There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Geneva by plane, train, bus, car or shuttle

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Fly  •  1h 48m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Geneva (GVA) AMS - GVA

SFr 54 - SFr 201

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Train via Paris  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Paris Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Geneve Tgv

SFr 218 - SFr 289

Train  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Chambery Challes Les Eaux Thalys
  2. Take the train from Gare de Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux to Gare de Genève Geneve - Evian - Annecy - Valence - Avignon / ...

SFr 273 - SFr 338

Bus  •  15h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport 835
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Geneva N496

SFr 55 - SFr 76

Drive  •  9h 2m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Geneva 998 km

SFr 150 - SFr 220

Shuttle, train  •  15h 13m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Amsterdam to Aigle
  2. Take the train from Aigle to Genève 90 / ...

SFr 217 - SFr 254

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Geneva is to bus which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 15h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Geneva is to fly which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 1h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Schiphol, Airport B11 and arriving at Geneva via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer and Cologne, Cologne South, Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Schiphol Airport and arriving at Geneve via Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 24m.

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The distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and Geneva is 686 km. The road distance is 998 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Geneva without a car is to train via Paris which takes 7h 24m and costs 190€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 1h 48m to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Geneva, including transfers.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Geneva bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer station.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Geneva train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Schiphol Airport station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Geneva is to fly which takes 1h 48m and costs 45€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can train via Paris, which costs 190€ - 270€ and takes 7h 24m, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 15h 16m.

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  • Distance: 686.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 48m

What companies run services between Amsterdam Airport (AMS), Netherlands and Geneva, Switzerland?

KLM, easyJet and three other airlines fly from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Geneva hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Geneva via Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 7h 24m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 900
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 170
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
SFr 130 - SFr 170
1st Class
SFr 170 - SFr 240
Train from Schiphol Airport to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 250 - SFr 310
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
SFr 250 - SFr 310
1st Class
SFr 320 - SFr 450
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Geneve
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 85 - SFr 110
1st Class
SFr 95 - SFr 120
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 Gare de Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 18 - SFr 21
1st Class
SFr 28 - SFr 30
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 Aigle to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Geneva
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Amsterdam to Aigle
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 176
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Starliner

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Geneva bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Geneva station.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Geneva train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Geneve station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Geneva is 998 km. It takes approximately 9h 2m to drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Geneva.

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Air France, Lufthansa, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Geneva Airport.

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