There are 6 ways to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Geneva by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Nice (NCE) to Geneva (GVA) NCE - GVA

$46 - $131

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Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice to Turin, Torino 404 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Geneva N504 / ...

$38 - $68

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Train  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Cannes to Avignon TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Genève Tgv

$142 - $176

Bus, train  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Airport to Grenoble - Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Grenoble to Genève

$47 - $78

Bus Eurolines CH  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Turin
  2. Take the bus from Torino to Geneva

$85 - $127

Drive  •  5 h 36 min

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

$75 - $120

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No, there is no direct bus from Nice Airport (NCE) to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice and arriving at Geneva via Turin, Torino. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nice Airport (NCE) to Geneva. However, there are services departing from St-Laurent-du-Var and arriving at Genève via Cannes and Avignon TGV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 54 min.

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The distance between Nice Airport (NCE) and Geneva is 295 km. The road distance is 586.8 km.

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The best way to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 7 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Geneva, including transfers.

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Nice Airport (NCE) to Geneva bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice station.

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Nice Airport (NCE) to Geneva train services, operated by TGV, depart from Cannes station.

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The best way to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Geneva is to fly which takes 1 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 54 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 9 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Nice Airport (NCE) to Geneva bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Geneva station.

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Map of how to get from Nice Airport (NCE) to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 184.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

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

Swiss and easyJet fly from Nice Airport (NCE) to Geneva 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nice Airport (NCE) to Geneva via Cannes and Avignon TGV in around 7 h 54 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Cannes to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $70
1st Class
$85 - $110
Train from Avignon TGV to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$100 - $150
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Grenoble to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, Nice to Turin, Torino
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin, Torino to Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Nice - Airport to Grenoble - Bus station
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Torino to Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
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eurolines.ch
Eurolines IT

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Nice Airport (NCE) to Geneva train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Genève station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nice Airport (NCE) to Geneva is 587 km. It takes approximately 5 h 36 min to drive from Nice Airport (NCE) to Geneva.

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Swiss and easyJet offer flights from Nice Airport to Geneva Airport.

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