There are 4 ways to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Samoëns by tram, bus, rideshare or car

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

Recommended option

Line 14 tram, line 12 tram, bus  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 14 tram from Vernier, Avanchet to Genève, Bel-Air 14 / ...
  2. Take the line 12 tram from Genève, Bel-Air to Thônex, Moillesulaz 12
  3. Take the bus from Gaillard - Moëllesulaz to Samoëns - Gare routière Arrivée 102

$10 - $21

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Meyrin to Samoëns 42.1 miles

$6

2 alternative options

Line 61 bus, bus  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 61 bus from Genève, Cornavin to Annemasse, gare 61
  2. Take the bus from Annemasse - Gare routière to Samoëns - Gare routière Arrivée 102

$13 - $22

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Samoëns 40.7 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Samoëns. However, there are services departing from Genève, WTC and arriving at Samoëns - Gare routière Arrivée via Genève, Cornavin and Annemasse - Gare routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 6 min.

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The distance between Geneva Airport (GVA) and Samoëns is 50 km. The road distance is 65.1 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Samoëns without a car is to line 14 tram and line 12 tram and bus which takes 2 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Samoëns, including transfers.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Samoëns bus services, operated by tpg, depart from Genève, Cornavin station.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Samoëns bus services, operated by Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, arrive at Samoëns - Gare routière Arrivée station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva Airport (GVA) to Samoëns is 65 km. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Samoëns.

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There are 2581+ hotels available in Samoëns. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Geneva Airport (GVA) and Samoëns. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Samoëns.
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  • Distance: 31.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 44 min

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

You can take a bus from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Samoëns via Genève, Cornavin, Annemasse, gare, and Annemasse - Gare routière in around 3 h 6 min.

Train operators
tpg
Website
tpg.ch
Tram from Vernier, Avanchet to Genève, Bel-Air
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
tpg.ch
Tram from Genève, Bel-Air to Thônex, Moillesulaz
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
tpg.ch
Bus operators
Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Gaillard - Moëllesulaz to Samoëns - Gare routière Arrivée
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Schedules at
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Annemasse - Gare routière to Samoëns - Gare routière Arrivée
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
tpg
Website
tpg.ch
Bus from Genève, Cornavin to Annemasse, gare
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
tpg.ch
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Meyrin to Samoëns
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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