There are 10 ways to get from Greece to Geneva by plane, train, bus and ferry, car, car ferry, bus or night train

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 Thessaloniki  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Geneva (GVA) SKG - GVA

$102 - $281

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Bus Bogojevic Reisen  •  39 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Beograd
  2. Take the bus from Belgrade to Geneva

$58 - $79

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Fly from Irakleion  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Irakleion (HER) to Geneva (GVA) HER - GVA

$96 - $450

Fly from Athens  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Athens (ATH) to Geneva (GVA) ATH - GVA

$85 - $289

Train, bus and ferry  •  25 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Larissa
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Larissa to Bologna
  3. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale Fr
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Geneve Ec

$215 - $392

Drive, car ferry  •  30 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Patras
  2. Take the car ferry from Patras to Ancona
  3. Drive from Ancona to Geneva

$218 - $447

Train, night train, bus  •  44 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the bus from Skopje to Geneva

$135 - $227

Train, night train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Athens to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  3. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade 334
  4. Take the train from Beograd to Zürich HB En
  5. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...

$260 - $507

Bus Globtour  •  2 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from Athens to Tiranë
  2. Take the bus from Tirana to Budva
  3. Take the bus from Budva Zob to Genf Busbahnhof

$213 - $292

Drive  •  23 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Athens to Geneva 1520.9 miles

$360 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Greece to Geneva is to bus which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 39 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greece to Geneva is to fly which costs 85€ - 240€ and takes 5 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greece to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Geneva via Belgrade. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Greece to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Athens and arriving at Genève via Thessaloniki, Skopje, Beograd and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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The distance between Greece and Geneva is 1520 km. The road distance is 2433.5 km.

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The best way to get from Greece to Geneva without a car is to train and bus and ferry which takes 25 h 54 min and costs 180€ - 340€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Greece to Geneva, including transfers.

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Greece to Geneva bus services, operated by Crazy Holidays, depart from Athens station.

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Greece to Geneva train services, operated by Greek Railways (OSE), depart from Athens station.

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The best way to get from Greece to Geneva is to fly which takes 5 h 31 min and costs 85€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 39 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Greece to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 950.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

What companies run services between Greece and Geneva, Switzerland?

Swiss, Austrian Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Thessaloniki to Geneva every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Athens to Geneva via Beograd and Belgrade in around 39 h 25 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Thessaloniki to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Irakleion to Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Irakleion to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $460
Flights from Athens to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Athens to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Geneva via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Irakleion to Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Irakleion to Geneva via Athens
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Athens to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Athens to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Athens to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Irakleion to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $2,000
Flights from Athens to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Athens to Geneva via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Athens to Geneva via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Irakleion to Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Irakleion to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Irakleion to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Athens to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Geneva via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Athens to Larissa
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$19 - $26
First Class
$24 - $35
Train from Athens to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Second Class
$28 - $40
First Class
$35 - $50
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 Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
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 Milano Centrale to Geneve
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$30 - $110
First
$80 - $170
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $12
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $20
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $110
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
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 Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Larissa to Bologna
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Athens to Beograd
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
Bogojevic Reisen
Phone
Tel: + 381 35 433 333
Email
info@bogojevic.eu
Website
bogojevic-reisen.ch
Bus from Belgrade to Geneva
Ave. Duration
22 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
bogojevic-reisen.ch
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Skopje to Geneva
Ave. Duration
33 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Book at
eurolines.ch
Albtrans sh.p.k
Phone
+355 4 2239 203
Email
rezervime@albtrans.net
Website
albtrans.net
Bus from Athens to Tiranë
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$48
Schedules at
albtrans.net
Old Town Travel
Phone
+382 32 520 495
Email
info@kotortotirana.com
Website
kotortotirana.com
Bus from Tirana to Budva
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
kotortotirana.com
Globtour
Website
globtour.com
Bus from Budva Zob to Genf Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
36 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
globtour.com
Ferry operators
Minoan Lines
Phone
801 11 75000
Email
reservation@minoan.gr
Website
minoan.gr
Car ferry from Patras to Ancona
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Schedules at
minoan.gr
Deck
$78 - $82
Airplane economy seats
$92 - $96
2-berth outside
$190 - $230
3-berth outside shower
$170 - $210

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The quickest flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Greece to Geneva bus services, operated by Bogojevic Reisen, arrive at Geneva station.

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Geneva is 1 h behind Greece. It is currently 3:57 PM in Greece and 2:57 PM in Geneva.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Greece to Geneva is 2433 km. It takes approximately 23 h 57 min to drive from Greece to Geneva.

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Aegean Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Turkish Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 393+ hotels available in Geneva. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Greece to Thessaloniki Airport is to shuttle which takes 42 min and costs 2€.

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