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There are 10 ways to get from Romania to Geneva by plane, train, shuttle, 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 Timisoara to Geneva  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Timisoara (TSR) to Geneva (GVA) TSR - GVA

$141 - $619

Cheapest option

Shuttle to Budapest, fly to Geneva  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Timişoara to Budapest Airport
  2. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Geneva (GVA) BUD - GVA

$79 - $232

8 alternative options

Fly Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Bucharest Otopeni (OTP) to Geneva (GVA) OTP - GVA

$86 - $240

Fly Cluj-Napoca to Lyon, train  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to Lyon (LYS) CLJ - LYS
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève

$83 - $267

Train, bus to Belgrade, fly to Geneva  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Timisoara Nord to Stamora Moravita
  2. Take the bus from Vršac to Belgrade
  3. Fly from Belgrade (BEG) to Geneva (GVA) BEG - GVA

$102 - $247

Bus Maxibus Travel, train  •  24 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Vienna
  2. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zürich HB Rj
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...

$265 - $440

Bus Vito Reisen & Transporte AG, train  •  32 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucuresti to Lausanne
  2. Take the train from Renens VD to Genève 57-Y / ...

Train  •  32 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov Ir / ...
  2. Take the train from Brasov to Budapest-Keleti Ic
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Zürich HB Rj
  4. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...

$288 - $475

Bus  •  37 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucharest to Geneva

$130 - $180

Drive  •  20 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Bucharest to Geneva 1223.2 miles

$250 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from Romania to Geneva is to fly which costs $85 - $240 and takes 6 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Romania to Geneva is to fly and train which costs $80 - $270 and takes 6 h 6 min.

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The distance between Romania and Geneva is 1427 km. The road distance is 1957.1 km.

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The best way to get from Romania to Geneva without a car is to bus and train which takes 24 h 8 min and costs $260 - $440.

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It takes approximately 8 h 29 min to get from Romania to Geneva, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Romania to Geneva is to fly which takes 8 h 29 min and costs $140 - $650. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $280 - $480 and takes 32 h 25 min, you could also bus, which costs $130 - $180 and takes 37 h 11 min.

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There is no direct flight from Timisoara Airport to Geneva Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Geneva is 1 h behind Romania. It is currently 8:02 PM in Romania and 7:02 PM in Geneva.

Yes, the driving distance between Romania to Geneva is 1957 km. It takes approximately 20 h 48 min to drive from Romania to Geneva.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Timisoara Airport to Geneva Airport.

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  • Distance: 891.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 29 min

What companies run services between Romania and Geneva, Switzerland?

Lufthansa, Swiss and three other airlines fly from Timișoara to Geneva hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bucharest to Geneva via Gara de Nord, Bucuresti Nord Gara A, Brasov, Budapest-Keleti, and Zürich HB in around 32 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Timisoara to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Timisoara to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Timisoara to Geneva via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Timisoara to Geneva via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Timisoara to Geneva via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Belgrade to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Belgrade to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $440
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Belgrade to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Cluj-Napoca to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Belgrade to Geneva via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Belgrade to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $280
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Bucharest Otopeni to Geneva via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Belgrade to Geneva via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to Gare de Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
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 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Renens VD to Genève
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Timisoara Nord to Stamora Moravita
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Brasov
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Train from Brasov to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
13 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
cfrcaltori.ro
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.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 Budapest-Keleti to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $270
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Mayer & Mayer Reisen
Phone
0744509279
Email
arminmayerreisen@yahoo.de
Website
mayer-transport.ro
Shuttle from Timişoara to Budapest Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
mayer-transport.ro
Stup Vrsac
Maxibus Travel
Phone
004 0756 117 331
Email
contact@maxibustravel.ro
Website
maxibustravel.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Vienna
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
maxibustravel.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Bucharest to Wien
Ave. Duration
21 h 26 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro
Vito Reisen & Transporte AG
Phone
+41 52 624 40 00
Website
vito-reisen.ch
Bus from Bucuresti to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
29 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
vito-reisen.ch
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Bucharest to Geneva
Ave. Duration
35 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Book at
eurolines.ch

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