There are 5 ways to get from Schaffhausen to Geneva by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Zürich HB 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...

$102 - $178

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Train, bus FlixBus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Zürich HB 4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Geneva K388 / ...

$32 - $66

3 alternative options

Train, bus Ouibus  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Basel Bad Bf Ire
  2. Take the bus from Basel City Centre to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus

$51 - $85

Drive  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Schaffhausen to Geneva 203.7 miles

$40 - $65

Train, fly  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA

$83 - $189

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The cheapest way to get from Schaffhausen to Geneva is to drive which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 3 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Schaffhausen to Geneva is to train and fly which costs SFr 80 - SFr 190 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Schaffhausen to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Schaffhausen and arriving at Genève via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 48 min.

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The distance between Schaffhausen and Geneva is 252 km. The road distance is 326 km.

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The best way to get from Schaffhausen to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 3 h 48 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 180.

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It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Schaffhausen to Geneva, including transfers.

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Schaffhausen to Geneva train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Schaffhausen station.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Schaffhausen to Geneva is 326 km. It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to drive from Schaffhausen to Geneva.

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  • Distance: 157.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 48 min

What companies run services between Schaffhausen, Switzerland and Geneva, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Schaffhausen to Geneva via Zürich HB in around 3 h 48 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Schaffhausen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $40
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
$80 - $140
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Schaffhausen to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Schaffhausen to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
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 Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $28
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 Zurich to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Basel City Centre to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus

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