There are 7 ways to get from Geneva to Menton 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 via Marseille-St-Charles  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Marseille-St-Charles Tgv
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville Tgv

$135 - $165

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Turin, Torino
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Imperia 406
  3. Take the bus from Imperia Oneglia to Menton

$28 - $47

5 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Nice Ville Tgv

$139 - $174

Bus, train  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Torino
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Nuova to Ventimiglia Rv

$52 - $92

Drive  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Menton 327 miles

$70 - $110

Fly from Geneva  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE

$57 - $156

Train to Lyon, fly  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE

$100 - $342

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Menton. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Menton via Turin, Torino and Imperia Oneglia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 20 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Menton. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Menton via Marseille-St-Charles and Nice Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 54 min.

More details

The distance between Geneva and Menton is 290 km. The road distance is 523.2 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Geneva to Menton without a car is to train which takes 7 h 54 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to get from Geneva to Menton, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

Geneva to Menton train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Genève station.

More details

The best way to get from Geneva to Menton is to train which takes 7 h 54 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 20 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 48 min.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

Search flights

Geneva to Menton bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, arrive at Menton station.

More details

Map of how to get from Geneva to Menton.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 181.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 54 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Menton, France?

You can take a train from Geneva to Menton via Marseille-St-Charles and Nice Ville in around 7 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Menton via Turin, Torino, Imperia, and Imperia Oneglia in around 10 h 20 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Genève to Marseille-St-Charles
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $75
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 Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia

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 Torino Porta Nuova to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin, Torino to Imperia
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lirosi Linee
Phone
0966 57552
Email
info@lirosilinee.com
Website
lirosilinee.com
Bus from Imperia Oneglia to Menton
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
lirosilinee.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Torino
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch

Want to know more about travelling around France

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Geneva to Menton train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Nice Ville station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Menton is 523 km. It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to drive from Geneva to Menton.

Get driving directions

Swiss and easyJet offer flights from Geneva Airport to Nice Airport.

Search flights

Book your Geneva to Menton train tickets online with Rome2rio.

Search and book

There are 3072+ hotels available in Menton. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

More details

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

More details

Where to next?