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There are 7 ways to get from Ceva to Geneva by train, 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

  1. Take the train from Ceva to Torino Lingotto
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
  3. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Geneve

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Mondovi to Turin
  2. Take the bus from Turin to Geneva

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Ceva to Torino Lingotto
  2. Take the bus from Turin to Geneva

Drive

  1. Drive from Ceva to Geneva

Train to Genoa, fly

  1. Take the train from Ceva to Savona
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to Geneva (GVA)

Train, bus to Nice, fly

  1. Take the train from Ceva to Savona
  2. Take the bus from Savona to Nice Airport
  3. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Geneva (GVA)

Train, train to Milan Linate, fly

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

Ceva to Geneva by train

The train journey time between Ceva and Geneva is around 16h 18m and covers a distance of around 402 km. This includes an average layover time of around 10h 53m. The fastest train normally takes 10h 44m. Operated by Trenitalia, TGV inOui, SNCF and others, the Ceva to Geneva train service departs from Ceva and arrives in Geneve. Typically 13 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
5h 25m
Layover time:
10h 53m
Total time:
16h 18m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
10h 44m
Train distance:
402 km
Trains per week:
13
Cheapest price:
SFr 68
Carbon emissions:
21 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:17
Last train departs at:
22:17

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ceva to Geneva train schedules

Italy → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from Italy

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Italy

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Geneva is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Geneva is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Geneva is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 13 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ceva to Geneva is to bus which costs €20 - €27 and takes 8h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Ceva to Geneva is to drive which costs €45 - €70 and takes 3h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ceva to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Ceva and arriving at Geneve via Torino Lingotto, Torino Porta Susa and Chambery Challes Les Eaux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 15m.

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The distance between Ceva and Geneva is 250 km. The road distance is 357.3 km.

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The best way to get from Ceva to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 7h 15m and costs €80 - €130.

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It takes approximately 7h 15m to get from Ceva to Geneva, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ceva to Geneva is to train which takes 7h 15m and costs €80 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €20 - €27 and takes 8h 15m.

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There is no direct flight from Genoa Airport to Geneva Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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Ceva to Geneva train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Geneve station.

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Map of how to get from Ceva to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 250 km
  • Duration: 7h 15m

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

You can take a train from Ceva to Geneva via Torino Lingotto, Torino Porta Susa, and Chambery Challes Les Eaux in around 7h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ceva to Geneva via Mondovi', Mondovi, Fermata 36 - RE UMBERTO, Fermata 3286 - FERRUCCI, and Turin in around 8h 15m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 150
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Genoa to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 460
Flights from Genoa to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 460
Flights from Genoa to Geneva via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 460
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Genoa to Geneva via Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 440
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Genoa to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 330
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Genoa to Geneva via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 310
Train operators
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 Ceva to Torino Lingotto
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 16
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 14 - SFr 16
Train from Ceva to Savona
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 3 - SFr 9
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 7 - SFr 9
Train from Ceva to Torino Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 16
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 14 - SFr 16
Train from Torino Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 19 - SFr 22
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 45 - SFr 55
1st Class
SFr 45 - SFr 55
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 14 - SFr 22
Rail 1st Class
SFr 23 - SFr 35
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Chambéry-Challes-les-Eaux to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 60
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 15 - SFr 21
Base Standard
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Base Premium
SFr 40 - SFr 60
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Torino Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
SFr 18 - SFr 25
Smart Low Cost
SFr 15 - SFr 22
Smart Flex
SFr 30 - SFr 50
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Turin to Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Savona to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Savona to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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