There are 4 ways to get from Nice Airport (NCE) 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.

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Fly, train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Lyon (LYS) NCE - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve

$89 - $326

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 55 min

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

$23 - $35

2 alternative options

Bus via Aix-en-Provence  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Aix-en-Provence
  2. Take the bus from Aix-en-Provence to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
  3. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Geneva - Bus station

$24 - $33

Drive  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Nice Airport (NCE) to Geneva 366.8 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Geneva is to bus which costs 20€ - 28€ and takes 9 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Geneva is to fly and train which takes 4 h 19 min and costs 75€ - 280€.

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The distance between Nice Airport (NCE) and Geneva is 295 km. The road distance is 587 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Geneva, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nice - Airport and arriving at Geneva - Bus station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 55 min.

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What companies run services between Nice Airport (NCE), France and Geneva, Switzerland?

You can take a bus from Nice Airport (NCE) to Geneva via Aix-en-Provence and Lyon - Perrache Bus station in around 7 h 52 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nice to Lyon
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $450
Train operators
SNCF
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)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Nice - Airport to Aix-en-Provence
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Aix-en-Provence to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Nice - Airport to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Ouibus

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