There are 9 ways to get from Genoa to Geneva by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Geneve Eurocity / ...

$105 - $170

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Bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Genoa, Genoa to Geneva N504

$30 - $55

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Train via Genova Brignole  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale Reg / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Geneve Eurocity / ...

$96 - $163

Bus, train  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Genova - Stazione Marittima to Martigny
  2. Take the train from Martigny to Genève 90

$102 - $162

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Genoa to Geneva 241 miles

$55 - $85

Train to Milan Linate, fly  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA

$71 - $254

Bus to Nice, fly  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Genova Brignole Stazione FS to Nice Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur Gare Routière
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Geneva (GVA) NCE - GVA

$73 - $174

Fly from Genoa  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Geneva (GVA) GOA - GVA

$101 - $261

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Geneva (GVA) MXP - GVA

$120 - $273

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Genoa, Genoa and arriving at Geneva. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Genoa to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Genova Piazza Principe and arriving at Geneve via Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 24 min.

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The distance between Genoa and Geneva is 296 km. The road distance is 385.6 km.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 6 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to get from Genoa to Geneva, including transfers.

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

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Genoa to Geneva train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Genova Piazza Principe station.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Geneva is to train which takes 6 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 55 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Genoa to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 185.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 24 min

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

You can take a train from Genoa to Geneva via Milano Centrale in around 6 h 24 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Genoa to Geneva once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 6 h 55 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Genoa to Geneva via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Genoa to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Genoa to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Genoa to Geneva via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Genoa to Geneva via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Genoa to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Genoa to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $550
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Genoa to Geneva via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Train operators
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 Genova Piazza Principe to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Geneve
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Genova Brignole to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$19 - $23
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 Martigny to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
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 Genoa, Genoa to Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Genova - Stazione Marittima to Martigny
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
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Genoa to Geneva train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Geneve station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Genoa to Geneva is 386 km. It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to drive from Genoa to Geneva.

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FlexFlight ApS and Alitalia offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Geneva Airport.

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Book your Genoa to Geneva bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 393+ hotels available in Geneva. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Genoa to Genoa Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs .

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