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There are 6 ways to get from Avignon to Geneva by train, bus, night 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.

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Train inOui TGV  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Genève Tgv

$75 - $85

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Night bus  •  5h 40m

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

$13 - $19

4 alternative options

Train SNCF  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Valence Ville Lyon-Part-Dieu - Marseille-St-Charles / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence Ville to Genève Genève - Valence-Ville / ...

$69 - $104

Train, bus  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Avignon-Centre to Gare de Annecy Annecy - Avignon-Centre / ...
  2. Take the bus from Annecy - Gare routière to Genève - Seujet T72

$57 - $81

Rideshare  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the rideshare from Avignon to Genève 219 miles

$30

Drive  •  3h 39m

  1. Drive from Avignon to Geneva 218.6 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Avignon to Geneva is to night bus which costs 11€ - 17€ and takes 5h 40m.

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

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Avignon and arriving at Geneva - Bus station station. This bus operates Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5h 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Avignon TGV and arriving at Genève. Services depart three times a week, and operate Thursday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 2h 50m.

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The distance between Avignon and Geneva is 272 km. The road distance is 349.7 km.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 2h 50m and costs 65€ - 75€.

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The train from Avignon TGV to Genève takes 2h 50m including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Avignon to Geneva bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Avignon station.

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

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Avignon to Geneva bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Geneva - Bus station.

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Map of how to get from Avignon to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 169.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 50m

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

inOui TGV operates a train from Avignon to Geneva 3 times a week. Tickets cost $75 - $85 and the journey takes 2h 50m.

Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Avignon TGV to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
Train from Avignon Centre to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $35
1st Class
$48 - $54
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon Centre to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Valence Ville to Genève
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Gare de Avignon-Centre to Gare de Annecy
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $110
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
3h 24m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Transdev Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Website
transdevhautesavoie.com
Bus from Annecy - Gare routière to Genève - Seujet
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
transdevhautesavoie.com
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
5h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Avignon to Genève
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Avignon to Geneva is 350 km. It takes approximately 3h 39m to drive from Avignon to Geneva.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Avignon and Geneva. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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