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There are 9 ways to get from Ružomberok to Geneva by bus, plane, train, shuttle 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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Bus to Krakow, fly  •  9h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Ružomberok bus station to Krakow
  2. Fly from Krakow (KRK) to Geneva (GVA) KRK - GVA

SFr 82 - SFr 212

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  28h 31m

  1. Take the train from Ružomberok, žel. st. to Český Těšín, nádraží RegioJet / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cieszyn to Genève

SFr 58 - SFr 87

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Train to Kosice, fly  •  9h 29m

  1. Take the train from Ruzomberok to Kosice
  2. Fly from Kosice (KSC) to Geneva (GVA) KSC - GVA

SFr 86 - SFr 245

Train, bus to Vienna, fly  •  9h 29m

  1. Take the train from Ruzomberok to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
  2. Take the bus from Bratislava to Vienna Airport
  3. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Geneva (GVA) VIE - GVA

SFr 96 - SFr 293

Train, shuttle to Budapest, fly  •  10h 22m

  1. Take the train from Ruzomberok to Kosice
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Košice to Budapest Airport
  3. Fly from Budapest (BUD) to Geneva (GVA) BUD - GVA

SFr 130 - SFr 284

Train, train to Katowice, fly  •  13h 36m

  1. Take the train from Ruzomberok to Bohumin
  2. Take the train from Bohumin to Katowice
  3. Fly from Katowice (KTW) to Geneva (GVA) KTW - GVA

SFr 135 - SFr 372

Train  •  16h 47m

  1. Take the train from Ruzomberok to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica 600 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Zuerich Hb Rjx
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève Ic1 / ...

SFr 208 - SFr 339

Bus  •  21h

  1. Take the bus from Ružomberok to Genève

Drive  •  12h 50m

  1. Drive from Ružomberok to Geneva 1341.6 km

SFr 150 - SFr 230

Ružomberok to Geneva by trains

The train journey time between Ružomberok and Geneva is around 16h 12m and covers a distance of around 1389 km. The fastest train normally takes 16h 12m. Operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), Railjet and Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), the Ružomberok to Geneva train service departs from Ruzomberok and arrives in Genève. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
16h 12m
Fastest train time:
16h 12m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
SFr 208
Carbon emissions:
73 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
02:06
Last train departs at:
02:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ružomberok to Geneva train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Slovakia → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from Slovakia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Slovakia
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Slovakia

  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
Austria: Oberösterreich, Salzburg
France: Bretagne, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Paris, Normandy, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Occitanie, Pays de la Loire, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Germany: Saxony, Thuringia
Italy: Campania, Apulia

This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Argentina, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Egypt, Estonia, Georgia, India, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Netherlands, Paraguay, Seychelles, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden, Tanzania, United Kingdom and Uruguay
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Considerations leaving from Slovakia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Slovakia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Geneva is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Geneva is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Geneva is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Slovakia from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 6 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ružomberok to Geneva is to train and bus which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 28h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Ružomberok to Geneva is to train and bus and fly which costs 85€ - 270€ and takes 9h 29m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ružomberok and arriving at Genève. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 21h.

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No, there is no direct train from Ružomberok to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Ruzomberok and arriving at Genève via Bratislava Hlavna Stanica and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 47m.

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It is 1035 km from Ružomberok to Geneva. It is approximately 1341.6 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Ružomberok to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 16h 47m and costs 180€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 9h 41m to get from Ružomberok to Geneva, including transfers.

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Ružomberok to Geneva bus services, operated by Turancar, depart from Ružomberok station.

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Ružomberok to Geneva train services, operated by Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK), depart from Ruzomberok station.

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The best way to get from Ružomberok to Geneva is to train which takes 16h 47m and costs 180€ - 310€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 21h.

