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There are 6 ways to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Edmonton Airport (YEG) by plane, bus or train

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

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Fly Geneva to Edmonton  •  14h 9m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Edmonton (YEG) GVA - YEG

5 alternative options

Bus to Lyon, fly to Edmonton  •  18h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Airport to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Edmonton (YEG) LYS - YEG

Train to Basel, fly to Edmonton  •  19h 13m

  1. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Olten
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Edmonton (YEG) BSL - YEG

Fly Geneva to Calgary, bus  •  15h 50m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Calgary (YYC) GVA - YYC
  2. Take the bus from Calgary International Airport to Red Deer, AB - Quality Inn
  3. Take the bus from Red Deer - The Quality Inn to Edmonton International Airport

Bus, train to Turin, fly to Edmonton  •  22h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Airport to Chambéry
  2. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Edmonton (YEG) TRN - YEG

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Edmonton  •  18h 56m

  1. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Olten
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  4. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Edmonton (YEG) FRA - YEG

Geneva (GVA) to Edmonton (YEG) flights

The flight time between Geneva (GVA) and Edmonton (YEG) is around 17h 45m and covers a distance of around 7563 km. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 27m. The fastest flight normally takes 14h 9m. Services are operated by KLM, Air Canada, Lufthansa and others. Typically 75 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
12h 18m
Layover time:
5h 27m
Total time:
17h 45m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
14h 9m
Flight distance:
7563 km
Flights per week:
75
Cheapest price:
$449
Carbon emissions:
1533 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:50
Last flight departs at:
19:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Geneva (GVA) to Edmonton (YEG) flight schedules

Switzerland → Canada
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International entry into Canada from Switzerland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

Restricted for: India and Morocco

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Conditions of entry into Canada from Switzerland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior for all arrivals by land or air 5 years of age or older
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers are required to submit their travel plan and proof of vaccination using ArriveCAN app prior to arrival
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Canada

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Considerations leaving from Switzerland

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Canada from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Edmonton Airport (YEG) is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Edmonton Airport (YEG) is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Edmonton Airport (YEG) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1-833-784-4397.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from Canada.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Government of Canada.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Edmonton Airport (YEG) is to fly and bus, which costs SFr 350 - SFr 1100 and takes 15h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Edmonton Airport (YEG) is to fly which costs SFr 350 - SFr 1100 and takes 14h 9m.

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The distance between Geneva Airport (GVA) and Edmonton Airport (YEG) is 7563 km.

It takes approximately 14h 9m to fly from Geneva (GVA) to Edmonton (YEG), including transfers and time at the airport.

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Edmonton Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 15m and has one stopover.

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Edmonton Airport (YEG) is 8h behind Geneva Airport (GVA). It is currently 4:08 PM in Geneva Airport (GVA) and 8:08 AM in Edmonton Airport (YEG).

WestJet, Lufthansa, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Edmonton Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Edmonton Airport (YEG). Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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Map of how to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Edmonton Airport (YEG).
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  • Distance: 7563.3 km
  • Duration: 14h 9m

What companies run services between Geneva Airport (GVA), Switzerland and Edmonton Airport (YEG), Canada?

KLM, Air Canada and four other airlines fly from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Edmonton Airport (YEG) every 2 hours.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Geneva to Edmonton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Geneva to Edmonton via Munich, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
15h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from Geneva to Edmonton via Frankfurt, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
16h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from Geneva to Edmonton via Frankfurt, Calgary
Ave. Duration
17h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Lyon to Edmonton via Montreal, Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Lyon to Edmonton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Lyon to Edmonton via Montreal, Calgary
Ave. Duration
18h 1m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Lyon to Edmonton via Frankfurt, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
16h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Basel to Edmonton via Frankfurt, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
16h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from Basel to Edmonton via Frankfurt, Calgary
Ave. Duration
16h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Basel to Edmonton via Frankfurt, Toronto
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from Geneva to Calgary via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,400
Flights from Geneva to Calgary via Montreal
Ave. Duration
17h 52m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Geneva to Calgary via Newark
Ave. Duration
16h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,500
Flights from Geneva to Calgary via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Flights from Turin to Edmonton via Frankfurt, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
16h 21m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Turin to Edmonton via Frankfurt, Toronto
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Edmonton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
13h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Frankfurt to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
14h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Frankfurt to Edmonton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Frankfurt to Edmonton via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
15h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Frankfurt to Edmonton via Montreal, Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Frankfurt to Edmonton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Edmonton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Geneva to Edmonton via Frankfurt, Calgary
Ave. Duration
17h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Lyon to Edmonton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Lyon to Edmonton via Montreal, Calgary
Ave. Duration
18h 1m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Basel to Edmonton via Frankfurt, Calgary
Ave. Duration
16h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Basel to Edmonton via Frankfurt, Toronto
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from Geneva to Calgary via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,400
Flights from Geneva to Calgary via Montreal
Ave. Duration
17h 52m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Geneva to Calgary via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Flights from Turin to Edmonton via Frankfurt, Toronto
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Turin to Edmonton via Munich, Toronto
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
14h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Frankfurt to Edmonton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Frankfurt to Edmonton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Edmonton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,500
Flights from Geneva to Edmonton via Amsterdam Schiphol, Calgary
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Lyon to Edmonton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Lyon to Edmonton via Amsterdam Schiphol, Calgary
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Basel to Edmonton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Flights from Basel to Edmonton via Amsterdam Schiphol, Calgary
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,500
Flights from Geneva to Calgary via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 7m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,500
Flights from Geneva to Calgary via Amsterdam Schiphol, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,500
Flights from Turin to Edmonton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from Turin to Edmonton via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Turin to Edmonton via Amsterdam Schiphol, Calgary
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Edmonton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Edmonton via Amsterdam Schiphol, Calgary
Ave. Duration
14h 49m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,500
Flights from Geneva to Calgary via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Calgary via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Turin to Edmonton via Paris CDG, Calgary
Ave. Duration
15h 24m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Edmonton via Amsterdam Schiphol, Calgary
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Basel to Edmonton via Amsterdam Schiphol, Calgary
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,500
Flights from Basel to Edmonton via Paris CDG, Toronto
Ave. Duration
17h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Geneva to Calgary via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Geneva to Calgary via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Flights from Geneva to Calgary via Newark
Ave. Duration
16h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Calgary via Zurich
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Calgary via Montreal
Ave. Duration
17h 52m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Olten
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $200
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$60 - $75
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $200
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$150 - $200
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
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 - Airport to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Geneva - Airport to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
Blablabus
Red Arrow
Phone
1-800-232-1958
Email
info@redarrow.ca
Website
redarrow.ca
Bus from Calgary International Airport to Red Deer, AB - Quality Inn
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
redarrow.ca
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Red Deer - The Quality Inn to Edmonton International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
myebus.ca
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 Geneva Airport to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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