There are 6 ways to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) 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.

Recommended option

Fly Milan Malpensa to Lyon, train  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Lyon (LYS) MXP - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve

$115 - $262

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus

$23 - $31

4 alternative options

Bus to Lugano, fly to Geneva  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
  2. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Geneva (GVA) LUG - GVA

$81 - $216

Bus, train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione 103-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Domodossola to Geneve Eurocity / ...

$104 - $175

Train  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Gallarate to Geneve Eurocity / ...

$94 - $165

Drive  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Geneva 197.2 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Geneva is to bus which costs 19€ - 27€ and takes 5 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Geneva is to drive which takes 3 h 32 min and costs 40€ - 60€.

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The distance between Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) and Geneva is 209 km. The road distance is 315 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Geneva, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Malpensa Aeroporto T2 and arriving at Geneve via Gallarate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 54 min.

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What companies run services between Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP), Italy and Geneva, Switzerland?

Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Geneva twice daily. Tickets cost $80 - $140 and the journey takes 3 h 22 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP) to Geneva every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Lugano to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Lugano to Geneva via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Lugano to Geneva via Zurich, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Lugano to Geneva via Zurich, Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lugano to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Lugano to Geneva via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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 Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Domodossola to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Domodossola to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Gallarate to Geneve
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Malpensa Airport T1 to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Milan to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus

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