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There are 4 ways to get from Annecy to Grenoble by train, bus, rideshare or car

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  1. Take the train from Annecy to Grenoble

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  1. Drive from Annecy to Grenoble

Annecy to Grenoble by train

The train journey time between Annecy and Grenoble is around 1h 43m and covers a distance of around 121 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 43m. Services are operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and SNCF. Typically 85 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
1h 43m
Fastest train time:
1h 43m
Train distance:
121 km
Trains per week:
85
Cheapest price:
€35
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:44
Last train departs at:
19:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Annecy to Grenoble train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Grenoble is to rideshare which costs €6 - €8 and takes 1h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Grenoble is to drive which costs €12 - €18 and takes 1h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Annecy and arriving at Grenoble. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Annecy and arriving at Grenoble. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 43m.

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It is 87 km from Annecy to Grenoble. It is approximately 106.9 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Grenoble without a car is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs €15 - €35.

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The train from Annecy to Grenoble takes 1h 43m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Annecy to Grenoble train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Annecy station.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Grenoble is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs €15 - €35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €8 - €10 and takes 1h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Grenoble.
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  • Distance: 87.3 km
  • Duration: 1h 43m

What companies run services between Annecy, France and Grenoble, France?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Annecy to Grenoble hourly. Tickets cost €35 - €70 and the journey takes 1h 43m. SNCF also services this route hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Annecy to Grenoble 5 times a day. Tickets cost €8 - €10 and the journey takes 1h 50m.

Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Annecy to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Annecy to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€15 - €23
Rail 1st Class
€24 - €35
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Annecy to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Annecy to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Annecy to Grenoble is 107 km. It takes approximately 1h 5m to drive from Annecy to Grenoble.

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

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