There are 10 ways to get from Geneva to Düsseldorf by plane, train, car 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.

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Fly Geneva to Dusseldorf  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) GVA - DUS

$47 - $160

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Fly Geneva to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) GVA - CGN

$115 - $372

Fly Geneva to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Frankfurt (FRA) GVA - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Düsseldorf Hbf

$126 - $338

Train to Lyon, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6 h 45 min

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

$95 - $288

Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Olten 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice

$196 - $318

Train  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Bern 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Düsseldorf Hbf Ec

$194 - $325

Drive, train  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice

$155 - $235

Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N122 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Düsseldorf 268 / ...

$49 - $81

Bus RegioJet  •  15 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Düsseldorf

$80 - $113

Drive  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Düsseldorf 486.3 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Düsseldorf is to fly which costs SFr 45 - SFr 160 and takes 4 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Düsseldorf is to fly which costs SFr 45 - SFr 160 and takes 4 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Düsseldorf. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Düsseldorf via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Düsseldorf. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Düsseldorf Hbf via Olten, Basel SBB and Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 58 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Düsseldorf is 560 km. The road distance is 778 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Düsseldorf without a car is to train which takes 7 h 58 min and costs SFr 190 - SFr 310.

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Geneva to Düsseldorf, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Geneva to Düsseldorf is to fly which takes 4 h 24 min and costs SFr 45 - SFr 160. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 190 - SFr 310 and takes 7 h 58 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 45 - SFr 80 and takes 13 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Geneva to Düsseldorf bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Düsseldorf station.

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  • Distance: 350 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Düsseldorf, Germany?

Eurowings, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Geneva to Düsseldorf hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Düsseldorf via Olten, Basel SBB, and Mannheim Hbf in around 7 h 58 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
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
Train from Genève to Olten
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $230
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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
Bus operators
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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