There are 5 ways to get from Geneva to Varese by train, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Gallarate Eurocity / ...

$90 - $149

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Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Linate (LIN) GVA - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Dateo to Varese

$48 - $252

3 alternative options

Train via Visp  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Visp 90
  2. Take the train from Visp to Gallarate Ec

$99 - $163

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Varese 208 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) GVA - MXP
  2. Take the train from Busto Arsizio to Varese

$94 - $233

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Varese is to drive which costs SFr 45 - SFr 70 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Varese is to drive which costs SFr 45 - SFr 70 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Varese. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Varese via Gallarate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Varese is 211 km. The road distance is 332.9 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Varese without a car is to train which takes 3 h 58 min and costs SFr 85 - SFr 150.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Geneva to Varese, including transfers.

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Geneva to Varese train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Geneve station.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Geneva to Varese train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Gallarate station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Varese is 333 km. It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to drive from Geneva to Varese.

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Alitalia offers flights from Geneva Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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  • Distance: 132 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Varese, Italy?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Geneva to Varese once daily. Tickets cost $85 - $150 and the journey takes 3 h 21 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
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 Geneve to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Visp to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Dateo to Varese
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Busto Arsizio to Varese
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
trenord.it

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