There are 4 ways to get from Solothurn to Geneva by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Solothurn to Genève 5 / ...

$55 - $110

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Bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Solothurn to Geneva K388

$11 - $19

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Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Solothurn to Geneva 115.4 miles

$24 - $35

Train, fly  •  3 h 22 min

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

$96 - $211

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Solothurn and arriving at Geneva. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Solothurn and arriving at Genève. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between Solothurn and Geneva is 154 km. The road distance is 184.6 km.

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The best way to get from Solothurn to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs .

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The train from Solothurn to Genève takes 1 h 47 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Solothurn to Geneva is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 5 min.

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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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Solothurn to Geneva bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Geneva station.

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  • Distance: 96.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

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

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Solothurn to Geneva hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $110 and the journey takes 1 h 47 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Solothurn to Geneva twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 4 h 5 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 Solothurn to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Solothurn to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
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 Solothurn to Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Solothurn to Geneva is 185 km. It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to drive from Solothurn to Geneva.

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Royal Jordanian and Swiss offer flights from Zurich Airport to Geneva Airport.

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Book your Solothurn to Geneva bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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