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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 2019/20
Adult
13-64 yrs
6 Days from €275
Child
5-12 yrs
6 Days from €217
Senior
65-71 yrs
6 Days from €237

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 2019/20 in Alpe d'Huez
Per group
(€)
3 People
6 Days 765
7 Days 889
8 Days 994

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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 2019/20 in Alpe d'Huez
Per family
(€)

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

6 Days 868
7 Days 1012
8 Days 1128

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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 November 30th to December 20th 2019 and from April 11th to 25th 2020, 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 also apply. Prices depend on when you buy your pass: €32.90 before Tuesday midnight, €37 before Wednesday midnight and €42 before Thursday midnight (if you have a hands-free card, you can also purchase discounted Saturday passes before Friday midnight at €48 and on Saturday mornings at €54.50).

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 2019/20 in Alpe d'Huez
Per person
(€)
Adult / Child
5-71 yrs
1-Day 1ère Glisse 43.50
1-Day Debutant 24

Student discounts
Student discounts are available on 1 to 3-day 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 11th April 2020), 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 passesThe 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.

6 to 10-day ski passes include two 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 2019/20 in Alpe d'Huez Grand Domaine
Per person
(€)
Adult
13-64 yrs
Child
5-12 yrs
Senior
65-71 yrs
Half Day
before or after 12:30
46.50
Night Skiing
after 16:00
35
1 Day 54.50 44.50 49
2 Days 105 84.50 94
3 Days 153 123.50 135.50
4 Days 196 159 173.50
5 Days 243 194 209
6 Days 275 217 237
7 Days 316.50 253 273.50

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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 31 23.50 25
1 Day 37 28 29
2 Days 66 51 54
3 Days 95 73 77
4 Days 124 95 100
5 Days 150 115 122
6 Days 175 135 142
1-Day Extension
ADH Grand Domaine
39 35 35

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 2019/20 in Alpe d'Huez
Per person
(€)
Adult / Child
5-71 yrs
1 Day 21
1 Day
+ Ice Cave
23.50
2 Days 38
3 Days 53.50
4 Days 69
5 Days 80
6 Days 89.50
7 Days 104.50
Season 175
Annual 260.00

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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 6 cross-country skiing pistes for a total of 55km or trails in Alpe d'Huez. Cross-country ski passes give you access to the following lifts: DMC1, Jeux, Télévillage, Télécentre, Poutran drag lift, Grenouilles magic carpet and AlpAuris chairlift in Alpe d'Huez; Auris Express and Louvets chairlift, and Bauchets and Bambin magic carpets in Auris; and Ascenseur and Villarais chairlift in Villard Reculas. are only available to buy from the ski pass offices.

Cross-Country Ski Pass Prices 2019/20 in Alpe d'Huez
Per person
(€)
Adult
13-64 yrs
Child
5-12 yrs
Senior
65-71 yrs
1 Day 9 4 7.20
6 Days 45 20 36
Season 77.50 77.50 77.50

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 special passes for 10 non-consecutive days as well as a pay-as-you-go subscription.

Alpe d'Huez Express Pass
Alpe d'Huez Express 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!

10 non-consecutive days pass
Undated, non-consecutive 10-day passes can be bought for €440 (€44 per day) and can be used anytime between November 30th 2019 and April 25th 2020 (subject to snow conditions). A photo is required for this pass and no refunds or credit are given for any days remaining unused at the end of the season.

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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 December 21st 2019 to March 16th 2020 and from March 21st to April 26th 2020), as well as access to night skiing and discounted rates at the Bergers luge.

Annual Pass Prices 2019/20 in Alpe d'Huez
Per person
(€)
Adult
13-64 yrs
Child / Senior
5-12 yrs / 65-71 yrs
Buy before
15th Nov 2019
860 713
Buy from
16th Nov 2019
1017 760

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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 1st December 2019 to 25th April 2020 and La Grave from December 21st 2019 to April 26th 2020. 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) and 50% reduction on day passes for L'Alpe du Grand Serre.

Alpe d'Huez-only season pass holders get 25% reduction on day passes in La Grave.

Season Ski Pass Prices 2019/20 in Alpe d'Huez
Per person
(€)
Adult
13-64 yrs
Child / Senior
5-12 yrs / 65-71 yrs
Buy before
30th Sept 2019
ADH 635.00 513.00
ADH+LG 785.00 663.00

Buy between
1st-31st Oct 2019

ADH 697.00 575.00
ADH+LG 847.00 725.00
Buy between
1st-30th Nov 2019
ADH 772.00 627.00
ADH+LG 922.00 777.00
Buy after
1st Dec 2019
ADH 934.00 675.00
ADH+LG 1084.00 825.00

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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 2019/20, the Alpe d'Huez ski season runs from 30th November 2019 to 25th March 2020. 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 2019/20
Alpe d'Huez Early Season Alpe d'Huez Main Season Alpe d'Huez Late Season
30th November - 20th December 2019 21st December 2019 - 
10th April 2020
11th - 25th April 2020

Ski Lift Opening Dates Alpe d'Huez

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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