There are 5 ways to get from Avignon to Geneva by train, bus, rideshare or car

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  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Geneve Tgv / ...

$75 - $90

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 25 min

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

$13 - $20

3 alternative options

Bus via Lyon - Perrache Bus station  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Avignon City Center to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus

$15 - $21

Rideshare  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Avignon to Genève 219 miles

$31

Drive  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Avignon to Geneva 218.6 miles

$45 - $70

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

TGV operates a train from Avignon to Geneva twice daily. Tickets cost $75 - $90 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Avignon to Geneva via Lyon - Perrache Bus station in around 4 h 32 min.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Avignon City Center to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Avignon City Center to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Avignon to Genève
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Avignon and Geneva is 272 km. The road distance is 350 km.

The cheapest way to get from Avignon to Geneva is to bus which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 5 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Avignon to Geneva is to train which takes 2 h 50 min and costs 65€ - 75€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Avignon TGV and arriving at Geneve. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Avignon City Center and arriving at Geneva - Bus station. Services depart hourly, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

The train from Avignon TGV to Geneve takes 2 h 50 min including transfers and departs twice daily.