There are 7 ways to get from Dresden to Geneva by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Dresden  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Geneva (GVA) DRS - GVA

$97 - $253

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  16 h 43 min

  1. Take the night bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport N42
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Zurich 306
  3. Take the bus from Zurich to Geneva - Bus station

$50 - $89

5 alternative options

Train to Prague, fly  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Geneva (GVA) PRG - GVA

$77 - $272

Train  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Olten to Genève 5 / ...

$251 - $404

Train via Nürnberg Hbf  •  14 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Dresden Hbf to Hof Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Hof Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf Re
  3. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB Ic
  5. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...

$270 - $445

Bus  •  15 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 060 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague to Geneva 000259 / ...

$50 - $134

Drive  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Dresden to Geneva 617.5 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dresden to Geneva is to night bus and bus which costs 40€ - 80€ and takes 16 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dresden to Geneva is to fly which costs 80€ - 220€ and takes 5 h 38 min.

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The distance between Dresden and Geneva is 775 km. The road distance is 988 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Dresden to Geneva, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dresden station to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Dresden, Dresden central station and arriving at Geneva via Prague. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dresden to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Dresden-Neustadt and arriving at Genève via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Basel SBB and Olten. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 6 min.

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What companies run services between Dresden, Germany and Geneva, Switzerland?

Swiss, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Dresden to Geneva hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Dresden to Geneva via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Basel SBB, and Olten in around 11 h 6 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dresden to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Dresden to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Dresden to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Dresden to Geneva via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dresden to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Prague to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dresden to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dresden to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dresden Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden Hbf to Hof Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hof Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Olten to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Dresden, Dresden central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Drážďany, Hbf., Bayrische Str. to Praha, ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Praha, ÚAN Florenc to Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Dresden to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
elines.cz
Bus from Praha ÚAN Florenc to Genève Gare Routiere Place Dorcière
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
elines.cz
Tour Bus
Website
tourbus.cz
Bus from Prague to Geneva
Ave. Duration
12 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Schedules at
tourbus.cz
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Prague to Geneva
Ave. Duration
17 h 18 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Zurich to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus

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