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Recommended option

Fly  •  2 h 32 min

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

$52 - $145

5 alternative options

Train via Avignon TGV  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Avignon TGV Tgv
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Tgv / ...

$131 - $159

Train  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Tgv / ...

$132 - $159

Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice to Turin
  2. Take the bus from Turin, Torino to Geneva N504

$74 - $120

Bus Lignes Express  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Nice - Gare Routière Vauban to Grenoble - Gare Routière 31
  2. Take the bus from Grenoble Gare routiere to Genève Aéroport

$100 - $130

Drive  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Nice to Geneva 340.9 miles

$70 - $110

What companies run services between Nice, France and Geneva, Switzerland?

Swiss and easyJet fly from Nice to Geneva 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nice to Geneva via Avignon TGV and Lyon Part Dieu in around 7 h 19 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
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Nice Ville to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Avignon TGV to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$42 - $46
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$42 - $46
1st Class
$50 - $85
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $33
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $33
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Nice Ville to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $210
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
$23 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
$45 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Turin, Torino to Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lignes Express
Phone
0 821 202 203
Website
info-ler.fr
Bus from Nice - Gare Routière Vauban to Grenoble - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
info-ler.fr
Aerocar
Phone
0 974 500 750
Website
aerocar.fr
Bus from Grenoble Gare routiere to Genève Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
aerocar.fr

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nice and Geneva is 292 km. The road distance is 545 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nice to Geneva is to fly which costs 40€ - 130€ and takes 2 h 32 min.

The quickest way to get from Nice to Geneva is to fly which takes 2 h 32 min and costs 40€ - 130€.

No, there is no direct train from Nice to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Nice Ville and arriving at Geneve via Avignon TGV and Lyon Part Dieu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 19 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Nice to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Nice and arriving at Geneva via Turin, Torino. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to get from Nice to Geneva, including transfers.