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

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Bus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel City Centre to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus

$16 - $23

5 alternative options

Fly from Basel  •  4 h 8 min

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

$53 - $244

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

Rideshare  •  3 h 4 min

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

$18

Drive  •  2 h 30 min

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

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to rideshare which costs SFr 18 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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

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

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It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Basel to Geneva Airport (GVA), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Geneva Airport (GVA). However, there are services departing from Basel City Centre and arriving at Genève, WTC via Genève, Cornavin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 49 min.

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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.

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There are 399+ hotels available in Geneva Airport (GVA). Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Geneva Airport (GVA).
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  • Distance: 115.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 51 min

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 Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Basel to Geneva via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Basel to Geneva via Bastia
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Basel to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Basel to Geneva via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Basel to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Basel to Geneva via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Basel to Geneva via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
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
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
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
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
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Basel City Centre to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Basel to Le Grand-Saconnex
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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