There are 3 ways to get from Grenoble to Lausanne by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 3 min

  1. 1 / ...

$59 - $96

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h

  1. Ouibus

$8 - $12

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. 129.4 miles

$27 - $40

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

You can take a train from Grenoble to Lausanne via Geneve and Genève in around 3 h 3 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Grenoble to Lausanne hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 4 h.

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
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Geneve to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Grenoble and Lausanne is 165 km. The road distance is 207 km.

The cheapest way to get from Grenoble to Lausanne is to bus which costs 7€ - 11€ and takes 4 h.

The quickest way to get from Grenoble to Lausanne is to drive which takes 2 h 6 min and costs 23€ - 35€.

No, there is no direct train from Grenoble to Lausanne. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Lausanne via Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 3 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Grenoble - Bus station and arriving at Lausanne. Services depart hourly, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to get from Grenoble to Lausanne, including transfers.