There are 6 ways to get from Geneva to Zürich by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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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Train  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...

$85 - $160

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Zurich Ouibus

$10 - $15

4 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva, Genève Airport to Zurich K388

$22 - $35

Rideshare  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Genève to Zurich 174.6 miles

$18 - $20

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Zürich 175 miles

$35 - $55

Fly  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH

$71 - $169

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Zürich is to bus which costs SFr 10 - SFr 15 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Zürich is to fly which costs SFr 70 - SFr 170 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Zürich is 224 km. The road distance is 280 km.

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The train from Genève to Zürich HB takes 2 h 46 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva - Bus station station and arriving at Zurich. Services depart hourly, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Genève and arriving at Zürich HB. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 46 min.

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What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Zürich, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Geneva to Zürich hourly. Tickets cost $85 - $160 and the journey takes 2 h 46 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Geneva to Zürich hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva, Genève Airport to Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Genève to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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