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There are 5 ways to get from Abondance to Geneva Airport (GVA) by bus, train, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Place Du Village to Gare Sncf - Thonon 121
  2. Take the train from Thonon Les Bains to Annemasse Ter / ...

SFr 27 - SFr 98

Cheapest option

Line 121 bus, bus, line 5 bus  •  3h 49m

  1. Take the line 121 bus from Place Du Village to Lycee Du Chablais 121
  2. Take the bus from Thonon-l-Bains, Grangette égl to Genève-Eaux-Vives, gare T71
  3. Take the line 5 bus from Genève, Rieu to Genève, Aéroport 5

SFr 23 - SFr 36

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Place Du Village to Place Des Arts - Thonon 121
  2. Take the bus from Thonon-les-Bains, Pl des Arts to Genève, plage T71

SFr 25 - SFr 50

Drive  •  1h 6m

  1. Drive from Abondance to Geneva Airport (GVA) 65.5 km

SFr 7 - SFr 12

Towncar  •  1h 6m

  1. Take a town car from Abondance to Geneva Airport 65.5 km

SFr 40

Abondance to Geneva Airport (GVA) by bus and train

The journey time between Abondance and Geneva Airport (GVA) is around 2h 16m and covers a distance of around 86 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 6m. Operated by Bus Urbain Thononais, SAT Transport en Autocar, SNCF and others, the Abondance to Geneva Airport (GVA) service departs from Place Du Village and arrives in Genève-Aéroport. Typically 15 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 16m
Fastest journey time:
2h 6m
Journey distance:
86 km
Services per week:
15
Cheapest price:
SFr 37
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
10:35
Last service departs at:
17:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Abondance to Geneva Airport (GVA) bus and train schedules

France → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from France

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy and Pays de la Loire in France
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
France: Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy, Pays de la Loire

This applies to arrivals from India, Nepal and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: India, Nepal and United Kingdom
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
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Rules to follow in Switzerland

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from France

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Geneva Airport (GVA) is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Geneva Airport (GVA) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Geneva Airport (GVA) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Switzerland.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Abondance to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to drive, which costs €7 - €11 and takes 1h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Abondance to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to drive which costs €7 - €11 and takes 1h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Abondance to Geneva Airport (GVA). However, there are services departing from Place Du Village and arriving at Genève, Aéroport via Thonon-les-Bains, Pl des Arts, Genève, plage and Genève, Cornavin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 15m.

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The distance between Abondance and Geneva Airport (GVA) is 47 km. The road distance is 65.5 km.

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The best way to get from Abondance to Geneva Airport (GVA) without a car is to bus and train which takes 2h 12m and costs €24 - €90.

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It takes approximately 2h 12m to get from Abondance to Geneva Airport (GVA), including transfers.

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Abondance to Geneva Airport (GVA) bus services, operated by Bus Urbain Thononais, depart from Place Du Village station.

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Abondance to Geneva Airport (GVA) bus services, operated by Transalis, arrive at Genève, plage station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Abondance to Geneva Airport (GVA) is 66 km. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from Abondance to Geneva Airport (GVA).

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There are 186+ hotels available in Geneva Airport (GVA). Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Abondance to Geneva Airport (GVA).
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  • Distance: 47.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 12m

What companies run services between Abondance, France and Geneva Airport (GVA), Switzerland?

You can take a bus from Abondance to Geneva Airport (GVA) via Thonon-les-Bains, Pl des Arts, Genève, plage, and Genève, Cornavin in around 3h 15m.

Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Thonon Les Bains to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 6 - SFr 9
Rail 1st Class
SFr 13 - SFr 19
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Thonon-les-Bains to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 29
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Thonon Les Bains to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 25 - SFr 30
1st Class
SFr 17 - SFr 20
Bus operators
Bus Urbain Thononais
Phone
+33 4 50 26 35 35
Email
transports@cc-peva.fr
Website
leman-but.fr
Bus from Place Du Village to Gare Sncf - Thonon
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 9
Website
Bus Urbain Thononais
Bus from Place Du Village to Place Des Arts - Thonon
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 9
Website
Bus Urbain Thononais
Bus from Place Du Village to Lycee Du Chablais
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 9
Website
Bus Urbain Thononais
SAT Transport en Autocar
Phone
04 50 71 00 88
Email
info@sat-autocars.com
Website
sat-autocars.com
Bus from Abondance - Place du Village to Thonon-les-Bains - Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 7
Schedules at
sat-leman.com
Bus from Abondance - Place du Village to Thonon-les-Bains - Place des Arts
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 8
Schedules at
sat-leman.com
Transalis
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Email
commercial.crolard@transdev.com
Website
transalis.fr
Bus from Thonon-les-Bains, Pl des Arts to Genève, plage
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 9
Website
Transalis
Bus from Thonon-l-Bains, Grangette égl to Genève-Eaux-Vives, gare
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 9
Website
Transalis
Transports Publics Genevois
Phone
+41 22 308 33 11
Website
tpg.ch
Bus from Genève, Rieu to Genève, Aéroport
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 18
Website
Transports Publics Genevois
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Day Pass 2nd Class
SFr 8 - SFr 11
Day Pass 1st Class
SFr 14 - SFr 18
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Abondance to Geneva Airport
Estimated price
SFr 40

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