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There are 4 ways to get from Geneva to Canton of St. Gallen by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to St. Gallen 1

$110 - $200

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Bus, night bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Zürich Ouibus
  2. Take the night bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse RegioJet

$14 - $20

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Sankt Gallen 225.5 miles

$45 - $70

Fly, train  •  3 h

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Rapperswil

$89 - $202

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Canton of St. Gallen is to bus and night bus which costs SFr 13 - SFr 20 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Canton of St. Gallen is to fly and train which costs SFr 85 - SFr 210 and takes 3 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva station to Canton of St. Gallen. However, there are services departing from Geneva - Bus station and arriving at St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse via Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Genève and arriving at St. Gallen. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 53 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Canton of St. Gallen is 266 km. The road distance is 360.8 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Canton of St. Gallen without a car is to train which takes 3 h 53 min and costs SFr 110 - SFr 200.

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The train from Genève to St. Gallen takes 3 h 53 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Geneva to Canton of St. Gallen bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Geneva - Bus station.

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Geneva to Canton of St. Gallen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Genève station.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Canton of St. Gallen.
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  • Distance: 166 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 53 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Geneva to Sankt Gallen every 2 hours. Tickets cost $110 - $200 and the journey takes 3 h 53 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Rapperswil
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Zürich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Night bus from Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai to St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
regiojet.com

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Geneva to Canton of St. Gallen bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse station.

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Geneva to Canton of St. Gallen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at St. Gallen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Canton of St. Gallen is 361 km. It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to drive from Geneva to Canton of St. Gallen.

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Royal Jordanian and Swiss offer flights from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 354+ hotels available in Canton of St. Gallen. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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