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There are 6 ways to get from Lausanne to Geneva Airport (GVA) by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar

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Train

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport

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Rideshare

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

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne P+R to Geneva Airport

Taxi

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Geneva Airport (GVA)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Lausanne to Geneva Airport

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Lausanne to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to rideshare, which costs SFr 5 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 270 - SFr 320 and takes 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lausanne P+R and arriving at Geneva Airport. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Lausanne and arriving at Genève-Aéroport. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Geneva Airport (GVA) is 51 km. The road distance is 62.1 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Geneva Airport (GVA) without a car is to train which takes 52 min and costs SFr 23 - SFr 65.

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The train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport takes 52 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Lausanne to Geneva Airport (GVA) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lausanne P+R 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 52 min and costs SFr 23 - SFr 65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 6 - SFr 9 and takes 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Geneva Airport (GVA).
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  • Distance: 51.4 km
  • Duration: 52 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport every 20 minutes. Tickets cost SFr 26 - SFr 50 and the journey takes 52 min. Trenitalia EuroCity also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lausanne P+R to Geneva Airport twice daily. Tickets cost SFr 6 - SFr 9 and the journey takes 55 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Lausanne to Geneve-Aeroport
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 65
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 23 - SFr 35
1st Class
SFr 45 - SFr 65
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lausanne P+R to Geneva Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to 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
SFr 5
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Lausanne to Geneva Airport (GVA)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
SFr 270 - SFr 320
Taxi Services Sarl
Phone
+41 844 814 814
Website
taxiservices.ch
SOS Taxis Lausanne
Phone
+41 800 214 214
Allo Taxi
Phone
+41 800 907 907
Website
allotaxi.ch
Jayride
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Lausanne to Geneva Airport
Estimated price
SFr 40

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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 62 km. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Lausanne to Geneva Airport (GVA).

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There are 193+ hotels available in Geneva Airport (GVA). Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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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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