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There are 7 ways to get from Berlin to Geneva by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Berlin Tegel  •  5h 56m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Geneva (GVA) TXL - GVA

$78 - $212

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Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Geneva (GVA) SXF - GVA

$47 - $226

5 alternative options

Train  •  10h 44m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Bern Ice
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1 / ...

$266 - $425

Train via Basel SBB  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Basel SBB Ice
  2. Take the train from Olten to Genève 5 / ...

$261 - $412

Bus  •  18h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 260 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague to Geneva 000259 / ...

$59 - $159

Drive, train  •  11h 8m

  1. Drive from Berlin to Göttingen
  2. Take the train from Göttingen to Basel Bad Bf Ice
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Geneva

$195 - $304

Drive  •  10h 2m

  1. Drive from Berlin to Geneva 696.1 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Geneva is to bus which costs 50€ - 140€ and takes 18h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Geneva is to fly which costs 40€ - 200€ and takes 4h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin to Geneva. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderpl./Grunerstr.(Bln) [Grunerstr.] and arriving at Geneva via Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz and Prague. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Berlin Ostbahnhof and arriving at Genève via Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 44m.

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The distance between Berlin and Geneva is 877 km. The road distance is 1113.8 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 10h 44m and costs 230€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 5h 56m to get from Berlin to Geneva, including transfers.

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Berlin to Geneva bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz station.

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Berlin to Geneva train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Ostbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Geneva is to fly which takes 5h 56m and costs 65€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 230€ - 370€ and takes 10h 44m, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 140€ and takes 18h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 548.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 56m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Geneva, Switzerland?

Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Berlin to Geneva hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin to Geneva via Bern in around 10h 44m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $460
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Bern
Ave. Duration
8h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$210 - $330
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
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 Bern to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Olten to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
regiojet.com
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Prague to Geneva
Ave. Duration
12h 39m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Genève Gare Routiere Place Dorcière
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
elines.cz

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Geneva Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Berlin to Geneva bus services, operated by Tour Bus, arrive at Geneva station.

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Berlin to Geneva train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Genève station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin to Geneva is 1114 km. It takes approximately 10h 2m to drive from Berlin to Geneva.

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Air France, British Airways, Eurowings and five other airlines offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 407+ hotels available in Geneva. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22m and costs 2€ - 4€.

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