There are 10 ways to get from Grenoble to Dresden by train, plane, bus or car

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 to Lyon, fly to Dresden  •  7 h 34 min

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

$123 - $344

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Bus Eurolines CZ  •  23 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Gares to Gare Routiere
  2. Take the bus from Chambéry to Praha ÚAN Florenc
  3. Take the bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.

$53 - $148

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Train to Lyon, fly to Prague, train  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Prague (PRG) LYS - PRG
  3. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Dresden Hbf

$123 - $313

Train to Geneva, fly to Prague, train  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Genève
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Prague (PRG) GVA - PRG
  3. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Dresden Hbf

$120 - $339

Train to Lyon, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld, train  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) LYS - SXF
  3. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz to Dresden-Neustadt

$134 - $376

Train to Geneva, fly to Berlin Schoenefeld, train  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Genève
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) GVA - SXF
  3. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz to Dresden-Neustadt

$121 - $322

Train inOui TGV  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Tgv
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt Ice

$249 - $334

Train via Zürich HB  •  16 h 9 min

  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 Stuttgart Hbf Ic
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden Hbf Ice / ...

$281 - $485

Bus Eurolines FR  •  20 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 709 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon to Leipzig
  3. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Dresden, Dresden central station 012 / ...

$120 - $191

Drive  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Grenoble to Dresden 707.9 miles

$150 - $220

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No, there is no direct bus from Grenoble to Dresden station. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Dresden, Dresden central station via Lyon and Leipzig, Leipzig central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Grenoble to Dresden. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Dresden-Neustadt via Lyon Part Dieu and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 31 min.

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The distance between Grenoble and Dresden is 883 km. The road distance is 1132.6 km.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Dresden without a car is to train which takes 13 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 34 min to get from Grenoble to Dresden, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Dresden is to train which takes 13 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 20 h 19 min.

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There is no direct flight from Lyon Airport to Dresden Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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  • Distance: 551.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 34 min

What companies run services between Grenoble, France and Dresden, Germany?

You can take a train from Grenoble to Dresden via Lyon Part Dieu and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 13 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grenoble to Dresden via Lyon, Lyon Perrache, Lyon, Leipzig, and Leipzig, Leipzig central station in around 20 h 19 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Lyon to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Lyon to Dresden via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Lyon to Dresden via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Lyon to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Berlin Schoenefeld via Split
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Schoenefeld via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Schoenefeld via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lyon to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Dresden via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Lyon to Prague via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Lyon to Prague via Southend
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $1,100
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Czech Railways (ČD)
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Grenoble to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Grenoble to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Südkreuz to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Dresden-Neustadt
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$17 - $40
First
$30 - $65
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
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Grenoble to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Dresden, Dresden central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
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 Lyon Gare Perrache
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Grenoble to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
isilines.com
Bus from Grenoble to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
14 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Transisère
Phone
+33 820 08 38 38
Website
transisere.fr
Bus from Gares to Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
transisere.fr
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Chambéry to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Dresden
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
elines.cz
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Dresden, Hbf., Bayrische Str.
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Prague to Dresden
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de

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Grenoble to Dresden train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Dresden-Neustadt station.

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