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There are 7 ways to get from Grenoble to Amsterdam by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  8h 19m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Amsterdam Centraal Thalys

192€ - 418€

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Bus  •  17h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble - Bus Station to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport Grenoble - Bus Station > Grenoble - Oxford > Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport to Amsterdam Sloterdijk N760

53€ - 70€

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Drive  •  9h 51m

  1. Drive from Grenoble to Amsterdam 1022.5 km

120€ - 190€

Train to Lyon, fly  •  5h

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LYS - AMS

115€ - 171€

Train to Geneva, fly  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) GVA - AMS

111€ - 308€

Drive to Marseille, fly  •  5h 13m

  1. Drive from Grenoble to Marseille
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) MRS - AMS

103€ - 209€

Train, shuttle  •  16h 24m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai Tgv
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Moutiers to Amsterdam

193€ - 222€

Grenoble to Amsterdam by train

The train journey time between Grenoble and Amsterdam is around 7h 41m and covers a distance of around 1127 km. The fastest train normally takes 7h 41m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), SNCF and Thalys, the Grenoble to Amsterdam train service departs from Grenoble and arrives in Amsterdam Centraal. Typically only one train runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Grenoble to Amsterdam train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Amsterdam is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Amsterdam is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Amsterdam is 1.5 metres.

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The most affordable way to get from Grenoble to Amsterdam is to bus, which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 17h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Grenoble to Amsterdam is to train and fly which costs 110€ - 180€ and takes 5h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grenoble station to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Grenoble - Bus Station and arriving at Amsterdam Sloterdijk via Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Grenoble to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 19m.

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The distance between Grenoble and Amsterdam is 802 km. The road distance is 1022.5 km.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 8h 19m and costs 190€ - 420€.

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It takes approximately 8h 19m to get from Grenoble to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Grenoble to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Grenoble - Bus Station.

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Grenoble to Amsterdam train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Grenoble station.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Amsterdam is to train which takes 8h 19m and costs 190€ - 420€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 17h 25m.

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  • Distance: 802.4 km
  • Duration: 8h 19m

What companies run services between Grenoble, France and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Grenoble to Amsterdam via Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud in around 8h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grenoble to Amsterdam via Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport and Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport in around 17h 25m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 240€
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 240€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Marseille to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 210€
Flights from Marseille to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 210€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 430€
Flights from Marseille to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 210€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
230€ - 650€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 470€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
190€ - 600€
Flights from Marseille to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 320€
Flights from Marseille to Amsterdam Schiphol via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Marseille to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 330€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Marseille to Amsterdam Schiphol via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 750€
Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Grenoble to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Grenoble to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Grenoble to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Grenoble to Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Grenoble to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 28€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
Rail 1st Class
19€ - 28€
Train from Grenoble to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
21€ - 30€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 45€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
180€ - 390€
Website
Thalys
Standard
180€ - 260€
Comfort
200€ - 260€
Premium
290€ - 390€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Grenoble to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
33€ - 39€
1st Class
29€ - 34€
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Grenoble - Bus Station to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Grenoble to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Moutiers to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
13h 11m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
155€
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Starliner

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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

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Grenoble to Amsterdam train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grenoble to Amsterdam is 1022 km. It takes approximately 9h 51m to drive from Grenoble to Amsterdam.

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