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There are 6 ways to get from Saarbrücken to Geneva by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train via Bern  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Sarreguemines to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1 / ...

$124 - $218

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken to Bern N506
  2. Take the bus from Berne to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus / ...

$26 - $42

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Train  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Sarreguemines to Strasbourg
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Olten to Genève 5 / ...

$128 - $218

Bus RegioJet  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Gare de Saarbrucken-Hbf to Gare de Strasbourg Cars Travaux Strasbourg - Sarrebruck
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile to Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere RegioJet

$39 - $50

Drive  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Saarbrücken to Geneva 299.8 miles

$60 - $95

Fly  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Saarbrucken (SCN) to Geneva (GVA) SCN - GVA

$233 - $807

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The cheapest way to get from Saarbrücken to Geneva is to bus which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 9 h.

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The quickest way to get from Saarbrücken to Geneva is to fly which costs 200€ - 700€ and takes 4 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saarbrücken to Geneva station. However, there are services departing from Saarbrücken and arriving at Geneva - Bus station via Berne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h.

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The distance between Saarbrücken and Geneva is 343 km. The road distance is 479.7 km.

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 7 h 34 min and costs 100€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 34 min to get from Saarbrücken to Geneva, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Geneva is to train which takes 7 h 34 min and costs 100€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 9 h, you could also fly, which costs 200€ - 700€ and takes 4 h 44 min.

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There is no direct flight from Saarbrucken Airport to Geneva Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Saarbrücken to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 214.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 34 min

What companies run services between Saarbrücken, Germany and Geneva, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Saarbrücken to Geneva via Sarreguemines, Sarreguemines, Strasbourg, Basel SBB, and Bern in around 7 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Saarbrücken to Geneva via Berne in around 9 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Saarbrucken to Geneva via Luxembourg, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Saarbrucken to Geneva via Luxembourg, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Saarbrucken to Geneva via Hamburg, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Saarbrucken to Geneva via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Saarbrucken to Geneva via Hamburg, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Saarbrucken to Geneva via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Saarbrucken to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $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 Sarreguemines to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $29
1st Class
$26 - $40
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
Train from Olten to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Saarbrücken to Bern
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $35
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 Berne to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld to Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile to Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
regiojet.com

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Saarbrücken to Geneva is 480 km. It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to drive from Saarbrücken to Geneva.

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Swiss, BMI Regional, Luxair and Lufthansa offer flights from Saarbrucken Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 402+ hotels available in Geneva. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Saarbrucken Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs 28€ - 35€.

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