There are 10 ways to get from Geneva to Modena by train, bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Bologna C.Le  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...

$116 - $192

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Milan, Milan 472 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Modena

$27 - $45

8 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Modena Fb / ...

$112 - $181

Bus, bus and ferry  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Torino
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Torino Autostazione Corso Vittorio Emanuele II to Reggio Emilia Autostazione Bus Extraurbani

$58 - $91

Drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Modena 316.2 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Geneva to Milan Linate, train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le

$71 - $285

Fly Geneva to Florence, train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Florence (FLR) GVA - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le

$77 - $298

Fly Geneva to Venice, train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Venice (VCE) GVA - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le

$72 - $334

Train to Lyon, fly to Bologna  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bologna (BLQ) LYS - BLQ

$131 - $417

Fly Geneva to Pisa, train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Pisa (PSA) GVA - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le

$77 - $334

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Modena is to bus which costs SFr 26 - SFr 45 and takes 8 h 57 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Geneva to Modena is to fly and train which costs SFr 65 - SFr 280 and takes 4 h 57 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Modena. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Modena via Milano Lampugnano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 57 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Modena. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Modena via Milano Centrale and Bologna C.Le. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 4 min.

More details

The distance between Geneva and Modena is 411 km. The road distance is 506 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Geneva to Modena without a car is to train which takes 6 h 4 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 190.

More details

It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to get from Geneva to Modena, including transfers.

More details

Geneva to Modena bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

More details

Geneva to Modena train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Geneve station.

More details

The best way to get from Geneva to Modena is to train which takes 6 h 4 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 26 - SFr 45 and takes 8 h 57 min.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Geneva to Modena.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 256.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 4 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Modena, Italy?

You can take a train from Geneva to Modena via Milano Centrale and Bologna C.Le in around 6 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Modena via Milan, Milan and Milano Lampugnano in around 8 h 57 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Geneva to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Geneva to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Modena
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Milan
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
Ouibus
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Modena
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
saj.it
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Torino
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
eurolines.it
Bus and ferry from Torino Autostazione Corso Vittorio Emanuele II to Reggio Emilia Autostazione Bus Extraurbani
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
eurolines.it

Want to know more about travelling around Italy

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

Search flights

Geneva to Modena bus services, operated by Saj, arrive at Modena station.

More details

Geneva to Modena train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Bologna C.Le station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Modena is 506 km. It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to drive from Geneva to Modena.

Get driving directions

Alitalia offers flights from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

Search flights

Book your Geneva to Modena train tickets online with Rome2rio.

Search and book

There are 337+ hotels available in Modena. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 15 train which takes 8 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

More details