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There are 8 ways to get from Geneva to Suffolk by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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  •  8h 57m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stowmarket

£204 - £445

Cheapest option

Fly to Norwich, train  •  10h 9m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Norwich (NWI) GVA - NWI
  2. Take the train from Norwich to Stowmarket

£77 - £257

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Train, bus  •  16h

  1. Take the train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Paris Bercy to London Victoria
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stowmarket

£187 - £296

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  10h 20m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Suffolk

£229 - £274

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 22m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Suffolk

£117 - £173

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GVA - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stowmarket

£81 - £230

Fly to London City, train  •  6h 18m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to London City (LCY) GVA - LCY
  2. Take the train from Stratford (London) to Stowmarket

£101 - £317

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to London Gatwick (LGW) GVA - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Farringdon
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Stowmarket

£100 - £251

Geneva to Suffolk by train and subway

The journey time between Geneva and Suffolk is around 12h 19m and covers a distance of around 680 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 16m. Operated by TGV inOui, Transilien, Eurostar and others, the Geneva to Suffolk service departs from Geneve and arrives in Stowmarket. Typically 20 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
12h 19m
Fastest journey time:
9h 16m
Journey distance:
680 miles
Services per week:
20
Cheapest price:
£204
Carbon emissions:
57 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:29
Last service departs at:
18:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Geneva to Suffolk train and subway schedules

Switzerland → United Kingdom
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International entry into United Kingdom from Switzerland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe in the past 10 days

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Conditions of entry into United Kingdom from Switzerland

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cayman Islands, Croatia, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, France, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Taiwan and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guernsey, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
This applies to arrivals from Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Grenada, Iceland, Israel, Malta, Montserrat, New Zealand, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, Singapore, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in United Kingdom

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Regional advice

Regional advice

Considerations leaving from Switzerland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering United Kingdom from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Suffolk is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Suffolk is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Suffolk is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from United Kingdom.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 26 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: UK Government.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Geneva to Suffolk is to drive and car ferry, which costs SFr 150 - SFr 230 and takes 11h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Suffolk is to fly and train which costs SFr 120 - SFr 410 and takes 6h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Suffolk. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Stowmarket via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 57m.

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The distance between Geneva and Suffolk is 476 miles.

The best way to get from Geneva to Suffolk without a car is to train which takes 8h 57m and costs SFr 260 - SFr 600.

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It takes approximately 8h 57m to get from Geneva to Suffolk, including transfers.

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

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

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Suffolk is 1h behind Geneva. It is currently 3:23 PM in Geneva and 2:23 PM in Suffolk.

Geneva to Suffolk train services, operated by Greater Anglia, arrive at Stowmarket station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Suffolk.
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  • Distance: 475.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 57m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Suffolk, England?

You can take a train from Geneva to Suffolk via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, London St Pancras Eurostar, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Liverpool Street station, and London Liverpool Street in around 8h 57m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £260
Flights from Geneva to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £310
Flights from Geneva to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Geneva to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Geneva to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Flights from Geneva to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£55 - £220
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £290
Flights from Geneva to Norwich via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £290
Flights from Geneva to Norwich via Brussels, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£50 - £200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £150
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Norwich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £340
Flights from Geneva to Norwich via Brussels, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£50 - £200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £360
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 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£70 - £90
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£70 - £80
1st Class
£75 - £90
Greater Anglia
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Stowmarket
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to Stowmarket
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Stowmarket
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £22
Website
greateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£110 - £210
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Gatwick Airport to Farringdon
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£13 - £16
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£13 - £16
Bus operators
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from Paris Bercy to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£39
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Lufthansa, Air France, British Airways and Swiss offer flights from Geneva Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 12 - SFr 45.

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