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There are 7 ways to get from Grenoble to Barcelona by train, night bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train inOui TGV  •  6h 18m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Valence TGV
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

$89 - $147

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Night bus  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the night bus from Grenoble to Barcelona N740 / ...

$24 - $65

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Train via Port Bou  •  10h 36m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Avignon Centre
  2. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Port Bou
  3. Take the train from Port Bou to Barcelona P.Gracia R / ...

$100 - $150

Rideshare  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the rideshare from Grenoble to Barcelone 394.6 miles

$46

Drive  •  5h 52m

  1. Drive from Grenoble to Barcelona 395 miles

$80 - $130

Train to Lyon, fly  •  5h 6m

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

$58 - $200

Train to Geneva, fly  •  6h 44m

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

$71 - $236

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The cheapest way to get from Grenoble to Barcelona is to night bus which costs 21€ - 60€ and takes 7h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Grenoble to Barcelona is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 180€ and takes 5h 6m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Grenoble and arriving at Barcelona. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Grenoble to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 18m.

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The distance between Grenoble and Barcelona is 510 km. The road distance is 632 km.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 6h 18m and costs 75€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 6h 18m to get from Grenoble to Barcelona, including transfers.

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

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Grenoble to Barcelona train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Grenoble station.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Grenoble to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 318.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 18m

What companies run services between Grenoble, France and Barcelona, Spain?

You can take a train from Grenoble to Barcelona via Valence TGV in around 6h 18m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lyon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Lyon to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Grenoble to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Grenoble to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Avignon Centre to Port Bou
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Grenoble to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Grenoble to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $33
1st Class
$46 - $50
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Port Bou to Barcelona P.Gracia
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
renfe.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
Night bus from Grenoble to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
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
Night bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Barcelona City Centre
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Grenoble to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$46
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Grenoble to Barcelona train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grenoble to Barcelona is 632 km. It takes approximately 5h 52m to drive from Grenoble to Barcelona.

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Vueling Airlines and easyJet offer flights from Lyon Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your Grenoble to Barcelona train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Grenoble to Barcelona bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 3665+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Grenoble and Barcelona. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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