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

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

Recommended option

Fly to Salzburg  •  5 h 38 min

  1. GVA - SZG

$110 - $238

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  12 h 5 min

  1. 106 / ...
  2. 086 / ...

$29 - $71

4 alternative options

Fly to Munich, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. GVA - MUC

$83 - $221

Train  •  9 h 56 min

  1. 1 / ...
  2. En / ...

$166 - $290

Bus Eurolines CH  •  11 h 5 min

$55 - $80

Drive  •  7 h 10 min

  1. 457.1 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

The distance between Geneva and Salzburg is 552 km. The road distance is 731 km.

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Salzburg is to bus which costs SFr 28 - SFr 75 and takes 12 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Geneva to Salzburg is to fly which takes 5 h 38 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 240.

No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Salzburg Hbf via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 56 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva and arriving at Salzburg. Services depart once daily, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Geneva to Salzburg, including transfers.

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Salzburg, Austria?

Austrian Airlines, British Airways and six other airlines fly from Geneva to Salzburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Salzburg via Zürich HB in around 9 h 56 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $320
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Salzburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Zürich HB to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
cd.cz
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Mnichov, ZOB
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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