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There are 8 ways to get from Geneva to Sens Cathedral by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Paris  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Sens Ter

96€ - 139€

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Bus  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Auxerre 759
  2. Take the bus from Auxerre to Sens - Garibaldi Lr 805

21€ - 24€

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Train  •  5h 58m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Bourg En Bresse Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Bourg En Bresse to Sens Ter

66€ - 116€

Drive  •  4h 13m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Sens Cathedral 452.7 km

50€ - 75€

Fly Geneva to Paris CDG, train  •  6h 42m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris CDG (CDG) GVA - CDG
  2. Take the train from Paris Bercy to Sens

95€ - 283€

Fly Geneva to Paris Orly, train  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris Orly (ORY) GVA - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris Bercy to Sens

79€ - 502€

Train to Lyon, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Paris CDG (CDG) LYS - CDG
  3. Take the train from Paris Bercy to Sens

135€ - 362€

Train to Lyon, fly to Paris Orly, train  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Paris Orly (ORY) LYS - ORY
  3. Take the train from Paris Bercy to Sens

159€ - 431€

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Sens Cathedral is to bus which costs SFr 22 - SFr 27 and takes 8h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Sens Cathedral is to drive which costs SFr 55 - SFr 85 and takes 4h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Sens Cathedral. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Sens - Garibaldi via Auxerre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Sens Cathedral. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Sens via Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 55m.

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The distance between Geneva and Sens Cathedral is 310 km. The road distance is 452.7 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Sens Cathedral without a car is to train via Paris which takes 5h 55m and costs SFr 100 - SFr 150.

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It takes approximately 5h 55m to get from Geneva to Sens Cathedral, including transfers.

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Geneva to Sens Cathedral bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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Geneva to Sens Cathedral train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Geneve station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Sens Cathedral is to train via Paris which takes 5h 55m and costs SFr 100 - SFr 150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 22 - SFr 27 and takes 8h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Sens Cathedral.
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  • Distance: 309.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 55m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Sens Cathedral, France?

You can take a train from Geneva to Sens Cathedral via Paris Gare De Lyon and Sens in around 5h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Sens Cathedral via Auxerre and Sens - Garibaldi in around 8h 45m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 250€
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Flights from Lyon to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 650€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 460€
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 Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
80€ - 95€
1st Class
90€ - 110€
Train from Geneve to Bourg En Bresse
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
31€ - 36€
1st Class
26€ - 31€
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 Paris Gare De Lyon to Sens
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
Rail 1st Class
23€ - 35€
Train from Bourg En Bresse to Sens
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
40€ - 60€
Rail 1st Class
55€ - 80€
Train from Paris Bercy to Sens
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
Rail 1st Class
22€ - 35€
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 Genève to Bourg-en-Bresse
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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)
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 Auxerre
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Mobigo Yonne
Phone
+33 3 80 11 29 29
Website
viamobigo.fr
Bus from Auxerre to Sens - Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
2€
Schedules at
viamobigo.fr

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Geneva to Sens Cathedral bus services, operated by Mobigo Yonne, arrive at Sens - Garibaldi station.

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Geneva to Sens Cathedral train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Sens station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Sens Cathedral is 453 km. It takes approximately 4h 13m to drive from Geneva to Sens Cathedral.

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Air France offers flights from Geneva Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 71+ hotels available in Sens Cathedral. 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 10 - SFr 18.

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