There are 7 ways to get from Geneva to Cannes by train, bus, night 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.

Recommended option

Train via Marseille-St-Charles  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes Tgv

$123 - $152

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Aix-en-Provence 739
  2. Take the bus from Aix-en-Provence to Cannes Gare Routière

$35 - $54

5 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 3 min

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

$127 - $157

Night bus, bus  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Grenoble - Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble - Gare Routière to Cagnes-sur-Mer - Gare SNCF 31

$61 - $89

Drive  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Cannes 369.4 miles

$75 - $120

Fly from Geneva  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE

$56 - $154

Train to Lyon, fly  •  5 h 42 min

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

$99 - $340

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Cannes is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 55 and takes 9 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Cannes is to fly which costs SFr 55 - SFr 160 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Cannes is 303 km. The road distance is 591.1 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 48 min to get from Geneva to Cannes, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Cannes Gare Routière via P+R Krypton Quai 7 and Aix-en-Provence. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Cannes via Marseille-St-Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 48 min.

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Swiss and easyJet offer flights from Geneva Airport to Nice Airport.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Cannes.
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  • Distance: 189.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 48 min

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

You can take a train from Geneva to Cannes via Marseille-St-Charles in around 6 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Cannes via Aix-en-Provence, P+R Krypton Quai 7, G.R. Belges, and Aix-en-Provence in around 9 h 50 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$15 - $75
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $80
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Cannes
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $70
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Aix-en-Provence
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Aix-en-Provence to Cannes Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
isilines.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from Grenoble - Gare Routière to Cagnes-sur-Mer - Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
info-ler.fr

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