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There are 5 ways to get from Geneva to Rüschlikon by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 9m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB Ic1 / ...

SFr 87 - SFr 156

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Bus  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Zurich Bus Station N953 / ...

SFr 28 - SFr 41

3 alternative options

Bus via Zurich Airport  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva Bus Station to Zurich Airport Costa Blanca-Express

SFr 46 - SFr 70

Drive  •  2h 54m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Rüschlikon 289.6 km

SFr 30 - SFr 50

Fly  •  2h 54m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH

SFr 113 - SFr 233

Geneva to Rüschlikon by trains

The train journey time between Geneva and Rüschlikon is around 3h 7m and covers a distance of around 283 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 5m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), the Geneva to Rüschlikon train service departs from Genève and arrives in Rüschlikon. Typically 248 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 7m
Fastest train time:
3h 5m
Trains per week:
248
Cheapest price:
SFr 87
Carbon emissions:
14 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:42
Last train departs at:
21:12

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Geneva to Rüschlikon train schedules

Geneva → Rüschlikon
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rüschlikon is 0041 58 463 00 00.

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

The social distance requirement in Rüschlikon is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

Last updated: 6 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Rüschlikon is to bus which costs SFr 27 - SFr 45 and takes 5h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Rüschlikon is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Rüschlikon. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Rüschlikon via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 9m.

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It is 221 km from Geneva to Rüschlikon. It is approximately 289.6 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Rüschlikon without a car is to train which takes 3h 9m and costs SFr 85 - SFr 160.

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It takes approximately 3h 9m to get from Geneva to Rüschlikon, including transfers.

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Geneva to Rüschlikon 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 Rüschlikon is to train which takes 3h 9m and costs SFr 85 - SFr 160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 27 - SFr 45 and takes 5h 5m, you could also fly, which costs SFr 110 - SFr 240 and takes 2h 54m.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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  • Distance: 220.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 9m

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Genève to Zürich HB hourly. Tickets cost SFr 85 - SFr 150 and the journey takes 2h 46m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Geneva to Zurich Bus Station 6 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 17 - SFr 22 and the journey takes 4h 35m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 260
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 230
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 Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Zurich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Geneva Bus Station to Zurich Airport
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
ExpressBus

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Rüschlikon is 290 km. It takes approximately 2h 54m to drive from Geneva to Rüschlikon.

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Tunisair and Swiss offer flights from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 287+ hotels available in Rüschlikon. Prices start at SFr 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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