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  • Distance: 1035 km
  • Duration: 9h 41m

What companies run services between Ružomberok, Slovakia and Geneva, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Ružomberok to Geneva via Bratislava Hlavna Stanica and Zürich HB in around 16h 47m. Alternatively, Turancar operates a bus from Ružomberok to Genève twice a week, and the journey takes 21h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Krakow to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 450
Flights from Krakow to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 450
Flights from Kosice to Geneva via Vienna, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 550
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 350
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 330
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 330
Flights from Katowice to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 550
Flights from Katowice to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 550
Flights from Katowice to Geneva via Frankfurt, Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 550
Flights from Katowice to Geneva via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Krakow to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 420
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 350
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 360
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 320
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Krakow to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 340
Flights from Kosice to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 500
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 350
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Krakow to Geneva via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 300
Flights from Kosice to Geneva via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 300
Flights from Katowice to Geneva via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Krakow to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 250
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Krakow to Geneva via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 190
Flights from Krakow to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 190
Flights from Kosice to Geneva via London Luton
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 210
Flights from Budapest to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 140
Flights from Budapest to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 140
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Krakow to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 260 - SFr 800
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 440
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Krakow to Geneva via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Krakow to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 550
Train operators
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Phone
+421 24 48 58 188
Email
info@slovakrail.sk
Website
zssk.sk
Train from Ruzomberok to Kosice
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 14
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
SFr 9 - SFr 14
Train from Ruzomberok to Bratislava Hlavna Stanica
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 19
Website
Railways of Slovak Republic (ZSSK)
Regional 2nd Class
SFr 12 - SFr 19
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Train from Ružomberok, žel. st. to Košice, žel. st.
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 19
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
SFr 6 - SFr 9
1st Class
SFr 12 - SFr 19
Train from Ružomberok, žel. st. to Český Těšín, nádraží
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 14
Website
RegioJet
2nd Class
SFr 5 - SFr 8
1st Class
SFr 8 - SFr 14
LEO Express
Phone
+420 220 311 700
Email
info@le.cz
Website
leoexpress.com
Train from Ruzomberok to Kosice
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 23
Website
LEO Express
Economy
SFr 6 - SFr 9
Economy Plus
SFr 9 - SFr 14
Business
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Premium
SFr 16 - SFr 23
Train from Ruzomberok to Bohumin
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 19
Website
LEO Express
Economy
SFr 5 - SFr 8
Economy Plus
SFr 8 - SFr 12
Business
SFr 9 - SFr 14
Premium
SFr 13 - SFr 19
Train from Bohumin to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 3 - SFr 13
Website
LEO Express
Economy
SFr 3 - SFr 6
Economy Plus
SFr 5 - SFr 9
Business
SFr 6 - SFr 9
Premium
SFr 9 - SFr 13
Train from Ruzomberok to Cesky Tesin
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 16
Website
LEO Express
Economy
SFr 4 - SFr 7
Economy Plus
SFr 6 - SFr 10
Business
SFr 7 - SFr 11
Premium
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Ruzomberok to Kosice
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 16
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
SFr 9 - SFr 12
Business
SFr 13 - SFr 16
1st Class
SFr 13 - SFr 16
Train from Bohumin to Katowice
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 10
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
SFr 5 - SFr 7
Business
SFr 7 - SFr 10
1st Class
SFr 8 - SFr 10
Train from Ruzomberok to Cesky Tesin
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 11
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
SFr 6 - SFr 9
Business
SFr 9 - SFr 11
1st Class
SFr 9 - SFr 11
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bohumin to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 28
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Koleje Dolnośląskie
Phone
61- 27-92-700
Email
biuro@koleje-wielkopolskie.com.pl
Website
kolejedolnoslaskie.pl
Train from Bohumin to Katowice
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Koleje Dolnośląskie
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bratislava Hlavna Stanica to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 170
Website
Railjet
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ružomberok bus station to Krakow
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Slovak Lines
Phone
+421 2 55422734
Email
info@slovaklines.sk
Website
slovaklines.sk
Bus from Bratislava to Vienna Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 3 - SFr 6
Website
Slovak Lines
Eurobusways
Phone
+36 70 282 1827
Email
info@eurobusways.com
Website
eurobusways.com
Shuttle from Košice to Budapest Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 80
Schedules at
eurobusways.com

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There is no direct flight from Krakow Airport to Geneva Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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Ružomberok to Geneva bus services, operated by Turancar, arrive at Genève station.

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Ružomberok to Geneva train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Genève station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ružomberok to Geneva is 1342 km. It takes approximately 12h 50m to drive from Ružomberok to Geneva.

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Swiss, Austrian Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Krakow Airport to Geneva Airport.

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