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Grenoble to Bilbao by train

It takes an average of 31h 46m to travel from Grenoble to Bilbao by train, over a distance of around 448 miles (721 km). There are normally 1 train per day travelling from Grenoble to Bilbao and tickets for this journey start from €160.60 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 31h 46m
Price€160.60 - €235.79
Distance448 miles (721 km)
Frequency1 train per day
Departure stationGrenoble
Arrival stationBilbao
Changes4 changes
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Grenoble to Bilbao train times

Check out the next trains departing from Grenoble to Bilbao for Tuesday 1st Dec 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
13:30 21:16 31h 46m, 4 changes

Cheap train tickets from Grenoble to Bilbao

Train tickets from Grenoble to Bilbao start at €160.60 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €224.85.
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avg. single price224.85

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Grenoble to Bilbao by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Grenoble to Bilbao? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Grenoble to Bilbao take?

The average journey time by train between Grenoble and Bilbao is 31 hours and 46 minutes, with around 1 train per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Grenoble and Bilbao by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Grenoble to Bilbao is 31 hours and 46 minutes.

How much does the train from Grenoble to Bilbao cost?

Train ticket prices from Grenoble to Bilbao can start from as little as €160.60 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Grenoble to Bilbao?

No, there are no direct train services from Grenoble to Bilbao. Travelling from Grenoble to Bilbao by train will require a minimum of 4 changes.

What time does the first train from Grenoble to Bilbao leave?

The first train from Grenoble to Bilbao leaves at 13:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Grenoble to Bilbao leave?

The last train from Grenoble to Bilbao leaves at 13:30. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Grenoble and Bilbao by train?

Trains travelling from Grenoble to Bilbao cover a distance of around 448 miles (721 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Grenoble to Bilbao.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Grenoble to Bilbao for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/12/2020. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 20/10/2020 for travel on 07/08/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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