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There are 6 ways to get from Geneva to Bourges by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu Genève - Lyon-Part-Dieu / ...
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bourges Ic / ...

$73 - $109

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Bus Isilines  •  9h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Saint-Julien-en-Genevois to Lyon
  2. Take the bus from Lyon to Bourges 724

$33 - $53

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Bus Eurolines CH  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Genève to Clermont-Ferrand N706 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Bourges 727 / ...

$44 - $59

Drive  •  4h 33m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Bourges 240.1 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  7h 43m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris CDG (CDG) GVA - CDG
  2. Take the train from Paris Austerlitz to Vierzon Ville

$111 - $322

Fly to Paris Orly, train  •  7h 41m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris Orly (ORY) GVA - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris Austerlitz to Vierzon Ville

$92 - $276

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Bourges is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 55 and takes 9h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Bourges is to drive which costs SFr 50 - SFr 75 and takes 4h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Bourges. However, there are services departing from Genève, Stand and arriving at Bourges via Saint-Julien-en-Genevois and Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Bourges. However, there are services departing from Gare de Genève and arriving at Bourges via Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 17m.

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The distance between Geneva and Bourges is 302 km. The road distance is 384.2 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Bourges without a car is to train which takes 6h 17m and costs SFr 70 - SFr 110.

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It takes approximately 6h 17m to get from Geneva to Bourges, including transfers.

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Geneva to Bourges bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Genève station.

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Geneva to Bourges train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Bourges is to train which takes 6h 17m and costs SFr 70 - SFr 110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 55 and takes 9h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Bourges.
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  • Distance: 188.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 17m

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

You can take a train from Geneva to Bourges via Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu and Lyon Part Dieu in around 6h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Bourges via St-Julien-en-G., SNCF, Saint-Julien-en-Genevois, and Lyon in around 9h 27m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $3,500
Train operators
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 Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bourges
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $110
Train from Paris Austerlitz to Vierzon Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
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 Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Saint-Julien-en-Genevois to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
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Bus from Lyon to Bourges
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Saint-Julien-en-Genevois - Gare to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Genève to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Bourges
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Geneva to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Bourges
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $18
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 Geneva - Bus station to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Geneva to Bourges bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bourges station.

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Geneva to Bourges train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Bourges station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Bourges is 384 km. It takes approximately 4h 33m to drive from Geneva to Bourges.

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Swiss, Brussels Airlines and Air France offer flights from Geneva Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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Book your Geneva to Bourges bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 77+ hotels available in Bourges. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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

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