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There are 10 ways to get from Grenoble to Frankfurt am Main by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Lyon, fly to Frankfurt  •  4 h 50 min

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

$103 - $308

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Bus  •  13 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble to Karlsruhe 720
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 017 / ...

$48 - $79

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Train to Geneva, fly to Frankfurt  •  6 h 17 min

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

$125 - $334

Train to Turin, fly to Frankfurt  •  8 h 6 min

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

$148 - $390

Train to Lyon, fly to Stuttgart, train  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Stuttgart (STR) LYS - STR
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

$149 - $383

Train to Lyon, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Strasbourg (SXB) LYS - SXB
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
  4. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

$136 - $491

Train inOui TGV  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Lyon Part Dieu Lyon - Grenoble / ...
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Tgv

$154 - $184

Train via Basel SBB  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Genève
  2. Take the train from Genève to Bern 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$177 - $305

Drive, train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Grenoble to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$128 - $195

Drive  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Grenoble to Frankfurt am Main 452.1 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Grenoble to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 13 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grenoble to Frankfurt am Main is to train and fly which costs 90€ - 270€ and takes 4 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grenoble to Frankfurt am Main station. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station via Karlsruhe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Grenoble to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 22 min.

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The distance between Grenoble and Frankfurt am Main is 593 km. The road distance is 723.3 km.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 8 h 22 min and costs 130€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Grenoble to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Grenoble to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Grenoble station.

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Grenoble to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Grenoble station.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Frankfurt am Main is to train which takes 8 h 22 min and costs 130€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 13 h 58 min.

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  • Distance: 370.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

What companies run services between Grenoble, France and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

You can take a train from Grenoble to Frankfurt am Main via Lyon Part Dieu in around 8 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grenoble to Frankfurt am Main via Karlsruhe in around 13 h 58 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Turin to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Turin to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Lyon to Stuttgart via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Lyon to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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 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
$70 - $95
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$31 - $37
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$31 - $37
1st Class
$50 - $60
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
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
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
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 Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.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 Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Karlsruhe to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
marinobus.it

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

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Grenoble to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station.

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Grenoble to Frankfurt am Main train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grenoble to Frankfurt am Main is 723 km. It takes approximately 6 h 43 min to drive from Grenoble to Frankfurt am Main.

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Air France and Lufthansa offer flights from Lyon Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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