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There are 10 ways to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Göttingen by plane, train, car, bus or night 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 to Frankfurt, train  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Frankfurt (FRA) GVA - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Göttingen

$124 - $321

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Bus  •  16 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 122 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Göttingen 007 / ...

$51 - $86

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Fly to Hannover, train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Hannover (HAJ) GVA - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Göttingen

$114 - $295

Fly to Paderborn, train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paderborn (PAD) GVA - PAD
  2. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Göttingen

$239 - $696

Fly to Hamburg, train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Hamburg (HAM) GVA - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Göttingen

$97 - $242

Train  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Olten 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Göttingen Ice

$195 - $320

Train via Bern  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Göttingen Ice

$196 - $325

Drive, train  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Göttingen Ice

$144 - $228

Bus, night train  •  13 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Basel City Center Ouibus
  2. Take the night train from Basel SBB Station to Göttingen Nj 400

$66 - $93

Drive  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Göttingen 500.1 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Göttingen is to bus and night train which costs SFr 65 - SFr 95 and takes 13 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Göttingen is to fly and train which costs SFr 120 - SFr 320 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Göttingen. However, there are services departing from Genève, WTC and arriving at Göttingen via Geneva and Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Göttingen. However, there are services departing from Genève-Aéroport and arriving at Göttingen via Olten and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 44 min.

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The distance between Geneva Airport (GVA) and Göttingen is 653 km. The road distance is 800.2 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Göttingen without a car is to train which takes 8 h 44 min and costs SFr 190 - SFr 320.

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Göttingen, including transfers.

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

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Göttingen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Genève-Aéroport station.

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The best way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Göttingen is to train which takes 8 h 44 min and costs SFr 190 - SFr 320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 50 - SFr 90 and takes 16 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Göttingen.
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  • Distance: 407.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 min

What companies run services between Geneva Airport (GVA), Switzerland and Göttingen, Germany?

You can take a train from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Göttingen via Olten and Basel SBB in around 8 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Göttingen via Genève, Cornavin, Geneva, and Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station in around 16 h 18 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Geneva to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Paderborn via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Paderborn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Paderborn via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Paderborn via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Geneva to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Hannover via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Geneva to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Hannover via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Hannover via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Hannover via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Geneva to Paderborn via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Geneva to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe station to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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 Olten
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Basel SBB Station to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
nightjet.com
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 to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Basel City Center
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus

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

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Göttingen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Göttingen station.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Göttingen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Göttingen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva Airport (GVA) to Göttingen is 800 km. It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to drive from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Göttingen.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Geneva Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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