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Ski Pass Prices in Alpe d'Huez

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Alpe d'Huez is a high-altitude Alpine ski resort with 250km of snow-sure pistes ranging from easy greens to challenging blacks. This ensures that buying an Alpe d'Huez lift pass is money well spent! We've compiled the ultimate guide with everything you need to know about Alpe d'Huez ski passes including prices, discounts and deals, so read on to pick the perfect pass for you.

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How much are ski passes in Alpe d'Huez?

It depends. Ski pass prices in Alpe d'Huez vary according to your age, the number of days you want to ski for, the time of year and the type of lift pass. There are also some great discounts available for families and groups.

In our experience, most people reading this guide come to Alpe d'Huez for a week, which means that 6-day ski passes are the top choice among skiers and snowboarders who want to enjoy our mountain playground.

Alpe d'Huez 6-Day Ski Pass Prices- Winter 2020/21
Adult
13-64 yrs
€278
Child
5-12 yrs
€219
Senior
65-71 yrs
€239

How to buy your Alpe d'Huez ski pass
You can buy lift passes online to save time and collect them in resort for free or have them delivered to your home for a small fee. Before you buy anything we recommend you check the weather forecast and/or speak to your accommodation provider, who should be able to advise you on the best option.

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Deals & discounted ski passes in Alpe d'Huez

Are there any ski pass deals and discounts in Alpe d'Huez?
You bet there are! Alpe d'Huez offers discounted ski passes for groups of three and more people, families, beginners, students, those coming early or late in the ski season, grand seniors and those skiing on Saturdays.

Group ski passes in Alpe d'Huez
Groups coming to Alpe d'Huez can benefit from a discount on their Grand Domaine passes by purchasing the Tribu ski pass ('tribu' is French for tribe, and you may see both spellings being used). The Tribu price applies to groups of at least 3 people (maximum of nine), aged 5-71 years, purchasing ski passes at the same time and for the same dates and duration. These passes are only available to buy online and must be purchased at least 7 days in advance of the first skiing day. 

Group Ski Pass Prices 2020/21 in Alpe d'Huez
Per group
(€)
3 People
6 Days 774
7 Days 907.50
8 Days 1014

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Family ski passes in Alpe d'Huez
The Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine also offers discounted Family Ski Passes to groups of at least four family members purchasing ski passes for the same dates and duration. The family can be made up of parents, grandparents and mixed family groups but must comprise of at least 2 children aged 5-22 years and a maximum of 2 adults aged 23-71. Family ski passes are only available to buy online and must be purchased 7 days in advance of the first skiing day.

Family Ski Pass Prices 2020/21 in Alpe d'Huez
Per family
(€)

2 Adults + 2 Children
23-71 yrs / 5-22 yrs

6 Days 876
7 Days 1022
8 Days 1140

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Early & late season discounts
Discounted ski passes in Alpe d'Huez are available early and late in the ski season, from 5th to 18th December 2020 and from 10th to 24th April 2021, when buying passes online. During these times, the variable snow cover may mean that you are not able to ski in the whole of the ski area. 

Saturday Web Special Offer
On Saturdays, you can benefit from discounted day rates for skiing with the Saturday Web Special offer. These passes are only available online and early and late season discounts apply. Prices depend on when you buy your pass: €33.50 before Tuesday midnight, €37.50 before Wednesday midnight and €42.50 before Thursday midnight (if you have a hands-free card, you can also purchase discounted Saturday passes before Friday midnight at €48.50).

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Beginner ski passes in Alpe d'Huez
Alpe d'Huez 2 different 1-day beginner passes: the 'Debutant' ski pass gives you access to the Rifnel Express chairlift, as well as the Grand Rifnel, Grand Ecole and Sagnes drag lifts, while the '1ère Glisse1 ski pass gives you access to the drag lifts and chairlifts departing from the Alpe d'Huez snow front, excluding the Alpauris and Marmottes 1 chairlift. These passes can only be bought at the ski pass offices in resort.

Beginner Ski Pass Prices 2020/21 in Alpe d'Huez
Per person
(€)
Adult / Child
5-71 yrs
1-Day 1ère Glisse 44.50
1-Day Debutant 24.50

Student discounts
Student discounts are available on 1 to 4-day Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine ski passes for people aged 13 to 25 years with a student ID. Student ski passes can only be bought at the ski pass offices in resort and not online.

Grand Senior discounts
There are also discounted passes for veteran skiers aged 72 years old and over. They are only available at the ski pass offices upon presentation of proof of age.

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Free ski passes in Alpe d'Huez

Who can ski for free in Alpe d'Huez?
Yes, you heard it right, you can ski for free in Les 2 Alpes! There's a handful of beginner pistes you can enjoy free of charge, while Alpe d'Huez also offers free ski passes to young children.

