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There are 9 ways to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Kortrijk by plane, train, bus, car or shuttle

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 Brussels, train  •  3h 30m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Brussels (BRU) GVA - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Courtrai / Kortrijk

€55 - €150

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Bus  •  14h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Paris 759 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Lille 1755 / ...

€33 - €82

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Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  4h 14m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris CDG (CDG) GVA - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Courtrai

€122 - €289

Fly to Lille Lesquin, train  •  3h 58m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) GVA - LIL
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Courtrai

€56 - €276

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 33m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) GVA - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Courtrai / Kortrijk

€110 - €256

Train via Paris  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres Tgv / ...

€116 - €199

Train  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Lille Europe Tgv

€219 - €388

Drive  •  7h

  1. Drive from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Kortrijk 705.3 km

€75 - €110

Train, shuttle  •  16h 6m

  1. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Aigle Re / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Aigle to Gentbrugge
  3. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Courtrai / Kortrijk Ic / ...

€200 - €230

Geneva Airport (GVA) to Kortrijk by bus and train

The journey time between Geneva Airport (GVA) and Kortrijk is around 8h 50m and covers a distance of around 768 km. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 38m. Operated by Transports Publics Genevois, Swiss PostAuto, TGV inOui and others, the Geneva Airport (GVA) to Kortrijk service departs from Genève, Aéroport and arrives in Courtrai. Typically 25 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
8h 50m
Fastest journey time:
6h 38m
Services per week:
25
Cheapest price:
€139
Carbon emissions:
41 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:05
Last service departs at:
18:02

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Geneva Airport (GVA) to Kortrijk bus and train schedules

Switzerland → Belgium
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International entry into Belgium from Switzerland

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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Belgium, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Belgium from Switzerland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
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  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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Rules to follow in Belgium

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Belgium from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kortrijk is 800 14689.

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

The social distance requirement in Kortrijk is 1.5 metres.

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

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

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Kortrijk is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 95 and takes 14h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Kortrijk is to fly and train which costs SFr 60 - SFr 170 and takes 3h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Kortrijk. However, there are services departing from Genève-Aéroport and arriving at Courtrai via Geneve, Lyon Part Dieu and Lille Flandres. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 30m.

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It is 552 km from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Kortrijk. It is approximately 705.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Kortrijk without a car is to train via Paris which takes 8h 5m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 220.

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It takes approximately 3h 30m to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Kortrijk, including transfers.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Kortrijk train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Geneve station.

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The best way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Kortrijk is to train via Paris which takes 8h 5m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 95 and takes 14h 39m.

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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 Kortrijk train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Lille Europe station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Kortrijk.
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  • Distance: 552.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 30m

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

You can take a train from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Kortrijk via Genève, Cornavin, Geneve, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, and Lille Flandres in around 8h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Kortrijk via Genève, Cornavin, Geneva, Paris, Lille, and Lille Flandres in around 14h 39m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €190
Flights from Geneva to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €180
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €140
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €290
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €250
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €320
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €380
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €310
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €310
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €250
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €280
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €290
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €21
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€19 - €21
1st Class
€27 - €30
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€16 - €24
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €9
1st Class
€9 - €13
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 Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €50
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 Paris Nord to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€95 - €120
1st Class
€110 - €130
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 Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to Lille-Europe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Lille-Europe
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€170 - €310
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Aigle
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Flandres to Courtrai
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€5 - €8
Rail 1st Class
€11 - €17
Train from Paris Nord to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€27 - €55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€27 - €40
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €55
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €85
Premium
€75 - €110
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 Geneva to Paris
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Lille
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €16
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 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Lille
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Aigle to Gentbrugge
Ave. Duration
12h 22m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€160
Book at
Starliner

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