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There are 6 ways to get from Grenoble to Val Thorens by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Montmelian Geneve - Evian - Annecy - Valence - Avignon / ...
  2. Take the train from Montmelian to St-Michel-Valloire Lyon - / ...

$50 - $72

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble-Gare-Routière to Gare de Moûtiers-Salins-Brides Cars Bourg-St-Maurice - Grenoble / ...
  2. Take the bus from Moutiers to Les Ménuires Ouibus

$2 - $3

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Montmelian
  2. Take the train from Montmelian to Moutiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bains
  3. Take the bus from Moutiers to Les Ménuires

$33 - $47

Train, bus via Val Thorens  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Montmelian
  2. Take the train from Montmelian to Moutiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bains
  3. Take the bus from Moutiers to Val Thorens T3

$43 - $61

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Grenoble to Val Thorens 91.5 miles

$19 - $29

Uber  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take an Uber from Grenoble to Val Thorens 91.5 miles

$210 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Grenoble to Val Thorens is to bus which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 3 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grenoble to Val Thorens is to drive which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 1 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grenoble to Val Thorens. However, there are services departing from Grenoble-Gare-Routière and arriving at Les Ménuires via Moutiers. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

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The distance between Grenoble and Val Thorens is 69 km. The road distance is 146.5 km.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Val Thorens without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 33 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Grenoble to Val Thorens, including transfers.

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Grenoble to Val Thorens bus services, operated by SNCF, depart from Grenoble-Gare-Routière station.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Val Thorens is to train which takes 4 h 1 min and costs 40€ - 65€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1€ - 3€ and takes 3 h 33 min.

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Grenoble to Val Thorens bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Les Ménuires station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grenoble to Val Thorens is 146 km. It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to drive from Grenoble to Val Thorens.

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  • Distance: 43 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 1 min

What companies run services between Grenoble, France and Val Thorens, France?

You can take a train from Grenoble to Val Thorens via Montmelian and St-Michel-Valloire in around 4 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grenoble to Val Thorens via Gare de Moûtiers-Salins-Brides and Moutiers in around 3 h 33 min.

Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Grenoble to Montmelian
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $29
Train from Montmelian to St-Michel-Valloire
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Montmelian to Moutiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Bus operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Bus from Grenoble-Gare-Routière to Gare de Moûtiers-Salins-Brides
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Website
en.oui.sncf
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Moutiers to Les Ménuires
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
Ouibus
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Moutiers to Val Thorens
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
altibus.com
Other operators
Uber Grenoble
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Grenoble to Val Thorens
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$210 - $290
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uber.com
UberX
$210 - $290

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