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There are 9 ways to get from Cheltenham to Geneva by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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 to Bristol, fly  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Geneva (GVA) BRS - GVA

$79 - $243

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Bus  •  21h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Geneva 759

$71 - $116

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Train to Birmingham, fly  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Geneva (GVA) BHX - GVA

$95 - $303

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Geneva (GVA) LHR - GVA

$167 - $390

Train, train to London City, fly  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London City (LCY) to Geneva (GVA) LCY - GVA

$156 - $409

Train  •  9h 56m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Genève Tgv

$255 - $520

Bus, bus and ferry  •  19h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Chamonix
  4. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Geneva - Bus station 507 / ...

$116 - $191

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10h 55m

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Geneva

$308 - $375

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 16m

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Geneva

$164 - $242

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Geneva is to bus which costs £50 - £90 and takes 21h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Geneva is to train and fly which costs £60 - £190 and takes 5h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to Geneva station. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at Geneva - Bus station via London Victoria, Lille, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and Chamonix Sud - Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Genève via Birmingham New Street, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 56m.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Geneva is 544 miles.

The best way to get from Cheltenham to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 9h 56m and costs £190 - £400.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m to get from Cheltenham to Geneva, including transfers.

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Cheltenham to Geneva bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cheltenham station.

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Cheltenham to Geneva train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Geneva is to train which takes 9h 56m and costs £190 - £400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £90 and takes 21h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 544.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 6m

What companies run services between Cheltenham, England and Geneva, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Cheltenham to Geneva via Birmingham New Street, London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 9h 56m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Geneva via London Victoria Coach Station, London, and Paris, Paris in around 21h 15m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from London City to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Flights from London City to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from London City to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London City to Geneva via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Bristol Parkway to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
Virgin West Coast Trains
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Genève
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cheltenham to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
National Express
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
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 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Geneva
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Geneva - Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
altibus.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Chamonix to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Bristol Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Cheltenham to Geneva bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Geneva - Bus station.

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Geneva is 1h ahead of Cheltenham. It is currently 6:54 PM in Cheltenham and 7:54 PM in Geneva.

Cheltenham to Geneva train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Genève station.

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Thomas Cook, Brussels Airlines, easyJet and KLM offer flights from Bristol Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 416+ hotels available in Geneva. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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