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There are 8 ways to get from Geneva to Ommen by plane, train, bus, car or shuttle

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Fly Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 50m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) GVA - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Zwolle

69€ - 221€

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Bus  •  17h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Essen N496
  2. Take the bus from Essen to Arnhem 056

61€ - 77€

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Fly Geneva to Dusseldorf, train  •  7h 50m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) GVA - DUS
  2. Take the train from D-Flughafen Bf to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle

Train to Lyon, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LYS - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Zwolle

139€ - 339€

Train  •  10h 22m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Chambery Challes Les Eaux Ter
  2. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Schiphol Airport
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Zwolle

229€ - 475€

Train via Basel  •  11h 44m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Bern 15 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Arnhem Centraal Ice
  4. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle

195€ - 322€

Drive  •  8h 41m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Ommen 956.8 km

120€ - 180€

Train, shuttle  •  15h 41m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Aigle Re / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Aigle to Zwolle

193€ - 218€

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The COVID-19 helpline number in Ommen is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ommen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Ommen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus hotline on 1351.

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Ommen is to bus which costs SFr 65 - SFr 85 and takes 17h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Ommen is to fly and train which costs SFr 75 - SFr 240 and takes 5h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Ommen. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Ommen via Chambery Challes Les Eaux, Schiphol Airport and Zwolle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 22m.

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The distance between Geneva and Ommen is 703 km. The road distance is 956.8 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Ommen without a car is to train which takes 10h 22m and costs SFr 240 - SFr 550.

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It takes approximately 5h 50m to get from Geneva to Ommen, including transfers.

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Geneva to Ommen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Geneve station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Ommen is to train which takes 10h 22m and costs SFr 240 - SFr 550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 65 - SFr 85 and takes 17h 49m.

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

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Geneva to Ommen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Zwolle station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Ommen.
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  • Distance: 702.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 50m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Ommen, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Geneva to Ommen via Chambery Challes Les Eaux, Schiphol Airport, and Zwolle in around 10h 22m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Ommen via Essen, Arnhem, Deventer, Station, Zwolle, Station, and Zwolle in around 17h 49m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 270€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 270€
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 230€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 250€
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 290€
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 290€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 360€
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 190€
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 350€
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 480€
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 480€
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 400€
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 400€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 390€
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 190€
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 480€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
270€ - 460€
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 750€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 190€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
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 Schiphol Airport to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 35€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
15€ - 20€
1st Class
25€ - 35€
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 17€
1st Class
19€ - 27€
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Website
abellio.de
Train from D-Flughafen Bf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
abellio.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
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)
Train from Geneve to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
26€ - 50€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Aigle
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
180€ - 380€
Website
Thalys
Standard
180€ - 250€
Comfort
190€ - 250€
Premium
270€ - 380€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
18€ - 25€
1st Class
29€ - 40€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Essen
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Essen to Arnhem
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Aigle to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
12h 49m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
160€
Book at
Starliner

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Ommen is 957 km. It takes approximately 8h 41m to drive from Geneva to Ommen.

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Swiss, British Airways, KLM and easyJet offer flights from Geneva Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 186+ hotels available in Ommen. 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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