There are 3 ways to get from Solothurn to Geneva by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 47 min

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

$55 - $110

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Solothurn to Geneva K388

$11 - $19

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Solothurn to Geneva 115.4 miles

$24 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Solothurn to Geneva is to bus which costs SFr 11 - SFr 19 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Solothurn to Geneva is to train which costs SFr 55 - SFr 110 and takes 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 train from Solothurn to Genève takes 1 h 47 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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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 15 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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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 15 min.

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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Solothurn to Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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