Directions from Geneva to Varese

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Eurocity / ...

$87 - $145

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 14 min

  1. 405 / ...
  2. Marinobus

$20 - $38

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. 208 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  3 h 37 min

  1. GVA - MXP

$90 - $233

Fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 13 min

  1. GVA - ZRH

$132 - $292

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Geneva to Varese twice daily. Tickets cost $80 - $140 and the journey takes 3 h 21 min. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Varese via Milan, Milan, Lampugnano, Molino Dorino, and Milano *Int_MALNATE* in around 7 h 14 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Geneva to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
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
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Genève Gare to Milan
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
Ouibus
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Milano *Int_MALNATE* to Varese
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
marinobus.it

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Geneva and Varese is 211 km. The road distance is 333 km.

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Varese is to bus which costs SFr 19 - SFr 40 and takes 7 h 14 min.

The quickest way to get from Geneva to Varese is to fly and train which takes 3 h 37 min and costs SFr 90 - SFr 240.

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.

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