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There are 5 ways to get from Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport (GVA) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the train from Chalon Sur Saone to Lyon Part Dieu Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Ter / ...

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Bus  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Perrache N1131 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Geneva - Airport BlaBlaCar Bus / ...

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Loche Gare TGV Lr701
  2. Take the train from Mâcon-Loché TGV to Annecy Tgv

Drive  •  2h

  1. Drive from Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport (GVA) 205.3 km

Towncar  •  2h

  1. Take a town car from Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport 205.3 km

Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport (GVA) by train

The train journey time between Chalon-sur-Saône and Geneva Airport (GVA) is around 4h 31m and covers a distance of around 293 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 7m. Operated by SNCF, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport (GVA) train service departs from Chalon Sur Saone and arrives in Genève-Aéroport. Typically 69 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

69 Weekly Trains
4h 31m Average Duration
SFr 47 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to bus which costs €17 - €27 and takes 4h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to drive which costs €35 - €60 and takes 2h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport (GVA). However, there are services departing from Chalon-sur-Saône and arriving at Geneva - Airport via Lyon - Perrache Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport (GVA). However, there are services departing from Chalon Sur Saone and arriving at Genève-Aéroport via Lyon Part Dieu and Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 31m.

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The distance between Chalon-sur-Saône and Geneva Airport (GVA) is 114 km. The road distance is 205.3 km.

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The best way to get from Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport (GVA) without a car is to train which takes 4h 31m and costs €45 - €130.

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It takes approximately 4h 31m to get from Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport (GVA), including transfers.

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Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport (GVA) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Chalon-sur-Saône station.

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Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport (GVA) train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Chalon Sur Saone station.

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The best way to get from Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to train which takes 4h 31m and costs €45 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €17 - €27 and takes 4h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport (GVA).
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  • Distance: 113.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 31m

What companies run services between Chalon-sur-Saône, France and Geneva Airport (GVA), Switzerland?

You can take a train from Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport (GVA) via Lyon Part Dieu and Genève in around 4h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport (GVA) via Lyon Perrache and Lyon - Perrache Bus Station in around 4h 50m.

Train operators
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 Chalon Sur Saone to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 30
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 16 - SFr 24
Rail 1st Class
SFr 23 - SFr 30
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 20 - SFr 29
Rail 1st Class
SFr 29 - SFr 40
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 Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mâcon-Loché TGV to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Chalon sur Saône to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Chalon Sur Saone to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 34 - SFr 40
1st Class
SFr 30 - SFr 36
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 35 - SFr 45
1st Class
SFr 35 - SFr 45
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Geneva Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 13
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.
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Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 12
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Geneva - Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 15
Website
Blablabus
Mobigo Saône et Loire
Phone
03 80 11 29 29
Website
viamobigo.fr
Bus from Gare Routière to Loche Gare TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 2
Schedules at
Mobigo Saône et Loire
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport
Estimated price
SFr 360 - SFr 500

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Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport (GVA) bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Geneva - Airport station.

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Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport (GVA) train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Geneve station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport (GVA) is 205 km. It takes approximately 2h to drive from Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport (GVA).

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