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Duration 8h 30m
Distance 899 km
Average price SFr 573
Frequency Weekly

Trip overview

The train between Cardiff and Geneva takes 8h 30m. The train runs, on average, once a week from Cardiff to Geneva. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Cardiff Central
  2. London St Pancras Eurostar
  3. Paris-Gare de Lyon
  4. Geneva
9h 31m
SFr 326 - SFr 786

Cardiff to Geneva train times

Trains run once a week between Cardiff and Geneva. The service departs Cardiff at 12:51 in the afternoon, which arrives into Geneva at 22:21. All services require a transfer, and take on average 8h 30m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Cardiff to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Genève via Paddington, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord and Paris-Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 31m.

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The distance between Cardiff and Geneva is 899 km.

Cardiff to Geneva train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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Cardiff to Geneva train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Genève station.

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Geneva is 1h ahead of Cardiff. It is currently 3:58 AM in Cardiff and 4:58 AM in Geneva.

There are 572+ hotels available in Geneva. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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