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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Geneve
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...

$120 - $202

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Annecy
  2. Take the bus from Annecy to Zürich

$56 - $76

2 alternative options

AeroCar, bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the AeroCar from Grenoble to Aéroport Genève-Cointrin Grenoble
  2. Take the bus from Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai Rj

$71 - $89

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Grenoble to Zürich 264 miles

$55 - $85

What companies run services between Grenoble, France and Switzerland?

You can take a train from Grenoble to Zürich via Geneve, Genève, and Zürich HB in around 5 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grenoble to Zürich via Aéroport Genève-Cointrin, Meyrin, Tour-de-Contrôle, Genève, Cornavin, Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere, Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai, and Zürich HB in around 7 h 20 min.

Train operators
SNCF
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 Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Aerocar
Phone
0 974 500 750
Website
aerocar.fr
Bus from Grenoble to Aéroport Genève-Cointrin
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
aerocar.fr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Curych, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Annecy to Zürich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Grenoble and Switzerland is 265 km. The road distance is 422 km.

The cheapest way to get from Grenoble to Switzerland is to train and bus which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 8 h 29 min.

The quickest way to get from Grenoble to Switzerland is to drive which takes 4 h 15 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

No, there is no direct train from Grenoble to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Genève and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Grenoble to Switzerland, including transfers.