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There are 5 ways to get from Geneva to Cluses (Station) by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Genève - Gare routière to Cluses

2€ - 3€

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Train  •  1h 5m

  1. Take the train from Geneve-Eaux-Vives to Cluses 74 23456 / ...

19€ - 35€

Train via Annemasse  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the train from Annemasse to Cluses L3 / ...

7€ - 21€

Rideshare  •  57 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Le Grand-Saconnex to Cluses 46.7 km

6€

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Cluses (Station) 43.1 km

4€ - 7€

Geneva to Cluses (Station) by trains

The train journey time between Geneva and Cluses (Station) is around 1h 5m and covers a distance of around 47 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 5m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), the Geneva to Cluses (Station) train service departs from Geneve-Eaux-Vives and arrives in Cluses 74. Typically 44 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
1h 5m
Fastest train time:
1h 5m
Trains per week:
44
Cheapest price:
19€
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:47
Last train departs at:
20:47

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Geneva to Cluses (Station) train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cluses (Station) is 800 130 000.

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The social distance requirement in Cluses (Station) is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Cluses (Station) is to bus which costs SFr 2 - SFr 3 and takes 1h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Cluses (Station) is to drive which costs SFr 5 - SFr 8 and takes 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Genève - Gare routière and arriving at Cluses. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Geneve-Eaux-Vives and arriving at Cluses 74. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 5m.

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It is 37 km from Geneva to Cluses (Station). It is approximately 43.1 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Cluses (Station) without a car is to bus which takes 1h 8m and costs SFr 2 - SFr 3.

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The bus from Genève - Gare routière to Cluses takes 55 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Geneva to Cluses (Station) bus services, operated by Gruppo Di Maio, depart from Genève - Gare routière station.

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Geneva to Cluses (Station) train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Geneve-Eaux-Vives station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Cluses (Station) is to bus which takes 1h 8m and costs SFr 2 - SFr 3. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 21 - SFr 40 and takes 1h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Cluses (Station).
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  • Distance: 37.2 km
  • Duration: 1h 8m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Cluses (Station), France?

Gruppo Di Maio operates a bus from Genève - Gare routière to Cluses twice daily. Tickets cost 2€ - 3€ and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Geneve-Eaux-Vives to Cluses 74 every 4 hours. Tickets cost 19€ - 35€ and the journey takes 1h 5m.

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-Eaux-Vives to Cluses 74
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 35€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Annemasse to Cluses
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 19€
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 Annemasse to Cluses 74
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 9€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
4€ - 7€
Rail 1st Class
5€ - 9€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Annemasse to Cluses 74
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
5€ - 6€
1st Class
6€ - 8€
Bus operators
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Genève - Gare routière to Cluses
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Le Grand-Saconnex to Cluses
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Geneva to Cluses (Station) bus services, operated by Gruppo Di Maio, arrive at Cluses station.

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Geneva to Cluses (Station) train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Cluses 74 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Cluses (Station) is 43 km. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Geneva to Cluses (Station).

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There are 231+ hotels available in Cluses (Station). Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Geneva and Cluses (Station). A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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