There are 6 ways to get from Bourges to Geneva by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Bourges to Lyon Part Dieu Ic
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève 7-Y / ...

$78 - $117

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Bus Isilines  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Bourges to Lyon
  2. Take the bus from Lyon to Saint-Julien-en-Genevois

$39 - $51

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Bus Eurolines CH  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bourges to Clermont-Ferrand 727 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Genève N706 / ...

$41 - $63

Drive  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Bourges to Geneva 239.7 miles

$50 - $75

Train to Paris CDG, fly  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Bourges to Paris Austerlitz
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Geneva (GVA) CDG - GVA

$105 - $305

Train to Paris Orly, fly  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Bourges to Paris Austerlitz
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Geneva (GVA) ORY - GVA

$84 - $256

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bourges to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Bourges and arriving at Genève, Bel-Air via Lyon and St-Julien-en-G., SNCF. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bourges to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Bourges and arriving at Genève via Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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The distance between Bourges and Geneva is 302 km. The road distance is 383.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bourges to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 6 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Bourges to Geneva, including transfers.

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

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Bourges to Geneva train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Bourges station.

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The best way to get from Bourges to Geneva is to train which takes 6 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 38 min.

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

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Bourges to Geneva bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Genève station.

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Map of how to get from Bourges to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 188.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

What companies run services between Bourges, France and Geneva, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Bourges to Geneva via Lyon Part Dieu in around 6 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bourges to Geneva via Lyon, Saint-Julien-en-Genevois, and St-Julien-en-G., SNCF in around 8 h 38 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bourges to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bourges to Paris Austerlitz
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
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 Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Bourges to Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lyon to Saint-Julien-en-Genevois - Gare
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Genève
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Bourges to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
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
Bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Genève
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
internorte.pt

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Bourges to Geneva train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Genève station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bourges to Geneva is 383 km. It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to drive from Bourges to Geneva.

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Luxair, Swiss and Air France offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Geneva Airport.

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