There are 4 ways to get from Geneva to Zug by train, car or plane

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Train, line 5 train  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 5 / ...
  2. Take the line 5 train from Zürich HB to Zug 5 / ...

SFr 94 - SFr 166

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Train  •  3h 38m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Luzern 15

SFr 90 - SFr 160

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 55m

  1. Drive from Geneva to Zug 291.2 km

SFr 35 - SFr 55

Fly  •  3h

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

SFr 103 - SFr 303

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Zug is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 2h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Zug is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 55 and takes 2h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Zug. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Zug via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 30m.

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The distance between Geneva and Zug is 211 km. The road distance is 291.2 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Zug without a car is to train and line 5 train which takes 3h 30m and costs SFr 90 - SFr 170.

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It takes approximately 3h 30m to get from Geneva to Zug, including transfers.

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Geneva to Zug 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 Zug is to train and line 5 train which takes 3h 30m and costs SFr 90 - SFr 170. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs SFr 100 - SFr 310 and takes 3h.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

You can take a train from Geneva to Zug via Zürich HB in around 3h 30m. Alternatively, Swiss and Royal Jordanian fly from Geneva to Zug every 4 hours.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 280
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 280
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.

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Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Zug
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 20
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Zug is 291 km. It takes approximately 2h 55m to drive from Geneva to Zug.

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Royal Jordanian and Swiss offer flights from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 787+ hotels available in Zug. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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

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