There are 5 ways to get from Geneva to Frankfurt am Main by train, bus, 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  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Olten 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

$148 - $248

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 30 min

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

$35 - $60

3 alternative options

Bus RegioJet  •  21 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Štrasburk, Place de l'Étoile Rj
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Frankfurt am Main

$65 - $93

Drive  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Frankfurt am Main 363 miles

$75 - $110

Fly  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Frankfurt (FRA) GVA - FRA

$91 - $284

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

You can take a train from Geneva to Frankfurt am Main via Olten and Basel SBB in around 6 h 6 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Geneva to Frankfurt am Main twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
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
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Olten
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
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
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Štrasburk, 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 Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
14 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Geneva and Frankfurt am Main is 474 km. The road distance is 581 km.

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 60 and takes 9 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Geneva to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 3 h 58 min and costs SFr 90 - SFr 290.

No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Olten and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 6 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from Geneva to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.