There are 6 ways to get from Salzburg to Geneva by train, bus, night 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Zürich HB Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...

$167 - $284

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  13 h 22 min

  1. Take the night bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Zurich N391
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus

$38 - $60

4 alternative options

Train via Feldkirch  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Feldkirch Rj
  2. Take the train from Feldkirch to Zürich HB 1-Y / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...

$162 - $288

Bus  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Geneva

$55 - $80

Drive  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Geneva 457.1 miles

$95 - $140

Train, fly  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Geneva (GVA) MUC - GVA

$79 - $204

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Geneva is to night bus and bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 13 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Geneva is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 180€ and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Geneva is 552 km. The road distance is 731.4 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 34 min to get from Salzburg to Geneva, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salzburg and arriving at Geneva. Services depart once daily, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Salzburg to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Genève via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 34 min.

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What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Geneva, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Salzburg to Geneva via Zürich HB in around 8 h 34 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Salzburg to Geneva once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 11 h 6 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Feldkirch
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Feldkirch to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
Train from Feldkirch to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
cd.cz
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
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 Feldkirch to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Salzburg to Geneva
Ave. Duration
11 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Salzburg, Salzburg South to Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus

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