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There are 7 ways to get from Geneva to Vienna by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Geneva  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Vienna (VIE) GVA - VIE

$68 - $231

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Train to Lyon, fly  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Vienna (VIE) LYS - VIE

$121 - $317

Train to Zurich, fly  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Vienna (VIE) ZRH - VIE

$161 - $408

Train  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf Rj

$196 - $350

Bus  •  15 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Wien

$75 - $100

Train, bus  •  16 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lausanne 150 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lausanne to Vienna - Erdberg

Drive  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Vienna 628.4 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Vienna is to bus which costs SFr 75 - SFr 100 and takes 15 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Vienna is to fly which costs SFr 65 - SFr 230 and takes 4 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva and arriving at Wien. Services depart six times a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 15 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Wien Hbf via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 36 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Vienna is 803 km. The road distance is 1005.4 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 11 h 36 min and costs SFr 190 - SFr 350.

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Geneva to Vienna, including transfers.

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Geneva to Vienna bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Geneva station.

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

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The best way to get from Geneva to Vienna is to fly which takes 4 h 16 min and costs SFr 65 - SFr 230. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 190 - SFr 350 and takes 11 h 36 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 75 - SFr 100 and takes 15 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 502.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Vienna, Austria?

Ethiopian Airlines, easyJet and three other airlines fly from Geneva to Vienna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Vienna via Zürich HB in around 11 h 36 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Lyon to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Lyon to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Vienna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Lyon to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $390
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
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 Genève 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
Train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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 Lausanne
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Geneva to Wien
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Book at
eurolines.ch
Vito Reisen & Transporte AG
Phone
+41 52 624 40 00
Website
vito-reisen.ch
Bus from Lausanne to Vienna - Erdberg
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
vito-reisen.ch

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Geneva to Vienna bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Wien station.

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Geneva to Vienna train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Wien Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Vienna is 1005 km. It takes approximately 9 h 52 min to drive from Geneva to Vienna.

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Ethiopian Airlines, easyJet, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Vienna Airport.

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There are 2067+ hotels available in Vienna. Prices start at $66 USD 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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