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

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Train  •  3h

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv

140€ - 270€

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Bus  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble - Bus Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine Grenoble - Bus Station > Lyon - Perrache Bus Station > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...

17€ - 35€

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Rideshare  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the rideshare from Grenoble to Paris 573.9 km

36€

Drive  •  5h 12m

  1. Drive from Grenoble to Paris Bercy 571.6 km

60€ - 95€

Train to Lyon, fly  •  3h 55m

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

79€ - 287€

Train to Geneva, fly  •  6h 23m

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

130€ - 294€

Grenoble to Paris by train

The train journey time between Grenoble and Paris is around 3h 2m and covers a distance of around 553 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 58m. Operated by TGV inOui and Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), the Grenoble to Paris train service departs from Grenoble and arrives in Paris Gare De Lyon. Typically 42 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Grenoble to Paris train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Grenoble to Paris is to bus which costs 17€ - 35€ and takes 7h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Grenoble to Paris is to train which costs 140€ - 270€ and takes 3h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Grenoble - Bus Station station and arriving at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Grenoble and arriving at Paris Gare De Lyon. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h.

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The distance between Grenoble and Paris is 482 km. The road distance is 571.6 km.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Paris without a car is to train which takes 3h and costs 140€ - 270€.

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The train from Grenoble to Paris Gare De Lyon takes 3h including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Grenoble to Paris bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Grenoble - Bus Station.

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Grenoble to Paris train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Grenoble station.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Paris is to train which takes 3h and costs 140€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 35€ and takes 7h 45m.

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  • Distance: 481.8 km
  • Duration: 3h

What companies run services between Grenoble, France and Paris, France?

TGV inOui operates a train from Grenoble to Paris Gare De Lyon every 4 hours. Tickets cost 85€ - 120€ and the journey takes 3h. Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Grenoble - Bus Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine twice daily. Tickets cost 17€ - 22€ and the journey takes 7h 45m. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 280€
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 310€
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 Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
85€ - 100€
1st Class
95€ - 120€
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€
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 Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
140€ - 270€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Grenoble to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
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)
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€
Bus operators
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
Blablabus
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 Paris
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
27€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Grenoble to Paris
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
36€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Grenoble to Paris bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Grenoble to Paris train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Paris Gare De Lyon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grenoble to Paris is 572 km. It takes approximately 5h 12m to drive from Grenoble to Paris.

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Air France offers flights from Lyon Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Grenoble and Paris. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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