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There are 8 ways to get from Geneva to Padua 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.

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Train via Milano Centrale  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Padova Fr / ...

$110 - $197

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Bus  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Milan, Milan 405 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Padua, Padova 400 / ...

$25 - $52

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Train  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Padova Eurocity / ...

$110 - $190

Drive  •  5h 31m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Padua 344.8 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Geneva to Venice, train  •  4h 43m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Venice (VCE) GVA - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Padova

$48 - $279

Fly Geneva to Milan Linate, train  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Padova

$67 - $292

Fly Geneva to Milan Malpensa, train  •  5h 46m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) GVA - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Padova

$115 - $293

Train to Lyon, fly to Venice  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Venice (VCE) LYS - VCE

$82 - $367

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Padua is to bus which costs SFr 24 - SFr 55 and takes 9h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Padua is to fly and train which costs SFr 45 - SFr 280 and takes 4h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Padua. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Padua, Padova via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Geneve and arriving at Padova. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 30m.

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The distance between Geneva and Padua is 454 km. The road distance is 551.7 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Padua without a car is to train which takes 6h 15m and costs SFr 110 - SFr 200.

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It takes approximately 6h 15m to get from Geneva to Padua, including transfers.

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

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Geneva to Padua 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 Padua is to train which takes 6h 15m and costs SFr 110 - SFr 200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 24 - SFr 55 and takes 9h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Padua.
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  • Distance: 283.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 15m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Padua, Italy?

You can take a train from Geneva to Padua via Milano Centrale in around 6h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Padua via Milan, Milan in around 9h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Padova
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Padova
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Padova
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Milano Centrale to Padova
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Padova
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre to Padova
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
italotreno.it
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 Venezia Mestre to Padova
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $7
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 Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
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 Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Padua, Padova
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Milan
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Milan Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Geneva to Padua bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Padua, Padova station.

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Geneva to Padua train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Padova station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Padua is 552 km. It takes approximately 5h 31m to drive from Geneva to Padua.

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easyJet, Air Dolomiti, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Geneva Airport to Venice Airport.

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There are 936+ hotels available in Padua. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7m and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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