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Train Information between Rotterdam and Grenoble

distanceDistance469 miles (756 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersTGV or Thalys

Trains from Rotterdam to Grenoble cover the 469 miles (756 km) long route taking on average 17 h 8 min with our travel partners like TGV or Thalys. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Grenoble Gare Routière.

Train companies

Thalys trains from Rotterdam to Grenoble

Find the best trip from Rotterdam to Grenoble with Omio's train partners Thalys! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.


Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Rotterdam to Grenoble with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

One of the best ways to travel between Rotterdam and Grenoble is by taking a train with Thalys. Omio helps you find the ideal Thalys train between Rotterdam and Grenoble by showing you Thalys’s current train timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like luggage policy) and the best prices for this Rotterdam to Grenoble journey. You can expect to travel 469 miles (756 km) between Rotterdam and Grenoble on a train with Thalys. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Rotterdam to Grenoble, you can check straight away if the Thalys ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Thalys train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip between Rotterdam and Grenoble!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Thalys when booking your train tickets from Rotterdam to Grenoble due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

Travel Tips

Trains from Rotterdam to Grenoble
Travel by train to Grenoble easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Rotterdam to Grenoble.
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Rotterdam to Grenoble?

Travel between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Grenoble, France by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into France from Netherlands?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in France from Rotterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Grenoble, France?

When travelling in France, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 25/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Grenoble from Rotterdam before travelling.

What restrictions are there on reentering Netherlands from Grenoble, France?

Return travel from France to Netherlands is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Rotterdam from Grenoble?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Grenoble?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 24/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Rotterdam from Grenoble.

What is the distance from Rotterdam to Grenoble by train?
The distance to Grenoble from Rotterdam by train is approximately 469 miles (756 km).
What is the average Rotterdam to Grenoble train duration?
The Rotterdam to Grenoble train duration is on average 17 h 8 min, which is to be expected when travelling 469 miles (756 km) from Rotterdam to Grenoble. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Rotterdam to Grenoble, which train station in Rotterdam do I depart from and which train station in Grenoble do I arrive in?

When departing from Rotterdam, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Central Station and Rotterdam Noord. When arriving in Grenoble, you can end your journey in train stations like Grenoble Gare Routière, Gare de Grenoble and Grenoble.

Omio customers book a train from Rotterdam Centraal   to Grenoble Gare Routière   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Rotterdam train station located? Where is the Grenoble train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Grenoble Gare Routière, located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city centre.

Which train providers should I travel with from Rotterdam to Grenoble?
For the route from Rotterdam to Grenoble you can take a train with TGV or Thalys. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Rotterdam and Grenoble on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services are there between Rotterdam and Grenoble a day?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Rotterdam to Grenoble. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rotterdam Centraal is the most popular Rotterdam railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Rotterdam for your journey to Grenoble.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 00: 00 - 24: 00
Connections to/from station
Subway lines: D, E
Tram lines: 4, 7, 8, 12, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25
Bus lines: 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 44, 48
Train lines: NS Intercity, NS Intercity Direct, NS Sprinter, NS Nachtnet, Thalys, Eurostar

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