How to travel from Grenoble to Geneva

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Travel Information to Geneva from Grenoble

distanceDistance73 miles (117 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $33
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $11 (€10) • 3 h 2 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $33 (€29) • 2 h 57 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSNCF | TER

Travel 73 miles (117 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Grenoble and Geneva. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 57 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $11 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are SNCF | TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Grenoble to Geneva.

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International travel from Grenoble, France to Geneva, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from France?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Geneva if traveling from Grenoble?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Geneva, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 1/24/23; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Grenoble to Geneva.

The current restriction level for returning to Grenoble, France from Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Grenoble, France from Geneva, Switzerland?

Reentering France is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Grenoble from Geneva?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Grenoble, France regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 1/24/23. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Grenoble from Geneva here.

There are 4 travel options from Grenoble to Geneva: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Geneva from Grenoble is by taking a bus, which costs on average $11 (€10).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Geneva:

Taking a bus is about $22 (€19) less than taking a train, which costs on average $33 (€29) for this journey.

The fastest way to get to Geneva from Grenoble is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 57 min.

Other travel options to Geneva can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 2 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 73 miles (117 km) between Grenoble and Geneva.

The average frequency per day from Grenoble to Geneva is:

  • 6 buses per day.
  • Around 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Grenoble and Geneva as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Grenoble to Geneva:

  • Buses mostly leave from Grenoble, 16 Rue Arago and tend to arrive in Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
  • Trains mostly depart from Grenoble, Place Victor Hugo (Pharmacie) and arrive in Genève.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Grenoble to Geneva:

  • You can travel by train to Geneva from Grenoble with SNCF | TER, and you can find SNCF | TER Grenoble to Geneva tickets for $33 (€29) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Grenoble to Geneva with the following travel companies:

  • You can find around 5 direct buses per day and travel with BlaBlaCar Bus.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Geneva as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Grenoble to Geneva.

Omio customers who travel from Grenoble to Geneva often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Lyon or Milan. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Geneva and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Grenoble to Geneva, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $11 (€10) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $33 (€29) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Grenoble to Geneva online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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