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There are 6 ways to get from Geneva to Saint Michel by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 43m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Marseille St Charles Tgv
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville Tgv / ...

143€ - 233€

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Bus  •  10h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Nice Airport 1404

29€ - 34€

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  13h 2m

  1. Take the train from Annecy to Grenoble Ter
  2. Take the bus from GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE to NICE - Aéroport - NICE Ler 31

Drive  •  5h 17m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Saint Michel 520.1 km

55€ - 85€

Fly from Geneva  •  4h 55m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Nice (NCE) GVA - NCE

48€ - 239€

Train to Lyon, fly  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Nice (NCE) LYS - NCE

118€ - 264€

Geneva to Saint Michel by train

The train journey time between Geneva and Saint Michel is around 7h 48m and covers a distance of around 715 km. The fastest train normally takes 7h 48m. Operated by TGV inOui, SNCF, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Geneva to Saint Michel train service departs from Geneve and arrives in Monaco Monte Carlo. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 48m
Fastest train time:
7h 48m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
110€
Carbon emissions:
37 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:42
Last train departs at:
07:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Geneva to Saint Michel train schedules

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Last updated: June 14 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Saint Michel is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 40 and takes 10h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Saint Michel is to fly which costs SFr 50 - SFr 270 and takes 4h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Saint Michel. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Monté Carlo via Aéroport Terminal 2 - NICE. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Saint Michel. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Monaco Monte Carlo via Marseille St Charles and Nice Ville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 43m.

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The distance between Geneva and Saint Michel is 292 km. The road distance is 520.1 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Saint Michel without a car is to train which takes 7h 43m and costs SFr 150 - SFr 260.

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It takes approximately 7h 43m to get from Geneva to Saint Michel, including transfers.

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Geneva to Saint Michel bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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Geneva to Saint Michel train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Geneve station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Saint Michel is to train which takes 7h 43m and costs SFr 150 - SFr 260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 40 and takes 10h 30m, you could also fly, which costs SFr 50 - SFr 270 and takes 4h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Saint Michel.
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  • Distance: 291.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 43m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Saint Michel, Monaco?

You can take a train from Geneva to Saint Michel via Marseille St Charles and Nice Ville in around 7h 43m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Geneva to Nice Airport 5 times a week. Tickets cost 26€ - 35€ and the journey takes 8h 50m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 220€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 290€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 270€
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Lyon to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
110€ - 170€
Train operators
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 Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 100€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
75€ - 90€
1st Class
85€ - 100€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
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 Marseille St Charles to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
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 Marseille-Saint-Charles to Nice-Ville
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Annecy to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Nice Airport
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE to NICE - Aéroport - NICE
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Zou! LER

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Geneva to Saint Michel bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nice Airport station.

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Geneva to Saint Michel train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Nice Ville station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Saint Michel is 520 km. It takes approximately 5h 17m to drive from Geneva to Saint Michel.

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Swiss and easyJet offer flights from Geneva Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 412+ hotels available in Saint Michel. Prices start at 75€ 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 45.

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