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Duration 10h 10m
Distance 535.1 km
Average price SFr 190
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Nice and Geneva takes 10h 10m and the fastest train takes 7h 41m. The train service runs several times per day from Nice 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.

Train

  1. Nice-Ville
  2. Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Geneva
7h 29m
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SFr 118 - SFr 173

Nice to Geneva train times

Trains run three times a day between Nice and Geneva. The earliest departure is at 06:53 in the morning, and the last departure from Nice is at 17:23 which arrives into Geneva at 08:35. All services require a transfer at Lyon Part Dieu and take an average of 10h 10m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Nice to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Nice-Ville and arriving at Geneve via Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 29m.

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The distance between Nice and Geneva is 292 km. The road distance is 535.1 km.

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Nice to Geneva train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Nice-Ville station.

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Nice to Geneva train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Geneve station.

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What companies run services between Nice and Geneva?

You can take a train from Nice to Geneva via Lyon Part Dieu in around 7h 29m.
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 290

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Nice-Ville to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 290
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Nice-Ville to Marseille-Saint-Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Genève
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 250
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 130

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nice Ville to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 95 - SFr 110
1st Class
SFr 100 - SFr 130
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 50
1st Class
SFr 40 - SFr 50
Train from Nice Ville to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 60
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 50 - SFr 60
1st Class
SFr 50 - SFr 60
Train from Marseille St Charles to Geneve
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 85 - SFr 100
1st Class
SFr 95 - SFr 110

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