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There are 7 ways to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Grenoble by bus, train, night bus, rideshare, car or towncar

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Bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Airport to Grenoble - Bus station Ouibus

$5 - $8

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Train SNCF  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Grenoble Genève - Grenoble / ...

$39 - $63

Train via Genève, WTC  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Grenoble

$33 - $59

Night bus  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Grenoble - Bus station Ouibus

$9 - $13

Rideshare  •  2 h

  1. Take the rideshare from Le Grand-Saconnex to Grenoble 92.9 miles

$11 - $13

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Grenoble 91.7 miles

$19 - $29

Towncar  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take a town car from Geneva Airport to Grenoble 91.7 miles

$35 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Grenoble is to bus which costs SFr 5 - SFr 8 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Grenoble is to drive which costs SFr 19 - SFr 29 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva - Airport and arriving at Grenoble - Bus station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from Genève-Aéroport and arriving at Gare de Grenoble via Gare de Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between Geneva Airport (GVA) and Grenoble is 121 km. The road distance is 146.6 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Grenoble without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 15 min and costs SFr 5 - SFr 8.

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The bus from Geneva - Airport to Grenoble - Bus station takes 2 h 15 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Grenoble bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Geneva - Airport station.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Grenoble train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Grenoble is to bus which takes 2 h 15 min and costs SFr 5 - SFr 8. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 65 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Grenoble.
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  • Distance: 75.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

What companies run services between Geneva Airport (GVA), Switzerland and Grenoble, France?

Ouibus operates a bus from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Grenoble every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, SNCF operates a train from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Grenoble every 4 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 3 min.

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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
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
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
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 Geneva - Airport to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Le Grand-Saconnex to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Geneva Airport to Grenoble
Estimated price
$35 - $140

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Grenoble bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Grenoble - Bus station.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Grenoble train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Grenoble station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva Airport (GVA) to Grenoble is 147 km. It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to drive from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Grenoble.

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There are 461+ 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 Geneva Airport (GVA) and Grenoble. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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