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There are 8 ways to get from Grenoble to Munich by train, plane, bus, night bus or car

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Train to Lyon, fly  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Munich (MUC) LYS - MUC

105€ - 288€

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Bus, night bus  •  13h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble to Zurich N1156 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Zurich to Munich, Munich central bus station N106 / ...

32€ - 48€

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Train to Geneva, fly  •  6h 23m

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

101€ - 221€

Train, train to Turin, fly  •  9h 9m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
  2. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Munich (MUC) TRN - MUC

133€ - 412€

Train  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Geneve Ter
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 5 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Muenchen Hbf Ec

186€ - 354€

Train via Karlsruhe  •  10h 54m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Lyon Part Dieu Ter
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...

143€ - 302€

Bus  •  12h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble to Chambéry N706 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chambery to Munchen, ZOB 700

35€ - 69€

Drive  •  7h 11m

  1. Drive from Grenoble to Munich 733.2 km

80€ - 120€

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The cheapest way to get from Grenoble to Munich is to bus and night bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 13h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Grenoble to Munich is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 290€ and takes 5h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grenoble to Munich. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Munchen, ZOB via Chambery. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Grenoble to Munich. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Muenchen Hbf via Genève and Zuerich Hb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 50m.

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The distance between Grenoble and Munich is 555 km. The road distance is 733.2 km.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Munich without a car is to train which takes 10h 50m and costs 180€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 5h 10m to get from Grenoble to Munich, including transfers.

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

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Grenoble to Munich train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Grenoble station.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Munich is to train which takes 10h 50m and costs 180€ - 360€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 12h 10m.

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  • Distance: 555 km
  • Duration: 5h 10m

What companies run services between Grenoble, France and Munich, Germany?

You can take a train from Grenoble to Munich via Genève and Zuerich Hb in around 10h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grenoble to Munich via Chambéry and Chambery in around 12h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 400€
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 390€
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 420€
Flights from Turin to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 340€
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Turin to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 340€
Train operators
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 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
33€ - 39€
1st Class
29€ - 34€
Train from Grenoble to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
27€ - 32€
1st Class
21€ - 25€
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90€ - 120€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
90€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 120€
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
25€ - 30€
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 60€
1st Class
45€ - 60€
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 Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 25€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
Rail 1st Class
17€ - 25€
Train from Grenoble to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
17€ - 24€
Rail 1st Class
25€ - 40€
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 Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
25€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
90€ - 170€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
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Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Railjet
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Grenoble to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 8€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Grenoble to Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 28€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Zurich to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Chambéry
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
Blablabus
Transisère
Phone
+33 820 08 38 38
Website
transisere.fr
Bus from Gares to Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
Transisère
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Grenoble to Chambery
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Chambery to Munchen, ZOB
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Eurolines FR
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Night bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to Munich, ZOB
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
RegioJet

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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

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Grenoble to Munich train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Muenchen Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grenoble to Munich is 733 km. It takes approximately 7h 11m to drive from Grenoble to Munich.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Lyon Airport to Munich Airport.

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