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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train TGV  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Genève Tgv

$97 - $121

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Night bus  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the night bus from Avignon to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus

$31 - $42

6 alternative options

Train via Valence Ville  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Arles to Valence Ville Tgv
  2. Take the train from Valence Ville to Genève 8-Y

$73 - $111

Bus  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Avignon - Gare Routière to Lyon
  2. Take the bus from Lyon to Saint-Julien-en-Genevois

$43 - $58

Drive  •  4 h

  1. Drive from Arles to Geneva 252.7 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Marseille, fly to Geneva  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Geneva (GVA) MRS - GVA

$85 - $179

Train to Marseille, fly to Lyon, train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Lyon (LYS) MRS - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève

$126 - $418

Train, train to Nice, fly to Geneva  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
  3. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Geneva (GVA) NCE - GVA

$105 - $232

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Arles to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Arles and arriving at Genève via Avignon Centre and Avignon TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 26 min.

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The distance between Arles and Geneva is 305 km. The road distance is 404.4 km.

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The best way to get from Arles to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 4 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Arles to Geneva, including transfers.

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Arles to Geneva train services, operated by TGV, depart from Avignon TGV station.

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The best way to get from Arles to Geneva is to train which takes 4 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 2 min.

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There is no direct flight from Marseille Airport to Geneva Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Arles to Geneva is 404 km. It takes approximately 4 h to drive from Arles to Geneva.

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Swiss, Eurowings, Alitalia and 10 other airlines offer flights from Marseille Airport to Geneva Airport.

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  • Distance: 190.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

What companies run services between Arles, France and Geneva, Switzerland?

TGV operates a train from Arles to Geneva 3 times a week. Tickets cost $75 - $90 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Arles to Geneva via Avignon Centre, Avignon - Gare Routière, Lyon, Saint-Julien-en-Genevois, and St-Julien-en-G., SNCF in around 8 h 2 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $450
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Lyon
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Algiers
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Djerba
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Marseille to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$100 - $150
Train from Arles to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Arles to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Valence Ville to Genève
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Arles to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $70
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 Valence-Ville to Genève
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $150
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 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Avignon - Gare Routière to Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lyon to Saint-Julien-en-Genevois - Gare
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $22
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
Night bus from Avignon to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus

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