If you want to know more about the journey from Paris to Grenoble by train, look no further!
On average, it takes around 4h 17m to travel from Paris to Grenoble by train, and you'll usually find 22 trains per day running along the route for 298 miles (480 km). Good news! There are direct trains available to Grenoble, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as your board the train and just enjoy the journey. Reaching speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h), high-speed TGV trains can get you to Grenoble in just 2h 59m.
Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices – we’ll show you how much you can save on train tickets from Paris to Grenoble if you book in advance.
If you’re feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Grenoble by train, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times.
TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 200 mph (320 km/h). All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and fold-down tables. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with flexible fare options available and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.
SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).
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 Paris to Grenoble by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Paris and Grenoble is 3 hours and 48 minutes, with around 26 trains 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Paris to Grenoble is 2 hours and 59 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Paris to Grenoble can start from as little as €25 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Paris to Grenoble without having to change trains. There are 7 direct trains from Paris to Grenoble each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Paris to Grenoble leaves at 05:50. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Paris to Grenoble leaves at 20:48. 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.
Trains travelling from Paris to Grenoble cover a distance of around 299 miles (480 km) during the journey.