Everyone aged under 5 & over 75
Children aged under 5 years old ski for free. Proof of age required at the moment of purchase. A €2 fee will be charged for the hands-free card.

Free beginner slopes
Alpe d'Huez offers beginner skiers access to three of their lifts for free: the Rifnel 1 drag lift in the Bergers area, and the Grenouilles magic carpet and the Petit Ecole drag lift in the DMC or Signal area.

Free child's pass in spring
If you are skiing late in the season (from 10th April 2021), then for every adult pass purchased you will get one child pass (aged 5-22 yrs) for free! Offer applies to passes of 3-10 days duration and they must be ordered online at least 48hrs before your first ski day.

Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine ski pass price list

What do different duration ski passes cost in Alpe d'Huez?
Alpe d'Huez individual lift pass prices depend on your age, the number of days you want your lift pass for and the area you want to ski in. There are main two ski pass areas in Alpe d'Huez: the large Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine and the smaller Vaujany and Oz en Oisans area.

Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine ski passes
The Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine ski pass gives you unlimited access to the 250km of pistes within five ski areas and two villages: Alpe d'Huez, Auris en Oisans, La Garde, Le Freney d'Oisans, Oz en Oisans, Vaujany and Villard-Reculas. Passes are available from half a day to 10 days, as well as for a whole season or year.

What's included in your Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine ski pass?
Ski passes for 2 days and over get -10% discount on 5, 10 and 20-ticket deals on the Alpine luge as well as access to night skiing every Thursday. 6 to 10-day ski passes include 2 days in Les 2 Alpes and a day in each of the Grande Galaxie resorts of Serre Chevalier, Puy Saint Vincent, Montgenevre and the Italian Milky Way as well as 25% reduction on a lift pass at La Grave.‚Äč By paying a supplementary fee of €25 per person (Pass Loisirs +), all 6 to 10-day ski passes include unlimited access to the Sports Centre, outdoor pool, ice rink, gym (16 years old and over), table tennis and mini-golf (equipment included).

Ski Pass Prices 2020/21 in Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine
Per person
(€)
Adult
13-64 yrs
Child
5-12 yrs
Senior
65-71 yrs
Half Day
before/after 12:30
47.50
Evening
after 15:00
34
1 Day 55 45 49.50
2 Days 107 86 96
3 Days 156 126 137
4 Days 200 162 177
5 Days 248 198 213
6 Days 278 219 239
7 Days 322.50 255 276

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Ski Areas in Alpe d'Huez

Oz-Vaujany ski pass price list

How much are Oz-Vaujany ski passes?
A local area pass is available for the slopes of Vaujany and Oz en Oisans. This pass includes the Pass'Loisirs which entitles the holder to one entry to both the ice rink and swimming pool in Vaujany. If, after a few days, you want to explore a bit further, then you can add on a day pass extension for the full Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine area for a small supplement.

Ski Pass Prices 2019/20 in Vaujany & Oz en Oisans
Per person
(€)
Adult
13-64 yrs
Child
5-12 yrs
Senior
65-71 yrs
4 Hours 32 25 26.50
1 Day 39 29 30
2 Days 68.50 53 56
3 Days 100 76.50 80.50
4 Days 130 99 104
5 Days 156 119.50 126
6 Days 181 140 148
1-Day Extension
ADH Grand Domaine
39.50 35.50 35.50

Can you upgrade your Oz-Vaujany ski pass to an Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine ski pass?
Yes, you can upgrade an Oz-Vaujany lift pass to an Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine lift pass if your ski pass is valid for at least 2 days. There are 1-day Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine extensions available. Please enquire at one of the ski pass offices.

Ski Areas in Alpe d'Huez

Pedestrian passes in Alpe d'Huez

How much are pedestrian passes in Alpe d'Huez?
You'll be glad to hear that pedestrians can also enjoy the Alpe d'Huez ski area in the winter. With over 35km of marked and maintained winter walking trails and 24 accessible lifts, there is plenty to satisfy all those keen ramblers out there. The cable car system provides access to both the skiing pistes and the walking trails, providing the ideal opportunity for meeting up with friends for lunch at one of the many mountain restaurants. Pedestrian passes are available for 1 to 10 days or you can simply buy individual tickets for the lifts you want to take (usually more expensive than the day pass if you plan on using multiple lifts).

