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There are 11 ways to get from Geneva to Sittard by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Paris  •  8h 19m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Liege-Guillemins Thalys

184€ - 324€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport N496
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Heerlen N93

46€ - 57€

9 alternative options

Train  •  11h 50m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Bern 15 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Duesseldorf Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Geilenkirchen Re / ...

233€ - 407€

Train, bus  •  13h 20m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Biel/Bienne 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Biel/Bienne to Basel SBB 51
  3. Take the bus from Basel to Liege

106€ - 205€

Drive  •  7h 23m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Sittard 816.4 km

100€ - 160€

Fly Geneva to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) GVA - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Geilenkirchen

96€ - 278€

Fly Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 23m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) GVA - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Sittard

79€ - 245€

Fly Geneva to Brussels, train  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Brussels (BRU) GVA - BRU
  2. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins
  3. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Maastricht
  4. Take the train from Maastricht to Sittard

79€ - 224€

Fly Geneva to Frankfurt, train  •  7h 8m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Frankfurt (FRA) GVA - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Aachen Hbf

122€ - 286€

Train to Lyon, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  9h 10m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LYS - DUS
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Geilenkirchen

141€ - 336€

Train to Lyon, fly to Brussels, train  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Brussels (BRU) LYS - BRU
  3. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins

144€ - 432€

Switzerland → Netherlands
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Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from Switzerland.

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The COVID-19 helpline number in Sittard is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sittard is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sittard is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus hotline on 1351.

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Sittard is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 65 and takes 12h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Sittard is to fly and train which costs SFr 85 - SFr 270 and takes 6h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Sittard. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Sittard, Stadhuis via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport and Heerlen, Station Perron E. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Sittard. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Sittard via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, Liege-Guillemins and Maastricht. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 19m.

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The distance between Geneva and Sittard is 534 km. The road distance is 816.4 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Sittard without a car is to train via Paris which takes 8h 19m and costs SFr 190 - SFr 350.

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It takes approximately 8h 19m to get from Geneva to Sittard, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Geneva to Sittard is to train via Paris which takes 8h 19m and costs SFr 190 - SFr 350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 45 - SFr 65 and takes 12h 20m.

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  • Distance: 533.7 km
  • Duration: 8h 19m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Sittard, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Geneva to Sittard via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, Liege-Guillemins, and Maastricht in around 8h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Sittard via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport, Heerlen, and Heerlen, Station Perron E in around 12h 20m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 190€
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 480€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 390€
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 340€
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 340€
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 330€
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 190€
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 350€
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 480€
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 480€
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 330€
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 270€
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 290€
Flights from Lyon to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 440€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 170€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 270€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 270€
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 360€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 430€
Flights from Lyon to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 250€
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 210€
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 210€
Flights from Lyon to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 190€
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 270€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 340€
Flights from Lyon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
270€ - 460€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from Lyon to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 460€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Dusseldorf via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
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€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
90€ - 190€
Website
Thalys
Standard
90€ - 130€
Comfort
100€ - 140€
Premium
140€ - 190€
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 Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
170€ - 300€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Biel/Bienne to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 35€
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)
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Geilenkirchen
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Db Ag
Website
efa.vrr.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Geilenkirchen
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
efa.vrr.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 19€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
14€ - 19€
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Sittard
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
17€ - 25€
1st Class
29€ - 40€
Train from Maastricht to Sittard
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 19€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
13€ - 19€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Louvain / Leuven to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
12€ - 18€
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
5€ - 8€
1st Class
8€ - 12€
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Maastricht to Sittard
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 6€
Website
arriva.nl
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Heerlen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Liege
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Book at
eurolines.ch

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Geneva to Sittard bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Heerlen station.

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Geneva to Sittard train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Liege-Guillemins station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Sittard is 816 km. It takes approximately 7h 23m to drive from Geneva to Sittard.

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KLM, easyJet, British Airways and five other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 1146+ hotels available in Sittard. 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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