There are 8 ways to get from Geneva to Strasbourg by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Olten 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg

$100 - $174

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Bus RegioJet  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile RegioJet

$14 - $18

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Train via Bern  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Bern 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg

$101 - $177

Bus Ouibus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Basel City Center Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Strasbourg 108 / ...

$22 - $33

Rideshare  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Genève to Strasbourg 246.4 miles

$29

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Strasbourg 244.3 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Lyon, fly to Strasbourg  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Strasbourg (SXB) LYS - SXB

$102 - $438

Fly Geneva to Zurich, train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg

$121 - $262

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere and arriving at Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Strasbourg. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Strasbourg via Olten and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Strasbourg is 291 km. The road distance is 390.8 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Strasbourg without a car is to train which takes 4 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Geneva to Strasbourg, including transfers.

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Geneva to Strasbourg bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere station.

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

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The best way to get from Geneva to Strasbourg is to train which takes 4 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Strasbourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Geneva to Strasbourg bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Strasbourg.
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  • Distance: 181.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Strasbourg, France?

You can take a train from Geneva to Strasbourg via Olten and Basel SBB in around 4 h 35 min. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Geneva to Strasbourg 3 times a week. Tickets cost $14 - $18 and the journey takes 5 h 55 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
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 Olten
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
regiojet.com
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 Basel City Center
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Genève to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Geneva to Strasbourg train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Strasbourg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Strasbourg is 391 km. It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to drive from Geneva to Strasbourg.

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Hop! offers flights from Lyon Airport to Strasbourg Airport.

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Book your Geneva to Strasbourg bus tickets online with Distribusion.

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There are 810+ hotels available in Strasbourg. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Geneva and Strasbourg. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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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 .

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