There are 4 ways to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Biel/Bienne by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Biel/Bienne 5 / ...

$50 - $95

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva Airport to Biel, Biel /Bienne K388

$13 - $22

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Biel/Bienne 95.9 miles

$20 - $29

Fly, train  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Biel/Bienne

$98 - $202

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Biel/Bienne is to bus which costs SFr 12 - SFr 21 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Biel/Bienne is to drive which costs SFr 19 - SFr 28 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Biel/Bienne. However, there are services departing from Geneva Airport and arriving at Biel/Bienne, Zentralplatz via Biel/Bienne, Stadien/Stades. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Genève-Aéroport and arriving at Biel/Bienne. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 38 min.

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The distance between Geneva Airport (GVA) and Biel/Bienne is 133 km. The road distance is 153.5 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Biel/Bienne without a car is to train which takes 1 h 38 min and costs SFr 50 - SFr 90.

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The train from Genève-Aéroport to Biel/Bienne takes 1 h 38 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Biel/Bienne bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Biel/Bienne.
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  • Distance: 83.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 38 min

What companies run services between Geneva Airport (GVA), Switzerland and Biel/Bienne, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Biel/Bienne hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $95 and the journey takes 1 h 38 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Biel/Bienne 4 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $18 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Train operators
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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 Geneva Airport to Biel, Biel /Bienne
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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