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

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Train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Konstanz to Zürich HB Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...

$116 - $204

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Bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Constance, Constance Döbeleplatz to Zurich 006 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Geneva K388 / ...

$14 - $33

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Konstanz to Zürich HB Ir / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Annemasse

$62 - $94

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Konstanz to Geneva 215.3 miles

$45 - $70

Train, fly  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Konstanz to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA

$88 - $197

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The cheapest way to get from Konstanz to Geneva is to bus which costs 12€ - 29€ and takes 7 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Konstanz to Geneva is to train and fly which costs 75€ - 180€ and takes 3 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Konstanz to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Constance, Constance Döbeleplatz and arriving at Geneva via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Konstanz to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Konstanz and arriving at Genève via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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The distance between Konstanz and Geneva is 281 km. The road distance is 344.4 km.

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The best way to get from Konstanz to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 100€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Konstanz to Geneva, including transfers.

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Konstanz to Geneva bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Constance, Constance Döbeleplatz station.

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

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The best way to get from Konstanz to Geneva is to train which takes 4 h 30 min and costs 100€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 29€ and takes 7 h 35 min.

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  • Distance: 175.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

You can take a train from Konstanz to Geneva via Zürich HB in around 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Konstanz to Geneva via Zurich in around 7 h 35 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
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 Konstanz to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Konstanz to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
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 Konstanz to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Konstanz to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
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 Constance, Constance Döbeleplatz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
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 Zürich to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Book at
eurolines.ch

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Konstanz to Geneva is 344 km. It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to drive from Konstanz to Geneva.

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

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Book your Konstanz to Geneva bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 399+ hotels available in Geneva. Prices start at $81 USD per night.

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