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

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Train  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zürich HB Rj
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Grenoble

$195 - $328

Cheapest option

Bus via St. Gallen  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Sankt Gallen
  2. Take the bus from St. Gallen to Grenoble 1921

$68 - $99

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Bus Eurolines FR  •  16 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Lyon
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Grenoble 709 / ...

$109 - $156

Train, drive  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Landeck-Zams Rj
  2. Drive from Landeck-Zams to Grenoble

$121 - $186

Drive  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Grenoble 546.3 miles

$110 - $170

Fly Salzburg to Lyon, train  •  7 h 38 min

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

$160 - $419

Fly Salzburg to Geneva, train  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Geneva (GVA) SZG - GVA
  2. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Grenoble

$140 - $276

Train to Munich, fly to Lyon, train  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Lyon (LYS) MUC - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Grenoble

$144 - $315

Train to Munich, fly to Geneva, train  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Geneva (GVA) MUC - GVA
  3. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Grenoble

$116 - $265

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The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Grenoble is to bus which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 15 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Grenoble is to fly and train which costs 130€ - 370€ and takes 7 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salzburg to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from Salzburg and arriving at Grenoble via St. Gallen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Gare de Grenoble via Zürich HB and Gare de Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 39 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Grenoble is 632 km. The road distance is 874 km.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Grenoble without a car is to train which takes 11 h 39 min and costs 170€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 11 h 39 min to get from Salzburg to Grenoble, including transfers.

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Salzburg to Grenoble bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Salzburg station.

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Salzburg to Grenoble train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Salzburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Grenoble is to train which takes 11 h 39 min and costs 170€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 15 h 55 min.

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  • Distance: 394.9 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 39 min

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Grenoble, France?

You can take a train from Salzburg to Grenoble via Zürich HB, Genève, and Gare de Genève in around 11 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salzburg to Grenoble via Sankt Gallen and St. Gallen in around 15 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Salzburg to Lyon via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Munich to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Munich to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Salzburg to Lyon via London Luton
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Salzburg to Lyon via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Salzburg to Lyon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $320
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $320
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $320
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Salzburg to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Lyon via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Salzburg to Lyon via Hamburg, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,800
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Salzburg to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Salzburg to Lyon via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $4,100
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via East Midlands
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Landeck-Zams
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Gare de Genève to Gare de Grenoble
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon-St Exupery(TGV) to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $33
1st Class
$46 - $50
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Salzburg to Sankt Gallen
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 St. Gallen to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Salzburg to Lyon
Ave. Duration
13 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Lyon Gare Perrache to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
isilines.com

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There is no direct flight from Salzburg Airport to Lyon Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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

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Salzburg to Grenoble train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Grenoble station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Grenoble is 874 km. It takes approximately 8 h 33 min to drive from Salzburg to Grenoble.

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KLM, Turkish Airlines, British Airways and four other airlines offer flights from Salzburg Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 465+ hotels available in Grenoble. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Salzburg Airport is to line 2 shuttle which takes 7 min and costs .

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