There are 9 ways to get from Leipzig 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.

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Fly from Leipzig  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Geneva (GVA) LEJ - GVA

$142 - $185

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Bus FlixBus  •  17 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Karlsruhe 055
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Geneva 122

$57 - $96

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Train to Berlin Schoenefeld, fly  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz
  2. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Geneva (GVA) SXF - GVA

$85 - $267

Train to Prague, fly  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal) to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Geneva (GVA) PRG - GVA

$104 - $314

Train to Dresden, fly  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden Hbf
  2. Fly from Dresden (DRS) to Geneva (GVA) DRS - GVA

$123 - $307

Train  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Olten to Genève 5 / ...

$205 - $372

Train via Stuttgart Hbf  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB Ic
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...

$249 - $394

Bus Eurolines FR  •  14 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile to Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere RegioJet

$95 - $131

Drive  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Leipzig to Geneva 598.7 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Leipzig to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Leipzig and arriving at Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere via Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leipzig to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Leipzig Hbf and arriving at Genève via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Basel SBB and Olten. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 7 min.

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The distance between Leipzig and Geneva is 731 km. The road distance is 957.9 km.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 10 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Leipzig to Geneva, including transfers.

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Leipzig to Geneva bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Leipzig, Leipzig central station.

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Leipzig to Geneva train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Leipzig Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Geneva is to fly which takes 5 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 10 h 7 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 14 h 6 min.

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There is no direct flight from Leipzig Airport to Geneva Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Leipzig to Geneva bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Geneva station.

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Map of how to get from Leipzig to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 456.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

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

Lufthansa, Swiss and two other airlines fly from Leipzig to Geneva hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leipzig to Geneva via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Basel SBB, and Olten in around 10 h 7 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Leipzig to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Leipzig to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Leipzig to Geneva via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Leipzig to Geneva via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Dresden to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Dresden to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Dresden to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Dresden to Geneva via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Flights from Dresden to Geneva via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Leipzig to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Prague to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Dresden to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dresden to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Leipzig to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Prague to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal) to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Dresden Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$17 - $40
First
$30 - $65
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 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 Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Leipzig to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile to Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
regiojet.com
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 Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Geneva
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Leipzig to Geneva is 958 km. It takes approximately 8 h 36 min to drive from Leipzig to Geneva.

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Swiss, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Leipzig Airport to Geneva Airport.

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Book your Leipzig to Geneva bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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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 Leipzig to Leipzig Airport is to train which takes 11 min and costs .

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