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There are 10 ways to get from Geneva to France by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv

$95 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Paris, Massy N799

$33 - $52

8 alternative options

Bus Eurolines FR  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneve to Paris Gallieni

$58 - $110

Rideshare  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Genève to Paris 337.9 miles

$37

Drive  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Paris 338.1 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Paris Orly, train  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris Orly (ORY) GVA - ORY
  2. Take the train from Antony to Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame

$58 - $212

Fly to Nice  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE

$54 - $152

Fly to Paris CDG  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris CDG (CDG) GVA - CDG

$67 - $250

Fly to Nantes  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nantes (NTE) GVA - NTE

$62 - $270

Fly to Toulouse  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Toulouse (TLS) GVA - TLS

$52 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to France is to rideshare which costs SFr 36 and takes 6 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to France is to train which costs SFr 95 - SFr 110 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to France. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Saint-Michel - Saint-Germain via Massy-Palaiseau-Rer. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 39 min.

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The distance between Geneva and France is 329 km. The road distance is 541 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to France without a car is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Geneva to France, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Geneva to France is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 55 and takes 7 h 39 min, you could also fly, which costs SFr 50 - SFr 160 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Paris Orly Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Geneva to France bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris, Massy station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to France.
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  • Distance: 205.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and France?

inOui TGV operates a train from Geneva to Paris every 3 hours. Tickets cost $95 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Geneva to Paris once daily. Tickets cost $29 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 10 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Geneva to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Geneva to Nantes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Geneva to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Geneva to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $3,500
Flights from Geneva to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
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, Massy
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Geneve to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Genève to Paris
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$37
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to France is 541 km. It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to drive from Geneva to France.

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easyJet offers flights from Geneva Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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There are 46+ hotels available in France. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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

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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 SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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