There are 7 ways to get from Zürich to Grenoble by train, bus, night bus, 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  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Grenoble

$116 - $206

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Bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Grenoble - Bus station Ouibus / ...

$16 - $45

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Bus via Geneva - airport  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - airport to Grenoble - Bus station Ouibus

$17 - $28

Bus, night bus  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Annecy
  2. Take the night bus from Annecy to Grenoble - Bus station Ouibus

$36 - $44

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Grenoble 264 miles

$55 - $85

Fly to Geneva, bus, train  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - airport to Chambéry
  3. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Grenoble

$73 - $179

Fly to Lyon, train  •  5 h 17 min

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

$91 - $252

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Grenoble is to bus which costs SFr 16 - SFr 28 and takes 7 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Grenoble is to drive which costs SFr 55 - SFr 85 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Grenoble is 327 km. The road distance is 422.4 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to get from Zürich to Grenoble, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Grenoble - Bus station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Grenoble. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Grenoble via Geneve. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 1 min.

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What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Grenoble, France?

You can take a train from Zürich to Grenoble via Genève and Geneve in around 6 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Grenoble via Geneva - Bus station and Geneva - airport in around 7 h 23 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Zurich to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $430
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Geneve 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
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $24
1st Class
$22 - $35
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
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
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - airport to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Annecy to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Zurich to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - airport to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Annecy
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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