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

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Train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi Tha / ...

$184 - $230

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Bus  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Paris, Paris 759 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Brussels, Brussels-North station 801 / ...

$47 - $77

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Train, bus  •  13 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Bern 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Basel to Brussels North

$126 - $217

Drive  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Brussels 493 miles

$100 - $150

Fly from Geneva  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Brussels (BRU) GVA - BRU

$49 - $209

Train to Lyon, fly  •  6 h 17 min

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

$82 - $285

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station via Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Bruxelles Midi via Paris Lyon Banlieue and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 49 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Brussels is 533 km. The road distance is 788.9 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 5 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to get from Geneva to Brussels, including transfers.

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

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Geneva to Brussels train services, operated by TGV, depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Brussels is to train which takes 5 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 20 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Geneva to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 333.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 49 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Geneva to Brussels via Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Nord RER, and Paris Nord in around 5 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Brussels via Paris, Paris in around 13 h 20 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Lyon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
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 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
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 Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $50
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
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 Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Geneva to Brussels train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Bruxelles Midi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Brussels is 789 km. It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to drive from Geneva to Brussels.

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KLM, easyJet, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Brussels Airport.

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

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There are 951+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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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 .

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