There are 7 ways to get from Malmö to Geneva by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Geneva (GVA) CPH - GVA

$67 - $222

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Train via Basel SBB  •  17 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to København H 029
  2. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel SBB Ice
  4. Take the train from Olten to Genève 5 / ...

$302 - $501

Train  •  20 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to København H 029
  2. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bern Ec
  4. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1

$333 - $536

Train, bus, night bus  •  27 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to København H 029
  2. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB N98
  3. Take the night bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Geneva

$103 - $181

Bus  •  28 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Malmö to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Geneve

$190 - $298

Drive, train  •  14 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Malmö to Lüneburg
  2. Take the train from Lüneburg to Basel Bad Bf Ice
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Geneva

$280 - $425

Drive  •  14 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Malmö to Geneva 977.5 miles

$220 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Malmö to Geneva is to fly which costs 550 kr - 2000 kr and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Malmö to Geneva is to fly which costs 550 kr - 2000 kr and takes 4 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Malmö to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Malmö and arriving at Geneve via Paris Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Malmö station to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Malmö Centralstation and arriving at Genève via København H, Hamburg Hbf, Basel SBB and Olten. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 12 min.

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The distance between Malmö and Geneva is 1150 km. The road distance is 1564 km.

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The best way to get from Malmö to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 17 h 12 min and costs 2600 kr - 4400 kr.

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Malmö to Geneva, including transfers.

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

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Malmö to Geneva train services, operated by Öresundståg, arrive at Malmö Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Malmö to Geneva is to fly which takes 4 h 44 min and costs 550 kr - 2000 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 2600 kr - 4400 kr and takes 17 h 12 min, you could also bus, which costs 1600 kr - 2700 kr and takes 28 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Malmö to Geneva bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Geneve station.

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Map of how to get from Malmö to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 718.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 44 min

What companies run services between Malmö, Sweden and Geneva, Switzerland?

Norwegian Air International, Scandinavian Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Malmö to Geneva hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Malmö to Geneva via København H, Hamburg Hbf, Basel SBB, and Olten in around 17 h 12 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Malmö C to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
dsb.dk
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
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 Hamburg Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bern
Ave. Duration
10 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$230 - $350
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lüneburg to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $240
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 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 Bern to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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 Copenhagen to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Geneva
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Malmö to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
19 h 24 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Geneve
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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