There are 9 ways to get from Geneva to Netherlands by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Geneva to Amsterdam  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Amsterdam (AMS) GVA - AMS

$56 - $220

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Fly Geneva to Brussels, train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Brussels (BRU) GVA - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda

$59 - $213

Train to Lyon, fly to Amsterdam  •  6 h 41 min

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

$94 - $256

Fly Geneva to Dusseldorf, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) GVA - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal

$81 - $221

Train Thalys  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Amsterdam Centraal Thalys

$239 - $289

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Bern 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Amsterdam Centraal

$220 - $352

Bus FlixBus  •  15 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Dijon 759
  2. Take the bus from Dijon to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N760

$57 - $99

Bus Eurolines FR  •  19 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Saint-Julien-en-Genevois to Lyon
  2. Take the bus from Lyon to Amsterdam

$114 - $168

Drive  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Amsterdam 621.4 miles

$150 - $220

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Netherlands. However, there are services departing from Genève, Stand and arriving at Amsterdam via Saint-Julien-en-Genevois and Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Netherlands. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Paris Lyon Banlieue and Paris-Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 44 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Netherlands is 701 km. The road distance is 994.3 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Netherlands without a car is to train which takes 7 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Geneva to Netherlands, including transfers.

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Geneva to Netherlands bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Saint-Julien-en-Genevois station.

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

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The best way to get from Geneva to Netherlands is to fly which takes 4 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 44 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 15 h 59 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Geneva to Netherlands bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Amsterdam station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Netherlands.
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  • Distance: 438.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Netherlands?

easyJet, KLM and four other airlines fly from Geneva to Amsterdam hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Amsterdam via Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Nord RER, and Paris-Nord in around 7 h 44 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $25
1st Class
$32 - $36
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
Train from Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
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 Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel SBB to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Dijon
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dijon to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Saint-Julien-en-Genevois to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Saint-Julien-en-Genevois - Gare to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Book at
eurolines.ch
Eurolines FR

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Geneva to Netherlands train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Netherlands is 994 km. It takes approximately 9 h 4 min to drive from Geneva to Netherlands.

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Swiss, Air France, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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There are 373+ hotels available in Netherlands. Prices start at $66 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 .

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