There are 9 ways to get from Geneva to Corsica by train, plane, car ferry or bus

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 to Lyon, fly to Bastia  •  4 h 49 min

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

$126 - $309

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Fly Geneva to Ajaccio  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Ajaccio (AJA) GVA - AJA

$76 - $430

7 alternative options

Fly Geneva to Bastia  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Bastia (BIA) GVA - BIA

$108 - $353

Fly Geneva to Figari  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Figari (FSC) GVA - FSC

$330 - $578

Train to Lyon, fly to Ajaccio  •  5 h 57 min

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

$99 - $296

Train, car ferry  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Toulon Tgv / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Toulon to Ajaccio

$174 - $255

Train, carferry  •  17 h 26 min

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

$144 - $173

Bus, car ferry via Bandol - Viaduc  •  18 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint-Julien-en-Genevois to Lyon
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Bandol
  3. Take the car ferry from Toulon to Ajaccio

$91 - $160

Bus FlixBus, car ferry  •  22 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Genoa, Genoa
  2. Take the car ferry from Genoa to Bastia
  3. Take the bus from Bastia to Ajaccio

Questions & Answers

The distance between Geneva and Corsica is 507 km.

The best way to get from Geneva to Corsica without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 13 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Geneva to Corsica, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Bastia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Air Corsica and easyJet offer flights from Lyon Airport to Bastia Airport.

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There are 122+ hotels available in Corsica. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Corsica.
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  • Distance: 316.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

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

easyJet and Swiss fly from Geneva to Ajaccio 6 times a week.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Bastia
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Geneva to Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Bastia
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Geneva to Figari
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Lyon to Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from Lyon to Bastia
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
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. 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
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 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 Toulon
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$33 - $36
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 Marseille-St-Charles to Toulon
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Toulon
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Saint-Julien-en-Genevois to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Saint-Julien-en-Genevois - Gare to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Bandol
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Ouibus
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 Genoa, Genoa
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Euro Corse Voyages
Website
eurocorse.com
Bus from Bastia to Ajaccio
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
eurocorse.com
Ferry operators

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