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There are 8 ways to get from Nijmegen to Geneva by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Nijmegen to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Geneva (GVA) AMS - GVA

$69 - $241

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Bus  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Nijmegen to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Chamonix
  3. Take the bus from Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Geneva - Bus station 507 / ...

$64 - $121

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Train, train to Brussels, fly  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Nijmegen to Breda
  2. Take the train from Breda to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Geneva (GVA) BRU - GVA

$72 - $236

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Geneva (GVA) DUS - GVA

$82 - $221

Train via Paris-Nord  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Nijmegen to Breda
  2. Take the train from Breda to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Paris-Nord
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Genève Tgv

$215 - $285

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1 / ...

$201 - $335

Bus, train  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Nijmegen, Centraal Station to Venlo, Station 83
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bern Ec
  4. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1 / ...

$206 - $355

Drive  •  8 h

  1. Drive from Nijmegen to Geneva 548.1 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Nijmegen to Geneva is to bus which costs 55€ - 110€ and takes 14 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nijmegen to Geneva is to train and fly which costs 60€ - 210€ and takes 5 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nijmegen to Geneva station. However, there are services departing from Nijmegen and arriving at Geneva - Bus station via Lille, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and Chamonix Sud - Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nijmegen to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Nijmegen and arriving at Genève via Breda, Antwerpen-Centraal, Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 51 min.

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The distance between Nijmegen and Geneva is 628 km. The road distance is 876.9 km.

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The best way to get from Nijmegen to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 9 h 51 min and costs 180€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Nijmegen to Geneva, including transfers.

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Nijmegen to Geneva bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nijmegen station.

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Nijmegen to Geneva train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Nijmegen station.

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The best way to get from Nijmegen to Geneva is to train which takes 9 h 51 min and costs 180€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 110€ and takes 14 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Nijmegen to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 392.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

What companies run services between Nijmegen, Netherlands and Geneva, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Nijmegen to Geneva via Breda, Antwerpen-Centraal, Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 9 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nijmegen to Geneva via Lille, Chamonix, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Chamonix sud, and Chamonix Sud - Bus station in around 14 h 42 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Southend
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Nijmegen to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Nijmegen to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Bern
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
bahn.de
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$95 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $180
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Genève
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
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 Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Nijmegen, Centraal Station to Venlo, Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
arriva.nl
Breng
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
breng.nl
Bus from Nijmegen, Centraal Station to Venlo, Busstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
breng.nl
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 Nijmegen to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
isilines.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 Chamonix Sud - Bus station to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Altibus
Phone
0 820 320 368
Email
info@altibus.com
Website
altibus.com
Bus from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Geneva - Mont-Blanc
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
altibus.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Chamonix to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Book at
eurolines.ch

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Nijmegen to Geneva bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Geneva - Bus station.

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Nijmegen to Geneva train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Genève station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nijmegen to Geneva is 877 km. It takes approximately 8 h to drive from Nijmegen to Geneva.

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Lufthansa, Air France, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Geneva Airport.

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