders, skiing adventure is abundant at the Alpe d’Huez ski resort. Often regarded as the ideal resort.t of bold intermediates, there is also more than enough terrain to satisfy both thrill-seeking experienced skiers and tentative beginners alike. Planning a visit to Alpe d’Huez? Read further for all your lift pass information.

Types of Ski Pass in Alpe d'Huez

The lift passes at Alpe d’Huez vary depending on age, length of stay, time of year and access area granted. 6-day passes are a popular option for most visitors spending a week at Alpe d’Huez, however, there is an array of different passes, so we would recommend selecting the options that best suit your travel plans ( size of the travelling group, itinerary etc).

Alpe d'Huez Family Ski Passes

There is a family discount on Alpe d'Huez which is available to groups of at least four family members. To be eligible for the family pass, the family must consist of no more than 2 adults aged between 23 years and 71 years old, no more than 3 children aged between 5 years and 22 years old and the passes are to be purchased at the same time and for the same dates and ski duration. The discount allows each family member to gain access to a children’s rate and is only available for purchase 7 days in advance.

Alpe d'Huez Group Ski Passes

Groups of no less than 3 and no more than 9 can enjoy the Tribu ski pass (can be translated as Tribe). The recipient needs to be between the ages of 5 and 71 years old. The tickets also need to be purchased at the same time and should be for the same ski time duration. The Tribu ski pass must be purchased 7 days in advance. The discount allows each family member to gain access to a children’s rate.

Alpe d'Huez Beginner Ski passes

There are two types of beginner passes available for purchase at the ski offices in Alpe d’Huez. The Debutant ski pass is a beginner pass that grants access to Grand and Ecole drag lifts, the Grand Rifnel and the Reffnel Express chair lift. The '1ère Glisse1 ski pass, on the other hand, grants access to the lifts at the Alpe d’Huez snow front except for the Alpauris and Marmottes 1 lift.

Alpe d'Huez Single and Half-day pass

Single and half-day passes are available for purchase at Alpe d'Huez ski resort. Half-day passes can be bought before or after 12:30 pm. The prices do vary between children and adults and proof of age is required upon purchase.

Alpe d'Huez Season and Duo-Season Ski Passes

The 2 seasonal passes at Alpe d’Huez are the winter season pass and duo-season pass. These passes are valid for the period over the season; an estimated 135 days of unlimited skiing. The winter season pass only covers the Alpe d’Huez area but holders get 25% of a La Grave day pass ( La Grave is one of the world's top skiing destinations). The Duo Season pass also grants unlimited access to Alpe d’Huez, but it also additionally grants unlimited access to the La Grave ski area for the entire duration of the ski season. This option is particularly ideal for advanced skiers only.

Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine Ski pass

This pass grants unlimited access to over 250km of pistes which span across 5 areas (including Alpe d’Huez). The Grand Domaine ski pass can either be purchased as a multiple-day pass (up to 10 days) or for a whole year. Not looking to explore all five areas, you can opt for the smaller Oz-Vaujany ski pass which grants access to only the runs in the Vaujany and Oz en Oisans area of the resort.

Where Can I buy An Alpe d'Huez Ski pass?

You can purchase your Alpe d’Huez lift pass from up to 5 different ski offices on the resort located at the lifts and gondolas. Depending on where on the resort you are situated, you can get your lift pass from either of the L'Eclose, Les Bergers, Rond Point des Pistes, Oz-Vaujany or the Telecentre ski pass office located very close to the Tourist Office (Office de Tourisme) on Route de la Poste ( this is a more central office and most likely the easiest office to get to when you arrive. Another opinion would be to purchase your lift pass online from us at Ernalow and save yourself from having to queue after many hours of travelling. Please don't hesitate to contact us for any additional information when booking from the comfort of your home.

Can I Pre-Book My Alpe d'Huez Ski Pass?

Yes, you can pre-book your Alpe d'Huez ski pass. It is by far the more convenient way to get your ski passes. Pre-booking also allows you the opportunity to browse for discounts that are only available for online booking. Get in touch with us for any assistance you need with pre-booking.

How Do Ski Passes Work in Alpe d'Huez?

The Ski passes in Alpe d'Huez are electronically credited onto a smart card which looks and functions similarly to a credit card or any other digital card. It allows the holder to swipe through turnstiles on the presentation of the card. It is also able to remotely activate the turnstiles when within proximity which means it can be kept in a front pocket or ski jacket sleeve pocket for easy activation.

What About Pedestrian Ski Passes in Alpe d'Huez?

For visitors who prefer to walk and take in the beautiful sights of snowy mountains, there is more than enough to get into! There is more than 35 km of walking trails and 24 lifts connecting these. There is also a cable car that connects the pedestrian trails to the skiing pistes. Pedestrian lift passes can be bought for the specific lifts needed at any given time or they can be purchased as single or multiple day lifts.