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There are 8 ways to get from Geneva to Sète by train, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu Genève - Lyon-Part-Dieu / ...
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv / ...

$84 - $131

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Take the night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Montpellier Ouibus

$19 - $25

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Train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Valence-TGV Genève - Valence-Ville / ...
  2. Take the train from Valence TGV to Sete Tgv

$90 - $115

Drive  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Sète 299.8 miles

$60 - $95

Fly Geneva to Montpellier  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Montpellier (MPL) GVA - MPL

$125 - $839

Train to Lyon, fly to Marseille, train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Marseille (MRS) LYS - MRS
  3. Take the train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch

$145 - $436

Train to Lyon, fly to Toulouse, train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Toulouse (TLS) LYS - TLS
  3. Take the train from Gare de Toulouse-Matabiau to Gare de Sète

$111 - $243

Fly Geneva to Toulouse, train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Toulouse (TLS) GVA - TLS
  2. Take the train from Gare de Toulouse-Matabiau to Gare de Sète

$87 - $275

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Sète is to night bus which costs SFr 18 - SFr 25 and takes 10 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Sète is to drive which costs SFr 60 - SFr 95 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva station to Sète. However, there are services departing from Geneva - Bus station and arriving at Sète - Quai Noel Guignon via Place de France and Montpellier - Station Sabines. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Sète. However, there are services departing from Gare de Genève and arriving at Sete via Lyon Part Dieu and Montpellier Saint-Roch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Sète is 366 km. The road distance is 479.6 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Sète without a car is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs SFr 80 - SFr 140.

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from Geneva to Sète, including transfers.

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Geneva to Sète bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Geneva - Bus station.

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Geneva to Sète train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Sète is to train which takes 5 h 10 min and costs SFr 80 - SFr 140. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs SFr 120 - SFr 850 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Sète.
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  • Distance: 229.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Sète, France?

You can take a train from Geneva to Sète via Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, Lyon Part Dieu, and Montpellier Saint-Roch in around 5 h 10 min. Alternatively, Air France, easyJet and six other airlines fly from Geneva to Sète hourly.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Montpellier via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Marseille
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Montpellier via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Geneva to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Geneva to Montpellier via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Montpellier via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $100
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Valence-TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Aix-en-Provence TGV to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Gare de Toulouse-Matabiau to Gare de Sète
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
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 Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Valence TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Valence TGV to Sete
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Toulouse-Matabiau to Sete
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
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
Night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Montpellier
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Montpellier Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Geneva to Sète bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Montpellier station.

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Geneva to Sète train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Montpellier Saint-Roch station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Sète is 480 km. It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to drive from Geneva to Sète.

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Eurowings, KLM, easyJet and Air France offer flights from Geneva Airport to Montpellier Airport.

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There are 990+ hotels available in Sète. Prices start at $65 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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