There are 6 ways to get from Geneva to Valence by train, bus, rideshare or car

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  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Valence Ville

$45 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 106 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Valence - Bus station Ouibus / ...

$10 - $24

4 alternative options

Train via Lyon Part Dieu  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Valence Ville

$53 - $77

Bus Isilines  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Valence

$22 - $29

Rideshare  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Genève to Guilherand-Granges 155.4 miles

$18

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Valence 154.5 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Valence is to bus which costs SFr 9 - SFr 24 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Valence is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2 h 22 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Valence is 172 km. The road distance is 247.2 km.

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The train from Genève to Valence Ville takes 3 h 26 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Valence station. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Valence - Bus station via Lyon - Perrache Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Genève and arriving at Valence Ville. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 26 min.

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Geneva to Valence bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Perrache station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Valence.
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  • Distance: 107.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 26 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Geneva to Valence 3 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 3 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Valence via Lyon, Lyon Perrache and Lyon - Perrache Bus station in around 4 h 40 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Valence
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Genève to Lyon Gare de Perrache
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Valence - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Lyon, de Perrache - Galerie A
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Valence
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
isilines.com
Bus from Annecy to Valence
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
isilines.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Genève to Guilherand-Granges
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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