There are 6 ways to get from Geneva to Valence by bus, train, night 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Genève - gare routière > Lyon - gare routière Perrache > Marseille - gare routière St-Charles > Nice - aéroport
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Valence - Bus Station Lyon - gare routière Perrache > Valence sud > Avignon > Nîmes > Montpellier / ...

$10 - $16

5 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Valence Ville

$45 - $70

Train via Lyon Part Dieu  •  3 h 35 min

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

$55 - $85

Night bus, bus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Annecy Genève - Gare routière > Annemasse > Annecy > Chambéry > Grenoble Centre - Gare routière > Avignon Centre > Montpellier > Narbonne > Perpignan > Figueras > Gérone > Lloret de Mar > Barcelone Centre > Barcelone - Gare Sants / ...
  2. Take the bus from Annecy to Valence

$18 - $23

Rideshare  •  2 h 57 min

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

$19

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Valence 154.5 miles

$30 - $50

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

You can take a bus from Geneva to Valence via Lyon - Perrache Bus station in around 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Geneva to Valence 4 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 3 h 26 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Valence Ville
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Geneve 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
tgv.com
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$60 - $75
SNCF
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
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Valence - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Geneva - Bus station to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Annecy to Valence
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
isilines.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Genève to Guilherand-Granges
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Geneva and Valence is 172 km. The road distance is 247 km.

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Valence is to bus which costs SFr 10 - SFr 16 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Valence. However, there are services departing from Geneva - Bus station and arriving at Valence - Bus Station via Lyon - Perrache Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Geneva to Valence, including transfers.