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There are 9 ways to get from Bologna 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.

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Train Trenitalia Frecce  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Torino Porta Susa Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E Tgv
  3. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Grenoble

$99 - $135

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Bus FlixBus  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Milan, Milan 420 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Grenoble 740 / ...

$21 - $71

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Train ItaloTreno  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa Station
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E Tgv
  3. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Grenoble

$88 - $119

Bus Gruppo Di Maio  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna - Piazza XX Settembre to Torino
  2. Take the bus from Torino - Bus station to Grenoble - Bus station Ouibus

$26 - $65

Drive  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Grenoble 353 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Bologna to Lyon, train  •  5 h 34 min

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

$98 - $336

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Geneva, train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève to Grenoble

$96 - $309

Train to Venice, fly to Lyon, train  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Lyon (LYS) VCE - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Grenoble

$79 - $356

Train to Venice, fly to Geneva, train  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Geneva (GVA) VCE - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève to Grenoble

$87 - $346

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The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Grenoble is to bus which costs 18€ - 65€ and takes 10 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Grenoble is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 5 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bologna to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from Bologna, Bologna and arriving at Grenoble via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Grenoble via Torino Porta Susa and Chambery-Challes-E. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 51 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Grenoble is 449 km. The road distance is 564.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Grenoble without a car is to train which takes 6 h 51 min and costs 85€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 51 min to get from Bologna to Grenoble, including transfers.

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

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Bologna to Grenoble train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Bologna C.Le station.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Grenoble is to train which takes 6 h 51 min and costs 85€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 18€ - 65€ and takes 10 h.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Grenoble.
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  • Distance: 280.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 51 min

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Grenoble, France?

You can take a train from Bologna to Grenoble via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, and Chambery-Challes-E in around 6 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bologna to Grenoble via Milan, Milan in around 10 h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Venice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Venice to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bologna to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Venice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Bologna C.Le to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
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 - $50
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
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
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
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
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 Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 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 Bologna, Bologna to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
baltour.it
Bus from Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs to Milano - Bus Station Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
http://www.baltour.it/
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 Bologna to Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Milan to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
eurolines.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Grenoble Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Bus from Torino Autostazione Corso Vittorio Emanuele II to Grenoble Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Bologna - Piazza XX Settembre to Torino
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it

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The quickest flight from Bologna Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Grenoble is 565 km. It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to drive from Bologna to Grenoble.

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Hop! offers flights from Bologna Airport to Lyon Airport.

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Book your Bologna to Grenoble bus tickets online with FlixBus, Distribusion and two other operators.

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There are 417+ hotels available in Grenoble. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Bologna Airport is to line 40 bus which takes 13 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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