There are 8 ways to get from Grenoble to Barcelona 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 inOui TGV  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Valence TGV
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

$89 - $147

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Bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble to Barcelona N740 / ...

$22 - $65

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Train via Port Bou  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Avignon Centre
  2. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Port Bou
  3. Take the train from Port Bou to Barcelona P.Gracia R / ...

$101 - $150

Rideshare  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Grenoble to Barcelone 394.6 miles

$47

Drive  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Grenoble to Barcelona 395 miles

$80 - $130

Train to Lyon, fly  •  5 h 11 min

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

$58 - $200

Train to Geneva, fly  •  6 h 49 min

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

$71 - $236

Train to Turin, fly  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Torino Porta Susa
  2. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Barcelona (BCN) TRN - BCN

$80 - $273

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Grenoble and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Grenoble to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 18 min.

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The distance between Grenoble and Barcelona is 510 km. The road distance is 632 km.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 6 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Grenoble to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Grenoble to Barcelona bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Grenoble station.

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

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Barcelona is to train which takes 6 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Grenoble to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 318.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

What companies run services between Grenoble, France and Barcelona, Spain?

You can take a train from Grenoble to Barcelona via Valence TGV in around 6 h 18 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Grenoble to Barcelona once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min. Ouibus also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Lyon to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $260
Flights from Turin to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Geneva to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Turin to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $290
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 Grenoble to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Grenoble to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
Train from Avignon Centre to Port Bou
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Grenoble to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Valence TGV to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
Train from Grenoble to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $33
1st Class
$46 - $50
Train from Grenoble to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
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 Port Bou to Barcelona P.Gracia
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
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 Grenoble to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Grenoble - Bus station to Barcelona City Centre
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Grenoble to Barcelone
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$47
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Grenoble to Barcelona train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grenoble to Barcelona is 632 km. It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to drive from Grenoble to Barcelona.

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Vueling Airlines and easyJet offer flights from Lyon Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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Book your Grenoble to Barcelona train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Grenoble to Barcelona bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 3377+ hotels available in Barcelona. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Grenoble and Barcelona. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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