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There are 10 ways to get from Bolzano to Geneva by train, night train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Bolzano to Verona Porta Nuova Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Geneve Ec

$62 - $184

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Night train, train  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the night train from Bolzano/Bozen to Milano Rogoredo R
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Geneve Eurocity / ...

$53 - $173

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Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Bolzano to Orio al Serio Airport
  2. Take the bus from Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Bergamo to Geneva 405 / ...

$89 - $129

Bus Eurolines CH  •  12 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bolzano to Innsbruck Stadion
  2. Take the bus from Innsbruck to Geneva

$69 - $86

Drive  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Bolzano to Geneva 368.4 miles

$85 - $130

Train to Venice, fly to Geneva  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Bolzano/Bozen to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Geneva (GVA) VCE - GVA

$65 - $301

Bus to Munich, fly to Geneva  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Bolzano to Munich Airport
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Geneva (GVA) MUC - GVA

$98 - $249

Train, train to Milan Linate, fly to Geneva  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Bolzano to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
  3. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA

$74 - $286

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Geneva  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Bolzano/Bozen to Innsbruck Hbf
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA

$132 - $281

Train to Venice, fly to Lyon, train  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Bolzano/Bozen to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Lyon (LYS) VCE - LYS
  3. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève

$106 - $395

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The cheapest way to get from Bolzano to Geneva is to bus which costs 60€ - 75€ and takes 12 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bolzano to Geneva is to drive which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 6 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bolzano to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Bolzano and arriving at Geneva via Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Bergamo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bolzano to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Bolzano and arriving at Geneve via Verona Porta Nuova and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 44 min.

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The distance between Bolzano and Geneva is 400 km. The road distance is 589.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bolzano to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 8 h 44 min and costs 50€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 44 min to get from Bolzano to Geneva, including transfers.

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Bolzano to Geneva bus services, operated by Alto Adige Bus, depart from Bolzano station.

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Bolzano to Geneva train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Bolzano station.

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The best way to get from Bolzano to Geneva is to train which takes 8 h 44 min and costs 50€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 10 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Bolzano to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 249.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 44 min

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

You can take a train from Bolzano to Geneva via Verona Porta Nuova and Milano Centrale in around 8 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bolzano to Geneva via Orio al Serio Airport and Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Bergamo in around 10 h 24 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Venice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Venice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
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 Bolzano to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Night train from Bolzano/Bozen to Milano Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$35 - $45
Train from Bolzano/Bozen to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Train from Bolzano/Bozen to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bolzano/Bozen to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Geneve
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$30 - $110
First
$80 - $170
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Sncf
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Sncf Ter
Website
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
bretagne.prod.navitia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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 Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Alto Adige Bus
Phone
895 895 0831
Email
info@suedtirolbus.it
Website
altoadigebus.com
Bus from Bolzano to Orio al Serio Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
altoadigebus.com
Bus from Bolzano to Munich Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
altoadigebus.com
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 Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Bergamo to Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Innsbruck to Geneva
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Bolzano to Geneva bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Geneva station.

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Bolzano to Geneva train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Geneve station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bolzano to Geneva is 589 km. It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to drive from Bolzano to Geneva.

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