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There are 10 ways to get from Geneva to Giau Pass by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the bus from Verona to Cortina d'Ampezzo

Cheapest option

Fly Geneva to Bolzano/Bozen, drive

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Bolzano/Bozen (BZO)
  2. Drive from Bolzano/Bozen to Giau Pass

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Train

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Innsbruck Hbf
  3. Take the train from Brennero Brenner to Chiusa Klausen

Bus via Milan

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Milan
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Penia

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Venice Mestre
  2. Take the bus from Venice Mestre Central Train Station ATVO to Cortina d'Ampezzo Bus Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Geneva to Giau Pass

Fly Geneva to Venice, bus

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Venice (VCE)
  2. Take the bus from Venice to San Vito di Cadore

Train to Zurich, fly to Venice, bus

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Venice (VCE)
  3. Take the bus from Venice to San Vito di Cadore

Fly Geneva to Munich, bus

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Munich (MUC)
  2. Take the bus from Munich Airport to Chiusa

Train to Lyon, fly to Venice, bus

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Venice (VCE)
  3. Take the bus from Venice to San Vito di Cadore
Switzerland → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Switzerland

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Switzerland

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from Switzerland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Italy is currently allowed from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • FFP2 masks are required on all public transport

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Giau Pass is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Giau Pass is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Giau Pass is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, returning to Switzerland from Italy is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2022
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The cost-effective way to get from Geneva to Giau Pass is to bus, which costs SFr 85 - SFr 130 and takes 13h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Giau Pass is to fly and bus which costs SFr 140 - SFr 320 and takes 6h 46m.

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The distance between Geneva and Giau Pass is 454 km. The road distance is 670.2 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Giau Pass without a car is to train and bus which takes 11h 11m and costs SFr 210 - SFr 360.

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It takes approximately 11h 11m to get from Geneva to Giau Pass, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Giau Pass is to train which takes 12h 11m and costs SFr 350 - SFr 600. Alternatively, you can bus via Milan, which costs SFr 120 - SFr 170 and takes 12h 34m.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Giau Pass is 670 km. It takes approximately 7h 22m to drive from Geneva to Giau Pass.

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Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti, Swiss and easyJet offer flights from Geneva Airport to Venice Airport.

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There are 235+ hotels available in Giau Pass. Prices start at €100 per night.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Giau Pass.
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  • Distance: 454.5 km
  • Duration: 11h 11m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Giau Pass, Italy?

You can take a train from Geneva to Giau Pass via Zuerich Hb, Innsbruck Hbf, Brennero Brenner, Chiusa Klausen, Chiusa, and Sëlva in around 12h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Giau Pass via Milano Lampugnano, Penia-Hotel Panarel, and Passo Fedaia in around 12h 34m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €420
Flights from Zurich to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from Zurich to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €1900
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Luxwing
Website
luxwing.com
Flights from Geneva to Bolzano/Bozen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €550
Flights from Geneva to Bolzano/Bozen via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€240 - €1300
Flights from Geneva to Bolzano/Bozen via Olbia
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€290 - €1100
Flights from Geneva to Bolzano/Bozen via Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €850
Flights from Geneva to Bolzano/Bozen via Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €750
Flights from Geneva to Bolzano/Bozen via Munich, Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €900
Flights from Geneva to Bolzano/Bozen via Frankfurt, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €1000
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Geneva to Bolzano/Bozen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €550
Flights from Geneva to Bolzano/Bozen via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€240 - €1300
Flights from Geneva to Bolzano/Bozen via Olbia
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€290 - €1100
Flights from Geneva to Bolzano/Bozen via Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €850
Flights from Geneva to Bolzano/Bozen via Frankfurt, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €1000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €250
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €250
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €260
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€190 - €650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€20 - €270
Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€150 - €280
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€85 - €160
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€80 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€90 - €160
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €100
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Brennero Brenner to Chiusa Klausen
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €10
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€8 - €10
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Brennero Brenner to Chiusa Klausen
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Verona to Cortina d'Ampezzo
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Geneva to Milan
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Geneva to Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice Mestre to Cortina d'Ampezzo
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice to San Vito di Cadore
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Milan
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
Blablabus
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Penia
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Autostradale
Website
Autostradale
ATVO S.p.A.
Phone
+39 0421 5944
Email
atvo@atvo.it
Website
atvo.it
Bus from Mestre to Cortina d'Ampezzo
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13
Schedules at
atvo.it

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 40.

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