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

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 TGV  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Tours Tgv

$147 - $167

Cheapest option

Bus via Clermont-Ferrand  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Clermont-Ferrand 724 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Tours 724

$24 - $59

9 alternative options

Train SNCF  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Tours

$97 - $143

Bus Isilines  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Lyon to Tours

$31 - $53

Drive  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Loire Valley 361.6 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Geneva to Paris Orly, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris Orly (ORY) GVA - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Tours

$111 - $274

Fly Geneva to Nantes, train  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nantes (NTE) GVA - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Tours

$92 - $320

Fly Geneva to Paris CDG, train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris CDG (CDG) GVA - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to St-Pierre-des-Corps

$102 - $311

Train to Lyon, fly to Poitiers, train  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Poitiers (PIS) LYS - PIS
  3. Take the train from Poitiers to St-Pierre-des-Corps

$177 - $600

Train to Lyon, fly to Nantes, train  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nantes (NTE) LYS - NTE
  3. Take the train from Nantes to Tours

$110 - $307

Train to Lyon, fly to Paris Orly, train  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Paris Orly (ORY) LYS - ORY
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Tours

$154 - $381

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Loire Valley, France?

You can take a train from Geneva to Loire Valley via Paris Gare de Lyon, Gare de Lyon, Bercy, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Montparnasse, and Tours in around 6 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Loire Valley via Lyon - Perrache Bus station, Clermont-Ferrand, and Tours in around 9 h 38 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Lyon to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Lyon to Nantes via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Lyon to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Lyon to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Poitiers
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Lyon to Nantes via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Lyon to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Flights from Geneva to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $3,500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Lyon to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Geneve to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Tours
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Poitiers to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$44 - $46
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Tours
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $95
1st Class
$95 - $150
Train from Nantes to Tours
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Tours
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Tours
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Tours
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
isilines.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Geneva and Loire Valley is 435 km. The road distance is 579 km.

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Loire Valley is to bus which costs SFr 23 - SFr 60 and takes 9 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Geneva to Loire Valley is to drive which takes 5 h 53 min and costs SFr 75 - SFr 120.

No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Loire Valley. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Tours via Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 12 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Loire Valley. However, there are services departing from Geneva - Bus station and arriving at Tours via Lyon - Perrache Bus station and Clermont-Ferrand. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 38 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from Geneva to Loire Valley, including transfers.