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

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Train  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Neuhausen Rheinfall 9

$98 - $172

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Bus  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva Airport to Winterthur K388

$28 - $48

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Zürich Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Neuhausen Rheinfall 9

$31 - $55

Drive  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Rhine Falls 190.2 miles

$35 - $60

Fly, line 33 train  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH
  2. Take the line 33 train from Winterthur to Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall

$69 - $179

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Rhine Falls is to bus which costs SFr 28 - SFr 50 and takes 8 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Rhine Falls is to fly and line 33 train which costs SFr 65 - SFr 180 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Rhine Falls. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Neuhausen Rheinfall via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 7 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Rhine Falls is 249 km. The road distance is 304.3 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Rhine Falls without a car is to train which takes 4 h 7 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 180.

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Geneva to Rhine Falls, including transfers.

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Geneva to Rhine Falls 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 Rhine Falls is to train which takes 4 h 7 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 28 - SFr 50 and takes 8 h 54 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Geneva to Rhine Falls train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Neuhausen Rheinfall station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Rhine Falls.
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  • Distance: 155.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 7 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Rhine Falls, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Geneva to Rhine Falls via Zürich HB and Neuhausen Rheinfall in around 4 h 7 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Geneva to Rhine Falls twice daily. Tickets cost $18 - $35 and the journey takes 6 h 35 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Neuhausen Rheinfall
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Winterthur to Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Bus operators
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 Zürich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
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 Airport to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Rhine Falls is 304 km. It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to drive from Geneva to Rhine Falls.

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Royal Jordanian and Swiss offer flights from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 221+ hotels available in Rhine Falls. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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

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