There are 6 ways to get from Grenoble to Lucerne by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Geneve
  2. Take the train from Genève to Luzern 15 / ...

$114 - $201

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Geneva - airport
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Zurich
  3. Take the bus from Zurich to Lucerne

$19 - $29

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Geneva - airport Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Luzern 15 / ...

$86 - $158

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Grenoble to Lucerne 255.7 miles

$55 - $80

Train, bus to Geneva, fly  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Chambery-Challes-E
  2. Take the bus from Chambéry to Geneva - airport
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH
  4. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$96 - $210

Train to Lyon, fly, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Zurich (ZRH) LYS - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

$114 - $283

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Grenoble to Lucerne is to bus which costs 16€ - 25€ and takes 8 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grenoble to Lucerne is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The distance between Grenoble and Lucerne is 289 km. The road distance is 409.1 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Grenoble to Lucerne, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grenoble station to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Grenoble - Bus station and arriving at Lucerne via Geneva - airport, Geneva - Bus station and Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Grenoble to Lucerne. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Luzern via Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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

You can take a train from Grenoble to Lucerne via Geneve and Genève in around 5 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grenoble to Lucerne via Geneva - airport, Geneva - Bus station, and Zurich in around 8 h 51 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Lyon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $410
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Train operators
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
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
Train from Grenoble to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$22 - $35
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Grenoble to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $33
1st Class
$47 - $51
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Geneva - airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Zurich to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Chambéry to Geneva - airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus

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