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There are 10 ways to get from Geneva to Austria by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Geneva to Vienna  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Vienna (VIE) GVA - VIE

$71 - $234

9 alternative options

Fly Geneva to Salzburg  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Salzburg (SZG) GVA - SZG

$110 - $238

Fly Geneva to Innsbruck  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Innsbruck (INN) GVA - INN

$135 - $267

Fly Geneva to Zurich, train  •  6 h 48 min

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

$120 - $257

Fly Geneva to Munich, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Munich (MUC) GVA - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf

$83 - $221

Train to Lyon, fly to Vienna  •  6 h 58 min

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

$124 - $320

Train  •  11 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf Rj

$199 - $353

Bus  •  15 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Wien

$83 - $108

Train, bus  •  16 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lausanne 150 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lausanne to Vienna - Erdberg

Drive  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Vienna 628.4 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Austria is to bus which costs SFr 80 - SFr 110 and takes 15 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Austria is to fly which costs SFr 70 - SFr 240 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Austria is 549 km. The road distance is 1005.4 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Austria without a car is to train which takes 11 h 54 min and costs SFr 190 - SFr 360.

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Geneva to Austria, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Austria is to fly which takes 4 h 21 min and costs SFr 70 - SFr 240. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 190 - SFr 360 and takes 11 h 54 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 80 - SFr 110 and takes 15 h 42 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Austria is 1005 km. It takes approximately 9 h 52 min to drive from Geneva to Austria.

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Ethiopian Airlines, easyJet, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 1376+ hotels available in Austria. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 343.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Austria?

Ethiopian Airlines, easyJet and three other airlines fly from Geneva to Vienna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Vienna via Zürich HB, Wien Hbf, and Keplerplatz in around 11 h 54 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Innsbruck via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $750
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $320
Flights from Geneva to Innsbruck via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Innsbruck via Manchester
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Vienna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Innsbruck via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $240
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $390
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 Zürich HB to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $90
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
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Wien
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Book at
eurolines.ch
Vito Reisen & Transporte AG
Phone
+41 52 624 40 00
Website
vito-reisen.ch
Bus from Lausanne to Vienna - Erdberg
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
vito-reisen.ch

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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