Buses from Bordeaux to Grenoble

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Bordeaux - Grenoble Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 9 intercity buses per day from Bordeaux to Grenoble. Traveling by bus from Bordeaux to Grenoble usually takes around 10 hours and 20 minutes, but the fastest BlaBlaCar Bus bus can make the trip in 8 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance309 mi (497 km)
Shortest duration8h 45m
Cheapest price$31.10
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceBlaBlaCar Bus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Bordeaux to Grenoble?

$58.76 is the average price of a bus ticket from Bordeaux to Grenoble. Any tickets cheaper than $58.76 can be considered a great deal. 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 February. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just C$47 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Bordeaux to Grenoble in December, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to C$65 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 Bordeaux to Grenoble?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Bordeaux to Grenoble that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, BlaBlaCar Bus usually offers more choice, with 6 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
BlaBlaCar Bus610h 6m$62.24
FlixBus611h 30m$77.93
  • 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 Bordeaux 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 6 trips from Bordeaux to Grenoble, and usually makes the trip in about 11 hours and 30 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 Bordeaux 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 Bordeaux to Grenoble?

The bus takes an average of 10 hours and 20 minutes to cover the 497 kilometers from Bordeaux to Grenoble. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 45 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?

"Because many passengers travel from Bordeaux to Grenoble at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Bordeaux?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Bordeaux to Grenoble, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from Bordeaux to Grenoble every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Bordeaux

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Known for its world-famous wine, Bordeaux has much to offer oenophiles and other travelers alike. Take, for example, the Musée du Vin et du Négoce, which combines history exhibits and wine tasting. If you're just going for the wine, you can pick from numerous wine tours to châteaux and vineyards surrounding the city.

Travelers can find most of the city's non-alcoholic attractions along the elegant riverfront overlooking the Garonne River. For example, check out the Place de la Bourse, a historic square designed by the royal architect Jacques Gabriel in the 18th-century. Between the Place de la Bourse and the bustling Place des Quinconces, find the Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux, which features regal neoclassical architecture. The city also boasts many incredible museums, the most notable of which is the Musée des Beaux-Arts.

Getting to Bordeaux can often cost less than a bottle of wine, especially if you follow our itinerary of visiting ten french cities for cheap. FlixBus routes to Bordeaux include those from Paris, Toulouse, and Nice. TGV trains offer speedy rail service to other cities and towns in southern France.

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 Bordeaux?

Main departure station: 146 Rue Des Terres De Borde

Most buses depart from the main station in Bordeaux.

All bus stations in Bordeaux:

  • 146 Rue Des Terres De Borde

Where does the bus arrive in Grenoble?

Main arrival station: 11 Place de la Gare

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Grenoble.

Bus stations in Grenoble:

  • 11 Place de la Gare

  • Oxford Bus Stop

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