There are 10 ways to get from Heidelberg to Grenoble by train, 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 TGV  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Grenoble

$156 - $192

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Bus FlixBus  •  14 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 122
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Grenoble 709 / ...

$43 - $73

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Train via Bern  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1 / ...
  4. Take the train from Genève to Grenoble

$151 - $293

Bus Isilines  •  14 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Grenoble

$80 - $115

Drive  •  6 h

  1. Drive from Heidelberg to Grenoble 398.3 miles

$85 - $130

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Lyon, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Lyon (LYS) FRA - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Grenoble

$126 - $345

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Lyon, train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Lyon (LYS) STR - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Grenoble

$118 - $360

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Lyon  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Lyon (LYS) SXB - LYS
  4. Take the train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Grenoble

$126 - $468

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Geneva, train  •  7 h 48 min

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

$144 - $375

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Turin, train  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Turin (TRN) FRA - TRN
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E
  4. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Grenoble

$177 - $445

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No, there is no direct bus from Heidelberg to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg and arriving at Grenoble via Lyon, Lyon Perrache. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Heidelberg to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from Heidelberg Hbf and arriving at Grenoble via Mannheim Hbf and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 14 min.

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The distance between Heidelberg and Grenoble is 521 km. The road distance is 637.3 km.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to Grenoble without a car is to train which takes 8 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 14 min to get from Heidelberg to Grenoble, including transfers.

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Heidelberg to Grenoble bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Heidelberg station.

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Heidelberg to Grenoble train services, operated by TGV, depart from Mannheim Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to Grenoble is to train which takes 8 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Heidelberg to Grenoble bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Grenoble station.

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  • Distance: 325.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from Heidelberg to Grenoble via Mannheim Hbf and Lyon Part Dieu in around 8 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Heidelberg to Grenoble via Lyon, Lyon Perrache in around 14 h 6 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Stuttgart to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Turin
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Turin via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $3,400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Strasbourg to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Stuttgart to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $240
Train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $33
1st Class
$46 - $51
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Heidelberg, Heidelberg central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Heidelberg to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Lyon Gare Perrache to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
isilines.com
Bus from Strasbourg to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Heidelberg to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Heidelberg to Grenoble train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Grenoble station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heidelberg to Grenoble is 637 km. It takes approximately 6 h to drive from Heidelberg to Grenoble.

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Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Lyon Airport.

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Book your Heidelberg to Grenoble train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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