Pedestrian Pass Prices 2020/21 in Alpe d'Huez
Per person
(€)
Adult
13-71 yrs
Child
5-12 yrs
Single 6.50
Single Télévillage 3
1 Week
Télécentre/TC Alpe Express/Télévillage
5
1 Day 21.50 19
1 Day
+ Ice Cave
23.50 20
2 Days 38.50
3 Days 54
4 Days 69.50
5 Days 81
6 Days 90.50
7 Days 105.50
Season 177
Annual 263

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Maps of Alpe d'Huez

Cross-country ski passes in Alpe d'Huez

How much are cross-country ski passes in Alpe d'Huez?
There are 3 cross-country skiing pistes in Alped'Huez for a total of 28km of trails. You can purchase cross-country ski passes for access to the trails only, or including access to the DMC1 lift. They are only available to buy from the ski pass offices in resort.

Cross-Country Ski Pass Prices 2020/21 in Alpe d'Huez
Per person
(€)
Adult
13-64 yrs
Child
5-12 yrs
Senior
65-71 yrs
1 Day 9 4 7.20
1 Day
+ DMC1 lift
15.50 10.50 13.70
6 Days 45 20 36
6 Days
+ DMC1 lift
84 59 45
Season 77.50
Season
+ DMC1 lift
179

Cross-country Skiing in Alpe d'Huez

Other passes in Alpe d'Huez

Are there any other passes available in Alpe d'Huez?
Yes there are! Alpe d'Huez offers a pay-as-you-go subscription-based ski pass, the Flexi Pass.

Alpe d'Huez Flexi Pass
Alpe d'Huez Flexi is a subscription-based, pay-per-use pass available to holders of a French bank account. Membership costs €15 per person and your account is automatically charged after each day of skiing, depending on how much you have skied. You benefit from special discounts and savings on weekends and throughout the winter season. The more you ski, the more you save!

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Annual & season passes in Alpe d'Huez

How much are season & annual passes in Alpe d'Huez?
Alpe d'Huez season and annual pass prices depend on when you purchase your lift pass, as there are deals and discounts to be enjoyed when buying it in advance. Full price passes come into effect in December so, the earlier you buy, the more money you're likely to save. At the time of purchase on the annual passes, you'll be given a voucher to use for the following summer so don't lose it! You can also buy season and annual passes for cross-country skiing and for pedestrians.

Alpe d'Huez annual ski passes
Alpe d'Huez annual passes giving you access to Alpe d'Huez, Auris-en-Oisans, Villard-Reculas, Vaujany and Oz-en-Oisans during the winter 2019/20 and the summer 2020 seasons. These annual passes also include 10 days in Les 2 Alpes and 3 days each in Serre Chevalier, Puy St Vincent, the Italian Milky Way, Montgenèvre and Sestrière (from 19th December 2020 to 23rd March 2021 and from 27th March to 9th April 2021), as well as -25% off on 1-day passes at the backcountry paradise of La Grave and -50% on 1-day passes at L'Alpe du Grand Serre. Annual passes also offer access to night skiing and discounted rates at the Bergers luge.

Annual Ski Pass Prices 2020/21 in Alpe d'Huez
Per person
(€)
Adult
13-64 yrs
Child / Senior
5-12 yrs / 65-71 yrs
Buy before
16.08.2020
860 713
Buy 17.08-15.11.2020 870.50 722
Buy after
16.11.2020
1029 769

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Alpe d'Huez Season Ski Passes
There are 2 different season passes available in Alpe d'Huez: the Alpe d'Huez season pass (ADH) giving access to Alpe d'Huez, Auris-en-Oisans, Villard-Reculas, Vaujany and Oz-en-Oisans and the Alpe d'Huez-La Grave season pass (ADH+LG) which gives you access to the Grand Domaine ski area plus La Grave, a freeride paradise around 1 hour away from Alpe d'Huez.

These passes are valid in Alpe d'Huez from 5th December 2020 to 25th April 2021 and La Grave from 19th December 2020 to 25th April 2021. They include 10 days in Les 2 Alpes and 3 days each in Serre Chevalier, Puy St Vincent, the Italian Milky Way, Montgenèvre and Sestrière (valid between 21st December 2019 to 16th March 2020 and from 21st March to 25th April 2020). They also include night skiing every Thursday (and every Tuesday during school holidays, -25% reduction on 1-day passes at La Grave and -50% reduction on day passes for L'Alpe du Grand Serre.

