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There are 5 ways to get from Geneva to Zug by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, line 5 train  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the line 5 train from Zürich HB to Zug 5 / ...

$97 - $170

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Bus  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Zürich Ouibus

$26 - $37

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Luzern 15 / ...

$90 - $160

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Zug 182 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH

$79 - $183

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Zug is to bus which costs SFr 25 - SFr 40 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Zug is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Zug. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Zug via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 36 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Zug is 211 km. The road distance is 291.2 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Zug without a car is to train and line 5 train which takes 3 h 36 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 170.

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It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Geneva to Zug, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Geneva to Zug is to train and line 5 train which takes 3 h 36 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 25 - SFr 40 and takes 5 h 39 min, you could also fly, which costs SFr 75 - SFr 190 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Zug.
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  • Distance: 131.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 36 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Zug, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Geneva to Zug via Zürich HB in around 3 h 36 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Geneva to Zug 3 times a week. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
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.

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Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Zug
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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 Zürich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Zug is 291 km. It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to drive from Geneva to Zug.

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Royal Jordanian and Swiss offer flights from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 607+ hotels available in Zug. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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