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

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Train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville Tgv

$168 - $195

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Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Paris, Paris N799 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Calais 753

$49 - $80

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Bus Eurolines FR  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Geneve to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Calais Ferry

$76 - $136

Drive  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Calais 511.4 miles

$110 - $160

Fly Geneva to Paris Orly, train  •  6 h 52 min

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

$124 - $293

Train to Lyon, fly to Lille Lesquin, train  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) LYS - LIL
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$138 - $401

Fly Geneva to Lille Lesquin, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) GVA - LIL
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$115 - $1,272

Fly Geneva to Brussels, train  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Brussels (BRU) GVA - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$120 - $309

Fly Geneva to Paris CDG, train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris CDG (CDG) GVA - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$120 - $332

Fly Geneva to Amsterdam, train  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Amsterdam (AMS) GVA - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun

$165 - $372

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Calais is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 80 and takes 11 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Calais is to train which costs SFr 160 - SFr 190 and takes 6 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Calais. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Calais via Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Calais. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Calais Ville via Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 14 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Calais is 615 km. The road distance is 818.2 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Calais without a car is to train which takes 6 h 14 min and costs SFr 160 - SFr 190.

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from Geneva to Calais, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Geneva to Calais is to train which takes 6 h 14 min and costs SFr 160 - SFr 190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 45 - SFr 80 and takes 11 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Calais.
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  • Distance: 384.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from Geneva to Calais via Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Nord in around 6 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Calais via Paris, Paris in around 11 h 55 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Geneva to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $1,600
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
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
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
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
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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 Geneva to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $3,500
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
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
$100 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $130
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
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $46
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $31
1st Class
$45 - $48
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Schiphol Airport to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Calais
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Geneve to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Calais Ferry
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Schedules at
isilines.com

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Paris Orly Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Geneva to Calais train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Calais Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Calais is 818 km. It takes approximately 7 h 25 min to drive from Geneva to Calais.

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easyJet offers flights from Geneva Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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

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There are 250+ hotels available in Calais. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 15 train which takes 8 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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