There are 8 ways to get from Geneva to Alsace by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Olten 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Metz Ville Tgv
  3. Take the train from Metz Ville to St Avold

$153 - $240

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Dijon 759
  2. Take the bus from Dijon to Metz
  3. Take the bus from Metz to Saint Avold 2 / ...

$27 - $45

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Train via Strasbourg  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Biel/Bienne 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Biel/Bienne to Basel SBB 51
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines

$117 - $206

Bus, train  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines

$39 - $58

Drive  •  5 h

  1. Drive from Geneva to Lachambre 303.9 miles

$65 - $95

Fly Geneva to Zurich, train  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville

$93 - $203

Train to Lyon, fly to Strasbourg  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Strasbourg (SXB) LYS - SXB

$104 - $441

Fly Geneva to Luxembourg, train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Luxembourg (LUX) GVA - LUX
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Metz-Ville

$92 - $275

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Alsace is to bus which costs SFr 25 - SFr 45 and takes 11 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Alsace is to fly and train which costs SFr 85 - SFr 200 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Alsace. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Lachambre - Village via Dijon, Metz and St.Avold - Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Alsace. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at St Avold via Olten, Basel SBB, Mulhouse Ville and Metz Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 58 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Alsace is 239 km. The road distance is 486.2 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Alsace without a car is to train which takes 6 h 58 min and costs SFr 140 - SFr 230.

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It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to get from Geneva to Alsace, including transfers.

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Geneva to Alsace bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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Geneva to Alsace train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Alsace is to train which takes 6 h 58 min and costs SFr 140 - SFr 230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 25 - SFr 45 and takes 11 h 19 min.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Alsace.
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  • Distance: 149.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 58 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Alsace, France?

You can take a train from Geneva to Lachambre via Olten, Basel SBB, Mulhouse Ville, and Metz Ville in around 6 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Lachambre via Dijon, Metz, Saint Avold, and St.Avold - Gare Routière in around 11 h 19 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Geneva to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Geneva to Luxembourg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Luxembourg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Train operators
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 Olten
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Biel/Bienne to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $65
1st Class
$75 - $110
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $35
1st Class
$49 - $54
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Metz Ville to St Avold
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $21
1st Class
$18 - $28
Train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Metz-Ville
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Dijon
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
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 Dijon to Metz
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Info TIM - ATRIV 57
Phone
0 820 050 057
Email
webmestre@moselle.fr
Website
infotim57.fr
Bus from Metz to Saint Avold
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
infotim57.fr

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