There are 7 ways to get from Basel to Geneva Airport (GVA) by plane, 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

Fly from Basel  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Geneva (GVA) BSL - GVA

$53 - $244

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Basel to Le Grand-Saconnex 155.8 miles

$19

5 alternative options

Train to Zurich, fly  •  2 h 51 min

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

$86 - $207

Train  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Olten to Genève-Aéroport 5 / ...

$84 - $153

Train via Biel/Bienne  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Biel/Bienne 51
  2. Take the train from Biel/Bienne to Genève-Aéroport 5 / ...

$79 - $141

Train, bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern 61 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld to Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere Rj

$46 - $80

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Geneva Airport (GVA) 157.5 miles

$30 - $50

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

Lufthansa, easyJet and four other airlines fly from Basel to Geneva Airport (GVA) hourly. Alternatively, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel to Geneva Airport (GVA) hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $120 and the journey takes 2 h 14 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Basel to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Basel to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Basel to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Basel to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Geneva via Bastia
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Basel to Geneva via Figari
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Basel to Geneva via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Basel to Geneva via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Basel to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Basel to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Basel to Geneva via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Basel to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Basel to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Olten to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Biel/Bienne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld to Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Basel to Le Grand-Saconnex
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Basel and Geneva Airport (GVA) is 185 km. The road distance is 252 km.

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to rideshare which costs SFr 19 and takes 3 h 4 min.

The quickest way to get from Basel to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to drive which takes 2 h 30 min and costs SFr 30 - SFr 50.

No, there is no direct train from Basel to Geneva Airport (GVA). However, there are services departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Genève-Aéroport via Olten. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 23 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Basel to Geneva Airport (GVA), including transfers.