There are 4 ways to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Thonon-les-Bains by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Genève to Thonon-les-Bains T71

$17 - $27

3 alternative options

Line 61 bus, train  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 61 bus from Genève, Cornavin to Annemasse, gare 61
  2. Take the train from Annemasse to Thonon-les-Bains

$20 - $28

Train  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Bellegarde 9-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Bellegarde(Ain) to Thonon-les-Bains

$46 - $78

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Thonon-les-Bains 24.8 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Thonon-les-Bains is to drive which costs SFr 5 - SFr 8 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Thonon-les-Bains is to drive which costs SFr 5 - SFr 8 and takes 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Thonon-les-Bains. However, there are services departing from Genève-Aéroport and arriving at Thonon-les-Bains via Genève and Bellegarde(Ain). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 6 min.

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The distance between Geneva Airport (GVA) and Thonon-les-Bains is 33 km. The road distance is 39.7 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Thonon-les-Bains without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 4 min and costs SFr 16 - SFr 27.

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Thonon-les-Bains, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Thonon-les-Bains is to bus which takes 2 h 4 min and costs SFr 16 - SFr 27. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 40 - SFr 75 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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Geneva Airport (GVA) to Thonon-les-Bains train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Thonon-les-Bains station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva Airport (GVA) to Thonon-les-Bains is 40 km. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Thonon-les-Bains.

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Map of how to get from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Thonon-les-Bains.
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  • Distance: 20.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

What companies run services between Geneva Airport (GVA), Switzerland and Thonon-les-Bains, France?

Transdev Haute-Savoie operates a bus from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Thonon-les-Bains every 4 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva Airport (GVA) to Thonon-les-Bains via Genève, Bellegarde, and Bellegarde(Ain) in around 3 h 6 min.

Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Annemasse to Thonon-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$15 - $23
Train from Bellegarde(Ain) to Thonon-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $25
1st Class
$22 - $35
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 to Bellegarde
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Bellegarde(Ain)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$21 - $29
Bus operators
Transdev Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Website
transdevhautesavoie.com
Bus from Genève to Thonon-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
transdevhautesavoie.com
tpg
Website
tpg.ch
Bus from Genève, Cornavin to Annemasse, gare
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
tpg.ch

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