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There are 10 ways to get from Grenoble to Stuttgart by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 9m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ic / ...

116€ - 216€

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Bus  •  14h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble - Bus Station to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station Grenoble - Bus Station > Lyon - Perrache Bus Station / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, de Perrache - Galerie A to Stuttgart, Airport Busterminal SAB RegioJet

32€ - 45€

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Train via Zürich  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Geneve Ter
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB Ic1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Stuttgart Hbf Ic

181€ - 339€

Bus, train  •  11h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble to Zurich Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Singen(Hohentwiel) Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Engen to Stuttgart Hbf Ic / ...

65€ - 187€

Drive  •  6h 9m

  1. Drive from Grenoble to Stuttgart 594.7 km

65€ - 95€

Train to Lyon, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Strasbourg (SXB) LYS - SXB
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf

153€ - 355€

Train to Lyon, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Frankfurt (FRA) LYS - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf

115€ - 323€

Train to Geneva, fly to Zurich, train  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Stuttgart Hbf

227€ - 443€

Train to Geneva, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Geneve
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Frankfurt (FRA) GVA - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf

146€ - 350€

Train to Geneva, fly to Munich, train  •  9h 1m

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

171€ - 540€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Stuttgart is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Stuttgart is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Stuttgart is 1.5 metres.

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The cost-effective way to get from Grenoble to Stuttgart is to bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 14h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Grenoble to Stuttgart is to train and fly which costs 150€ - 360€ and takes 5h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grenoble station to Stuttgart. However, there are services departing from Grenoble - Bus Station and arriving at Stuttgart Büchsenstraße via Lyon, de Perrache - Galerie A, Echterdingen Flughafen/Messe and Stuttgart Universität. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Grenoble to Stuttgart. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf via Lyon Part Dieu and Karlsruhe Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 9m.

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The distance between Grenoble and Stuttgart is 479 km. The road distance is 594.7 km.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Stuttgart without a car is to train which takes 8h 9m and costs 110€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 8h 9m to get from Grenoble to Stuttgart, including transfers.

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

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Grenoble to Stuttgart 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 Stuttgart is to train which takes 8h 9m and costs 110€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 14h 19m.

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  • Distance: 479 km
  • Duration: 8h 9m

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

You can take a train from Grenoble to Stuttgart via Lyon Part Dieu and Karlsruhe Hbf in around 8h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grenoble to Stuttgart via Lyon, de Perrache - Galerie A, Stuttgart, Airport Busterminal SAB, Echterdingen Flughafen/Messe, and Stuttgart Universität in around 14h 19m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 490€
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 1000€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 490€
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 1000€
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 370€
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 Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
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 Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 45€
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)
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 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€
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€
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 Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 41€
1st Class
31€ - 37€
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
23€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
29€ - 34€
1st Class
23€ - 28€
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 Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 60€
1st Class
45€ - 60€
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Engen to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Go Ahead BW
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Engen to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
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
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Engen to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Engen to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Railjet
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Railjet
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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 Zurich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
22€ - 28€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Grenoble to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
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 Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
Blablabus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Lyon, de Perrache - Galerie A to Stuttgart, Airport Busterminal SAB
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
RegioJet

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Grenoble to Stuttgart train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Stuttgart Hbf station.

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