There are 7 ways to get from Leiden to Geneva by plane, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Amsterdam  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Geneva (GVA) AMS - GVA

$58 - $222

Cheapest option

Bus via Dijon  •  15 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Dijon N760
  2. Take the bus from Dijon to Geneva 759

$54 - $99

5 alternative options

Train to Brussels, fly  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Geneva (GVA) BRU - GVA

$72 - $237

Train TGV  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Genève Tgv

$226 - $289

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Leiden Lammenschans to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Biel/Bienne 51
  4. Take the train from Biel/Bienne to Genève 5 / ...

$207 - $350

Bus Eurolines FR  •  19 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Den Haag to Lyon
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Geneva 106 / ...

$108 - $206

Drive  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Leiden to Geneva 561.6 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leiden to Geneva is to bus which costs 45€ - 90€ and takes 15 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leiden to Geneva is to fly which costs 50€ - 200€ and takes 3 h 59 min.

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The distance between Leiden and Geneva is 673 km. The road distance is 898.5 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Leiden to Geneva, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Leiden to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Leiden, Breestraat and arriving at Geneva via Den Haag and Lyon, Lyon Perrache. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leiden to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Leiden Centraal and arriving at Genève via Rotterdam Centraal, Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 43 min.

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The best way to get from Leiden to Geneva is to fly which takes 3 h 59 min and costs 50€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 190€ - 260€ and takes 8 h 43 min, You could also bus, which costs 45€ - 90€ and takes 15 h 58 min..

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Leiden to Geneva bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Perrache station.

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Map of how to get from Leiden to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 420.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

What companies run services between Leiden, Netherlands and Geneva, Switzerland?

KLM, easyJet and three other airlines fly from Leiden to Geneva hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leiden to Geneva via Rotterdam Centraal, Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 8 h 43 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Leiden Lammenschans to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Genève
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $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
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Dijon
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dijon to Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Den Haag to Lyon
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lyon Gare de Perrache to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Lyon, de Perrache - Galerie A to Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Lyon Gare de Perrache to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
internorte.pt

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