There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) 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, train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. FRA - LYS

$109 - $319

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  9 h 56 min

  1. 217 / ...
  2. 720 / ...
  3. Rj

$27 - $39

5 alternative options

Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Ice / ...
  2. Ice / ...
  3. 5 / ...

$160 - $277

Train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Ice
  2. 51
  3. 5 / ...

$146 - $252

Bus  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Ouibus
  2. Ouibus

$37 - $54

Night bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. N122

$45 - $65

Drive  •  5 h 13 min

  1. 356.3 miles

$75 - $110

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Geneva, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Geneva via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB, and Olten in around 6 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Geneva via Karlsruhe, Strasbourg, and Štrasburk, Place de l'Étoile in around 9 h 56 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Train operators
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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 Basel SBB to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Biel/Bienne to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Geneva
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Zurich to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Štrasburk, Place de l'Étoile to Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Geneva is 464 km. The road distance is 570 km.

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Geneva is to bus which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 9 h 56 min.

The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Geneva is to fly and train which takes 4 h 39 min and costs 90€ - 280€.

No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Genève via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB and Olten. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 32 min.

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Geneva. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Geneva, including transfers.