There are 5 ways to get from Lausanne to Geneva Airport (GVA) by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport 1 / ...

$27 - $50

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Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Geneva Airport K388

$4 - $7

3 alternative options

Rideshare  •  59 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lausanne to Le Grand-Saconnex 37.7 miles

$6

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lausanne to Geneva Airport (GVA) 39.6 miles

$240 - $290

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Geneva Airport (GVA) 39.6 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Lausanne to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to rideshare which costs SFr 6 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lausanne to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to taxi which costs SFr 230 - SFr 280 and takes 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lausanne and arriving at Geneva Airport. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lausanne and arriving at Genève-Aéroport. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Geneva Airport (GVA) is 51 km. The road distance is 63.4 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Geneva Airport (GVA) without a car is to train which takes 45 min and costs SFr 26 - SFr 50.

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The train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport takes 45 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Lausanne to Geneva Airport (GVA) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lausanne station.

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Lausanne to Geneva Airport (GVA) train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lausanne station.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to train which takes 45 min and costs SFr 26 - SFr 50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 4 - SFr 7 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Geneva Airport (GVA).
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  • Distance: 32.1 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Geneva Airport (GVA), Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lausanne to Geneva Airport (GVA) hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $50 and the journey takes 45 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lausanne to Geneva Airport (GVA) twice daily. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min.

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
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 Lausanne to Geneva Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lausanne to Le Grand-Saconnex
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Lausanne to Geneva Airport (GVA)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$240 - $290
Taxi Services Sarl
Phone
+41 844 814 814
Website
taxiservices.ch
Allo Taxi
Phone
+41 800 907 907
Website
allotaxi.ch
SOS Taxis Lausanne
Phone
+41 800 214 214

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Lausanne to Geneva Airport (GVA) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Geneva Airport station.

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Lausanne to Geneva Airport (GVA) train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Genève-Aéroport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Geneva Airport (GVA) is 63 km. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Lausanne to Geneva Airport (GVA).

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Book your Lausanne to Geneva Airport (GVA) bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lausanne and Geneva Airport (GVA). A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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