There are 6 ways to get from Geneva to Frankfurt am Main by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly from Geneva  •  4 h

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

$90 - $284

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 30 min

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

$35 - $60

4 alternative options

Train to Basel, fly  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Olten
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BSL - FRA

$161 - $430

Train to Lyon, fly  •  6 h 26 min

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

$118 - $340

Train  •  6 h 38 min

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

$143 - $249

Drive  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Frankfurt am Main 363 miles

$75 - $110

Questions & Answers

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.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs SFr 85 - SFr 290 and takes 4 h.

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The distance between Geneva and Frankfurt am Main is 474 km. The road distance is 580.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Geneva to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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

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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 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 296.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

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

Lufthansa, Swiss and Luxair fly from Geneva to Frankfurt am Main hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Frankfurt am Main via Olten and Basel SBB in around 6 h 38 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 13 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 Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
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 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
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 Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $110
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
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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