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There are 6 ways to get from Geneva to Vars by plane, car or train

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Recommended option

Fly Geneva to Ottawa  •  16h 45m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Ottawa (YOW) GVA - YOW

$379 - $829

Cheapest option

Fly Geneva to Montreal, train  •  15h 16m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Montreal (YUL) GVA - YUL
  2. Take the train from Dorval to Ottawa

$298 - $1,103

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Fly Geneva to Ogdensburg, drive  •  31h 13m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Ogdensburg (OGS) GVA - OGS
  2. Drive from Ogdensburg to Vars

$375 - $940

Train to Lyon, fly to Ottawa  •  16h 54m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Ottawa (YOW) LYS - YOW

$553 - $1,165

Train to Lyon, fly to Montreal, train  •  17h 17m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Montreal (YUL) LYS - YUL
  3. Take the train from Dorval to Ottawa

$342 - $1,089

Fly Geneva to Massena, drive  •  17h 50m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Massena (MSS) GVA - MSS
  2. Drive from Massena to Vars

$334 - $939

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Vars is 1-833-784-4397.

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Last updated: 19 Jan 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Vars is to fly and drive which costs SFr 230 - SFr 700 and takes 17h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Vars is to fly and train which costs SFr 200 - SFr 800 and takes 15h 16m.

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The distance between Geneva and Vars is 6023 km.

It takes approximately 16h 45m to get from Geneva to Vars, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Geneva Airport to Ottawa Airport. The quickest flight takes 13h 23m and has one stopover.

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British Airways, WestJet, FlexFlight ApS and four other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Ottawa Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Vars. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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  • Distance: 6023 km
  • Duration: 16h 45m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Vars, ON, Canada?

Air Canada, British Airways and six other airlines fly from Geneva to Vars 5 times a day.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Geneva to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
13h 23m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Ottawa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Ottawa via Frankfurt, Montreal
Ave. Duration
15h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$380 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Ottawa via Brussels, Montreal
Ave. Duration
12h 18m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Ottawa via Manchester, Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 36m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Ottawa via Zurich, Montreal
Ave. Duration
12h 38m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Lyon to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
11h 28m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Flights from Lyon to Ottawa via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
18h 16m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Lyon to Ottawa via Frankfurt, Montreal
Ave. Duration
15h 18m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Flights from Geneva to Montreal via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,500
Flights from Lyon to Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Lyon to Montreal via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
13h 23m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Ottawa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Ottawa via Frankfurt, Montreal
Ave. Duration
15h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$380 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Ottawa via Frankfurt, Montreal
Ave. Duration
15h 18m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Lyon to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
12h 53m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,900
Flights from Geneva to Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Flights from Geneva to Montreal via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,500
Flights from Lyon to Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Lyon to Montreal via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Lyon to Montreal via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Geneva to Ottawa via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Ogdensburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
30h 34m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Ogdensburg via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
32h 59m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Ogdensburg via Montreal, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
32h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Ogdensburg via Frankfurt, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
33h 4m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Ogdensburg via Lisbon, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
27h 39m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Ogdensburg via London Heathrow, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
27h 44m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Geneva to Ogdensburg via Frankfurt, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
34h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Geneva to Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Flights from Lyon to Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Geneva to Massena via Dublin, Boston
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Geneva to Massena via Paris CDG, Boston
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Massena via London Heathrow, Boston
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Geneva to Massena via Amsterdam Schiphol, Boston
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Massena via New York JFK, Boston
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Geneva to Massena via Ponta Delgada, Boston
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Ottawa via Paris CDG, Toronto
Ave. Duration
18h 14m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Geneva to Montreal via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,100
Flights from Lyon to Montreal via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Flights from Geneva to Montreal via Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Montreal via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $2,100
Flights from Lyon to Montreal via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Montreal via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,900
Flights from Lyon to Montreal via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Geneva to Montreal via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Lyon to Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Lyon to Montreal via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Dorval to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$29 - $60
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$80 - $120
Business
$85 - $120

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