There are 8 ways to get from Berlin to Geneva by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld  •  4 h 49 min

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

$47 - $226

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Fly from Berlin Tegel  •  5 h 51 min

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

$78 - $212

Train  •  10 h 44 min

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

$268 - $428

Train via Basel SBB  •  10 h 50 min

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

$262 - $415

Bus Tour Bus  •  18 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 060 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague to Geneva 000259 / ...

$59 - $159

Bus  •  21 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin TXL, E to Zurich N06
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Geneva K388 / ...

$69 - $128

Drive, train  •  11 h 8 min

  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  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Geneva 696.1 miles

$140 - $220

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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 18 h 57 min.

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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 10 h 44 min.

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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 10 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min 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 4 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 10 h 44 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 18 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 548.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

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

easyJet flies from Berlin to Geneva 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin to Geneva via Bern in around 10 h 44 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
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
8 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$210 - $340
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
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
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Olten to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
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
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin TXL, E to Zurich
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Berlin, Südkreuz Bf to Prague, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Prague, ÚAN Florenc to Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Prague to Geneva
Ave. Duration
12 h 39 min
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
16 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
elines.cz
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
Bus from Zürich to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus

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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 10 h 2 min to drive from Berlin to Geneva.

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easyJet offers flights from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 393+ hotels available in Geneva. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Schoenefeld Airport is to train which takes 40 min and costs .

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