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

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Train via Frankfurt am Main  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Olten Ic5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Bad Blankenburg(Thueringerw) Re

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Fly Geneva to Nuremberg, train  •  9h 44m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nuremberg (NUE) GVA - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Saalfeld(Saale)

124€ - 385€

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Train  •  11h 46m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Bern Ic1
  2. Take the train from Bern to Erfurt Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Bad Blankenburg(Thueringerw) Re

Bus  •  16h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Freiburg, Busbahnhof
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Frankfurt central train station 476
  3. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Erfurt central train station
  4. Take the bus from Erfurt, Busbahnhof to Rudolstadt, Busbahnhof 113

Bus, train  •  16h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva Bus Station to Zurich Airport
  2. Take the bus from Winterthur Station to Zuffenhausen Station
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart central station to Erfurt central train station
  4. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Bad Blankenburg(Thueringerw) Re

Drive  •  7h 31m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Bad Blankenburg 812.6 km

85€ - 130€

Fly Geneva to Frankfurt, train  •  8h 38m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Frankfurt (FRA) GVA - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
  3. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Bad Blankenburg(Thueringerw)

Train to Zurich, fly to Nuremberg, train  •  9h 18m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Nuremberg (NUE) ZRH - NUE
  3. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Saalfeld(Saale)

185€ - 459€

Fly Geneva to Munich, train  •  9h 34m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Munich (MUC) GVA - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Saalfeld(Saale)

145€ - 511€

Train to Lyon, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  11h 4m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Frankfurt (FRA) LYS - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
  4. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Bad Blankenburg(Thueringerw)

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bad Blankenburg is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bad Blankenburg is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bad Blankenburg is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Bad Blankenburg is to drive which costs SFr 95 - SFr 140 and takes 7h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Bad Blankenburg is to drive which costs SFr 95 - SFr 140 and takes 7h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Bad Blankenburg. However, there are services departing from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere and arriving at Bad Blankenburg, Bahnhofstraße via Freiburg, Frankfurt central train station, Erfurt, Busbahnhof and Rudolstadt, Am Anger. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Bad Blankenburg. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Bad Blankenburg(Thueringerw) via Olten, Basel Sbb, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Erfurt Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 5m.

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The distance between Geneva and Bad Blankenburg is 625 km. The road distance is 812.6 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Bad Blankenburg without a car is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 11h 5m and costs .

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It takes approximately 11h 5m to get from Geneva to Bad Blankenburg, including transfers.

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Geneva to Bad Blankenburg bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere station.

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Geneva to Bad Blankenburg 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 Bad Blankenburg is to train via Frankfurt am Main which takes 11h 5m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 16h 1m.

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  • Distance: 625.2 km
  • Duration: 11h 5m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Bad Blankenburg, Germany?

You can take a train from Geneva to Bad Blankenburg via Olten, Basel Sbb, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Erfurt Hbf in around 11h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Bad Blankenburg via Freiburg, Busbahnhof, Freiburg, Frankfurt central train station, Erfurt central train station, Erfurt, Busbahnhof, Rudolstadt, Busbahnhof, and Rudolstadt, Am Anger in around 16h 1m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 290€
Flights from Geneva to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 420€
Flights from Geneva to Nuremberg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 450€
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 490€
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 240€
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 1000€
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 290€
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 490€
Flights from Zurich to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 240€
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 1000€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Geneva to Nuremberg via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 290€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Nuremberg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 290€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 360€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Olten
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90€ - 170€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
80€ - 140€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bern to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Saalfeld(Saale)
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Saalfeld(Saale)
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Erfurter Bahn
Phone
+49 (0)361 74207 250
Email
kundencenter@erfurter-bahn.de
Website
erfurter-bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Bad Blankenburg(Thueringerw)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Erfurter Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Stuttgart central station to Erfurt central train station
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Saalfeld(Saale)
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Freiburg, Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
RegioJet
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Freiburg to Frankfurt central train station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt central train station to Erfurt central train station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Kombus
Phone
03671 / 5251999
Email
service@kombus-online.de
Website
kombus-online.eu
Bus from Erfurt, Busbahnhof to Rudolstadt, Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Kombus
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Geneva Bus Station to Zurich Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
ExpressBus
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Winterthur Station to Zuffenhausen Station
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Nuremberg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Geneva to Bad Blankenburg bus services, operated by Kombus, arrive at Rudolstadt, Busbahnhof station.

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Geneva to Bad Blankenburg train services, operated by Erfurter Bahn, arrive at Bad Blankenburg(Thueringerw) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Bad Blankenburg is 813 km. It takes approximately 7h 31m to drive from Geneva to Bad Blankenburg.

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Vueling Airlines, Air France, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Nuremberg Airport.

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There are 26+ hotels available in Bad Blankenburg. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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

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