There are 6 ways to get from Marseille to Grenoble by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train TGV  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Valence TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Grenoble

$67 - $83

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Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Grenoble - Bus station Ouibus / ...

$11 - $30

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Train via Valence Ville  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Valence Ville
  2. Take the train from Valence Ville to Grenoble

$59 - $85

Rideshare  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Marseille to Grenoble 192.1 miles

$22

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Marseille to Grenoble 192.6 miles

$40 - $60

Fly, train  •  4 h 23 min

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

$95 - $357

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The cheapest way to get from Marseille to Grenoble is to rideshare which costs 19€ and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille to Grenoble is to train which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 2 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Marseille - St-Charles Bus station station and arriving at Grenoble - Bus station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Marseille to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from Marseille-St-Charles and arriving at Grenoble via Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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The distance between Marseille and Grenoble is 210 km. The road distance is 308.2 km.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Grenoble without a car is to train which takes 2 h 40 min and costs 55€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Marseille to Grenoble, including transfers.

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Marseille to Grenoble bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Marseille - St-Charles Bus station.

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Marseille to Grenoble train services, operated by TGV, depart from Marseille-St-Charles station.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Grenoble is to train which takes 2 h 40 min and costs 55€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 26€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Marseille to Grenoble.
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  • Distance: 131.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

What companies run services between Marseille, France and Grenoble, France?

You can take a train from Marseille to Grenoble via Valence TGV in around 2 h 40 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Marseille to Grenoble 6 times a week. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $33
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $33
1st Class
$47 - $51
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 Valence TGV to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Valence Ville to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
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 Marseille - St-Charles Bus station to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
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 Marseille, Marseille St. Charles to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Marseille to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
isilines.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Marseille to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Marseille Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Marseille to Grenoble bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Grenoble - Bus station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille to Grenoble is 308 km. It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to drive from Marseille to Grenoble.

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Hop! offers flights from Marseille Airport to Lyon Airport.

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

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Book your Marseille to Grenoble bus tickets online with Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 384+ hotels available in Grenoble. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Marseille and Grenoble. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Marseille to Marseille Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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