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There are 7 ways to get from Geneva to Venice by plane, 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.

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Fly from Geneva  •  4h 4m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Venice (VCE) GVA - VCE

$46 - $262

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Bus  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Venice, Venice 405

$30 - $60

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Train to Lyon, fly  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Venice (VCE) LYS - VCE

$80 - $350

Train via Milano Centrale  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Milano Centrale Eurocity / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia Fr / ...

$112 - $202

Train  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Venezia Santa Lucia Eurocity / ...

$120 - $190

Train, bus  •  10h 57m

  1. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Martigny 90
  2. Take the bus from Martigny to Venezia

$110 - $170

Drive  •  5h 50m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Venice 364.4 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Venice is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 60 and takes 9h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Venice is to fly which costs SFr 45 - SFr 270 and takes 4h 4m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva and arriving at Venice, Venice. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Geneve and arriving at Venezia Santa Lucia. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 58m.

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The distance between Geneva and Venice is 487 km. The road distance is 583.1 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Venice without a car is to train which takes 6h 46m and costs SFr 110 - SFr 210.

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It takes approximately 4h 4m to get from Geneva to Venice, including transfers.

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Geneva to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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

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The best way to get from Geneva to Venice is to fly which takes 4h 4m and costs SFr 45 - SFr 270. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 110 - SFr 210 and takes 6h 46m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 60 and takes 9h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Venice.
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  • Distance: 304.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 4m

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

easyJet, Swiss and two other airlines fly from Geneva to Venice every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Venice via Milano Centrale in around 6h 46m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Lyon to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
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 Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Martigny
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Martigny to Venezia
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Venice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Geneva to Venice bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Venice, Venice station.

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Geneva to Venice train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Venezia S.Lucia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Venice is 583 km. It takes approximately 5h 50m to drive from Geneva to Venice.

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easyJet, Air Dolomiti, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Geneva Airport to Venice Airport.

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Book your Geneva to Venice bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 4114+ hotels available in Venice. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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

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