There are 6 ways to get from Geneva to Bourges 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.

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Train  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Bourges Ic

$78 - $118

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Bus Isilines  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 306 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon to Bourges 724

$26 - $49

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Bus Eurolines CH  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Genève to Clermont-Ferrand
  2. Take the bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Bourges 724 / ...

$48 - $62

Drive  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Bourges 240.1 miles

$50 - $75

Train to Lyon, fly to Chateauroux, train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Chateauroux (CHR) LYS - CHR
  3. Take the train from Châteauroux to Vierzon Ville

$117 - $417

Fly Geneva to Paris CDG, train  •  7 h 43 min

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

$112 - $322

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Bourges is to bus which costs SFr 24 - SFr 50 and takes 8 h 38 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Bourges. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Bourges via Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Bourges. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Bourges via Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 26 min.

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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 6 h 26 min and costs SFr 75 - SFr 120.

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It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to get from Geneva to Bourges, including transfers.

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Geneva to Bourges bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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  • Distance: 188.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 26 min

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

You can take a train from Geneva to Bourges via Lyon Part Dieu in around 6 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Bourges via Lyon, Lyon Perrache and Lyon in around 8 h 38 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Skytaxi
Website
skytaxi.aero
Flights from Lyon to Chateauroux
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $3,500
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 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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Bourges
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $110
Train from Châteauroux to Vierzon Ville
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Paris Austerlitz to Vierzon Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Bourges
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Bourges
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Genève to Lyon Gare de Perrache
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Genève to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Lyon, de Perrache - Galerie A
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Bourges
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
isilines.com

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