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There are 7 ways to get from Grenoble to Budapest by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train to Lyon, fly  •  5h 53m

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

$99 - $304

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Bus  •  19h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble, Grenoble to Turin, Torino 744
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Budapest, Budapest Népliget 403

$80 - $134

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Train to Geneva, fly  •  7h 6m

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

$101 - $270

Train  •  16h 43m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Genève
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Kelenföld Rj

$279 - $460

Train, bus  •  22h 23m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Grenoble to Gare de Genève Genève - Valence-Ville / ...
  2. Take the bus from Geneva to Budapest

$125 - $162

Train, night train  •  18h 25m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Genève
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  3. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Budapest-Keleti En

$301 - $492

Drive  •  12h 35m

  1. Drive from Grenoble to Budapest 830 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Grenoble to Budapest is to bus which costs 70€ - 120€ and takes 19h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Grenoble to Budapest is to train and fly which costs 85€ - 270€ and takes 5h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grenoble to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Grenoble, Grenoble and arriving at Deák Ferenc tér M via Turin, Torino and Népliget M. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Grenoble to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Kelenföld via Genève and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 43m.

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The distance between Grenoble and Budapest is 1053 km. The road distance is 1328 km.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Budapest without a car is to train which takes 16h 43m and costs 240€ - 400€.

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It takes approximately 5h 53m to get from Grenoble to Budapest, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Budapest is to train which takes 16h 43m and costs 240€ - 400€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 120€ and takes 19h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Grenoble to Budapest.
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  • Distance: 658.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 53m

What companies run services between Grenoble, France and Budapest, Hungary?

You can take a train from Grenoble to Budapest via Genève and Zürich HB in around 16h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grenoble to Budapest via Turin, Torino, Budapest, Budapest Népliget, and Népliget M in around 19h 59m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Lyon to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Budapest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Budapest via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Budapest via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Grenoble to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $33
1st Class
$46 - $50
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 Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Gare de Grenoble to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
10h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $260
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
11h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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, Grenoble to Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin, Torino to Budapest, Budapest Népliget
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Budapest
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Book at
eurolines.ch

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Budapest Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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

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Grenoble to Budapest train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Kelenföld station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grenoble to Budapest is 1328 km. It takes approximately 12h 35m to drive from Grenoble to Budapest.

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easyJet, Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Lyon Airport to Budapest Airport.

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There are 4563+ hotels available in Budapest. Prices start at $33 USD per night.

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