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Train  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu Ter / ...
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Riom - Châtel-Guyon Ter / ...

€63 - €92

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Bus  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Lyon - Perrache Bus Station 122 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Perrache to Clermont-Ferrand 706 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Saint-Gervais - Château-Neuf

€21 - €35

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Night bus  •  10h 23m

  1. Take the night bus from Geneva to Clermont-Ferrand N706

€30 - €37

Drive  •  3h 40m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Saint-Gervais-d'Auvergne 362.6 km

€40 - €60

Fly  •  17h 54m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) GVA - CFE

€115 - €360

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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 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Saint-Gervais-d'Auvergne is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Saint-Gervais-d'Auvergne is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Saint-Gervais-d'Auvergne is 1 metre.

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The cost-effective way to get from Geneva to Saint-Gervais-d'Auvergne is to bus, which costs SFr 23 - SFr 40 and takes 7h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Saint-Gervais-d'Auvergne is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 65 and takes 3h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva station to Saint-Gervais-d'Auvergne. However, there are services departing from Geneva - Bus station and arriving at Saint-Gervais - Château-Neuf via Lyon Perrache, Salins Coubertin and Clermont-Ferrand. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 40m.

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The distance between Geneva and Saint-Gervais-d'Auvergne is 257 km. The road distance is 362.6 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Saint-Gervais-d'Auvergne without a car is to train which takes 6h 49m and costs SFr 65 - SFr 100.

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It takes approximately 6h 49m to get from Geneva to Saint-Gervais-d'Auvergne, including transfers.

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Geneva to Saint-Gervais-d'Auvergne bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Geneva - Bus station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Saint-Gervais-d'Auvergne is to train which takes 6h 49m and costs SFr 65 - SFr 100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 23 - SFr 40 and takes 7h 40m, you could also fly, which costs SFr 120 - SFr 390 and takes 17h 54m.

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Clermont-Ferrand Airport. The quickest flight takes 12h 55m and has one stopover.

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Geneva to Saint-Gervais-d'Auvergne bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Saint-Gervais - Château-Neuf station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Saint-Gervais-d'Auvergne.
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  • Distance: 257 km
  • Duration: 6h 49m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Saint-Gervais-d'Auvergne, France?

You can take a train from Geneva to Saint-Gervais-d'Auvergne via Lyon Part Dieu, Riom - Châtel-Guyon, and Riom - Châtel-Guyon in around 6h 49m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Saint-Gervais-d'Auvergne via Lyon - Perrache Bus Station, Lyon Perrache, Clermont-Ferrand, Salins Coubertin, Gare SNCF, and Clermont-Ferrand in around 7h 40m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
18h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Clermont-Ferrand via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €370
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 Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Riom - Châtel-Guyon
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €95
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 Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Lyon Part Dieu to Riom Chatel Guyon
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€22 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€28 - €40
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 Lyon - Perrache Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €12
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 Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon Perrache to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Geneva to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Lyon, de Perrache - Galerie A
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
RegioJet
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Saint-Gervais - Château-Neuf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Saint-Gervais-d'Auvergne is 363 km. It takes approximately 3h 40m to drive from Geneva to Saint-Gervais-d'Auvergne.

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KLM and Air France offer flights from Geneva Airport to Clermont-Ferrand Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Saint-Gervais-d'Auvergne. Prices start at €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 12 - SFr 40.

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