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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Geneva (GVA) AMS - GVA

SFr 78 - SFr 217

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Bus  •  16h 24m

  1. Take the Bus from Eindhoven to Frankfurt am Main
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Geneva 122 / ...

SFr 42 - SFr 57

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Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Venlo
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Duesseldorf Hbf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Geneva (GVA) DUS - GVA

SFr 112 - SFr 366

Train, train to Brussels, fly  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Breda
  2. Take the train from Noorderkempen to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Geneva (GVA) BRU - GVA

SFr 78 - SFr 222

Train via Paris  •  9h 4m

  1. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Geneve Tgv

SFr 217 - SFr 389

Train  •  9h 9m

  1. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Basel Sbb Ice
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Bern Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Genève Ic1

SFr 175 - SFr 281

Drive  •  7h 56m

  1. Drive from Eindhoven to Geneva 866.1 km

SFr 110 - SFr 180

Shuttle, train  •  13h 5m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Eindhoven to Aigle
  2. Take the train from Aigle to Geneve Re / ...

SFr 209 - SFr 264

Eindhoven to Geneva by train

The train journey time between Eindhoven and Geneva is around 10h 8m and covers a distance of around 1056 km. The fastest train normally takes 7h 46m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), Thalys, Transilien and others, the Eindhoven to Geneva train service departs from Eindhoven Centraal and arrives in Geneve. Typically 29 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
10h 8m
Fastest train time:
7h 46m
Train distance:
1056 km
Trains per week:
29
Cheapest price:
SFr 217
Carbon emissions:
55 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:44
Last train departs at:
18:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Eindhoven to Geneva train schedules

Netherlands → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • 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)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Health declaration required
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
France: Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy, Pays de la Loire

This applies to arrivals from India, Nepal and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: India, Nepal and United Kingdom
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican
  • 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)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Netherlands.

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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 Netherlands from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Eindhoven to Geneva is to Bus which costs €35 - €55 and takes 16h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Eindhoven to Geneva is to train and fly which costs €70 - €200 and takes 5h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Eindhoven to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Eindhoven and arriving at Geneva via Frankfurt central train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 24m.

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No, there is no direct train from Eindhoven to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Eindhoven Centraal and arriving at Geneve via Rotterdam Centraal, Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 4m.

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The distance between Eindhoven and Geneva is 585 km. The road distance is 866.1 km.

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The best way to get from Eindhoven to Geneva without a car is to train via Paris which takes 9h 4m and costs €190 - €360.

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It takes approximately 5h 11m to get from Eindhoven to Geneva, including transfers.

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Eindhoven to Geneva bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Eindhoven station.

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Eindhoven to Geneva train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Eindhoven Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Eindhoven to Geneva is to train via Paris which takes 9h 4m and costs €190 - €360. Alternatively, you can Bus, which costs €35 - €55 and takes 16h 24m.

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Map of how to get from Eindhoven to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 584.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 11m

What companies run services between Eindhoven, Netherlands and Geneva, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Eindhoven to Geneva via Rotterdam Centraal, Paris Nord, and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 9h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Eindhoven to Geneva via Frankfurt central train station in around 16h 24m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 280
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 250
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 360
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 200
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 200
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 220
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 360
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 390
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 360
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 370
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 310
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 250
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 18 - SFr 24
1st Class
SFr 30 - SFr 40
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Venlo
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 26
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 11 - SFr 16
1st Class
SFr 18 - SFr 26
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Breda
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 27
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 11 - SFr 17
1st Class
SFr 19 - SFr 27
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 15 - SFr 21
1st Class
SFr 25 - SFr 35
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 7
Website
Eurobahn
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Noorderkempen to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 18
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 16 - SFr 18
1st Class
SFr 21 - SFr 24
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 230
Website
Thalys
Standard
SFr 110 - SFr 150
Comfort
SFr 120 - SFr 160
Premium
SFr 160 - SFr 230
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 Paris Gare De Lyon to Geneve
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 90 - SFr 110
1st Class
SFr 95 - SFr 120
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 Eindhoven Centraal to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 170
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Aigle to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Bern
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 24
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Aigle to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 85
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 30 - SFr 45
1st Class
SFr 60 - SFr 85
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Eindhoven to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 17
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
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 Frankfurt central train station to Geneva
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Eindhoven to Aigle
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 177
Book at
Starliner

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