There are 7 ways to get from Geneva to Edinburgh by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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 to Edinburgh  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Edinburgh (EDI) GVA - EDI

$64 - $225

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Fly to Glasgow, train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Glasgow (GLA) GVA - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

$99 - $266

Fly to Newcastle, train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Newcastle (NCL) GVA - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh

$93 - $338

Train  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  3. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$235 - $440

Bus  •  28 h

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Paris, Paris 759
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London 700
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh M20

$105 - $214

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  15 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Edinburgh

$373 - $472

Drive, carferry  •  16 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Calais
  2. Take the carferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Edinburgh

$229 - $334

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Edinburgh via Paris, Paris and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Edinburgh via Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Nord Eurostar and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 27 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Edinburgh is 1263 km.

The best way to get from Geneva to Edinburgh without a car is to train which takes 11 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Geneva to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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

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Geneva to Edinburgh train services, operated by TGV, depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Edinburgh is to fly which takes 5 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 27 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 28 h.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Edinburgh Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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Geneva to Edinburgh bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Edinburgh.
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  • Distance: 789.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 2 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Edinburgh, Scotland?

easyJet, Jet2.com and six other airlines fly from Geneva to Edinburgh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Edinburgh via Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Nord RER, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London Kings Cross in around 11 h 27 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Flights from Geneva to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Geneva to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Geneva to Glasgow via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Geneva to Glasgow via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Geneva to Glasgow via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Geneva to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Geneva to Newcastle via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Geneva to Newcastle via Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Geneva to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Geneva to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Geneva to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
Flights from Geneva to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Newcastle via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh via Southampton
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Glasgow via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Glasgow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $7,000
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Edinburgh via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Newcastle via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $430
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Eurostar
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators

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Edinburgh is 1 h behind Geneva. It is currently 11:09 AM in Geneva and 10:09 AM in Edinburgh.

Geneva to Edinburgh train services, operated by LNER, arrive at Edinburgh station.

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Jet2.com, Brussels Airlines, Flybe and four other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Edinburgh Airport.

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There are 2163+ hotels available in Edinburgh. Prices start at $90 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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