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

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Train to Lyon, fly  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Lisbon (LIS) LYS - LIS

90€ - 244€

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Bus  •  30h

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble to Vila Real N1157
  2. Take the bus from Vila Real to Lisboa Sete Rios RedeExpressos

89€ - 108€

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Train to Geneva, fly  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Lisbon (LIS) GVA - LIS

106€ - 231€

Train, night bus  •  20h 38m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Barcelona-Sants Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  4. Take the night bus from Madrid to Coimbra
  5. Take the train from Coimbra-B to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia Ic / ...

167€ - 281€

Train  •  22h 20m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Barcelona-Sants Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave
  4. Take the train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Badajoz 194
  5. Take the train from Elvas to Entroncamento Re
  6. Take the train from Entroncamento to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia Re / ...

175€ - 298€

Train, night train  •  26h 8m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Toulouse Matabiau Tgv
  3. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Hendaye
  4. Take the night train from Hendaye to Santa Apolónia

247€ - 443€

Drive  •  16h 27m

  1. Drive from Grenoble to Lisbon 1786.3 km

200€ - 310€

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The cheapest way to get from Grenoble to Lisbon is to bus which costs 85€ - 110€ and takes 30h.

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The quickest way to get from Grenoble to Lisbon is to train and fly which costs 90€ - 250€ and takes 5h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grenoble to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Lisboa Sete Rios via Vila Real. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h.

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No, there is no direct train from Grenoble to Lisbon. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Santa Apolónia via Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud, Toulouse Matabiau and Hendaye. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 8m.

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The distance between Grenoble and Lisbon is 1419 km. The road distance is 1786.3 km.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Lisbon without a car is to train and night bus which takes 20h 38m and costs 160€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 5h 46m to get from Grenoble to Lisbon, including transfers.

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

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Grenoble to Lisbon train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Grenoble station.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Lisbon is to train which takes 22h 20m and costs 170€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85€ - 110€ and takes 30h.

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  • Distance: 1419.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 46m

What companies run services between Grenoble, France and Lisbon, Portugal?

You can take a train from Grenoble to Lisbon via Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud, Barcelona-Sants, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Madrid-Atocha Cercanias, Badajoz, Elvas, and Entroncamento in around 22h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grenoble to Lisbon via Vila Real in around 30h.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 220€
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 220€
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Nantes
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 220€
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 270€
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 270€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 390€
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 300€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 300€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
200€ - 650€
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
180€ - 360€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 300€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Lyon to Lisbon
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 320€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 600€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to Lisbon via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
340€ - 650€
Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Grenoble to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Grenoble to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Grenoble to Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Toulouse-Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
120€ - 220€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Grenoble to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
33€ - 39€
1st Class
29€ - 34€
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Toulouse Matabiau
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
75€ - 100€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
75€ - 90€
1st Class
80€ - 100€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Geneve
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
21€ - 30€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Grenoble to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 28€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
Rail 1st Class
19€ - 28€
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 85€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
40€ - 60€
Rail 1st Class
55€ - 85€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
60€ - 85€
Promo+
70€ - 75€
Flexible
90€ - 120€
Comboios De Portugal

Comboios de Portugal (CP) is the national railway network of Portugal that spans over 2700km, with trains split into three main types: regional, urban and intercity trains; international and domestic high-speed trains; and international night trains. Portugal's main stations are Santa Apolónia in Lisbon and Campanha in Porto – these connect to trains in Portugal's cities and international destinations. The Alfa Pendular, the fastest train in Portugal, is a popular travel choice, as it can run at a speed of up to 250 km/h. You can book train tickets up to 60 days in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+351 707 210 220
Website
cp.pt
Train from Coimbra-B to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
15€ - 22€
Train from Elvas to Entroncamento
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
11€ - 16€
Train from Entroncamento to Lisboa - Santa Apolonia
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
7€ - 11€
Night train from Hendaye to Santa Apolónia
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Comboios De Portugal
Urbano
75€ - 110€
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Atocha Cercanias to Badajoz
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Madrid to Coimbra
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
25€ - 31€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Grenoble to Vila Real
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
70€ - 90€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Rede Expressos

Rede Nacional de Expressos is a cheap and convenient way to get around the country. In business since 1995, Portugal’s biggest bus operator services villages and cities across the country. Tickets can be purchased up to 30 days before the date of travel, with discounted fares available via their free RFLEX Card. Most coaches have WiFi and power sockets.

Contact Details
Phone
707 22 33 44
Email
cliente@rne.pt
Website
rede-expressos.pt
Bus from Vila Real to Lisboa Sete Rios
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Schedules at
rede-expressos.pt

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Lisbon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Grenoble to Lisbon bus services, operated by Rede Expressos, arrive at Lisboa Sete Rios station.

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Lisbon is 1h behind Grenoble. It is currently 10:11 PM in Grenoble and 9:11 PM in Lisbon.

Grenoble to Lisbon train services, operated by Comboios De Portugal, arrive at Santa Apolónia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grenoble to Lisbon is 1786 km. It takes approximately 16h 27m to drive from Grenoble to Lisbon.

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Transavia France, TAP Portugal, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Lyon Airport to Lisbon Airport.

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There are 4790+ hotels available in Lisbon. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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