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There are 4 ways to get from Geneva to Payerne by train, bus or car

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Train, line 30 train  •  1h 41m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Yverdon-les-Bains 5 / ...
  2. Take the line 30 train from Yverdon-les-Bains to Payerne 30

SFr 39 - SFr 71

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Genève - Gare routière to Payerne

SFr 5 - SFr 8

2 alternative options

Train  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lausanne Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Lausanne to Payerne 9 / ...

SFr 41 - SFr 73

Drive  •  1h 10m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Payerne 112.7 km

SFr 13 - SFr 20

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Payerne is to bus which costs SFr 5 - SFr 8 and takes 2h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Payerne is to drive which costs SFr 13 - SFr 20 and takes 1h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Genève - Gare routière and arriving at Payerne. Services depart twice a week, and operate Wednesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Payerne. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Payerne via Yverdon-les-Bains. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 41m.

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The distance between Geneva and Payerne is 92 km. The road distance is 112.7 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Payerne without a car is to train and line 30 train which takes 1h 41m and costs SFr 35 - SFr 75.

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It takes approximately 1h 41m to get from Geneva to Payerne, including transfers.

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Geneva to Payerne bus services, operated by Gruppo Di Maio, depart from Genève - Gare routière station.

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

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The best way to get from Geneva to Payerne is to train and line 30 train which takes 1h 41m and costs SFr 35 - SFr 75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 5 - SFr 8 and takes 2h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Payerne.
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  • Distance: 91.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 41m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Payerne, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Geneva to Payerne via Yverdon-les-Bains in around 1h 41m. Alternatively, Gruppo Di Maio operates a bus from Genève - Gare routière to Payerne twice a week. Tickets cost SFr 5 - SFr 8 and the journey takes 2h 5m.

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.

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Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Yverdon-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Yverdon-les-Bains to Payerne
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 14
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lausanne to Payerne
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 29
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 Lausanne
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 28 - SFr 33
1st Class
SFr 21 - SFr 26
Bus operators
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Genève - Gare routière to Payerne
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 8
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it

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Geneva to Payerne bus services, operated by Gruppo Di Maio, arrive at Payerne station.

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Geneva to Payerne train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Payerne station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Payerne is 113 km. It takes approximately 1h 10m to drive from Geneva to Payerne.

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There are 196+ hotels available in Payerne. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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