There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Grenoble by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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 TGV  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Grenoble Tgv / ...

$110 - $130

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Grenoble 359.9 miles

$6 - $55

7 alternative options

Train SNCF  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Paris-Bercy to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Grenoble

$96 - $134

Bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Grenoble - Bus station Ouibus / ...

$20 - $55

Drive  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Grenoble 360.4 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Paris Orly to Lyon, train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Lyon (LYS) ORY - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Grenoble

$83 - $283

Fly Paris CDG to Lyon, train  •  4 h 41 min

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

$90 - $285

Fly Paris Orly to Geneva, train  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Geneva (GVA) ORY - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève to Grenoble

$85 - $264

Fly Paris CDG to Geneva, train  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Geneva (GVA) CDG - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève to Grenoble

$97 - $306

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Grenoble is to rideshare which costs 5€ - 50€ and takes 6 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Grenoble is to train which costs 90€ - 105€ and takes 3 h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy and arriving at Grenoble - Bus station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Grenoble. Services depart every two hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between Paris and Grenoble is 483 km. The road distance is 576.6 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Grenoble without a car is to train which takes 3 h and costs 90€ - 105€.

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The train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Grenoble takes 3 h including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Paris to Grenoble bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy station.

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Paris to Grenoble train services, operated by TGV, depart from Paris Gare de Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Grenoble is to train which takes 3 h and costs 90€ - 105€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 50€ and takes 7 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Grenoble.
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  • Distance: 301.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

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

TGV operates a train from Paris to Grenoble every 2 hours. Tickets cost $110 - $130 and the journey takes 3 h. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Paris to Grenoble 3 times a day. Tickets cost $20 - $28 and the journey takes 7 h 40 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$29 - $130
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $3,500
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$140 - $210
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris-Bercy to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $160
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $55
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 Genève to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris - Gallieni to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
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 Paris to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $55
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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