There are 3 ways to get from Geneva to Lac de Chalain by 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

Train, line 522 bus  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Bourg-en-Bresse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Lons-Le-Saunier Tgv
  3. Take the line 522 bus from Lons-Le-Saunier Gare Routière to Doucier 522

$42 - $54

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Gex - Parking Poste to Bourg-en-Bresse - Gare SNCF Gex / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bourg-en-Bresse Gare SNCF to Lons-Le-Saunier Gare Routière 900 / ...

$12 - $15

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Lac de Chalain 57.7 miles

$12 - $18

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Lac de Chalain is to bus which costs SFr 11 - SFr 16 and takes 8 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Lac de Chalain is to drive which costs SFr 12 - SFr 18 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Lac de Chalain is 59 km. The road distance is 92.4 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Geneva to Lac de Chalain, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Lac de Chalain. However, there are services departing from Genève, Cornavin and arriving at Doucier via Gex - Parking Poste, Bourg-en-Bresse Gare SNCF and Lons-Le-Saunier Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Lac de Chalain.
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  • Distance: 36.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Lac de Chalain, France?

You can take a bus from Geneva to Lac de Chalain via Gex, poste, Gex - Parking Poste, Bourg-en-Bresse - Gare SNCF, Bourg-en-Bresse Gare SNCF, and Lons-Le-Saunier Gare Routière in around 8 h 33 min.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Bourg-en-Bresse
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $29
1st Class
$42 - $44
Train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Lons-Le-Saunier
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$31 - $35
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Lons-Le-Saunier
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Bus operators
Jurago
Website
jurago.fr
Bus from Lons-Le-Saunier Gare Routière to Doucier
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
jurago.fr
Bus from Bourg-en-Bresse Gare SNCF to Lons-Le-Saunier Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
jurago.fr
Transports de l'Ain
Website
transportsdelain.fr
Bus from Gex - Parking Poste to Bourg-en-Bresse - Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
transportsdelain.fr
Car Ain.fr
Phone
04 74 22 01 77
Website
ain.fr
Bus from Gex - Parking Poste to Bourg-en-Bresse - Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ain.fr

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