There are 7 ways to get from Grenoble to Zürich by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  5 h 21 min

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

$119 - $201

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Zurich Ouibus

$16 - $23

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Bus via Geneva - airport  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Geneva - airport Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Zurich Ouibus

$17 - $25

Night bus, bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the night bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Annecy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Annecy to Zurich

$34 - $46

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Grenoble to Zürich 264 miles

$55 - $85

Train, bus to Geneva, fly  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Chambery-Challes-E
  2. Take the bus from Chambéry to Geneva - airport
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH

$81 - $180

Train to Lyon, fly  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Zurich (ZRH) LYS - ZRH

$99 - $252

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Grenoble to Zürich is to bus which costs 14€ - 20€ and takes 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Grenoble to Zürich is to drive which takes 4 h 15 min and costs 45€ - 75€.

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The distance between Grenoble and Zürich is 327 km. The road distance is 422 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Grenoble to Zürich, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Grenoble - Bus station and arriving at Zurich. Services depart every three hours, and operate Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Grenoble to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Zürich HB via Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 21 min.

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What companies run services between Grenoble, France and Zürich, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Grenoble to Zürich via Geneve and Genève in around 5 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grenoble to Zürich via Geneva - airport and Geneva - Bus station in around 7 h 35 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Lyon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $410
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
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 Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Grenoble to Lyon-St Exupery(TGV)
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $33
1st Class
$46 - $51
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Geneva - airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Chambéry to Geneva - airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Annecy to Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch

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