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There are 11 ways to get from Geneva to Leipzig by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Olten 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice

$219 - $359

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Bus FlixBus  •  17 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Karlsruhe 122 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Leipzig, Leipzig central station 055

$57 - $99

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Train via Stuttgart Hbf  •  11 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Stuttgart Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Leipzig Hbf Ice / ...

$231 - $385

Bus Eurolines FR  •  14 h 6 min

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

$94 - $138

Drive  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Leipzig 601.7 miles

$120 - $190

Fly Geneva to Leipzig  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Leipzig (LEJ) GVA - LEJ

$142 - $186

Fly Geneva to Berlin Schoenefeld, train  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) GVA - SXF
  2. Take the train from Berlin Südkreuz to Leipzig Hbf

$82 - $267

Fly Geneva to Dresden, train  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Dresden (DRS) GVA - DRS
  2. Take the train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf

$135 - $316

Train to Zurich, fly to Leipzig  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Leipzig (LEJ) ZRH - LEJ

$190 - $423

Fly Geneva to Prague, train  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Prague (PRG) GVA - PRG
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) to Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal)

$102 - $316

Fly Geneva to Frankfurt, train  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Frankfurt (FRA) GVA - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf

$166 - $394

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Leipzig is to bus which costs SFr 55 - SFr 100 and takes 17 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Leipzig is to fly and train which costs SFr 80 - SFr 270 and takes 6 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Leipzig. However, there are services departing from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere and arriving at Leipzig via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Leipzig. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Leipzig Hbf via Olten, Basel SBB and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 4 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Leipzig is 731 km. The road distance is 962.7 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Leipzig without a car is to train which takes 10 h 4 min and costs SFr 210 - SFr 360.

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It takes approximately 10 h 4 min to get from Geneva to Leipzig, including transfers.

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Geneva to Leipzig bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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Geneva to Leipzig 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 Leipzig is to train which takes 10 h 4 min and costs SFr 210 - SFr 360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 90 - SFr 140 and takes 14 h 6 min, you could also fly, which costs SFr 140 - SFr 190 and takes 6 h 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Leipzig.
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  • Distance: 456.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 4 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Leipzig, Germany?

You can take a train from Geneva to Leipzig via Olten, Basel SBB, and Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 10 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Leipzig via Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile and Strasbourg in around 14 h 6 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Leipzig via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Geneva to Leipzig via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Leipzig via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Leipzig via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Dresden via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Dresden via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Dresden via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Dresden via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Dresden via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Leipzig via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Leipzig via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Leipzig via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Leipzig via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Geneva to Dresden via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Geneva to Prague
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Schoenefeld via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Berlin Schoenefeld via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Geneva to Leipzig via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Geneva to Dresden via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Dresden via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Prague via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Olten
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Basel Sbb to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Südkreuz to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dresden-Neustadt to Leipzig Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova) to Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
cd.cz
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
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Leipzig
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Leipzig, Leipzig central station
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Leipzig Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Geneva to Leipzig bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Leipzig, Leipzig central station.

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Geneva to Leipzig train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Leipzig Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Leipzig is 963 km. It takes approximately 8 h 35 min to drive from Geneva to Leipzig.

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Eurowings, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Geneva Airport to Leipzig Airport.

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Book your Geneva to Leipzig bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 603+ hotels available in Leipzig. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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