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There are 7 ways to get from Porto to Grenoble by plane, train, towncar, bus or car

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Fly to Lyon, train  •  6h 31m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Lyon (LYS) OPO - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Grenoble

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Fly to Geneva, train  •  7h 58m

  1. Fly from Porto (OPO) to Geneva (GVA) OPO - GVA
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Grenoble

Towncar, train  •  18h 22m

  1. Take a town car from Porto Airport to Madrid
  2. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  3. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Grenoble Ter / ...

Train  •  19h 46m

  1. Take the train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar Ic
  2. Take the train from Vigo Urzaiz to Madrid-Chamartin Alv
  3. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants Ave
  4. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Grenoble Ter / ...

Bus  •  26h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Porto to Lyon Perrache N1157
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Grenoble - Bus Station BlaBlaCar Bus / ...

Bus via Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto  •  28h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto to Lyon
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Grenoble - Bus Station BlaBlaCar Bus / ...

Drive  •  15h 3m

  1. Drive from Porto to Grenoble 1626.8 km

Porto to Grenoble by train and walk

The journey time between Porto and Grenoble is around 36h 9m and covers a distance of around 2072 km. This includes an average layover time of around 19h 31m. The fastest journey normally takes 31h 17m. Operated by Renfe Viajeros, Renfe Cercanias, Renfe AVE and others, the Porto to Grenoble service departs from Porto - Campanha and arrives in Grenoble. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
16h 38m
Layover time:
19h 31m
Total time:
36h 9m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
31h 17m
Journey distance:
2072 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
109 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:13
Last service departs at:
19:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Porto to Grenoble train and walk schedules

Portugal → France
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International entry into France from Portugal

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Portugal
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into France from Portugal

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Portugal
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Cyprus, Greece, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Cyprus, Greece, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and United Kingdom
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Afghanistan, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Georgia, Hong Kong, Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Georgia, Iran, Pakistan, Russia, Suriname and Turkey
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Hong Kong, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Comoros, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu and Vatican
  • Health declaration required
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Rules to follow in France

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Considerations leaving from Portugal

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Portugal.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Grenoble is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Grenoble is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Grenoble is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Portugal from France.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 27 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Porto to Grenoble is to bus, which costs €80 - €100 and takes 26h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Porto to Grenoble is to fly and train which costs €80 - €190 and takes 6h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Porto to Grenoble station. However, there are services departing from Porto and arriving at Grenoble - Bus Station via Lyon - Perrache Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Porto to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from Porto - Campanha and arriving at Grenoble via Vigo Urzaiz, Chamartin, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Barcelona-Sants and Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 46m.

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The distance between Porto and Grenoble is 1243 km. The road distance is 1626.8 km.

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The best way to get from Porto to Grenoble without a car is to towncar and train which takes 18h 22m and costs €600 - €900.

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It takes approximately 6h 31m to get from Porto to Grenoble, including transfers.

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

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Porto to Grenoble train services, operated by Renfe Viajeros, depart from Porto - Campanha station.

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The best way to get from Porto to Grenoble is to train which takes 19h 46m and costs €170 - €310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €80 - €100 and takes 26h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Porto to Grenoble.
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  • Distance: 1243.1 km
  • Duration: 6h 31m

What companies run services between Porto, Portugal and Grenoble, France?

You can take a train from Porto to Grenoble via Vigo Guixar, Vigo Urzaiz, Madrid-Chamartin, Chamartin, Atocha, Madrid-Puerta De Atocha, Barcelona-Sants, and Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud in around 19h 46m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Porto to Grenoble via Lyon Perrache and Lyon - Perrache Bus Station in around 26h 15m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Porto to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €200
Flights from Porto to Lyon via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €200
Flights from Porto to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €330
Flights from Porto to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€45 - €330
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Porto to Lyon via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Flights from Porto to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €350
Flights from Porto to Geneva via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €360
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Porto to Lyon via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Porto to Geneva via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €360
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Porto to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Porto to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Flights from Porto to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Porto to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Porto to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Porto to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€190 - €450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Porto to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€33 - €39
1st Class
€29 - €34
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Valence TGV Rhône-Alpes Sud to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Renfe AVE
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Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
€60 - €80
Promo+
€68 - €73
Flexible
€90 - €120
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
renfe-sncf.com
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Valence Tgv Rhone-Alpes Sud to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€12 - €18
Rail 1st Class
€19 - €28
Renfe Viajeros

Spain's excellent and extensive rail system connects cities across Spain and into neighbouring countries. Renfe's high-speed AVE trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. All medium- and long-distance trains require a seat reservation; ticket sales for these trains usually open 30-60 days before travel. Most Renfe trains have two classes: Turista (2nd class) and Preferente (1st class), although some AVE trains offer Turista Plus. There is free WiFi for Preferente passengers and for those with a +Renfe loyalty card.

Rome2rio's guide to Renfe Viajeros
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Porto - Campanha to Vigo Guixar
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Train from Vigo Urzaiz to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Renfe Viajeros
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Porto to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€70 - €90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Grenoble - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Blablabus
Iberocoach
Phone
(+351) 253 267 730
Website
iberocoach.com
Bus from Porto — Campo 24 de Agosto to Lyon
Ave. Duration
26h 53m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
iberocoach.com
Other operators
VMTransfers
Phone
(+351) 220971653
Email
info@vmtransfers.com
Website
vmtransfers.com
Towncar from Porto Airport to Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€500 - €650
More information at
VMTransfers

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The quickest flight from Porto Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Porto to Grenoble bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Grenoble - Bus Station.

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Grenoble is 1h ahead of Porto. It is currently 6:00 PM in Porto and 7:00 PM in Grenoble.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Porto to Grenoble is 1627 km. It takes approximately 15h 3m to drive from Porto to Grenoble.

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