There are 4 ways to get from Aarau to Geneva by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Aarau to Genève 5 / ...

$70 - $130

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Aarau to Bern 16 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld to Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere RegioJet / ...

$36 - $64

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Aarau to Geneva 148.6 miles

$30 - $45

Train, fly  •  3 h 9 min

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

$90 - $203

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Aarau and arriving at Genève. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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The distance between Aarau and Geneva is 196 km. The road distance is 237.7 km.

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The best way to get from Aarau to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 2 h 16 min and costs .

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The train from Aarau to Genève takes 2 h 16 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Aarau to Geneva is 238 km. It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to drive from Aarau to Geneva.

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

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There are 393+ hotels available in Geneva. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Aarau to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 122.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 16 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Aarau to Geneva hourly. Tickets cost $70 - $130 and the journey takes 2 h 16 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
45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
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.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Aarau to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Aarau to Bern
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Aarau to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld to Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
regiojet.com
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 Berne to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus

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