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.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Olten 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville Tgv
  4. Take the train from Metz Ville to St Avold

$132 - $228

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Dijon
  2. Take the bus from Dijon to Metz
  3. Take the bus from Metz to Saint Avold 2 / ...

$6 - $10

6 alternative options

Bus, train TGV  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Dijon
  2. Take the train from Dijon Ville to Metz Ville Tgv
  3. Take the train from Metz Ville to St Avold

$98 - $110

Bus RegioJet, train  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Štrasburk, Place de l'Étoile Rj
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines Re

$39 - $58

Drive  •  5 h

  1. Drive from Geneva to Lachambre 303.9 miles

$65 - $95

Fly Geneva to Zurich, train  •  4 h 22 min

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

$92 - $203

Fly Geneva to Luxembourg, train  •  5 h 10 min

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

$97 - $294

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

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

$102 - $440

Questions & Answers

The distance between Geneva and Alsace is 239 km. The road distance is 486 km.

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Alsace is to bus which costs SFr 5 - SFr 10 and takes 10 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Geneva to Alsace is to fly and train which takes 4 h 22 min and costs SFr 90 - SFr 210.

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, Strasbourg and Metz Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 48 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Alsace. However, there are services departing from Geneva - Bus station and arriving at Lachambre - Village via Dijon, Metz and St.Avold - Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 18 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 48 min to get from Geneva to Alsace, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Geneva to Lachambre via Olten, Basel SBB, Strasbourg, and Metz Ville in around 7 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Lachambre via Dijon, Metz, Saint Avold, and St.Avold - Gare Routière in around 10 h 18 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
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Luxembourg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
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)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Olten
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
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 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Geneve 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
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Metz Ville to St Avold
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$6 - $9
1st Class
$9 - $14
Train from Strasbourg to Sarreguemines
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$27 - $45
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Strasbourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Dijon Ville to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
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 Luxembourg to Metz Ville
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$31 - $36
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Bus operators
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Dijon
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Dijon to Metz
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
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
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Štrasburk, Place de l'Étoile
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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