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There are 7 ways to get from Berlin to Geneva by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly from Berlin Tegel  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Geneva (GVA) TXL - GVA

$78 - $212

Cheapest option

Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Geneva (GVA) SXF - GVA

$47 - $226

5 alternative options

Train  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Bern Ice
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1 / ...

$266 - $425

Train via Basel SBB  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Basel SBB Ice
  2. Take the train from Olten to Genève 5 / ...

$261 - $412

Bus, night bus  •  18 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Freiburg 015
  2. Take the night bus from Freiburg to Geneva N122

$65 - $114

Drive, train  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Göttingen
  2. Take the train from Göttingen to Basel Bad Bf Ice
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Geneva

$195 - $304

Drive  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Geneva 696.1 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Geneva is to fly which costs 40€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Geneva is to fly which costs 40€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Berlin Ostbahnhof and arriving at Genève via Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 44 min.

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The distance between Berlin and Geneva is 877 km. The road distance is 1113.8 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 10 h 44 min and costs 230€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Berlin to Geneva, including transfers.

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Berlin to Geneva train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Ostbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Geneva is to fly which takes 5 h 56 min and costs 65€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 230€ - 370€ and takes 10 h 44 min.

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Geneva Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 548.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 56 min

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Geneva, Switzerland?

Lufthansa, Swiss and six other airlines fly from Berlin to Geneva hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin to Geneva via Bern in around 10 h 44 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Bern
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$210 - $330
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
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 Bern to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Olten to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Freiburg to Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Geneva is 1114 km. It takes approximately 10 h 2 min to drive from Berlin to Geneva.

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easyJet, Eurowings, Brussels Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 397+ hotels available in Geneva. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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