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There are 10 ways to get from Geneva to Calais 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  •  6h 12m

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

$166 - $188

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Bus FlixBus  •  11h 55m

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

$47 - $79

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Bus Eurolines FR  •  13h

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

$74 - $134

Drive  •  7h 25m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Calais 511.4 miles

$110 - $160

Fly Geneva to Brussels, train  •  6h 57m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Brussels (BRU) GVA - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun

$116 - $333

Train to Lyon, fly to Lille Lesquin, train  •  7h 36m

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

$130 - $377

Fly Geneva to Paris Orly, train  •  6h 50m

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

$123 - $288

Fly Geneva to Paris CDG, train  •  6h 39m

  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 Ville

$116 - $319

Fly Geneva to Lille Lesquin, train  •  6h 24m

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

$111 - $1,259

Fly Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8h 57m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) GVA - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun

$157 - $412

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Calais is to train which costs SFr 160 - SFr 190 and takes 6h 12m.

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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 11h 55m.

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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 6h 12m.

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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 6h 12m and costs SFr 160 - SFr 190.

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It takes approximately 6h 12m 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 inOui TGV, depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Calais is to train which takes 6h 12m and costs SFr 160 - SFr 190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 45 - SFr 80 and takes 11h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Calais.
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  • Distance: 384.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 12m

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 6h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Calais via Paris, Paris in around 11h 55m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
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
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Geneva to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $1,600
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Lyon to Lille Lesquin via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $3,500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Lyon to Lille Lesquin via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Paris Nord to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Lille Europe to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Twice a week
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
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
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
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
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
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
6h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Calais
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $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
8h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
isilines.com

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

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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 inOui TGV, arrive at Calais Ville station.

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

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easyJet, Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines and Swiss offer flights from Geneva Airport to Brussels Airport.

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

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There are 233+ hotels available in Calais. Prices start at $62 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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