There are 5 ways to get from Innsbruck to Grenoble by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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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Fly, train  •  5 h 37 min

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

$134 - $503

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Bus  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Grenoble 1921

$45 - $80

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Train  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zürich HB Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Genève to Grenoble

$166 - $292

Bus, night bus  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Innsbruck to Geneva
  2. Take the night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Grenoble - Bus station Ouibus

$54 - $66

Drive  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Innsbruck to Grenoble 443.9 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Innsbruck to Grenoble is to bus and night bus which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 13 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Innsbruck to Grenoble is to fly and train which costs 110€ - 430€ and takes 5 h 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße and arriving at Grenoble. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 12 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Innsbruck to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from Innsbruck Hbf and arriving at Grenoble via Zürich HB and Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 57 min.

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The distance between Innsbruck and Grenoble is 494 km. The road distance is 710.3 km.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Grenoble without a car is to train which takes 9 h 57 min and costs 140€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Innsbruck to Grenoble, including transfers.

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

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Innsbruck to Grenoble train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Innsbruck Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Innsbruck to Grenoble is to train which takes 9 h 57 min and costs 140€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 70€ and takes 12 h 35 min.

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There is no direct flight from Innsbruck Airport to Lyon Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Innsbruck to Grenoble.
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  • Distance: 308.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 37 min

What companies run services between Innsbruck, Austria and Grenoble, France?

You can take a train from Innsbruck to Grenoble via Zürich HB and Genève in around 9 h 57 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Innsbruck to Grenoble 4 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $80 and the journey takes 12 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Innsbruck to Lyon via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Lyon via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Lyon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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
$47 - $51
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

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Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.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 Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Innsbruck to Geneva
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Book at
eurolines.ch
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
Night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus

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