There are 9 ways to get from Grenoble to Lugano by bus, train, 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

Bus, train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Torino - Porta Susa
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale Fr
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano Ec

$57 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus Marino Autolinee  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble to Torino Marinobus
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino Stura to Lugano 470

$29 - $38

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Train  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Torino Porta Susa
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Milano Centrale Fr
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano Ec

$99 - $117

Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Torino - Porta Susa
  2. Take the bus from Torino Bolzano to Milan Malpensa Airport 020
  3. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 2 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso 1 / ...

Drive  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Grenoble to Lugano 269 miles

$55 - $85

Train, bus to Geneva, fly to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  5 h 42 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 Milan Malpensa (MXP) GVA - MXP
  4. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso

$116 - $258

Train, bus to Geneva, fly to Milan Linate  •  6 h 38 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 Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano

$78 - $275

Train to Lyon, fly to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LYS - MXP
  3. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso

$119 - $261

Train to Lyon, fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 7 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 HB to Lugano

$151 - $363

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Grenoble to Lugano is to bus which costs 25€ - 35€ and takes 8 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grenoble to Lugano is to drive which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 4 h 23 min.

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The distance between Grenoble and Lugano is 269 km. The road distance is 430.4 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 38 min to get from Grenoble to Lugano, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grenoble station to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Grenoble - Bus station and arriving at Lugano, Piazzale Besso via Torino Bolzano and Milan Airport Malpensa 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Grenoble to Lugano. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Lugano via Torino Porta Susa and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 3 min.

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

You can take a train from Grenoble to Lugano via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, and Milano Centrale in around 7 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grenoble to Lugano via Torino - Porta Susa, Torino Bolzano, Milan Malpensa Airport, and Milan Airport Malpensa 2 in around 7 h 55 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
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
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$27 - $29
First
$39
Train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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
$75 - $95
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
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
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 Zürich HB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Torino - Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Chambéry to Geneva - airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 2 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Grenoble to Torino
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
marinobus.it
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Turin, Torino Stura to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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