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Train

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
  3. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Agen
  4. Take the train from Agen to La Réole

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Bus via Lyon Airport (LYS)

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Bordeaux City Centre
  3. Take the bus from Place Stalingrad to Cimetière

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
  2. Take the bus from Place Stalingrad to Cimetière

Drive

  1. Drive from Geneva to Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

Train to Lyon, fly to Bordeaux, train

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Bordeaux (BOD)
  3. Take the train from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to La Réole

Fly Geneva to Bordeaux, train

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Bordeaux (BOD)
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to La Réole

Train to Lyon, fly to Toulouse, train

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Toulouse (TLS)
  3. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Agen
  4. Take the train from Agen to La Réole

Fly Geneva to Toulouse, train

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Toulouse (TLS)
  2. Take the train from Toulouse Matabiau to Agen
  3. Take the train from Agen to La Réole

Geneva to Sauveterre-de-Guyenne by train and bus

The journey time between Geneva and Sauveterre-de-Guyenne is around 10h 41m and covers a distance of around 934 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 29m. Operated by SNCF and TransGironde, the Geneva to Sauveterre-de-Guyenne service departs from Geneve and arrives in Cimetière. Typically 19 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

19 Weekly Services
10h 41m Average Duration
€107 Cheapest Price
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International entry into France from Switzerland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 10 day mandatory monitored quarantine
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Considerations leaving from Switzerland

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France 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 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sauveterre-de-Guyenne is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sauveterre-de-Guyenne is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sauveterre-de-Guyenne is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

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

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Last updated: 22 Jan 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Sauveterre-de-Guyenne is to bus via Lyon Airport (LYS) which costs SFr 30 - SFr 40 and takes 12h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Sauveterre-de-Guyenne is to fly and train which costs SFr 55 - SFr 210 and takes 6h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva station to Sauveterre-de-Guyenne. However, there are services departing from Geneva - Bus station and arriving at Cimetière via Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport, Gare Saint-Jean and Place Stalingrad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 52m.

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The distance between Geneva and Sauveterre-de-Guyenne is 514 km. The road distance is 702.1 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Sauveterre-de-Guyenne without a car is to train which takes 10h 41m and costs SFr 110 - SFr 240.

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It takes approximately 10h 41m to get from Geneva to Sauveterre-de-Guyenne, including transfers.

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Geneva to Sauveterre-de-Guyenne bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Geneva - Bus station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Sauveterre-de-Guyenne is to train which takes 10h 41m and costs SFr 110 - SFr 240. Alternatively, you can bus via Lyon Airport (LYS), which costs SFr 30 - SFr 40 and takes 12h 52m.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Geneva to Sauveterre-de-Guyenne bus services, operated by TransGironde, arrive at Cimetière station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Sauveterre-de-Guyenne.
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  • Distance: 514.1 km
  • Duration: 10h 41m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Sauveterre-de-Guyenne, France?

You can take a train from Geneva to Sauveterre-de-Guyenne via Lyon Part Dieu, Montpellier Saint-Roch, Agen, La Réole, and La Réole - Gare Ter in around 10h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Sauveterre-de-Guyenne via Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport, Bordeaux City Centre, Gare Saint-Jean, and Place Stalingrad in around 12h 52m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Flights from Geneva to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €200
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €150
Flights from Geneva to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €240
Flights from Lyon to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €230
Train operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€20 - €29
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €55
Rail 1st Class
€50 - €75
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Agen
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €85
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €65
Rail 1st Class
€55 - €85
Train from Agen to La Réole
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €26
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€10 - €16
Rail 1st Class
€18 - €26
Train from Bordeaux Saint-Jean to La Réole
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €23
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€9 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €23
Train from Toulouse Matabiau to Agen
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€15 - €23
Rail 1st Class
€24 - €35
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 Toulouse Matabiau to Agen
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€34 - €40
1st Class
€30 - €35
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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Blablabus
TransGironde
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).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Sauveterre-de-Guyenne is 702 km. It takes approximately 6h 47m to drive from Geneva to Sauveterre-de-Guyenne.

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easyJet and Air France offer flights from Lyon Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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There are 120+ hotels available in Sauveterre-de-Guyenne. 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 11 - SFr 40.

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