There are 8 ways to get from Budapest to Grenoble by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Budapest to Lyon, train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Lyon (LYS) BUD - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Grenoble

$98 - $304

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Bus  •  19 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zagreb 976 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zagreb to Grenoble

$64 - $142

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Fly Budapest to Geneva, train  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Geneva (GVA) BUD - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève to Grenoble

$96 - $274

Train to Vienna, fly to Lyon, train  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
  2. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Lyon (LYS) VIE - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Grenoble

$148 - $355

Train  •  17 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf D / ...
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Feldkirch Rj
  3. Take the train from Feldkirch to Zürich HB Rj / ...
  4. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...
  5. Take the train from Genève to Grenoble

$275 - $466

Bus Eurolines CH, train  •  23 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Geneva
  2. Take the train from Genève to Grenoble

$126 - $176

Bus Eurolines FR, train  •  26 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Budapest to Lyon
  2. Take the train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Grenoble Tgv / ...

$180 - $264

Drive  •  12 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Budapest to Grenoble 828.1 miles

$170 - $260

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No, there is no direct bus from Budapest to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld and arriving at Grenoble via Zagreb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from Kelenföld and arriving at Grenoble via Wien Hbf, Feldkirch, Zürich HB and Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 48 min.

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The distance between Budapest and Grenoble is 1053 km. The road distance is 1325 km.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Grenoble without a car is to train which takes 17 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to get from Budapest to Grenoble, including transfers.

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Budapest to Grenoble bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld station.

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Budapest to Grenoble train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Kelenföld station.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Grenoble is to train which takes 17 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 19 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from Budapest Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Budapest to Grenoble bus services, operated by Arriva d.o.o., arrive at Grenoble station.

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Map of how to get from Budapest to Grenoble.
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  • Distance: 658.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 36 min

What companies run services between Budapest, Hungary and Grenoble, France?

You can take a train from Budapest to Grenoble via Wien Hbf, Feldkirch, Zürich HB, and Genève in around 17 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Budapest to Grenoble via Zagreb in around 19 h 48 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Budapest to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Budapest to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Vienna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Vienna to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Budapest to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $33
1st Class
$46 - $50
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Feldkirch to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kelenföld to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Feldkirch
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Feldkirch to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Budapest, Budapest Kelenföld to Zagreb
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva d.o.o.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Zagreb to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
14 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Schedules at
arriva.com.hr
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Budapest to Geneva
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Budapest to Lyon
Ave. Duration
22 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Budapest to Grenoble train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Grenoble station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Budapest to Grenoble is 1325 km. It takes approximately 12 h 31 min to drive from Budapest to Grenoble.

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easyJet, Brussels Airlines, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Budapest Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 393+ hotels available in Grenoble. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Budapest to Budapest Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs .

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