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Brussels - Grenoble Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity buses per day from Brussels to Grenoble. Traveling by bus from Brussels to Grenoble usually takes around 14 hours, but the fastest BlaBlaCar Bus bus can make the trip in 11 hours and 55 minutes.

Distance396 mi (638 km)
Shortest duration11h 55m
Cheapest price$31.20
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Brussels to Grenoble?

$91.56 is the average price of a bus ticket from Brussels to Grenoble. While it’s on the pricier side for a bus ticket, taking the bus is still a cheaper alternative to flying. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in March. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just C$57 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Brussels to Grenoble in July, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to C$93 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Brussels to Grenoble?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Brussels to Grenoble that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 4 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BlaBlaCar Bus313h 4m$97.34
FlixBus414h 36m$102.99
  • BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus

    BlaBlaCar Bus is a bus service provider focused on reducing carbon emissions without breaking the bank. With rides to cities and towns across Europe, including Brussels and Grenoble, BlaBlaCar Bus has a variety of routes to get you to your chosen destination. Coaches in the BlaBlaCar Bus fleet are equipped with extra legroom, free Wi-Fi, clean toilets, and power outlets throughout.

  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 4 trips from Brussels to Grenoble, and usually makes the trip in about 14 hours and 36 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Brussels to Grenoble during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Brussels to Grenoble?

The bus takes an average of 14 hours to cover the 638 kilometers from Brussels to Grenoble. However, the fastest bus only takes 11 hours and 55 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Grenoble at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Brussels?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Brussels to Grenoble, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Brussels to Grenoble every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

City Information

Brussels

The center of European activities, Brussels is a cosmopolitan hub that features many cultural elements, making it one of the top destinations for international travelers. Sitting at the heart of Brussels is the famous Grand-Place, a world heritage site that boasts many nearby Gothic and Baroque architectural marvels. During the holiday season, the square hosts the Winter Wonders light show, as well as a giant Christmas tree. If you enjoy museums, don’t miss out on the Musical Instruments Museum, which is housed in an Art Nouveau building. Featuring as many as 1,200 instruments from around the world, the museum is every music fan’s dream. If you want to go on a shopping spree while in Brussels, head for the Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, which is housed in a stunning Renaissance-style arcade.

Brussels is the home to many Michelin-starred restaurants, and its food scene is among the top-rated in the country. For those wishing to enjoy a contemporary twist on Belgian classics, head towards La Quincaillerie. If seafood is your go-to, Noordzee Mer du Nord will definitely satisfy your palate.

Brussels’ three main rail stations are Brussels-South, Brussels-Central, and Brussels-North, all of which are the busiest in the country. Gare du Midi, located in the Brussels-South station, is the main hub for bus travel in and out of Brussels. The city is served by several airports, the most prominent of which is the Brussels-National Airport, located 10 miles east of the city.

Grenoble

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Grenoble is a city in the French Alps known as a major center of research and innovation. A can't miss activity is taking the cable car 260 meters above the town to the 19-century fortress, La Bastille. Explore the mountainside area and enjoy the panoramic views of the city and its many surrounding mountain ranges. These mountains are, of course, ideal for hiking, climbing, and skiing. Nearby ski resorts are Autrans in the Vercors and Chamrousse in Belledonne.

Back in town, check out the Palace of the Parliament of Dauphiné, constructed in the 15th-century, and the Musée de l'Ancien Évêché, in a former bishop's palace, to learn about Grenoble's history. The city has many more museums, but its eponymous Museum of Grenoble is worth prioritizing for its extensive collection of artworks from masters such as Ruben, Gauguin, Renoir, Picasso, and more.

The majority of travelers to Grenoble take the train from Paris or Lyon. Additional SNCF trains connect the city to destinations across the country. BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus also serve Grenoble, with routes from Valence, Annecy, Bordeaux, and more.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Brussels?

Main departure station: Gare du Midi

Also known as Brussels-South railway station, the Gare du Midi is the primary train station serving Brussels. The station is technically located in Saint-Gilles, a city south of Brussels, but the Gare du Midi metro stop connects travelers to all of Brussels' sights and attractions. Many high-speed train services, including international train lines, run through the Gare du Midi. Brussels is connected to the famous Eurostar line through this station, along with Thalys and Deutsche Bahn lines. The large indoor station includes many retail shops, restaurants, and services like information desks and restrooms.

All bus stations in Brussels:

  • Gare du Midi

  • Avenue Fonsny

Where does the bus arrive in Grenoble?

Main arrival station: 11 Place de la Gare

All buses from Brussels arrive at one main station in Grenoble.

Bus stations in Grenoble:

  • 11 Place de la Gare

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