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

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Train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Grenoble

$51 - $85

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Bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Grenoble 1739

$12 - $21

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 5 min

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

$32 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Grenoble 129.5 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Grenoble is to bus which costs SFr 12 - SFr 20 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Grenoble is to drive which costs SFr 26 - SFr 40 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lausanne and arriving at Grenoble. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Grenoble via Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 51 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Grenoble is 165 km. The road distance is 207.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Grenoble without a car is to train which takes 3 h 51 min and costs SFr 45 - SFr 85.

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Lausanne to Grenoble, including transfers.

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

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Lausanne to Grenoble train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lausanne station.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Grenoble is to train which takes 3 h 51 min and costs SFr 45 - SFr 85. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 12 - SFr 20 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Grenoble.
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  • Distance: 103.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 51 min

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

You can take a train from Lausanne to Grenoble via Genève in around 3 h 51 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lausanne to Grenoble once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min.

Train operators
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 Lausanne to Genève
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $50
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
Train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Lausanne to Geneve
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Geneva - Airport to Grenoble - Bus station
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 Lausanne to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Grenoble is 207 km. It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to drive from Lausanne to Grenoble.

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Book your Lausanne to Grenoble bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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