There are 5 ways to get from Grenoble to Bern by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. 1 / ...

$84 - $146

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Ouibus

$12 - $18

3 alternative options

Bus RegioJet  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Ouibus
  2. Rj

$13 - $67

Drive  •  3 h 3 min

  1. 189.1 miles

$40 - $60

Train, bus, fly  •  5 h 19 min

  1. GVA - ZRH

$110 - $284

What companies run services between Grenoble, France and Bern, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Grenoble to Bern via Geneve and Genève in around 4 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grenoble to Bern via Geneva - airport, Geneva - Bus station, and Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere in around 5 h 38 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Grenoble to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Grenoble to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Geneva - airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Berne
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Chambéry to Geneva - airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Aerocar
Phone
0 974 500 750
Website
aerocar.fr
Bus from Grenoble Gare routiere to Genève Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
aerocar.fr
Bus from Chambéry Gare routière to Genève Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
aerocar.fr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Bern, Carparkplatz Schützenmatte
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Grenoble and Bern is 238 km. The road distance is 303 km.

The cheapest way to get from Grenoble to Bern is to bus which costs 10€ - 15€ and takes 6 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Grenoble to Bern is to drive which takes 3 h 3 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

No, there is no direct train from Grenoble to Bern. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Bern via Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Grenoble - Bus station and arriving at Berne. Services depart every three hours, and operate Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Grenoble to Bern, including transfers.