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There are 9 ways to get from London to Geneva by train, bus, night bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Geneva - Bus station

Night bus, train

  1. Take the night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lille
  2. Take the train from Lille-Europe to Annemasse

Drive, Eurotunnel

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

Drive, car ferry

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

Fly from London Heathrow

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

Fly from London City

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

Train to London Gatwick, fly

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

Train to London Luton, fly

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

London to Geneva by train

49 Weekly Trains
6h 36m Average Duration
SFr 189 Cheapest Price
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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from United Kingdom

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Yes, entry into Switzerland is currently allowed from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Geneva is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Geneva is subject to regional advice.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, returning to United Kingdom from Switzerland is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 3 Aug 2022
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The cheapest way to get from London to Geneva is to bus which costs £26 - £60 and takes 17h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Geneva is to fly which costs £55 - £400 and takes 4h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Geneva station. However, there are services departing from London - Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Geneva - Bus station via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Geneva. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Intl and arriving at Geneve via Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 36m.

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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 which takes 6h 36m and costs £160 - £390.

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It takes approximately 6h 36m to get from London to Geneva, including transfers.

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London to Geneva bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from London - Victoria Coach Station.

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

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The best way to get from London to Geneva is to train which takes 6h 36m and costs £160 - £390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £26 - £60 and takes 17h 40m, you could also fly, which costs £55 - £400 and takes 4h 13m.

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Map of how to get from London to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 746.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 36m

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, Gare de Lyon, and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 6h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Geneva via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine in around 17h 40m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 390
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 390
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 390
Flights from London Luton to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 550
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 550
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 700
Flights from London City to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 700
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 4200 - SFr 5500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 750
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 800
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 850
Train operators
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Geneve
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 75 - SFr 90
1st Class
SFr 85 - SFr 100
Train from Lille-Europe to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 140
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 100 - SFr 120
1st Class
SFr 110 - SFr 140
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Eurotunnel
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 19
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
SFr 15 - SFr 19
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 26
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
SFr 8 - SFr 22
Off-Peak Single
SFr 13 - SFr 19
Anytime Day Single/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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 20
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 20
Website
Blablabus
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Paris
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Geneva
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Lille
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 21
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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RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 20
Website
RegioJet
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 160
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
SFr 96
Standard Car - Premium
SFr 153

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

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London to Geneva bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Geneva - Bus station.

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Geneva is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 1:42 PM in London and 2:42 PM in Geneva.

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

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KLM, British Airways and Swiss offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Geneva Airport.

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Book your London to Geneva bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 182+ hotels available in Geneva. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £4 - £35.

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