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There are 6 ways to get from Sallanches to Geneva Airport (GVA) by bus, train, rideshare, car, shuttle or towncar

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Sallanches to Geneva Airport

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Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from Sallanches to Le Grand-Saconnex

Train

  1. Take the train from Sallanches-Combloux-Megève to Annemasse
  2. Take the train from Annemasse to Genève
  3. Take the train from Genève to Genève-Aéroport

Drive

  1. Drive from Sallanches to Geneva Airport (GVA)

Shuttle

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Sallanches to Geneva Airport

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Sallanches to Geneva Airport

Sallanches to Geneva Airport (GVA) by bus

43 Weekly Buses
1h 5m Average Duration
SFr 6 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Sallanches to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to bus which costs €6 - €14 and takes 1h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Sallanches to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to drive which costs €7 - €11 and takes 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sallanches and arriving at Geneva Airport. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sallanches to Geneva Airport (GVA). However, there are services departing from Sallanches-Combloux-Megève and arriving at Genève-Aéroport via Annemasse and Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 43m.

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The distance between Sallanches and Geneva Airport (GVA) is 51 km. The road distance is 60 km.

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The best way to get from Sallanches to Geneva Airport (GVA) without a car is to bus which takes 1h 5m and costs €6 - €14.

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The bus from Sallanches to Geneva Airport takes 1h 5m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Sallanches to Geneva Airport (GVA) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Sallanches station.

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Sallanches to Geneva Airport (GVA) train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Sallanches-Combloux-Megève station.

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The best way to get from Sallanches to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to bus which takes 1h 5m and costs €6 - €14. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €20 - €75 and takes 1h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Sallanches to Geneva Airport (GVA).
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  • Distance: 51.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 5m

What companies run services between Sallanches, France and Geneva Airport (GVA), Switzerland?

FlixBus operates a bus from Sallanches to Geneva Airport 4 times a day. Tickets cost SFr 6 - SFr 8 and the journey takes 1h 5m. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Sallanches to Geneva Airport (GVA) via Annemasse and Genève in around 1h 43m.

Train operators
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 Sallanches-Combloux-Megève to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Annemasse to Genève
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 8
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 18
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Sallanches Combloux Megeve to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 23
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 9 - SFr 13
Rail 1st Class
SFr 16 - SFr 23
Train from Annemasse to Geneve
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 1 - SFr 4
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 1 - SFr 3
Rail 1st Class
SFr 2 - SFr 4
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Sallanches Combloux Megeve to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 27 - SFr 32
1st Class
SFr 20 - SFr 24
Trenitalia EuroCity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Geneve-Aeroport
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 40
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 11 - SFr 16
1st Class
SFr 28 - SFr 40
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Sallanches to Geneva Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - cars Région Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 26 73 40 00
Website
auvergnerhonealpes.fr
Bus from Mont-Blanc to Aéroport Zone 10
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 14
Schedules at
Réseau interurbain Haute-Savoie
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Sallanches, Mont-Blanc to Genève-Aéroport, gare routière
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 9
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Sallanches to Geneva - Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 10
Website
Blablabus
Alpybus
Phone
0041 (0) 22 7 232 984
Email
info@alpybus.com
Website
alpybus.com
Shuttle from Sallanches to Geneva Airport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
SFr 59
Schedules at
alpybus.com
Shared
SFr 59
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Sallanches to Le Grand-Saconnex
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 60
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Shared
SFr 59
Jayride
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Sallanches to Geneva Airport
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 145

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Sallanches to Geneva Airport (GVA) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Geneva Airport station.

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Sallanches to Geneva Airport (GVA) train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Genève-Aéroport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sallanches to Geneva Airport (GVA) is 60 km. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Sallanches to Geneva Airport (GVA).

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Book your Sallanches to Geneva Airport (GVA) bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Sallanches and Geneva Airport (GVA). A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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