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Fly to Brussels  •  2h 6m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Brussels (BRU) GVA - BRU

€47 - €142

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Bus  •  14h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine BlaBlaCar Bus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Antwerp BlaBlaCar Bus

€31 - €60

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Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  3h 31m

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

€99 - €240

Train via Paris  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Anvers-Central Thalys

€176 - €299

Train  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Tgv
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...

€153 - €284

Train, bus  •  12h 59m

  1. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern Ic1
  2. Take the bus from Bern to Brussels-North train station
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...

€84 - €134

Drive  •  7h 41m

  1. Drive from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Antwerp 742.5 km

€75 - €120

Geneva Airport (GVA) to Antwerp by train

The train journey time between Geneva Airport (GVA) and Antwerp is around 8h 25m and covers a distance of around 865 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 8m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), TGV inOui, Transilien and others, the Geneva Airport (GVA) to Antwerp train service departs from Genève-Aéroport and arrives in Anvers-Central. Typically 25 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
8h 25m
Fastest train time:
6h 8m
Trains per week:
25
Cheapest price:
€176
Carbon emissions:
45 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:11
Last train departs at:
18:19

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Geneva Airport (GVA) to Antwerp train schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Antwerp is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Antwerp is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Antwerp is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Antwerp is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 70 and takes 14h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Antwerp is to fly which costs SFr 50 - SFr 160 and takes 2h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Genève, Aéroport and arriving at Antwerp via Geneva - Bus station and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Genève-Aéroport and arriving at Anvers-Central via Geneve, Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 35m.

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The distance between Geneva Airport (GVA) and Antwerp is 569 km. The road distance is 742.5 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Antwerp without a car is to train via Paris which takes 7h 35m and costs SFr 190 - SFr 330.

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It takes approximately 2h 6m to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Antwerp, including transfers.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Antwerp bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Geneva - Bus station.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Antwerp train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Geneve station.

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The best way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Antwerp is to fly which takes 2h 6m and costs SFr 50 - SFr 160. Alternatively, you can train via Paris, which costs SFr 190 - SFr 330 and takes 7h 35m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 70 and takes 14h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Antwerp.
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  • Distance: 568.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 6m

What companies run services between Geneva Airport (GVA), Switzerland and Antwerp, Belgium?

Brussels Airlines, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Antwerp every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Antwerp via Geneve, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Nord in around 7h 35m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €190
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €140
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €260
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €370
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €290
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €310
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €280
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €85
Premium
€75 - €110
Train from Paris Nord to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€85 - €170
Website
Thalys
Standard
€85 - €120
Comfort
€95 - €130
Premium
€120 - €170
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €55
Comfort
€50 - €70
Premium
€50 - €75
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 Geneve to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €95
1st Class
€90 - €110
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
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 Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€9 - €14
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €9
1st Class
€9 - €14
Bus operators
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 Bern to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Geneva to Paris
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €16
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Antwerp bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Antwerp station.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Antwerp train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Anvers-Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva Airport (GVA) to Antwerp is 743 km. It takes approximately 7h 41m to drive from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Antwerp.

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