There are 7 ways to get from Geneva to Illkirch-Graffenstaden by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Olten 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg Ter

114€ - 208€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile RegioJet

14€ - 19€

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Train via Bern  •  5h 32m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Bern 15 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg Ter

110€ - 200€

Bus via Freiburg im Breisgau  •  8h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Freiburg 122 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Strasbourg 299 / ...

27€ - 32€

Drive  •  3h 48m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Illkirch-Graffenstaden 384.2 km

45€ - 70€

Train to Lyon, fly to Strasbourg  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Strasbourg (SXB) LYS - SXB

107€ - 441€

Fly Geneva to Zurich, train  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg

112€ - 271€

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Illkirch-Graffenstaden is to bus which costs SFr 15 - SFr 22 and takes 6h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Illkirch-Graffenstaden is to drive which costs SFr 50 - SFr 75 and takes 3h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Illkirch-Graffenstaden. However, there are services departing from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere and arriving at Deux Clés via Etoile Bourse and Kibitzenau parking. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Illkirch-Graffenstaden. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Parc Malraux via Olten, Basel Sbb and Gare Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 12m.

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The distance between Geneva and Illkirch-Graffenstaden is 284 km. The road distance is 384.2 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Illkirch-Graffenstaden without a car is to train which takes 5h 12m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 230.

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It takes approximately 5h 12m to get from Geneva to Illkirch-Graffenstaden, including transfers.

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Geneva to Illkirch-Graffenstaden bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere station.

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Geneva to Illkirch-Graffenstaden train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Illkirch-Graffenstaden is to train which takes 5h 12m and costs SFr 120 - SFr 230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 15 - SFr 22 and takes 6h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Illkirch-Graffenstaden.
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  • Distance: 284.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 12m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Illkirch-Graffenstaden, France?

You can take a train from Geneva to Illkirch-Graffenstaden via Olten, Basel SBB, Basel Sbb, Strasbourg, and Gare Centrale in around 5h 12m. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Geneva to Illkirch-Graffenstaden twice a week. Tickets cost 12€ - 16€ and the journey takes 5h 55m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 290€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 470€
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
140€ - 410€
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 350€
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 Genève to Olten
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
25€ - 50€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
29€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
18€ - 25€
1st Class
29€ - 40€
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 19€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
12€ - 15€
1st Class
15€ - 19€
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
24€ - 29€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
RegioJet
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Strasbourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Geneva to Illkirch-Graffenstaden bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile station.

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Geneva to Illkirch-Graffenstaden train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Strasbourg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Illkirch-Graffenstaden is 384 km. It takes approximately 3h 48m to drive from Geneva to Illkirch-Graffenstaden.

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Air France offers flights from Lyon Airport to Strasbourg Airport.

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There are 1127+ hotels available in Illkirch-Graffenstaden. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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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 18.

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