There are 3 ways to get from Geneva to Payerne by train or car

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Train, line 30 train  •  1 h 41 min

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

$42 - $74

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 13 min

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

$43 - $75

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Payerne 70.4 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Payerne is to drive which costs SFr 14 - SFr 21 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Payerne is to drive which costs SFr 14 - SFr 21 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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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 1 h 41 min.

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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 1 h 41 min and costs SFr 40 - SFr 75.

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

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Geneva to Payerne train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Genève 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 1 h 10 min to drive from Geneva to Payerne.

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There are 159+ hotels available in Payerne. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Payerne.
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  • Distance: 57.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 41 min

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 1 h 41 min.

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 Genève to Yverdon-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Yverdon-les-Bains to Payerne
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Payerne
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $30
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 Lausanne
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35

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