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

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Bus to Incheon, fly to Geneva  •  17h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Koreana Hotel to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Geneva (GVA) ICN - GVA

SFr 468 - SFr 1231

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Fly Seoul Gimpo to Geneva  •  19h 30m

  1. Fly from Seoul Gimpo (GMP) to Geneva (GVA) GMP - GVA

SFr 372 - SFr 971

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Bus to Incheon, fly to Zurich, train  •  18h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Koreana Hotel to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Zurich (ZRH) ICN - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Genève

SFr 393 - SFr 923

Bus to Incheon, fly to Lyon, train  •  21h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Koreana Hotel to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
  2. Fly from Incheon (ICN) to Lyon (LYS) ICN - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve

SFr 456 - SFr 1381

Drive  •  5 days 11h

  1. Drive from Seoul to Geneva 11530.9 km

SFr 1300 - SFr 2000

South Korea → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from South Korea

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

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from South Korea

  • 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
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, Croatia, Cyprus, Egypt, Estonia, Hungary, India, Kuwait, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, Palestine, Paraguay, Poland, Qatar, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden, Tanzania, Turkey 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
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 South Korea

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

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from South Korea.

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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 South Korea from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 9 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Seoul to Geneva is to fly which costs ₩450,000 - ₩1200,000 and takes 19h 30m.

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The fastest way to get from Seoul to Geneva is to bus and fly which takes 17h 13m and costs ₩550,000 - ₩1500,000.

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The distance between Seoul and Geneva is 8991 km. The road distance is 11530.9 km.

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It takes approximately 17h 13m to get from Seoul to Geneva, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Incheon Airport to Geneva Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 50m and has one stopover.

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Geneva is 7h behind Seoul. It is currently 4:55 PM in Seoul and 9:55 AM in Geneva.

Yes, the driving distance between Seoul to Geneva is 11531 km. It takes approximately 5 days 11h to drive from Seoul to Geneva.

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Swiss, Finnair, Aeroflot Russian Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Incheon Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 493+ hotels available in Geneva. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Seoul to Seoul Gimpo Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs ₩1,900 - ₩3,400.

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  • Distance: 8991 km
  • Duration: 17h 13m

What companies run services between Seoul, South Korea and Geneva, Switzerland?

Air Busan, Finnair and 17 other airlines fly from Seoul to Geneva hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Incheon to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 450 - SFr 1200
Flights from Incheon to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 450 - SFr 1200
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Geneva via Tokyo Haneda, Munich
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 440 - SFr 1100
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Geneva via Beijing Capital, Munich
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 360 - SFr 950
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Geneva via Beijing Capital, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 600 - SFr 1800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Geneva via Tokyo Haneda, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 440 - SFr 1400
Flights from Incheon to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 600 - SFr 3300
Flights from Incheon to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 600 - SFr 3300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Incheon to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 450 - SFr 1400
Flights from Incheon to Geneva via Beijing Capital, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 450 - SFr 1400
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Geneva via Beijing Capital, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
SFr 600 - SFr 1800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Geneva via Tokyo Haneda, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
21h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 440 - SFr 1500
Flights from Incheon to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 430 - SFr 1400
Flights from Incheon to Lyon via Beijing Capital, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 440 - SFr 1400
Flights from Incheon to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 600 - SFr 1300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Incheon to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 420 - SFr 1300
Flights from Incheon to Geneva via Beijing Capital, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 430 - SFr 1400
Flights from Incheon to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 500 - SFr 1600
Flights from Incheon to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 500 - SFr 1300
Flights from Incheon to Lyon via Beijing Capital, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 420 - SFr 1300
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Incheon to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 600 - SFr 1300
Flights from Incheon to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 650 - SFr 1300
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Geneva via Beijing Capital, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
SFr 600 - SFr 1800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Geneva via Tokyo Haneda, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 450 - SFr 1700
Flights from Incheon to Zurich
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 600 - SFr 1300
Flights from Incheon to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 600 - SFr 1300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Geneva via Beijing Capital, Munich
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 360 - SFr 950
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Geneva via Beijing Capital, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
SFr 600 - SFr 1800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Geneva via Beijing Capital, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 600 - SFr 1800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Geneva via Tokyo Haneda, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 450 - SFr 1700
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Geneva via Osaka Kansai, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
SFr 410 - SFr 1200
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Incheon to Geneva via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 410 - SFr 1400
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Geneva via Gimhae, Helsinki
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 340 - SFr 1200
Flights from Incheon to Zurich via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 470 - SFr 3100
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Incheon to Geneva via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 500 - SFr 1300
Flights from Incheon to Zurich via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 340 - SFr 3800
Flights from Incheon to Lyon via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 490 - SFr 1300
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Geneva via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
28h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 600 - SFr 1800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Geneva via Cheju, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 600 - SFr 1800
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Geneva via Shanghai Hongqiao, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 600 - SFr 1900
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Geneva via Tokyo Haneda, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
23h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 440 - SFr 1700
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Geneva via Osaka Kansai, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
SFr 410 - SFr 1200
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Incheon to Geneva via Moscow Sheremetyevo
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 490 - SFr 1400
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Seoul Gimpo to Geneva via Tokyo Haneda, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 500 - SFr 1300
Cathay Pacific
Website
cathaypacific.com
Flights from Incheon to Zurich via Hong Kong
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 600 - SFr 3600
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 Zürich Flughafen to Genève
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 160
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
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 Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 22 - SFr 35
Rail 1st Class
SFr 30 - SFr 50
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 50
1st Class
SFr 40 - SFr 50
Bus operators
Kal Limousine
Website
kallimousine.com
Bus from Koreana Hotel to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 14
Schedules at
kallimousine.com
Airport Limousine Korea
Phone
02 2664-9898
Website
airportlimousine.co.kr
Bus from Four Seasons Hotel to Incheon Int'l Airport T1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 9
Schedules at
airportlimousine.co.kr

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