There are 5 ways to get from Nice to Grenoble by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Valence TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Grenoble

$109 - $127

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Rideshare  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Nice to Grenoble 290.5 miles

$36

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Gare Routière Vauban to Grenoble - Gare Routière 31

$50 - $65

Drive  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Grenoble 291.1 miles

$60 - $90

Fly, train  •  4 h 11 min

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

$80 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Nice to Grenoble is to rideshare which costs 30€ and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nice to Grenoble is to fly and train which costs 65€ - 260€ and takes 4 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nice - Gare Routière Vauban and arriving at Grenoble - Gare Routière. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Grenoble via Valence TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 31 min.

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The distance between Nice and Grenoble is 204 km. The road distance is 465.7 km.

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The best way to get from Nice to Grenoble without a car is to train which takes 5 h 31 min and costs 90€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Nice to Grenoble, including transfers.

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Nice to Grenoble bus services, operated by Lignes Express, depart from Nice - Gare Routière Vauban station.

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Nice to Grenoble train services, operated by TGV, depart from Nice Ville station.

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The best way to get from Nice to Grenoble is to train which takes 5 h 31 min and costs 90€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 55€ and takes 6 h 30 min.

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

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Nice to Grenoble bus services, operated by Lignes Express, arrive at Grenoble - Gare Routière station.

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Map of how to get from Nice to Grenoble.
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  • Distance: 127.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from Nice to Grenoble via Valence TGV in around 5 h 31 min. Alternatively, Lignes Express operates a bus from Nice to Grenoble 4 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $65 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$26 - $220
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nice Ville to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
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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Contact Details
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
Bus operators
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from Nice - Gare Routière Vauban to Grenoble - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
info-ler.fr
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 Nice to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$36
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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