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There are 4 ways to get from Grenoble to Zermatt by train, bus or car

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Train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Grenoble to Genève
  2. Take the train from Genève to Visp 90 / ...

$114 - $215

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble to Turin, Torino 744 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Torino Bolzano to Breuil-Cervinia 180

$57 - $99

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Grenoble - Bus station to Geneva - Airport Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp 90

$86 - $163

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Grenoble to Zermatt 237.2 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Grenoble to Zermatt is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grenoble to Zermatt is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Grenoble to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Grenoble and arriving at Zermatt via Genève and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 18 min.

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The distance between Grenoble and Zermatt is 184 km. The road distance is 379.5 km.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 6 h 18 min and costs 95€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Grenoble to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Grenoble to Zermatt train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Grenoble station.

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The best way to get from Grenoble to Zermatt is to train which takes 6 h 18 min and costs 95€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 90€ and takes 10 h 29 min.

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Grenoble to Zermatt train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Visp station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grenoble to Zermatt is 379 km. It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to drive from Grenoble to Zermatt.

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Map of how to get from Grenoble to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 114.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

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

You can take a train from Grenoble to Zermatt via Genève and Visp in around 6 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grenoble to Zermatt via Turin, Torino, Fermata 1555 - PALAGIUSTIZIA, Fermata 3563 - DUCHESSA JOLANDA EST, Torino Bolzano, and Breuil-Cervinia in around 10 h 29 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 Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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 Grenoble - Bus station to Geneva - Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Grenoble to Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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