There are 4 ways to get from Geneva to Varennes-Vauzelles by train, bus 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

Train  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Vichy
  3. Take the train from Vichy to Nevers Ic

$78 - $117

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Clermont-Ferrand
  3. Take the bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Nevers

$27 - $50

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Dijon Genève - gare routière > Dijon > Paris centre - Bercy
  2. Take the train from Dijon Ville to Nevers

$44 - $67

Drive  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Varennes-Vauzelles 220.2 miles

$45 - $70

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Varennes-Vauzelles, France?

You can take a train from Geneva to Varennes-Vauzelles via Lyon Part Dieu, Vichy, and Nevers in around 7 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Varennes-Vauzelles via Lyon - Perrache Bus station, Clermont-Ferrand, and Nevers in around 8 h 14 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
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 Vichy
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Vichy to Nevers
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $21
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Dijon Ville to Nevers
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Dijon
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
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 Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Clermont-Ferrand to Nevers
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Geneva to Varennes-Vauzelles?

The distance between Geneva and Varennes-Vauzelles is 247 km. The road distance is 352 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Geneva to Varennes-Vauzelles?

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Varennes-Vauzelles is to bus which costs SFr 26 - SFr 50 and takes 8 h 14 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Geneva to Varennes-Vauzelles?

The quickest way to get from Geneva to Varennes-Vauzelles is to drive which takes 3 h 55 min and costs SFr 45 - SFr 70.

Is there a direct train between Geneva and Varennes-Vauzelles?

No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Varennes-Vauzelles. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Les Perrieres via Lyon Part Dieu, Vichy and Nevers. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 48 min.

How long does it take to get from Geneva to Varennes-Vauzelles?

It takes approximately 7 h 48 min to get from Geneva to Varennes-Vauzelles, including transfers.