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There are 5 ways to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Mâcon by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Bourg En Bresse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Bourg En Bresse to Macon Ville Ter / ...

55€ - 106€

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Bus  •  6h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Genève to Lyon-Part-Dieu Gare Routière Ctx03 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon-Part-Dieu Gare Routière to Mâcon Ctx052

17€ - 36€

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva Airport to Annecy Gare Routière T72
  2. Take the train from Annecy to Macon Loche Tgv Tgv

47€ - 64€

Drive  •  1h 32m

  1. Drive from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Mâcon 154 km

17€ - 25€

Towncar  •  1h 32m

  1. Take a town car from Geneva Airport to Mâcon 154 km

250€ - 360€

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Domestic travel is restricted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mâcon is 800 130 000.

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

The social distance requirement in Mâcon is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Mâcon is to drive which costs SFr 18 - SFr 28 and takes 1h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Mâcon is to drive which costs SFr 18 - SFr 28 and takes 1h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Mâcon. However, there are services departing from Genève, Aéroport and arriving at Mâcon via Genève and Lyon-Part-Dieu Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Mâcon. However, there are services departing from Genève-Aéroport and arriving at Macon Ville via Geneve and Bourg En Bresse. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 54m.

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The distance between Geneva Airport (GVA) and Mâcon is 99 km. The road distance is 154 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Mâcon without a car is to train which takes 3h 54m and costs SFr 60 - SFr 120.

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It takes approximately 3h 54m to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Mâcon, including transfers.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Mâcon bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Genève station.

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

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The best way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Mâcon is to train which takes 3h 54m and costs SFr 60 - SFr 120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 18 - SFr 40 and takes 6h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Mâcon.
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  • Distance: 98.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 54m

What companies run services between Geneva Airport (GVA), Switzerland and Mâcon, France?

You can take a train from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Mâcon via Geneve and Bourg En Bresse in around 3h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Mâcon via Genève, Cornavin, Genève, and Lyon-Part-Dieu Gare Routière in around 6h 12m.

Train operators
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 Bourg En Bresse
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
31€ - 36€
1st Class
26€ - 31€
Train from Annecy to Macon Loche Tgv
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
40€ - 55€
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 to Bourg-en-Bresse
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Mâcon
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 30€
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 Bourg En Bresse to Macon Ville
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
6€ - 19€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
Rail 1st Class
12€ - 19€
Bus operators
Lihsa
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Geneva Airport to Annecy Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 12€
Schedules at
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Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Genève-Aéroport, gare routière to Annecy, Gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Bus from Genève to Lyon-Part-Dieu Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Bus from Lyon-Part-Dieu Gare Routière to Mâcon
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
5€ - 7€
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Geneva Airport to Mâcon
Estimated price
250€ - 360€

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Mâcon bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Mâcon station.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Mâcon train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Macon Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva Airport (GVA) to Mâcon is 154 km. It takes approximately 1h 32m to drive from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Mâcon.

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