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There are 8 ways to get from Geneva to Ingolstadt Hbf by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Geneva, train  •  5h 4m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Munich (MUC) GVA - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Ingolstadt Hbf

93€ - 221€

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Bus via Zürich  •  12h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Fribourg
  2. Take the bus from Fribourg to Zurich
  3. Take the bus from Zurich to Ingolstadt, Ingolstadt Nordbahnhof 283

44€ - 56€

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Train to Zurich, fly, train  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Munich (MUC) ZRH - MUC
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Ingolstadt Hbf

166€ - 468€

Train to Lyon, fly, train  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Munich (MUC) LYS - MUC
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Ingolstadt Hbf

153€ - 390€

Train via Ulm  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen 24 / ...
  3. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Ulm Hbf Ire / ...
  4. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Augsburg Hbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from Augsburg Hbf to Ingolstadt Hbf Re / ...

153€ - 290€

Train  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Muenchen Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Ingolstadt Hbf Ice / ...

180€ - 340€

Bus  •  10h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Munchen, ZOB 700
  2. Take the bus from München ZOB to Ingolstadt

61€ - 88€

Drive  •  6h 22m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Ingolstadt Hbf 662.6 km

70€ - 110€

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Ingolstadt Hbf is to bus via Zürich which costs SFr 45 - SFr 60 and takes 12h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Ingolstadt Hbf is to fly and train which costs SFr 100 - SFr 240 and takes 5h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Ingolstadt Hbf. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Ingolstadt via München ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Ingolstadt Hbf. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Ingolstadt Hbf via Zürich HB, Schaffhausen, Ulm Hbf and Augsburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 55m.

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The distance between Geneva and Ingolstadt Hbf is 488 km. The road distance is 662.6 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Ingolstadt Hbf without a car is to train via Ulm which takes 8h 55m and costs SFr 160 - SFr 320.

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It takes approximately 5h 4m to get from Geneva to Ingolstadt Hbf, including transfers.

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Geneva to Ingolstadt Hbf bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Geneva station.

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Geneva to Ingolstadt Hbf 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 Ingolstadt Hbf is to train via Ulm which takes 8h 55m and costs SFr 160 - SFr 320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 65 - SFr 95 and takes 10h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Ingolstadt Hbf.
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  • Distance: 487.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 4m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Ingolstadt Hbf, Germany?

You can take a train from Geneva to Ingolstadt Hbf via Zürich HB, Schaffhausen, Ulm Hbf, and Augsburg Hbf in around 8h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Ingolstadt Hbf via München ZOB in around 10h 40m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 400€
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 420€
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 460€
Flights from Zurich to Munich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
110€ - 460€
Flights from Lyon to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 400€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 400€
Flights from Zurich to Munich
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 460€
Train operators
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 Muenchen Hbf to Ingolstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Ulm Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Augsburg Hbf to Ingolstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
20€ - 28€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Ingolstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Schaffhausen to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Muenchen Hbf to Ingolstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
14€ - 19€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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 Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
80€ - 150€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
12€ - 22€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
90€ - 170€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
en.oui.sncf
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€
Train from Ulm Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
24€ - 29€
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Schaffhausen to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Ulm Hbf to Augsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 25€
Website
Railjet
Transdev
Website
veolia-verkehr.de
Train from Augsburg Hbf to Ingolstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
veolia-verkehr.de
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Geneva to Munchen, ZOB
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 Fribourg
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Fribourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich to Ingolstadt, Ingolstadt Nordbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
23€ - 28€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Geneva to Ingolstadt Hbf bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Ingolstadt station.

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Geneva to Ingolstadt Hbf train services, operated by Transdev, arrive at Ingolstadt Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Ingolstadt Hbf is 663 km. It takes approximately 6h 22m to drive from Geneva to Ingolstadt Hbf.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Geneva Airport to Munich Airport.

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There are 141+ hotels available in Ingolstadt Hbf. 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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