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There are 5 ways to get from Grenoble to Geneva by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Grenoble to Gare de Genève Geneve - Evian - Annecy - Valence - Avignon / ...

$29 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble to Geneva 739 / ...

$5 - $14

3 alternative options

Bus Ouibus  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Geneva - Airport Ouibus

$10 - $14

Rideshare  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Grenoble to Genève 89.5 miles

$11 - $13

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Grenoble to Geneva 90 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Grenoble to Geneva is to bus which costs 5€ - 12€ and takes 2 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grenoble to Geneva is to drive which costs 16€ - 25€ and takes 1 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Grenoble and arriving at Geneva. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gare de Grenoble and arriving at Gare de Genève. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 12 min.

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The distance between Grenoble and Geneva is 119 km. The road distance is 143.9 km.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 2 h 12 min and costs 25€ - 40€.

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The train from Gare de Grenoble to Gare de Genève takes 2 h 12 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Grenoble to Geneva train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Grenoble station.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Geneva is to train which takes 2 h 12 min and costs 25€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 5€ - 12€ and takes 2 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Grenoble to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 74.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 12 min

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

SNCF operates a train from Grenoble to Geneva every 4 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 12 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Grenoble to Geneva 3 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min. Ouibus also services this route 3 times a week.

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 Gare de Grenoble to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
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 Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
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 Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Geneva - Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
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 Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Grenoble to Geneva train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Genève station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grenoble to Geneva is 144 km. It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to drive from Grenoble to Geneva.

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

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