There are 8 ways to get from Aachen to Geneva by train, bus, car or plane

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Train TGV  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Central Station to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Genève Tgv

$231 - $277

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Bus  •  14 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Aachen, Aachen Hüls to Strasbourg 211
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile to Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere RegioJet

$37 - $55

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Train Deutsche Bahn  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Bern Ec
  3. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1

$212 - $376

Train, bus  •  16 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Eupen to Liege-Guillemins Ic
  2. Take the bus from Liege to Basel
  3. Take the bus from Basel City Centre to Geneva - Bus station

$60 - $99

Drive  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Aachen to Geneva 493.2 miles

$100 - $150

Train to Brussels, fly  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Central Station to Brusel Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Geneva (GVA) BRU - GVA

$100 - $262

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Geneva (GVA) DUS - GVA

$76 - $215

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Geneva (GVA) FRA - GVA

$142 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Geneva is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 14 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aachen to Geneva is to train and fly which costs 85€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aachen to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Aachen, Bushof and arriving at Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere via Aachen, Aachen Hüls and Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Aachen station to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Aachen Central Station and arriving at Genève via Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 12 min.

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The distance between Aachen and Geneva is 509 km. The road distance is 789.1 km.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 7 h 12 min and costs 190€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to get from Aachen to Geneva, including transfers.

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

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Aachen to Geneva train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Aachen Central Station.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Geneva is to train which takes 7 h 12 min and costs 190€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 14 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Aachen to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 317.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 12 min

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

You can take a train from Aachen to Geneva via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 7 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aachen to Geneva via Aachen, Wilmersdorfer Straße, Aachen, Aachen Hüls, Strasbourg, and Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile in around 14 h 38 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $170
1st Class
$170 - $240
Train from Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Train from Aachen Central Station to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $75
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Genève
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $34
Schedules at
bahn.de
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 Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Bern
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $240
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Central Station to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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 Bern to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Eupen to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
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 Aachen, Aachen Hüls to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile to Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Liege to Basel
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Basel City Centre to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Aachen to Geneva bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere station.

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Aachen to Geneva train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Genève station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aachen to Geneva is 789 km. It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to drive from Aachen to Geneva.

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Swiss, easyJet, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Geneva Airport.

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