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There are 5 ways to get from Montpellier to Grenoble by train, bus, night bus, rideshare 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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Train  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence TGV Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Grenoble

$53 - $78

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Night bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the night bus from Montpellier to Grenoble - Bus station Ouibus

$13 - $18

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Montpellier to Grenoble 740

$16 - $28

Rideshare  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Montpellier to Grenoble 185.4 miles

$19 - $21

Drive  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Montpellier to Grenoble 186 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Montpellier to Grenoble is to night bus which costs 11€ - 16€ and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montpellier to Grenoble is to train which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 2 h 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Montpellier and arriving at Grenoble. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Montpellier to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from Montpellier Saint-Roch and arriving at Grenoble via Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 47 min.

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The distance between Montpellier and Grenoble is 227 km. The road distance is 297.5 km.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Grenoble without a car is to train which takes 2 h 47 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Montpellier to Grenoble, including transfers.

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

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Montpellier to Grenoble train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Montpellier Saint-Roch station.

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The best way to get from Montpellier to Grenoble is to train which takes 2 h 47 min and costs 45€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 14€ - 25€ and takes 4 h 25 min.

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  • Distance: 142 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 47 min

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

You can take a train from Montpellier to Grenoble via Valence TGV in around 2 h 47 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Montpellier to Grenoble once daily. Tickets cost $16 - $28 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min.

Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Montpellier St. Roch Station to Gare de Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
renfe.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Train from Valence TGV to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
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 Montpellier to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
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
Night bus from Montpellier to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
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 Montpellier to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Montpellier to Grenoble is 298 km. It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to drive from Montpellier to Grenoble.

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There are 461+ 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 Montpellier and Grenoble. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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