There are 8 ways to get from Munich 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 5 min

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

$112 - $268

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Bus  •  14 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 106 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Grenoble 709 / ...

$47 - $141

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Fly to Geneva, train  •  7 h 36 min

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

$85 - $228

Fly to Turin, train  •  9 h 28 min

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

$148 - $388

Train  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Genève to Grenoble

$194 - $336

Train via München Hbf  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Zürich HB Ec
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Genève to Grenoble

$198 - $345

Train, bus  •  19 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Milano Centrale En
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Rv / ...
  3. Take the bus from Torino - Bus station to Grenoble - Bus station

$81 - $186

Drive  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Grenoble 458 miles

$95 - $150

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No, there is no direct bus from Munich station to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from Munich, Munich central bus station and arriving at Grenoble via Lyon, Lyon Perrache. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) and arriving at Grenoble via Zürich HB and Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 9 min.

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The distance between Munich and Grenoble is 555 km. The road distance is 732.8 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Grenoble without a car is to train which takes 10 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Munich to Grenoble, including transfers.

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

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Munich to Grenoble train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Grenoble is to train which takes 10 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h 1 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Munich to Grenoble.
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  • Distance: 346.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 5 min

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Grenoble, France?

You can take a train from Munich to Grenoble via Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai), Zürich HB, and Genève in around 10 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Munich to Grenoble via Lyon, Lyon Perrache in around 14 h 1 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Munich to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Munich to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
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
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 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
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 München ZOB (Hackerbrücke) to Zürich HB (Carpark Sihlquai)
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
13 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$100 - $120
Train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
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 Munich, Munich central bus station to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Munich to Lyon
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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
Bus from Torino - Bus station to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $13
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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Munich to Grenoble train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Grenoble station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Grenoble is 733 km. It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to drive from Munich to Grenoble.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Munich Airport to Lyon Airport.

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Book your Munich to Grenoble bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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

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