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There are 7 ways to get from Bordeaux to Grenoble by train, bus, rideshare, 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  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Montpellier Saint-Roch Ic
  2. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence TGV Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Valence TGV to Grenoble

$118 - $179

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Grenoble N706

$35 - $65

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  13 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Cenon to Perigueux Bordeaux-St-Jean - Périgueux / ...
  2. Take the bus from Périgueux to Grenoble

$59 - $137

Rideshare  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bordeaux to Grenoble 411.1 miles

$49

Drive  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Bordeaux to Grenoble 410.4 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Lyon, train  •  4 h 45 min

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

$59 - $145

Fly to Geneva, train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Bordeaux (BOD) to Geneva (GVA) BOD - GVA
  2. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Grenoble

$76 - $245

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The cheapest way to get from Bordeaux to Grenoble is to rideshare which costs 42€ and takes 7 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bordeaux to Grenoble is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 130€ and takes 4 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean and arriving at Grenoble. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Bordeaux to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from Bordeaux-St-Jean and arriving at Grenoble via Montpellier Saint-Roch and Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 37 min.

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The distance between Bordeaux and Grenoble is 497 km. The road distance is 656.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Grenoble without a car is to train which takes 7 h 37 min and costs 100€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to get from Bordeaux to Grenoble, including transfers.

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Bordeaux to Grenoble bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean station.

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Bordeaux to Grenoble train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Bordeaux-St-Jean station.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Grenoble is to train which takes 7 h 37 min and costs 100€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 10 h.

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Map of how to get from Bordeaux to Grenoble.
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  • Distance: 310.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 37 min

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

You can take a train from Bordeaux to Grenoble via Montpellier Saint-Roch and Valence TGV in around 7 h 37 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bordeaux to Grenoble once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 10 h.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Bordeaux to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $420
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $160
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Valence TGV to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Cenon to Perigueux
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Grenoble
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
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
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Montpellier St. Roch Station to Gare de Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
renfe.com
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 Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Périgueux to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $100
Schedules at
isilines.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bordeaux to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$49
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Bordeaux Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bordeaux to Grenoble is 657 km. It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to drive from Bordeaux to Grenoble.

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easyJet and Hop! offer flights from Bordeaux Airport to Lyon Airport.

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Book your Bordeaux to Grenoble train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Bordeaux to Grenoble bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 465+ 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 Bordeaux and Grenoble. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Bordeaux to Bordeaux Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 39 min and costs 1€ - 2€.

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