There are 8 ways to get from Edinburgh to Grenoble by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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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Fly to Lyon, train  •  6 h 45 min

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

$117 - $339

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Fly to Grenoble  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Grenoble (GNB) EDI - GNB

$72 - $293

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Fly to Geneva, train  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Geneva (GVA) EDI - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève to Grenoble

$95 - $279

Train  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Grenoble Tgv

$236 - $451

Train, bus  •  24 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Grenoble - Bus station

$275 - $418

Bus, bus and ferry  •  27 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
  4. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Grenoble 709 / ...

$117 - $196

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  16 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Grenoble

$377 - $479

Drive, carferry  •  17 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Grenoble

$230 - $344

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Grenoble via London Victoria, Lille and Lyon, Lyon Perrache. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Grenoble via London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord RER and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 15 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Grenoble is 845 miles.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Grenoble without a car is to train which takes 11 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 45 min to get from Edinburgh to Grenoble, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Grenoble bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Grenoble train services, operated by LNER, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Grenoble is to fly which takes 6 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Grenoble.
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  • Distance: 844.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 45 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Grenoble, France?

easyJet, Ryanair and British Airways fly from Edinburgh to Grenoble 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Grenoble via London Kings Cross, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 11 h 15 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Edinburgh to Grenoble via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Edinburgh to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Grenoble via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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 - $51
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
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
Eurostar
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
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
Bus from London to Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Paris Centre - Bercy to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lille to Lyon Gare Perrache
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ferry operators

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Grenoble is 1 h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 3:10 PM in Edinburgh and 4:10 PM in Grenoble.

Edinburgh to Grenoble train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Grenoble station.

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easyJet, KLM, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 393+ hotels available in Grenoble. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs .

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