There are 5 ways to get from Geneva to Madrid by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Geneva  •  5h 6m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Madrid (MAD) GVA - MAD

45€ - 237€

4 alternative options

Train to Lyon, fly  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Madrid (MAD) LYS - MAD

109€ - 255€

Train  •  11h 4m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Avignon Tgv Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon Tgv to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha Ave

147€ - 202€

Bus  •  21h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Genève to Madrid Avenida de América

65€ - 190€

Drive  •  12h 53m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Madrid 1375.8 km

160€ - 240€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Madrid is to fly which costs SFr 45 - SFr 260 and takes 5h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Madrid is to fly which costs SFr 45 - SFr 260 and takes 5h 6m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Genève and arriving at Madrid Avenida de América. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 21h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Madrid. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha via Avignon Tgv. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 4m.

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The distance between Geneva and Madrid is 1023 km. The road distance is 1375.8 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 11h 4m and costs SFr 150 - SFr 220.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m to get from Geneva to Madrid, including transfers.

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Geneva to Madrid bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Genève station.

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Geneva to Madrid train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Geneve station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Madrid is to fly which takes 5h 6m and costs SFr 45 - SFr 260. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 150 - SFr 220 and takes 11h 4m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 70 - SFr 200 and takes 21h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 1022.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 6m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Madrid, Spain?

Iberia, Swiss and eight other airlines fly from Geneva to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Madrid via Avignon Tgv in around 11h 4m.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Geneva to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Lyon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 230€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
Flights from Geneva to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 220€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 150€
Flights from Lyon to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 230€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 480€
Flights from Lyon to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 360€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Geneva to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 190€
Flights from Lyon to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 240€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 200€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
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)
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 Geneve to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
65€ - 80€
1st Class
70€ - 85€
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Avignon Tgv to Madrid-Puerta De Atocha
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Genève to Madrid Avenida de América
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
65€ - 190€
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eurolines.ch

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Geneva to Madrid bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Madrid Avenida de América station.

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Geneva to Madrid train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, arrive at Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Madrid is 1376 km. It takes approximately 12h 53m to drive from Geneva to Madrid.

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easyJet, Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Madrid Airport.

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Book your Geneva to Madrid train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Geneva to Madrid bus tickets online with Omio.

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There are 4157+ hotels available in Madrid. 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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