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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Moscow Sheremetyevo to Geneva  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Geneva (GVA) SVO - GVA

$126 - $504

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Bus Autokar Polska  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Moscow Novoyasenevskaya to Grodno
  2. Take the bus from Grodno to Bialystok
  3. Take the bus from Bialystok to Geneva

$99 - $156

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Fly Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Domodedovo (DME) to Geneva (GVA) DME - GVA

$126 - $414

Fly Moscow Sheremetyevo to Lyon, train  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Lyon (LYS) SVO - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève

$157 - $573

Train  •  40 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Karlsruhe Hbf En
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Olten to Genève 5 / ...

$344 - $518

Bus Eurolines CH  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Warsaw
  2. Take the bus from Warsaw to Genève

Drive  •  29 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Moscow to Geneva 1777.4 miles

$370 - $550

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Moscow to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Moskva Belorusskaja and arriving at Genève via Karlsruhe Hbf, Basel SBB and Olten. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 40 min.

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The distance between Moscow and Geneva is 2418 km. The road distance is 2843.9 km.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 40 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to get from Moscow to Geneva, including transfers.

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Moscow to Geneva train services, operated by Russian Railways, depart from Moskva Belorusskaja station.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Geneva is to fly which takes 6 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 40 h 40 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 2 days 0 h.

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The quickest flight from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 40 min.

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Geneva is 2 h behind Moscow. It is currently 2:13 AM in Moscow and 1:13 AM in Geneva.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Moscow to Geneva is 2844 km. It takes approximately 29 h 8 min to drive from Moscow to Geneva.

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  • Distance: 1511.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 39 min

What companies run services between Moscow, Russia and Geneva, Switzerland?

Aeroflot Russian Airlines, Finnair and four other airlines fly from Moscow to Geneva hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Moscow to Geneva via Karlsruhe Hbf, Basel SBB, and Olten in around 40 h 40 min.

Airlines
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Geneva via Pulkovo
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,900
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Geneva via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Lyon via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Geneva via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Geneva via Riga
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Belavia Belarusian Airlines
Website
belavia.by
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva via Minsk
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Moscow Domodedovo to Geneva via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Lyon via Malta
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Moskva Belorusskaja to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Website
pass.rzd.ru
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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Mr Trans
Phone
8(495)507-78-88
Website
mrtrans.ru
Bus from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
mrtrans.ru
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Warsaw to Genève
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Book at
eurolines.ch
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Warszawa to Geneva
Ave. Duration
28 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Bialystok to Geneva
Ave. Duration
32 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Sindbad
Eurotrans
Website
eurotrans.by
Bus from Moscow Novoyasenevskaya to Grodno
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Schedules at
eurotrans.by
Bus Grodno
Website
avgrodno.by
Bus from Grodno to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
avgrodno.by
Minsktrans
Phone
(+375 17) 219-86-01
Email
info@minsktrans.by
Website
minsktrans.by
Bus from Grodno to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
minsktrans.by
Book at
ticketbus.by

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Air Baltic, Finnair, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport to Geneva Airport.

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The best way to get from Moscow to Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport is to Aeroexpress which takes 35 min and costs .

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