How to get from Aachen to Geneva

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Recommended option

Train TGV  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles Midi Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord Tha
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Geneve Tgv

$202 - $298

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Aachen to Liège
  2. Take the bus from Liège to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station 831
  3. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Metz
  4. Take the bus from Metz to Dijon
  5. Take the bus from Dijon to Geneva - Bus station

$31 - $50

5 alternative options

Train  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Siegburg/Bonn to Basel SBB Ice
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Biel/Bienne 51
  4. Take the train from Biel/Bienne to Genève 5 / ...

$190 - $322

Train, bus  •  16 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen, Aachen, Hbf to Köln, Köln Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Köln to Strasbourg
  3. Take the bus from Štrasburk, Place de l'Étoile to Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere Rj

$76 - $105

Drive  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Aachen to Geneva 493.2 miles

$100 - $150

Train, train to Luxembourg, fly to Geneva  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Welkenraedt to Liège-Guillemins
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Luxembourg
  3. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Geneva (GVA) LUX - GVA

$97 - $293

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Lyon, train  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen West to Neuss Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Lyon (LYS) DUS - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve

$114 - $320

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

You can take a train from Aachen to Geneva via Bruxelles Midi, Bruxelles-Midi, Paris Nord, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 7 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aachen to Geneva via Liège, Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station, Luxembourg, Metz, and Dijon in around 12 h 43 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Siegburg/Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen West to Neuss Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Geneve
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Siegburg Bf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $32
Schedules at
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Biel/Bienne to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
DB Regio NRW - RB33
Website
avv.de
Train from Aachen, Aachen, Hbf to Köln, Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
avv.de
Train from Aachen, Aachen, West Bf to Neuss, Neuss Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
avv.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Welkenraedt to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Aachen to Liège
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Luxembourg to Metz
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Metz to Dijon
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Dijon to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Liège to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Köln to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Štrasburk, Place de l'Étoile to Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Aachen and Geneva is 509 km. The road distance is 789 km.

The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Geneva is to bus which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 12 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Aachen to Geneva is to drive which takes 7 h 11 min and costs 85€ - 130€.

No, there is no direct train from Aachen to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Aachen Hbf and arriving at Geneve via Bruxelles-Midi, Paris Nord RER and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Aachen to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Aachen and arriving at Geneva - Bus station via Liège, Luxembourg, Metz and Dijon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 43 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 20 min to get from Aachen to Geneva, including transfers.