There are 10 ways to get from London to Geneva by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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 via Paris  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Geneve Tgv

SFr 212 - SFr 493

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Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Geneva (GVA) LGW - GVA

SFr 56 - SFr 205

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Train  •  7h 39m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lyon Part Dieu Eil
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Ter / ...

SFr 224 - SFr 447

Bus, train  •  13h 30m

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine London - Victoria Coach Station > Coquelles - UK > Coquelles - France > Lille > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris-Gare de Lyon to Genève 28-Y / ...

SFr 159 - SFr 293

Bus  •  16h 55m

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris, Gallieni 450
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Geneva N799

SFr 58 - SFr 76

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9h 14m

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Geneva

SFr 270 - SFr 336

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 33m

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Geneva

SFr 138 - SFr 219

Fly from London City  •  4h 19m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Geneva (GVA) LCY - GVA

SFr 67 - SFr 234

Fly from London Heathrow  •  4h 13m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Geneva (GVA) LHR - GVA

SFr 57 - SFr 236

Train to London Luton, fly  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Geneva (GVA) LTN - GVA

SFr 72 - SFr 206

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Geneva is to bus which costs £45 - £65 and takes 16h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Geneva is to fly which costs £45 - £200 and takes 4h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Geneva. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Geneva via Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Geneva. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Geneve via Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 39m.

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The distance between London and Geneva is 747 km.

The best way to get from London to Geneva without a car is to train via Paris which takes 6h 39m and costs £170 - £420.

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It takes approximately 6h 39m to get from London to Geneva, including transfers.

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

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London to Geneva train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from London to Geneva is to train via Paris which takes 6h 39m and costs £170 - £420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £45 - £65 and takes 16h 55m, you could also fly, which costs £55 - £200 and takes 4h 19m.

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Map of how to get from London to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 746.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 39m

What companies run services between London, England and Geneva, Switzerland?

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Geneva via Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 6h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Geneva via Paris, Gallieni and Paris, Paris in around 16h 55m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 170
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 170
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 170
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 170
Flights from London Luton to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 170
Flights from London Luton to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 170
Flights from London Luton to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 170
Flights from London Luton to Geneva via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 170
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 250
Flights from London City to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 250
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 190
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 190
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 700
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 460
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 350
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 370 - SFr 1000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 360
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London City to Geneva via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 470
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 370
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
SFr 330 - SFr 370
Standard
SFr 120 - SFr 150
Standard Premier
SFr 170 - SFr 220
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 400
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
SFr 350 - SFr 400
Standard
SFr 200 - SFr 250
Standard Premier
SFr 260 - SFr 330
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Geneve
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 85 - SFr 100
1st Class
SFr 95 - SFr 120
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 50
1st Class
SFr 35 - SFr 45
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 21 - SFr 35
Rail 1st Class
SFr 30 - SFr 50
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 Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Paris-Gare de Lyon to Genève
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 270
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 156
Website
Eurotunnel
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 21
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
SFr 16 - SFr 21
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 19
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
SFr 6 - SFr 9
Off-Peak Single
SFr 12 - SFr 20
Anytime Day Single
SFr 13 - SFr 19
Anytime Single
SFr 18 - SFr 26
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 22
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from London to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 29 - SFr 45
Website
Eurolines FR
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Geneva
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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

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Geneva is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 9:55 AM in London and 10:55 AM in Geneva.

London to Geneva train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Geneve station.

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British Airways, Alitalia, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from London City Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 452+ hotels available in Geneva. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs £1 - £5.

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