There are 9 ways to get from Basel to Grenoble by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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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Train TGV  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Grenoble

$109 - $129

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel City Centre to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Grenoble - Bus station Ouibus

$19 - $27

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Train via Genève  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Biel/Bienne 51
  2. Take the train from Biel/Bienne to Genève 5 / ...
  3. Take the train from Genève to Grenoble

$94 - $171

Bus  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Mulhouse to Grenoble 720

$40 - $67

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Grenoble 247.4 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Zurich, fly to Geneva, train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève to Grenoble

$126 - $275

Train to Strasbourg, fly to Lyon, train  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Lyon (LYS) SXB - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Grenoble

$115 - $450

Fly Basel to Lyon, train  •  7 h 31 min

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

$90 - $326

Train to Zurich, fly to Lyon, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lyon (LYS) ZRH - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Grenoble

$123 - $309

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Grenoble is to bus and night bus which costs SFr 19 - SFr 28 and takes 9 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Grenoble is to drive which costs SFr 50 - SFr 80 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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The distance between Basel and Grenoble is 301 km. The road distance is 395.9 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Basel to Grenoble, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Grenoble station. However, there are services departing from Basel City Centre and arriving at Grenoble - Bus station via Geneva - Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Grenoble via Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 7 min.

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Royal Jordanian and Swiss offer flights from Zurich Airport to Geneva Airport.

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Basel to Grenoble bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Hub Europe Alsa station.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Grenoble.
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  • Distance: 188.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Grenoble, France?

You can take a train from Basel to Grenoble via Lyon Part Dieu in around 5 h 7 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Basel to Grenoble once daily. Tickets cost $28 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Basel to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Basel to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Lyon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Basel to Lyon via Split
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Basel to Lyon via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Basel to Lyon via Olbia
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Basel to Lyon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Basel to Lyon via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Basel to Lyon via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Basel to Lyon via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Basel to Lyon via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Basel to Lyon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Basel to Lyon via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Basel to Lyon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Basel to Lyon via Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Basel to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Basel to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Basel to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Zurich to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Basel SBB to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $32
1st Class
$46 - $50
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Biel/Bienne to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Mulhouse to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel City Centre to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus

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