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There are 8 ways to get from Gothenburg to Geneva by plane, train, bus, night bus, car ferry, night train 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 Gothenburg  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Geneva (GVA) GOT - GVA

$92 - $217

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Train to Copenhagen, fly  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Copenhagen Airport
  2. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Geneva (GVA) CPH - GVA

$101 - $264

Train  •  20 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
  2. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Basel SBB Ice
  5. Take the train from Olten to Genève 5 / ...

$341 - $543

Train, bus, night bus  •  30 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
  2. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB N98
  3. Take the night bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Geneva

$137 - $218

Car ferry, night train, train  •  30 h 47 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel
  2. Take the night train from Kiel Hbf to Basel SBB Ic
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1 / ...

$344 - $524

Bus  •  33 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Göteborg to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Geneve

$209 - $324

Drive, train  •  18 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Göttingen Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Göttingen to Basel Bad Bf Ice
  4. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Geneva

$316 - $478

Drive  •  17 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Gothenburg to Geneva 1149.4 miles

$260 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Gothenburg to Geneva is to fly which costs 800 kr - 2000 kr and takes 4 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gothenburg to Geneva is to fly which costs 800 kr - 2000 kr and takes 4 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gothenburg to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Göteborg and arriving at Geneve via Paris Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Gothenburg station to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Göteborg Centralstation and arriving at Genève via København H, Hamburg Hbf, Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, Basel SBB and Olten. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 38 min.

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The distance between Gothenburg and Geneva is 1339 km. The road distance is 1839.1 km.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 20 h 38 min and costs 3000 kr - 4900 kr.

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Gothenburg to Geneva, including transfers.

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Gothenburg to Geneva bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Göteborg station.

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Gothenburg to Geneva train services, operated by Öresundståg, arrive at Göteborg Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Geneva is to fly which takes 4 h 59 min and costs 800 kr - 2000 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 3000 kr - 4900 kr and takes 20 h 38 min, you could also bus, which costs 1800 kr - 3000 kr and takes 33 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Gothenburg to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 836.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

What companies run services between Gothenburg, Sweden and Geneva, Switzerland?

Swiss, Scandinavian Airlines and five other airlines fly from Gothenburg to Geneva hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Gothenburg to Geneva via København H, Hamburg Hbf, Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, Basel SBB, and Olten in around 20 h 38 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Gothenburg to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $470
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Train operators
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Copenhagen Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Kiel Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $320
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
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 Olten to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Geneva
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Göteborg to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
23 h 56 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Geneve
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$59
Small Car
$59

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The quickest flight from Gothenburg Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 15 min.

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Gothenburg to Geneva bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Geneve station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Gothenburg to Geneva is 1839 km. It takes approximately 17 h 13 min to drive from Gothenburg to Geneva.

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Swiss, Brussels Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Gothenburg Airport to Geneva Airport.

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Book your Gothenburg to Geneva bus tickets online with Busbud and Busbud.

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There are 402+ hotels available in Geneva. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Gothenburg to Gothenburg Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs 65 kr - 80 kr.

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