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

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Train  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Valence Ville Tgv
  2. Take the train from Valence Ville to Grenoble

$44 - $65

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Night bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the night bus from Avignon City Centre to Grenoble - Bus station Ouibus

$8 - $12

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Avignon to Grenoble 139.7 miles

$16

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Avignon to Grenoble 139.8 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Avignon to Grenoble is to night bus which costs 7€ - 10€ and takes 2 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Avignon to Grenoble is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Avignon City Centre and arriving at Grenoble - Bus station station. This bus operates Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Avignon to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from Avignon Centre and arriving at Grenoble via Valence Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

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The distance between Avignon and Grenoble is 154 km. The road distance is 223.7 km.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Grenoble without a car is to train which takes 2 h 52 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from Avignon to Grenoble, including transfers.

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Avignon to Grenoble bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Avignon City Centre station.

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

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Avignon to Grenoble bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Grenoble - Bus station.

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Map of how to get from Avignon to Grenoble.
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  • Distance: 96.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 52 min

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

You can take a train from Avignon to Grenoble via Valence Ville in around 2 h 52 min.

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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon Centre to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Valence Ville to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon Centre to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $35
1st Class
$50 - $55
Bus operators
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 Avignon City Centre to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Avignon to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Avignon to Grenoble train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Grenoble station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Avignon to Grenoble is 224 km. It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to drive from Avignon to Grenoble.

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There are 384+ hotels available in Grenoble. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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

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