There are 7 ways to get from Ascona to Geneva by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Locarno S. Antonio to Domodossola Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Domodossola to Geneve Eurocity / ...

$74 - $138

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Bellinzona to Milan, Milan 414 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus / ...

$31 - $68

5 alternative options

Train via Visp  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Locarno FART to Domodossola 2-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Domodossola to Visp Ece / ...
  3. Take the train from Visp to Genève 90

$92 - $179

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Ascona to Geneva 216.3 miles

$45 - $65

Line 1 bus, line 20 train, line 10 train to Lugano, fly  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Ascona, Posta to Locarno, Piazza Stazione
  2. Take the line 20 train from Locarno to Giubiasco
  3. Take the line 10 train from Giubiasco to Lugano
  4. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Geneva (GVA) LUG - GVA

$83 - $232

Train to Zurich, fly  •  5 h 47 min

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

$111 - $262

Line 1 bus, line 20 train, line 10 train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Ascona, Posta to Locarno, Piazza Stazione
  2. Take the line 20 train from Locarno to Giubiasco
  3. Take the line 10 train from Giubiasco to Lugano
  4. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Geneva (GVA) MXP - GVA

$120 - $272

Questions & Answers

The distance between Ascona and Geneva is 202 km. The road distance is 346 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ascona to Geneva is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 70 and takes 9 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from Ascona to Geneva is to drive which takes 4 h 22 min and costs SFr 45 - SFr 65.

No, there is no direct train from Ascona to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Locarno S. Antonio and arriving at Geneve via Domodossola. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 16 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Ascona to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Ascona, Posta and arriving at Geneva - Bus station via Locarno, Via della Pace, Bellinzona and Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 9 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Ascona to Geneva, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Ascona to Geneva via Domodossola in around 5 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ascona to Geneva via Locarno, Via della Pace, Bellinzona, Via Henri Guisan, Bellinzona, Milan, Milan, and Milan in around 9 h 9 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lugano to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Lugano to Geneva via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Lugano to Geneva via Zurich, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Lugano to Geneva via Zurich, Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lugano to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Lugano to Geneva via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
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
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $300
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Locarno S. Antonio to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Domodossola to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Locarno FART to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Domodossola to Visp
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Visp to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Locarno to Giubiasco
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Giubiasco to Lugano
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bellinzona to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Domodossola to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Domodossola to Visp
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bellinzona to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Milan to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Ascona, Posta to Locarno, Piazza Stazione
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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