There are 5 ways to get from Geneva to Canton of St. Gallen 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to St. Gallen 1

$110 - $200

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse Rj

$13 - $17

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Fribourg
  2. Take the bus from Fribourg to Zurich
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to St. Gallen 5 / ...

$42 - $77

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Sankt Gallen 225.5 miles

$45 - $70

Fly, train  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Rapperswil

$82 - $203

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Geneva to Sankt Gallen every 2 hours. Tickets cost $110 - $200 and the journey takes 3 h 53 min. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Geneva to Sankt Gallen once a week. Tickets cost $13 - $17 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Rapperswil
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Fribourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Fribourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Geneva and Canton of St. Gallen is 266 km. The road distance is 361 km.

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Canton of St. Gallen is to bus which costs SFr 12 - SFr 16 and takes 4 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Geneva to Canton of St. Gallen is to fly and train which takes 3 h 2 min and costs SFr 80 - SFr 210.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Genève and arriving at St. Gallen. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 53 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere and arriving at St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse. Services depart once a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

The train from Genève to St. Gallen takes 3 h 53 min including transfers and departs every two hours.