There are 9 ways to get from Bolzano to Geneva by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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 via Milano Centrale  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Bolzano to Verona Porta Nuova Fa / ...
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale Fr
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Geneve Ec

$94 - $184

Cheapest option

Train, night bus  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Bolzano/Bozen to Milano Rogoredo En
  2. Take the night bus from Milan to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus

$55 - $69

7 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bolzano to Verona Porta Nuova Fa / ...
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Geneve Eurocity / ...

$106 - $191

Bus  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Bolzano to Orio al Serio Airport
  2. Take the bus from Bergamo, Bergamo to Geneva 405 / ...

$91 - $130

Drive  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Bolzano to Geneva 368.4 miles

$85 - $130

Bus to Munich, fly  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Bolzano to Munich Airport
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Geneva (GVA) MUC - GVA

$98 - $251

Train, train to Milan Linate, fly  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Bolzano to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
  3. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA

$60 - $269

Train, train to Venice, fly  •  7 h

  1. Take the train from Bolzano to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
  3. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Geneva (GVA) VCE - GVA

$63 - $342

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Bolzano/Bozen to Innsbruck Hbf
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA

$130 - $287

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bolzano to Geneva is to train and night bus which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 10 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bolzano to Geneva is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 230€ and takes 6 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bolzano to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Bolzano and arriving at Geneva via Bergamo, Bergamo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bolzano to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Bolzano and arriving at Geneve via Verona Porta Nuova and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 2 min.

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The distance between Bolzano and Geneva is 400 km. The road distance is 589.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bolzano to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 8 h 2 min and costs 80€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 2 min to get from Bolzano to Geneva, including transfers.

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Bolzano to Geneva bus services, operated by Alto Adige Bus, depart from Bolzano station.

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Bolzano to Geneva train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Bolzano station.

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The best way to get from Bolzano to Geneva is to train which takes 8 h 2 min and costs 80€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 10 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Bolzano to Geneva bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Geneva station.

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Map of how to get from Bolzano to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 249.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 2 min

What companies run services between Bolzano, Italy and Geneva, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Bolzano to Geneva via Verona Porta Nuova and Milano Centrale in around 8 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bolzano to Geneva via Orio al Serio Airport and Bergamo, Bergamo in around 10 h 9 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Venice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,200
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bolzano to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bolzano/Bozen to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$20 - $24
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$14 - $17
Train from Bolzano/Bozen to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bolzano/Bozen to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Geneve
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Geneve
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Bolzano/Bozen to Milano Rogoredo
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Alto Adige Bus
Phone
895 895 0831
Email
info@suedtirolbus.it
Website
altoadigebus.com
Bus from Bolzano to Orio al Serio Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
altoadigebus.com
Bus from Bolzano to Munich Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
altoadigebus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bergamo, Bergamo to Geneva
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Milan to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus

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