There are 12 ways to get from Grenoble to Ashford by train, bus, night bus, car, car train, car ferry, plane or shuttle

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  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Lyon Part Dieu Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Ashford International Eurostar Eil

£158 - £349

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Bus  •  14h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble to Foca N1769

£49 - £61

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Train, night bus  •  13h 31m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Dover BlaBlaBus

£92 - £119

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8h 37m

  1. Drive from Grenoble to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone

£224 - £266

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 50m

  1. Drive from Grenoble to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover

£112 - £162

Train to Lyon, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to London Heathrow (LHR) LYS - LHR
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

£96 - £240

Train to Lyon, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to London Gatwick (LGW) LYS - LGW
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  4. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

£90 - £240

Train to Geneva, fly to London City, train  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to London City (LCY) GVA - LCY
  3. Take the train from Stratford International to Ashford International

£96 - £255

Train to Geneva, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  8h 2m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GVA - LHR
  3. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

£97 - £219

Train to Geneva, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to London Gatwick (LGW) GVA - LGW
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  4. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

£93 - £219

Train to Geneva, fly to London Luton, train  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to London Luton (LTN) GVA - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
  4. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

£91 - £225

Bus, shuttle to Grenoble, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  8h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Louise Michel to Office De Tourisme
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Le Bourg-d'Oisans to Grenoble-Isère Airport
  3. Fly from Grenoble (GNB) to London Gatwick (LGW) GNB - LGW
  4. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
  5. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International

£92 - £378

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The cheapest way to get from Grenoble to Ashford is to bus which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 14h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Grenoble to Ashford is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 280€ and takes 6h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Grenoble to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Ashford International Eurostar via Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 31m.

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The distance between Grenoble and Ashford is 472 miles.

The best way to get from Grenoble to Ashford without a car is to train which takes 7h 31m and costs 180€ - 410€.

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It takes approximately 7h 31m to get from Grenoble to Ashford, including transfers.

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Grenoble to Ashford train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Grenoble station.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Ashford is to train which takes 7h 31m and costs 180€ - 410€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 75€ and takes 14h 9m.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Ashford is 1h behind Grenoble. It is currently 7:20 PM in Grenoble and 6:20 PM in Ashford.

Map of how to get from Grenoble to Ashford.
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  • Distance: 471.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 31m

What companies run services between Grenoble, France and Ashford, England?

You can take a train from Grenoble to Ashford via Lyon Part Dieu in around 7h 31m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Grenoble to Ashford once daily. Tickets cost £35 - £50 and the journey takes 12h 50m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £270
Flights from Lyon to London Gatwick via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£45 - £270
Flights from Lyon to London Gatwick via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £270
Flights from Geneva to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £200
Flights from Geneva to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £200
Flights from Geneva to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Flights from Geneva to London Luton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£30 - £200
Flights from Grenoble to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lyon to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £340
Flights from Geneva to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £550
Flights from Geneva to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £340
Flights from Geneva to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £480
Flights from Grenoble to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £300
Flights from Geneva to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £300
Flights from Geneva to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £250
Flights from Geneva to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£55 - £2,900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £550
Flights from Lyon to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£120 - £420
Flights from Geneva to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £410
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £370
Flights from Geneva to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £300
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£240 - £850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £390
Train operators
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 Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£18 - £21
1st Class
£28 - £30
Train from Grenoble to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£22 - £40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£22 - £26
1st Class
£35 - £38
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Ashford International Eurostar
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£140 - £320
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£280 - £320
Standard
£140 - £180
Standard Premier
£190 - £250
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Grenoble to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£75 - £100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£75 - £90
1st Class
£80 - £100
Train from Grenoble to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£29 - £33
1st Class
£25 - £29
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£21 - £30
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£22 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £30
Train from Stratford International to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£19 - £28
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £28
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
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 Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£40 - £80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Grenoble to Foca
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Night bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Dover
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
Blablabus
Transisère
Phone
+33 820 08 38 38
Website
transisere.fr
Bus from Louise Michel to Office De Tourisme
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Transisère
BensBus
Email
info@nofussbus.co.uk
Website
bensbus.co.uk
Shuttle from Le Bourg-d'Oisans to Grenoble-Isère Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£25 - £35
More information at
BensBus
Ferry operators

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Grenoble to Ashford train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Ashford International Eurostar station.

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KLM, Air France, Brussels Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Lyon Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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