There are 2 ways to get from Geneva to Lake Maggiore by train or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Stresa Eurocity / ...

$118 - $181

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Lake Maggiore 218.1 miles

$50 - $80

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Lake Maggiore, Italy?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Geneva to Lake Maggiore 5 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $130 and the journey takes 2 h 56 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Stresa
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Schedules at
Trenitalia Eurocity

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Geneva and Lake Maggiore is 199 km. The road distance is 349 km.

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Lake Maggiore is to drive which costs SFr 50 - SFr 80 and takes 3 h 56 min.

The quickest way to get from Geneva to Lake Maggiore is to train which takes 3 h 29 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 190.

It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Geneva to Lake Maggiore, including transfers.