There are 9 ways to get from Geneva to Trier by train, bus, 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  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Olten 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Luxembourg Tgv
  3. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Trier, Hauptbahnhof Re / ...

$150 - $229

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Bus RegioJet  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Trier, Trier train station 211

$26 - $39

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Train via Gare De Lyon  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Luxembourg Tgv
  3. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Trier, Hauptbahnhof Re / ...

$181 - $200

Train via Bern  •  8 h 22 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 Mulhouse Ville to Luxembourg Tgv
  4. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Trier, Hauptbahnhof Re / ...

$151 - $237

Bus Ouibus  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Basel City Center Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Trier, Trier train station 211

$35 - $54

Drive  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Trier 389.2 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Geneva to Luxembourg  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Luxembourg (LUX) GVA - LUX

$87 - $272

Train to Zurich, fly to Luxembourg  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Luxembourg (LUX) ZRH - LUX

$156 - $420

Train to Lyon, fly to Metz/Nancy, train  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Metz/Nancy (ETZ) LYS - ETZ
  3. Take the train from Metz-Ville to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
  4. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Trier, Hauptbahnhof

$150 - $561

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Trier station. However, there are services departing from Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere and arriving at Trier, Trier train station via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Trier. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Trier, Hauptbahnhof via Olten, Basel SBB, Mulhouse Ville and Luxembourg, Gare Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 19 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Trier is 397 km. The road distance is 622.7 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Trier without a car is to train which takes 8 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 19 min to get from Geneva to Trier, including transfers.

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

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Geneva to Trier 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 Trier is to train which takes 8 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 59 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Luxembourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Geneva to Trier bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Trier, Trier train station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Trier.
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  • Distance: 248.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 19 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Trier, Germany?

You can take a train from Geneva to Trier via Olten, Basel SBB, Mulhouse Ville, Luxembourg, and Luxembourg, Gare Centrale in around 8 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Trier via Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile and Strasbourg in around 10 h 25 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Luxembourg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Luxembourg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Metz/Nancy
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Metz/Nancy
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flairjet
Website
flair-jet.com
Flights from Zurich to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$30 - $260
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 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 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $160
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Paris Est to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
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 Metz Ville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Trier, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Metz-Ville to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
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
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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 Strasbourg to Trier, Trier train station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Trier, Trier train station
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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

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Geneva to Trier train services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), arrive at Trier, Hauptbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Trier is 623 km. It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to drive from Geneva to Trier.

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Air France, Swiss, Luxair and Lufthansa offer flights from Geneva Airport to Luxembourg Airport.

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There are 384+ hotels available in Trier. Prices start at $57 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 .

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