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There are 4 ways to get from Vars to Grenoble by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the bus from BRIANCON - Gare SNCF - BRIANCON to GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE Ler 35

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Train  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Montdauphin-Guillestre to Valence Mr07
  2. Take the train from Valence to Grenoble Ter / ...

€76 - €147

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the train from Montdauphin Guillestre to Gap Ter / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gare S.N.C.F to Vallier-Liberation T91 / ...

Drive  •  2h 27m

  1. Drive from Vars to Grenoble 159.8 km

€18 - €27

Vars → Grenoble
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The cheapest way to get from Vars to Grenoble is to drive which costs €18 - €27 and takes 2h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Vars to Grenoble is to drive which costs €18 - €27 and takes 2h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vars to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from Ste Marie Monte Pente - VARS and arriving at GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE via MONT DAUPHIN - Gare SNCF - MONT DAUPHIN and BRIANCON - Gare SNCF - BRIANCON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 21m.

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It is 101 km from Vars to Grenoble. It is approximately 159.8 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Vars to Grenoble without a car is to bus which takes 5h 21m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 21m to get from Vars to Grenoble, including transfers.

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Vars to Grenoble bus services, operated by Zou! LER, depart from BRIANCON - Gare SNCF - BRIANCON station.

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The best way to get from Vars to Grenoble is to bus which takes 5h 21m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs €75 - €150 and takes 6h 19m.

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Vars to Grenoble bus services, operated by Zou! LER, arrive at GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vars to Grenoble is 160 km. It takes approximately 2h 27m to drive from Vars to Grenoble.

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  • Distance: 100.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 21m

What companies run services between Vars, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France and Grenoble, France?

Zou! LER operates a bus from BRIANCON - Gare SNCF - BRIANCON to GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE 4 times a day, and the journey takes 2h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vars to Grenoble via Gare de Montdauphin - EYGLIERS, Montdauphin-Guillestre, and Valence in around 6h 19m.

Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montdauphin Guillestre to Gap
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €22
Train from Valence Ville to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Rail 1st Class
€13 - €20
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 Montdauphin-Guillestre to Gap
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Montdauphin-Guillestre to Valence
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Valence to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from BRIANCON - Gare SNCF - BRIANCON to GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Zou! LER
Cars Région Isère
Website
carsisere.auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Gare S.N.C.F to Vallier-Liberation
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
carsisere.auvergnerhonealpes.fr

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