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There are 5 ways to get from Geneva to San Martino in Rio by train, night bus, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Ec
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Reggio Emilia Av Fr / ...

€145 - €272

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Night bus, bus  •  11h 43m

  1. Take the night bus from Geneva to Milan N405
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Modena

€48 - €67

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Drive  •  5h 1m

  1. Drive from Geneva to San Martino in Rio 492.6 km

€60 - €90

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  5h 5m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Reggio Emilia Av

€126 - €332

Fly to Bologna  •  9h 13m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Bologna (BLQ) GVA - BLQ

€100 - €312

Geneva (GVA) to Bologna (BLQ) flights

The flight time between Geneva (GVA) and Bologna (BLQ) is around 5h 37m and covers a distance of around 447 km. The fastest flight normally takes 3h 35m. Services are operated by KLM, Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines and others. Typically 133 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Flight route overview

Average flight journey time:
5h 37m
Fastest flight journey time:
3h 35m
Flight distance:
447 km
Flights per week:
133
Cheapest price:
€15
Carbon emissions:
90 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:00
Last flight departs at:
18:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Geneva (GVA) to Bologna (BLQ) flight schedules

Switzerland → Italy
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International entry into Italy from Switzerland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Brazil, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Italy from Switzerland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
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  • 5-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Japan and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Switzerland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Switzerland.

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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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in San Martino in Rio is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in San Martino in Rio is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in San Martino in Rio is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from Italy.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 1 Aug 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to San Martino in Rio is to night bus and bus which costs SFr 50 - SFr 75 and takes 11h 43m.

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The fastest way to get from Geneva to San Martino in Rio is to drive. Taking this option will cost SFr 65 - SFr 100 and takes 5h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to San Martino in Rio. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at San Martino in Rio via Milano Lampugnano and Modena - Autostazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 43m.

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The distance between Geneva and San Martino in Rio is 397 km. The road distance is 492.6 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to San Martino in Rio without a car is to train which takes 5h 35m and costs SFr 150 - SFr 300.

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It takes approximately 5h 35m to get from Geneva to San Martino in Rio, including transfers.

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Geneva to San Martino in Rio bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to San Martino in Rio is to train which takes 5h 35m and costs SFr 150 - SFr 300. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs SFr 100 - SFr 340 and takes 9h 13m.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Geneva to San Martino in Rio bus services, operated by Consorzio Autolinee S.r.l., arrive at Modena station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to San Martino in Rio.
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  • Distance: 396.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 35m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and San Martino in Rio, Italy?

You can take a train from Geneva to San Martino in Rio via Milano Centrale and Reggio Emilia Av in around 5h 35m. Alternatively, KLM, Lufthansa and 12 other airlines fly from Geneva to San Martino in Rio hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €400
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €380
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €300
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€60 - €210
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Geneva to Bologna via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €230
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€100 - €190
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Reggio Emilia Av
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€14 - €20
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Reggio Emilia AV
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€17 - €24
Smart Low Cost
€14 - €21
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
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
Night bus from Geneva to Milan
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €24
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to San Martino in Rio is 493 km. It takes approximately 5h 1m to drive from Geneva to San Martino in Rio.

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Alitalia offers flights from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 115+ hotels available in San Martino in Rio. 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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