There are 8 ways to get from Vienna 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 to Lyon, train  •  6 h 4 min

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

$105 - $286

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Train, bus  •  21 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Vienna, Vienna Meidling to Sankt Pölten K485
  2. Take the bus from Sankt Pölten, Sankt Pölten, Mariazeller Str. to Grenoble 1921

$83 - $136

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Fly to Geneva, train  •  7 h 25 min

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

$98 - $286

Fly to Turin, train  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Turin (TRN) VIE - TRN
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E
  3. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Grenoble

$166 - $386

Train  •  14 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zürich HB Rj
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Genève to Grenoble

$235 - $402

Train via Feldkirch  •  14 h 50 min

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

$230 - $396

Bus  •  20 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna to Lyon
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Grenoble 709 / ...

$131 - $187

Drive  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Grenoble 717.3 miles

$150 - $230

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from Vienna and arriving at Grenoble via Lyon, Lyon Perrache. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Grenoble via Zürich HB and Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 17 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Grenoble is 879 km. The road distance is 1147.7 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Grenoble without a car is to train which takes 14 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to get from Vienna to Grenoble, including transfers.

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Vienna to Grenoble bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Vienna station.

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Vienna to Grenoble train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Grenoble is to train which takes 14 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 h 31 min.

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Vienna to Grenoble bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Grenoble station.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Grenoble.
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  • Distance: 549.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 4 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Grenoble, France?

You can take a train from Vienna to Grenoble via Zürich HB and Genève in around 14 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Grenoble via Lyon and Lyon, Lyon Perrache in around 20 h 31 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Vienna to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $480
Flights from Vienna to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Vienna to Turin via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Vienna to Turin via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Vienna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Turin via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $450
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Vienna to Turin via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Vienna to Turin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $320
Flights from Vienna to Turin via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Vienna to Turin via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $320
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Vienna to Turin via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,400
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vienna to Turin via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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 - $51
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
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 Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
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 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Feldkirch
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
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
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Vienna, Vienna Meidling to Sankt Pölten
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Vienna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Sankt Pölten, Sankt Pölten, Mariazeller Str. to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
18 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
isilines.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Grenoble is 1148 km. It takes approximately 11 h 14 min to drive from Vienna to Grenoble.

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easyJet, Brussels Airlines, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Vienna 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 Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs .

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