There are 6 ways to get from Kaiserslautern to Geneva by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Olten to Genève 5 / ...

$152 - $266

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaiserslautern to Karlsruhe N236
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe, Hbf. - Süd, am Hintereingang to Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere Rj

$25 - $36

4 alternative options

Train via Karlsruhe Hbf  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Biel/Bienne 51
  4. Take the train from Biel/Bienne to Genève 5 / ...

$136 - $243

Bus  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaiserslautern to Karlsruhe N236
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Geneva 122

$36 - $63

Drive  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Kaiserslautern to Geneva 354.1 miles

$70 - $110

Train, fly  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
  2. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg
  3. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Geneva (GVA) LUX - GVA

$109 - $302

What companies run services between Kaiserslautern, Germany and Geneva, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Kaiserslautern to Geneva via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB, and Olten in around 6 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kaiserslautern to Geneva via Karlsruhe and Karlsruhe, Hbf. - Süd, am Hintereingang in around 9 h 50 min.

Airlines
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $24
1st Class
$33 - $38
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $24
1st Class
$34 - $38
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Biel/Bienne to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kaiserslautern to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Geneva
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Karlsruhe, Hbf. - Süd, am Hintereingang to Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

Want to know more about travelling around Switzerland

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kaiserslautern to Geneva?

The distance between Kaiserslautern and Geneva is 380 km. The road distance is 567 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Geneva?

The cheapest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Geneva is to bus which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 9 h 50 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Geneva?

The quickest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Geneva is to drive which takes 5 h 15 min and costs 60€ - 90€.

Is there a direct train between Kaiserslautern and Geneva?

No, there is no direct train from Kaiserslautern to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Kaiserslautern Hbf and arriving at Genève via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB and Olten. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 46 min.

Is there a direct bus between Kaiserslautern and Geneva?

No, there is no direct bus from Kaiserslautern to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Kaiserslautern and arriving at Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere via Karlsruhe, Hbf. - Süd, am Hintereingang. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 50 min.

How long does it take to get from Kaiserslautern to Geneva?

It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to get from Kaiserslautern to Geneva, including transfers.