There are 9 ways to get from Geneva to Amsterdam by plane, train, bus 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

Fly to Amsterdam  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Amsterdam (AMS) GVA - AMS

$56 - $233

Cheapest option

Bus via Luxembourg  •  17 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Dijon
  2. Take the bus from Dijon to Luxembourg
  3. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk 831

$39 - $81

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Fly to Rotterdam, train  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Rotterdam (RTM) GVA - RTM
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal

$134 - $556

Fly to Brussels, train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Brussels (BRU) GVA - BRU
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal

$75 - $281

Train Dutch Railways (NS)  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Amsterdam Centraal Thalys

$162 - $224

Train Thalys  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Amsterdam Centraal Tha

$243 - $294

Train  •  11 h 24 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 Amsterdam Centraal

$162 - $290

Bus Eurolines FR  •  17 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Lyon to Amsterdam

$106 - $168

Drive  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Amsterdam 621.4 miles

$150 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Amsterdam is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 85 and takes 17 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 4 h 14 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 230.

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The distance between Geneva and Amsterdam is 692 km. The road distance is 994 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Geneva to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Geneva - Bus station and arriving at Amsterdam via Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris-Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 39 min.

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What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

easyJet, KLM and four other airlines fly from Geneva to Amsterdam hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Amsterdam via Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, and Paris-Nord in around 7 h 39 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Geneva to Rotterdam via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Geneva to Rotterdam via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Geneva to Rotterdam via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Geneva to Rotterdam via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Geneva to Rotterdam via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Rotterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Basel SBB to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Paris Nord to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Geneve to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
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
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Dijon
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Dijon to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Luxembourg to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

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