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There are 5 ways to get from Geneva to Thaon-les-Vosges by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Genève to Biel/Bienne
  2. Take the train from Biel/Bienne to Méroux
  3. Take the train from Belfort to Épinal

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Dijon
  2. Take the bus from Dijon to Neufchâteau
  3. Take the bus from Gare SNCF Neufchâteau to Gare Routière Épinal

Drive

  1. Drive from Geneva to Thaon-les-Vosges

Train to Lyon, fly to Strasbourg, drive

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Strasbourg (SXB)
  3. Drive from Strasbourg to Thaon-les-Vosges

Fly Geneva to Luxembourg, train

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Luxembourg (LUX)
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg to Nancy
  3. Take the train from Nancy to Thaon

Geneva to Thaon-les-Vosges by train

92 Weekly Trains
6h 13m Average Duration
€132 Cheapest Price
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Switzerland → France
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International entry into France from Switzerland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Conditions of entry into France from Switzerland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 10 day mandatory monitored quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Belarus, Botswana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Georgia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Pakistan, Russia, Serbia, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, Turkey, Ukraine, United States, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • 7-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Belarus, Botswana, Eswatini, Georgia, Hong Kong, Japan, Kuwait, Lesotho, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, South Africa, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
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Rules to follow in France

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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 France from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Thaon-les-Vosges is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Thaon-les-Vosges is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Thaon-les-Vosges is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from France.

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Last updated: 19 Jan 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Thaon-les-Vosges is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 3h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Thaon-les-Vosges is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 3h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Thaon-les-Vosges. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Thaon via Biel/Bienne, Méroux, Belfort and Epinal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 13m.

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The distance between Geneva and Thaon-les-Vosges is 229 km. The road distance is 304.5 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Thaon-les-Vosges without a car is to train which takes 6h 13m and costs SFr 130 - SFr 260.

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It takes approximately 6h 13m to get from Geneva to Thaon-les-Vosges, including transfers.

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Geneva to Thaon-les-Vosges 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 Thaon-les-Vosges is to train which takes 6h 13m and costs SFr 130 - SFr 260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 60 and takes 9h 2m.

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

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Geneva to Thaon-les-Vosges train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Épinal station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Thaon-les-Vosges.
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  • Distance: 228.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 13m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Thaon-les-Vosges, France?

You can take a train from Geneva to Thaon-les-Vosges via Biel/Bienne, Méroux, Belfort, Épinal, and Epinal in around 6h 13m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Thaon-les-Vosges via Dijon, Neufchâteau, Gare SNCF Neufchâteau, Gare Routière Épinal, and Epinal in around 9h 2m.

Airlines
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €480
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Luxembourg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €340
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Biel/Bienne to Meroux
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Belfort to Épinal
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Biel/Bienne to Méroux
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €29
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€12 - €18
Rail 1st Class
€20 - €29
Train from Belfort to Épinal
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€14 - €21
Rail 1st Class
€22 - €35
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€20 - €29
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Luxembourg to Nancy
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€15 - €22
Rail 1st Class
€24 - €35
Train from Nancy to Thaon
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€9 - €24
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€16 - €24
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Dijon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
Fluo Grand Est 88
Phone
0800 088 010
Website
fluo.eu
Bus from Gare SNCF Neufchâteau to Gare Routière Épinal
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Schedules at
Fluo Grand Est 88
Keolis Sud Lorraine
Phone
03 83 30 89 99
Website
keolissudlorraine.com
Bus from Neufchâteau to Épinal - Gare SNCF
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
keolissudlorraine.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Thaon-les-Vosges is 304 km. It takes approximately 3h 58m to drive from Geneva to Thaon-les-Vosges.

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Air France offers flights from Lyon Airport to Strasbourg Airport.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Thaon-les-Vosges. 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 11 - SFr 40.

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