There are 8 ways to get from Basel to Grenoble by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train TGV  •  5 h 9 min

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

$103 - $118

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Mulhouse to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Grenoble - Bus station Ouibus

$23 - $38

6 alternative options

Train via Genève  •  6 h 32 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 Geneve to Grenoble

$99 - $186

Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Mulhouse to Grenoble 720

$41 - $69

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Grenoble 247.4 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Zurich, fly to Geneva, bus, train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA
  3. Take the bus from Geneva - airport to Chambéry
  4. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Grenoble

$106 - $282

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

$116 - $452

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 - $311

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 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basel to Grenoble via Basel EuroAirport, Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport, Mulhouse, and Lyon - Perrache Bus station in around 7 h 47 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
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
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Basel SBB to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
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
$47 - $51
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
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
$29 - $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 Geneve 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 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
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Mulhouse to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - airport to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
isilines.com
FlixBus
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
Aerocar
Phone
0 974 500 750
Website
aerocar.fr
Bus from Genève Aéroport to Chambéry Gare routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
aerocar.fr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Basel and Grenoble is 301 km. The road distance is 396 km.

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Grenoble is to bus which costs SFr 23 - SFr 40 and takes 7 h 47 min.

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

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 9 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from Basel, Brausebad and arriving at Grenoble - Bus station via Basel Mulhouse Freiburg - Airport, Mulhouse and Lyon - Perrache Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 47 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Basel to Grenoble, including transfers.