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There are 3 ways to get from Geneva to Pontailler-sur-Saône by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Dijon Milan > Geneva - Bus station > Saint-Julien-en-Genevois - Suisse > Saint-Julien-en-Genevois - France > Dijon > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gare Dijon ville to Pontailler Monument 109

12€ - 16€

2 alternative options

Train  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lausanne Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Lausanne to Dijon Ville Tgv

65€ - 93€

Drive  •  2h 30m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Pontailler-sur-Saône 253.4 km

28€ - 45€

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The COVID-19 helpline number in Pontailler-sur-Saône is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Pontailler-sur-Saône is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Pontailler-sur-Saône is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Pontailler-sur-Saône is to bus which costs SFr 13 - SFr 18 and takes 5h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Pontailler-sur-Saône is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 45 and takes 2h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva station to Pontailler-sur-Saône. However, there are services departing from Geneva - Bus station and arriving at Pontailler Monument via Gare Dijon ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 30m.

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The distance between Geneva and Pontailler-sur-Saône is 135 km. The road distance is 253.4 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Pontailler-sur-Saône without a car is to bus which takes 5h 30m and costs SFr 13 - SFr 18.

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It takes approximately 5h 30m to get from Geneva to Pontailler-sur-Saône, including transfers.

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Geneva to Pontailler-sur-Saône bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Geneva - Bus station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Pontailler-sur-Saône is to bus which takes 5h 30m and costs SFr 13 - SFr 18. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 70 - SFr 100 and takes 5h 36m.

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Geneva to Pontailler-sur-Saône bus services, operated by Cars Mobigo - Côte-d'Or TRANSCO, arrive at Pontailler Monument station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Pontailler-sur-Saône is 253 km. It takes approximately 2h 30m to drive from Geneva to Pontailler-sur-Saône.

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  • Distance: 134.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 30m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Pontailler-sur-Saône, France?

You can take a bus from Geneva to Pontailler-sur-Saône via Gare Dijon ville in around 5h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Pontailler-sur-Saône via Lausanne, Dijon Ville, Dijon Gare, Parc des Sports, and Parc Sports Strasbou in around 5h 36m.

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
23€ - 45€
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
20€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
27€ - 31€
1st Class
20€ - 24€
Train from Lausanne to Dijon Ville
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Dijon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Blablabus
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 Dijon
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Cars Mobigo - Côte-d'Or TRANSCO
Phone
03 80 11 29 29
Website
viamobigo.fr
Bus from Gare Dijon ville to Pontailler Monument
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
2€
Schedules at
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