Season Ski Pass Prices 2020/21 in Alpe d'Huez
Per person
(€)
Adult
13-64 yrs
Child / Senior
5-12 yrs / 65-71 yrs
Buy before
16.08.2020
ADH 635 513
ADH+LG 785 663

Buy
17.08-30.09.2020

ADH 642 519
ADH+LG 792 669
Buy 01-31.10.2020 ADH 705 582
ADH+LG 855 732
Buy 01-30.11.2020 ADH 780 634
ADH+LG 930 784
Buy after
01.12.2020

 
ADH 945 683
ADH+LG 1095 833

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Ski season dates in Alpe d'Huez

When can you ski in Alpe d'Huez with your ski pass?
In winter 2020/21, the Alpe d'Huez ski season runs from 5th December 2020 to 24th April 2021. Ski-pass prices are usually cheaper at the beginning and the end of the season, when not all of the lifts may be open. Therefore, there are two season bands that apply to lift-pass prices:

Season Dates in Alpe d'Huez Winter 2020/21
Early Season Main Season Late Season
5th - 18th December 2020 19th December 2020 - 
9th April 2021
10th - 24th April 2021

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Where to buy ski passes in Alpe d'Huez

There are two main ways of purchasing your Alpe d'Huez ski pass: online and in resort.

How to buy your Alpe d'Huez ski passes online – A step-by-step guide
To save time, you can pre-order your Alpe d'Huez ski passes online. The process is really simple: 

  1. Click on the button below, which will take you to Alpe d'Huez's main lift pass website
  2. There’s a very simple drop-down menu that prompts you for the number of days required, start date for your passes and number of people in your group, as well as their age
  3. Any discounts you may be eligible for will be automatically applied to the price of your passes
  4. Choose if you want ski insurance or not – we recommend you add it
  5. State whether you already have a rechargeable card (in which case you'll need to insert its WTP number – see below for more information) or you don't (a €2 fee will be added for the card)
  6. Choose whether you want your ski passes to be delivered to your home address for a small fee (allow at least 10 days for delivery outside France and 7 days within France), or you prefer to pick them up at one of the ski pass offices with only a 2-day delay
  7. Pay for your ski passes

That's it, you're all ready to hit the slopes!

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How to buy your Alpe d'Huez ski passes in resort
You can also buy your pass at one of the lift pass offices when you get to resort. There are three main ticket offices in Alpe d'Huez. The flagship head office is located right next to the slopes at the DMC lift station at the top end of town. If you are staying in the Les Bergers quartier, it's easy to get your ski pass from the commercial centre where, on the first floor, is another series of SATA Ski cashier windows. The Marmottes lift is literally 20 metres away from the door to this lift pass office and the desks can be accessed from both road level and from the slopes by the Marmottes lift. For those staying in the old town, there is a lift pass office in the Office de Tourisme, next to the ESF ski school. The cashier windows are up the escalator and inside the tourist office on the left-hand side, so it couldn’t be simpler. Next to the lift pass/tourist office is the famous Alpe d’Huez “lobster pot” lift system which will whisk you up over town to the DMC, from where you can head up the Pic Blanc or Signal. Alternatively, you can also walk around 50 metres and jump on the new gondola cross-town lift.

If you're uncertain of the pass you need or are looking to see how the weather is before buying your pass, then this can be a good option. The lift pass office staff is also great at advising exactly which pass is best for you while some passes, such as beginner lift passes, are only available at the ski pass offices. Be warned, though, you may have to queue, especially at busy times.

Ski/Lift Pass Offices in Alpe d'Huez

How ski passes work in Alpe d'Huez

Ski passes in Alpe d'Huez are loaded onto a rechargeable SmartMedia card, which is more or less the size of a credit card and has a chip that stores the lift pass information. This hands-free card is read remotely at the entrance of the lifts, so you just need it to put it in a pocket on your left side (many ski jackets have a special pocket on the left sleeve) and the turnstile will activate remotely as you pass through. Keep it away from your credit cards, mobile phone or other ski passes as they may obstruct the card reading. Hands-free cards cost €2 in Alpe d'Huez, and this fee is not refundable.

What is a ski pass WTP number? You can recharge and top-up your Alpe d'Huez hands-free card as many times as you want over several years. In order to do so, you need to enter the card's WTP (Wireless Transaction Protocol) number when purchasing your pass online. You can find this number on your card. After you've recharged your hands-free card in advance, you can generally go directly to the lifts without having to stop at the lift pass offices.

Worth knowing – About Alpe d'Huez ski passes
Unless otherwise stated, ski passes and prices are generally subject to the following terms:

  • A hands-free pass costs €2 if you don't already have one to recharge
  • Prices shown are for the main season and don't include insurace
  • If you buy insurance as part of your Alpe d'Huez ski pass purchase, either online or at the Ski Pass Offices in resort, it will be provided by Assur'Glisse. The prices above do not include ski insurance, which you can add starting at €3.50 per person per day. Please, check the insurance policy and the company's T&Cs before purchasing.
  • Longer duration ski passes available online and in resort

Prices, offers, discounts & conditions are shown here as a guide only and are subject to change – to be confirmed at the time of booking. Further terms & conditions may apply. Prices may be subject to changes in sales tax.

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