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Grenoble to Strasbourg by train

The journey from Grenoble to Strasbourg by train is 255 mi and takes 6 hr 4 min. There are 12 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:45 AM and the last at 4:21 PM. It is possible to travel from Grenoble to Strasbourg by train for as little as $45.88 or as much as $371.13. The best price for this journey is $45.88.

Lowest Price$45.88
Journey Duration6 hr 4 min
Connection per Day12
Lowest Price$45.88
Highest Price$371.13
First Departure5:45 AM
Last Departure4:21 PM
Distance255 mi
DepartureGrenoble
ArrivalStrasbourg
CarriersTER, TGVMore

Grenoble to Strasbourg Train Times

Departure date
Monday, Jul 15, 2024

Traveling by train from Grenoble to Strasbourg

The average duration of a train journey from Grenoble to Strasbourg is 6 hr 4 min. There are approximately 12 trains connecting Grenoble and Strasbourg per day. The cheapest train ticket from Grenoble to Strasbourg costs around $45.88.

If you're traveling from Grenoble to Strasbourg by train, you'll depart from Grenoble station. This station is connected to Strasbourg-Ville station or Strasbourg, Boulevard de Metz station. There might not be a direct connection between all the stations in these two locations, but Virail provides you with both direct routes and transfer services that you can take to reach Strasbourg from Grenoble. Moreover, remember to arrive 30 minutes before your train departure to ensure optimal boarding conditions.

The transportation is provided by the railway company SNCF, and there are several types of trains you can take, such as TGV INOUI or TER.

  • TGV is the French high-speed intercity rail service operated by SNCF. Additionally, SNCF offers TGV INOUI, which provides a standard service with an enhanced customer experience.
  • You can access free Wi-Fi service on TER trains (only available on new trains) and depending on the service type you choose, the features of your free Wi-Fi on TGV INOUI trains are more advanced.
  • Power outlets are available only on modern trains or commons-usage versions on older TER trains and customized according to the service you choose on TGV INOUI.
  • Except for TER trains, you can choose your seats. However, please note that factors influencing seat selection also impact the price.
  • There is no size limit for luggage on TER trains as long as they can be carried individually and fit in the designated luggage spaces on your train. Bicycles can be brought on board for free but without a reservation. There is no weight limit for your luggage on TGV INOUI, but you must be able to carry your luggage yourself and label them. You can also bring your bicycle for an additional fee.
  • On TER trains, there is no onboard catering or bar service. However, many TGV trains have café cars where you can find snacks or drinks, and on TGV INOUI service, you can order from your seat and have it delivered.

The train between Grenoble and Strasbourg is one of the best and most comfortable ways to travel to Strasbourg. Moreover, the train is one of the most sustainable modes of transportation for your journeys. Once you arrive in Strasbourg, you'll be delighted by the plethora of activities that await you. Strasbourg's train station, Strasbourg-Ville, is conveniently located near the city center, providing easy access to well-known areas and attractions. Within a short distance from the station, you'll find popular and iconic spots that showcase the city's charm and beauty. When visiting Strasbourg, be sure to include a visit to the Strasbourg Cathedral, just a short walk from the train station. This iconic cathedral, also known as Notre Dame Cathedral, is a true marvel with its stunning Gothic architecture. Don't miss the opportunity to climb up to the observation deck for breathtaking panoramic views of the city. Another must-visit location near the train station is Petite France, a picturesque neighborhood famous for its charming half-timbered houses, canals, and narrow cobblestone streets. It's the perfect place for a leisurely stroll and to appreciate the unique atmosphere. Additionally, explore the historic center of Strasbourg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, brimming with architectural wonders, quaint squares, and vibrant shops and restaurants. The historic center offers a captivating experience where you can immerse yourself in the city's rich history. And of course, don't forget to try the famous Strasbourg flammekueche, a traditional Alsatian dish that is a must-try when visiting the city. If you find yourself near the Boulevard de Metz Train Station in Strasbourg, there are several attractions worth exploring. One highlight is the Strasbourg Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, located conveniently nearby. Inside, you'll discover a diverse collection of modern and contemporary artworks. Take your time to explore the exhibitions featuring renowned artists and immerse yourself in the captivating world of contemporary art. For a serene outdoor experience, head to the nearby Orangerie Park. This beautiful green space offers a tranquil atmosphere where you can relax and connect with nature. Enjoy a leisurely walk around the picturesque lake, visit the charming small zoo, or simply find a cozy spot for a delightful picnic in the park. Another noteworthy area close to the Boulevard de Metz station is the European Quarter, home to prominent European institutions such as the European Parliament and the Council of Europe. Consider taking a guided tour to gain insights into European governance, or simply enjoy a leisurely stroll through this cosmopolitan neighborhood, absorbing its unique atmosphere and learning about the continent's interconnectedness. And don't forget to try the famous Strasbourg flammekueche, a culinary delight that should not be missed!

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Cheap train tickets from Grenoble to Strasbourg
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Grenoble to Strasbourg.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Grenoble to Strasbourg, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Grenoble to Strasbourg.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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The cheapest Grenoble - Strasbourg train tickets can be found for as low as $65.84 if you’re lucky, or $93.56 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $123.78.

Find the best day to travel to Strasbourg by train

When travelling to Strasbourg by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

In 2013, the French national railway company SNCF introduced OUIGO to offer budget-friendly TGV travel options. Choose between the lightning-fast OUIGO Grande Vitesse, reaching speeds of 300 km/h, or the more leisurely OUIGO Classique, which offers a nostalgic train ride experience.

Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français, or SNCF, is the name of the French National Railway Company. Explore the beauty of France with SNCF rail transport and choose between three major SNCF trains - TGV inOui, TER, and INTERCITÉS - for travel on national, regional, and local routes, including high-speed trains departing from Paris train stations. Also, SNCF aims to revolutionize sustainable travel by becoming the world's first carbon-neutral operator, offering this eco-friendly service at no additional cost to passengers.

SNCF, the French national railway company, offers TER, a comprehensive regional train service. TER (Transport Express Régional) trains connect cities, and villages within regions of France, offering local transportation for commuters and tourists as they explore the regional culture, landscape, and attractions through its vast network of regional routes. TER trains are slower than the high-speed trains but offer a more affordable and comfortable alternative for shorter journeys within the regions.

TGV stands for Train à Grande Vitesse, which translates to a high-speed train. It is a type of high-speed train that operates in France and other parts of Europe. The TGV was first introduced in 1981 and has since become a popular mode of transportation for domestic and international travel. The TGV (Train à Grande Vitesse), now refers to a type of train that can reach a speed of 320km/h on high-speed lines in France. In France and Europe, there are two types of TGV operated by SNCF Voyageurs: the TGV INOUI, which offers a higher level of comfort, and the low-cost TGV OUIGO.

Ticket types and facilities from Grenoble to Strasbourg

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by OUIGO and TER when traveling from Grenoble to Strasbourg.

Standard Class / TGV

OUIGO Grande Vitesse offers a single class, akin to second-class travel, which accounts for its affordable ticket prices. Adult fares start at €10, depending on the destination, while children can travel for €5. Tickets for OUIGO can only be purchased online.
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Standard Class / Classical

OUIGO Train Classique only have one class, which is equivalent to second class travel, which is why ticket prices are cheap. Tickets are available from €10 for adults (depending on destination) and €5 for children, and OUIGO train tickets are only available online.
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Standard

TER train tickets have a fixed "Tarif Normal" fare and are valid for a single journey until midnight the day after validation in platform stamp machines. Some regions may offer off-peak discounts.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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You have access WiFi (OUIFI) and delve into the OUIFUN entertainment portal for an added fee.
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On Ouigo trains, only top deck seats in select coaches come with power sockets. Note that these seats come at an additional charge, and the bottom deck lacks sockets altogether.
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OUIGO lets you bring two small hand luggage items or one piece measuring 36 x 27 x 15 cm for free, along with cabin baggage at 55x35x25cm with no weight restrictions. For larger items, a fee of €5 applies for online bookings made in advance, and it goes up to €20 if you pay in-person at the station.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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In France, OUIGO's Train classique services provide an at-seat snack service, though this isn't available on the high-speed trains. For those traveling in Spain, a visit to the OUIBAR in coach 4 serves up a variety of beverages and snacks.
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Travel in comfort with all coaches being air-conditioned.
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Planning to bring along bigger items like a bike, scooter, skis, or a musical instrument? If you book online in advance, it's just a €5 fee. But, if you decide to pay at the station, the fee goes up to €20.
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TER trains are currently without WiFi services.
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Modern TER trains come equipped with power sockets.
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TER trains have no restrictions on the size of bags, as long as they are within your personal handling capability and can fit in designated luggage areas.
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Accès TER' offers specialized assistance for passengers with disabilities or reduced mobility, ensuring a seamless travel experience.
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TER trains do not provide onboard catering; consider bringing your refreshments.
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Traveling with a bike on TER trains is free, simply hang it or store it in designated areas on a first-come, first-served basis, booking not available.
Services on board TER, TGV and OUIGO from Grenoble to Strasbourg
Compare services on board when travelling from Grenoble to Strasbourg by train.
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Grenoble to Strasbourg CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
28.73kg
Bus
30.78kg
Flight
82.08kg
Car
65.66kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Grenoble to Strasbourg by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Grenoble and Strasbourg are 28.73kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Grenoble and Strasbourg? By taking the train between Grenoble and Strasbourg you will save 53.35kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.05kg compared to a bus and 36.93kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Grenoble to Strasbourg?
A train ticket from Grenoble to Strasbourg is $169.75. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $45.88.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Grenoble to Strasbourg?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Grenoble to Strasbourg is $45.88. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Grenoble and Strasbourg by train?
Grenoble to Strasbourg is 255 mi.
How long does the train between Grenoble and Strasbourg take?
Grenoble to Strasbourg is on average 6 hr 4 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hr 22 min.
Which companies operate from Grenoble to Strasbourg?
The train journey from Grenoble to Strasbourg is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: TER, TGV, OUIGO, SNCF and TGV inOui.
How many train connections per day go from Grenoble to Strasbourg?
Grenoble to Strasbourg has 12 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Grenoble to Strasbourg leave?
The earliest train from Grenoble to Strasbourg departs at 5:45 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Grenoble to Strasbourg depart?
The latest train from Grenoble to Strasbourg departs at 4:21 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Grenoble to Strasbourg in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $45.88 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Grenoble to Strasbourg by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Grenoble and Strasbourg is 5 hr 22 min.
Is there a direct train from Grenoble to Strasbourg?
Yes, there is a direct train between Grenoble and Strasbourg.
What are the CO2 emissions for Grenoble to Strasbourg by train?
The train journey from Grenoble to Strasbourg creates 28.73kg of CO2 emissions.

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