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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 34m

  1. Take the train from Chalon-sur-Saône to Mâcon Ter
  2. Take the train from Bourg En Bresse to Geneve Tgv

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Bus  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Chalon-sur-Saône to Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport N760
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Geneva - Airport BlaBlaCar Bus

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Train, bus  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Chalon-sur-Saône to Mâcon Ter
  2. Take the bus from Mâcon to Bourg-en-Bresse Gare Routière B / ...
  3. Take the train from Bourg En Bresse to Geneve 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 5h 27m and covers a distance of around 197 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 55m. The fastest train normally takes 3h 29m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), SNCF, TGV inOui and others, the Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport (GVA) train service departs from Chalon-sur-Saône and arrives in Genève-Aéroport. Typically 25 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:
2h 32m
Layover time:
2h 55m
Total time:
5h 27m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
3h 29m
Train distance:
197 km
Trains per week:
25
Cheapest price:
SFr 66
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:12
Last train departs at:
18:26

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The cheapest way to get from Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to bus which costs €18 - €24 and takes 5h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to drive which costs €23 - €35 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 - Saint-Exupéry Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 15m.

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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-Saône and arriving at Genève-Aéroport via Mâcon, Bourg En Bresse and Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 34m.

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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 34m and costs €60 - €130.

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It takes approximately 4h 34m 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 Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Chalon-sur-Saône station.

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The best way to get from Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to train which takes 4h 34m and costs €60 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €18 - €24 and takes 5h 15m.

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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 34m

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 Mâcon, Bourg En Bresse, and Genève in around 4h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport (GVA) via Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport and Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport in around 5h 15m.

Train operators
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 Mâcon
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Bourg En Bresse to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 33 - SFr 39
1st Class
SFr 28 - SFr 33
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Mâcon to Bourg-en-Bresse Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 7
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Ain
Phone
04 74 22 01 77
Website
ain.fr
Bus from Gare SNCF to Gare routière SNCF
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 3
Website
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Ain
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 Saint Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
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
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Geneva - Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 12
Website
Blablabus
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Chalon-sur-Saône to Geneva Airport
Estimated price
SFr 40

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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 TGV inOui, 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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