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There are 9 ways to get from Liège to Geneva by train, bus, night 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.

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Train inOui TGV  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Genève Tgv

$211 - $259

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Bus  •  12 h 16 min

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

$68 - $107

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Train Deutsche Bahn  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1 / ...

$205 - $370

Night bus, train  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Take the night bus from Liège to Basel, Basel central station
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Biel/Bienne 51
  3. Take the train from Biel/Bienne to Genève 5 / ...

$96 - $173

Drive  •  7 h

  1. Drive from Liège to Geneva 421.6 miles

$85 - $130

Train to Brussels, fly  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Louvain / Leuven
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Geneva (GVA) BRU - GVA

$73 - $222

Bus to Luxembourg, fly  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Liège to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Geneva (GVA) LUX - GVA

$97 - $287

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Düsseldorf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Geneva (GVA) DUS - GVA

$93 - $233

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Geneva (GVA) FRA - GVA

$145 - $383

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Liège to Geneva is to bus which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 12 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Liège to Geneva is to train and fly which costs 60€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liège to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Liege and arriving at Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere via Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Liège to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Liege-Guillemins and arriving at Genève via Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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The distance between Liège and Geneva is 495 km. The road distance is 674.5 km.

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The best way to get from Liège to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 6 h 45 min and costs 180€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 45 min to get from Liège to Geneva, including transfers.

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Liège to Geneva bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Liege station.

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Liège to Geneva train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Liege-Guillemins station.

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The best way to get from Liège to Geneva is to train which takes 6 h 45 min and costs 180€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 12 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Liège to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 309.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 45 min

What companies run services between Liège, Belgium and Geneva, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Liège to Geneva via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 6 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liège to Geneva via Strasbourg and Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile in around 12 h 16 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Luxembourg to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Luxembourg to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$110 - $150
1st Class
$150 - $210
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $75
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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

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 Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
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 Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
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
$27 - $50
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 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins to Louvain / Leuven
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$14 - $20
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Liege to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
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
Once 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
Night bus from Liège to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Liège to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Liège to Geneva bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere station.

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Liège to Geneva train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Genève station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Liège to Geneva is 674 km. It takes approximately 7 h to drive from Liège to Geneva.

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easyJet, Swiss, Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Geneva Airport.

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