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There are 4 ways to get from Geneva to Clelles by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Grenoble Ter
  2. Take the train from Grenoble to Clelles Mens Ter / ...

€72 - €129

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Bus  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Grenoble 739 / ...
  2. Take the bus from GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE to CLELLES - Station Service - CLELLES Ler 31 / ...

€14 - €19

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Genève, Seujet to Annecy, Gare routière T72
  2. Take the train from Annecy to Grenoble Ter
  3. Take the bus from Gares to Mairie T95

€30 - €56

Drive  •  2h 7m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Clelles 195.6 km

€21 - €35

Geneva to Clelles by train

The train journey time between Geneva and Clelles is around 5h 59m and covers a distance of around 224 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 22m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and SNCF, the Geneva to Clelles train service departs from Geneve and arrives in Clelles Mens. Typically 17 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 59m
Fastest train time:
3h 22m
Trains per week:
17
Cheapest price:
€59
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:58
Last train departs at:
18:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Geneva to Clelles train schedules

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Clelles is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Clelles is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Clelles is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from France.

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Last updated: 19 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Geneva to Clelles is to bus, which costs SFr 15 - SFr 21 and takes 4h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Clelles is to drive which costs SFr 23 - SFr 35 and takes 2h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Clelles station. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at CLELLES - Station Service - CLELLES via GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Clelles. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Clelles Mens via Grenoble. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 3m.

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The distance between Geneva and Clelles is 158 km. The road distance is 195.6 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Clelles without a car is to train which takes 4h 3m and costs SFr 75 - SFr 150.

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It takes approximately 4h 3m to get from Geneva to Clelles, including transfers.

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

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Geneva to Clelles train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Geneve station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Clelles is to train which takes 4h 3m and costs SFr 75 - SFr 150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 15 - SFr 21 and takes 4h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Clelles.
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  • Distance: 158.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 3m

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

You can take a train from Geneva to Clelles via Grenoble in around 4h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Clelles via GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE in around 4h 35m.

Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Grenoble to Clelles-Mens
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Grenoble to Clelles Mens
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €22
Train from Annecy to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€15 - €23
Rail 1st Class
€24 - €35
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE to CLELLES - Station Service - CLELLES
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Zou! LER
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Grenoble-Gare-Routière to Clelles-Mairie
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Transalis
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Email
commercial.crolard@transdev.com
Website
transalis.fr
Bus from Genève, Seujet to Annecy, Gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Transalis
Transisère
Phone
+33 820 08 38 38
Website
transisere.fr
Bus from Gares to Mairie
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
Transisère

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Geneva to Clelles bus services, operated by Zou! LER, arrive at CLELLES - Station Service - CLELLES.

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Geneva to Clelles train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Clelles Mens station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Clelles is 196 km. It takes approximately 2h 7m to drive from Geneva to Clelles.

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