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There are 3 ways to get from Autun to Geneva Airport (GVA) by train, bus or car

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Train  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from Le Creusot Montceau Montchanin to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Ter / ...

SFr 78 - SFr 181

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Gare to GareSNCF ville 129
  2. Take the bus from Dijon to Geneva 759

SFr 22 - SFr 35

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2h 45m

  1. Drive from Autun to Geneva Airport (GVA) 264.2 km

SFr 30 - SFr 50

Autun to Geneva Airport (GVA) by bus and train

The journey time between Autun and Geneva Airport (GVA) is around 6h 21m and covers a distance of around 329 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 47m. Operated by Mobigo Saône et Loire, Swiss PostAuto, TGV inOui and others, the Autun to Geneva Airport (GVA) service departs from Place Champ de Mars and arrives in Genève-Aéroport. Typically 27 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 21m
Fastest journey time:
4h 47m
Services per week:
27
Cheapest price:
SFr 64
Carbon emissions:
20 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:57
Last service departs at:
20:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Autun 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

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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
This applies to arrivals from Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy and Pays de la Loire in France
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
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 Andorra, Argentina, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Egypt, Estonia, Georgia, India, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Netherlands, Paraguay, Seychelles, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden, Tanzania, United Kingdom and Uruguay
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Considerations leaving from France

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

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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 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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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 2 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.

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Last updated: 17 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Autun to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to bus, which costs €19 - €35 and takes 6h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Autun to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to drive which costs €29 - €45 and takes 2h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Autun to Geneva Airport (GVA). However, there are services departing from Gare and arriving at Genève, Aéroport via Dijon and Genève, Cornavin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 33m.

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The distance between Autun and Geneva Airport (GVA) is 160 km. The road distance is 264.2 km.

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The best way to get from Autun to Geneva Airport (GVA) without a car is to train which takes 5h 20m and costs €70 - €170.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Autun to Geneva Airport (GVA), including transfers.

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Autun to Geneva Airport (GVA) bus services, operated by Cars Mobigo - Côte-d'Or TRANSCO, depart from Gare station.

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The best way to get from Autun to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to train which takes 5h 20m and costs €70 - €170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €19 - €35 and takes 6h 33m.

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Autun to Geneva Airport (GVA) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Geneva station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Autun to Geneva Airport (GVA) is 264 km. It takes approximately 2h 45m to drive from Autun to Geneva Airport (GVA).

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Map of how to get from Autun to Geneva Airport (GVA).
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  • Distance: 159.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

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

You can take a train from Autun to Geneva Airport (GVA) via Gare TGV, Le Creusot Montceau Montchanin, Lyon Part Dieu, and Genève in around 5h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Autun to Geneva Airport (GVA) via Dijon, Geneva, and Genève, Cornavin in around 6h 33m.

Train operators
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 Le Creusot Montceau Montchanin to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 35 - SFr 45
1st Class
SFr 30 - SFr 40
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 50
1st Class
SFr 40 - SFr 50
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 Le Creusot-Montceau-Montchani to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 22 - SFr 35
Rail 1st Class
SFr 30 - SFr 50
Bus operators
Cars Mobigo - Côte-d'Or TRANSCO
Phone
03 80 11 29 29
Website
viamobigo.fr
Bus from Gare to GareSNCF ville
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 2
Schedules at
Cars Mobigo - Côte-d'Or TRANSCO
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 Dijon to Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 17
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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