Travel from United Kingdom to Switzerland is: Partially open. See details.

There are 7 ways to get from Stirling to Geneva by train, plane, night train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Train to Edinburgh, fly  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Geneva (GVA) EDI - GVA

SFr 81 - SFr 521

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Bus  •  30h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Geneva 479 / ...

SFr 67 - SFr 111

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Train to Glasgow, fly  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Geneva (GVA) GLA - GVA

SFr 85 - SFr 283

Train  •  13h 19m

  1. Take the train from Stirling to Edinburgh
  2. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Geneve Tgv

SFr 283 - SFr 1102

Night train, bus, train  •  21h 21m

  1. Take the night train from Stirling to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Genève Tgv

SFr 252 - SFr 389

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  15h 45m

  1. Drive from Stirling to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Geneva

SFr 362 - SFr 454

Drive, car ferry  •  17h 37m

  1. Drive from Stirling to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
  3. Drive from Dunkirk to Geneva

SFr 275 - SFr 448

United Kingdom → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from United Kingdom

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • 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
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
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, Colombia, Costa Rica, Egypt, Estonia, Georgia, India, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Netherlands, Paraguay, Seychelles, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden, Tanzania, United Kingdom 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
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from United Kingdom.

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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 United Kingdom from Switzerland.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 6 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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The most affordable way to get from Stirling to Geneva is to bus, which costs £50 - £90 and takes 30h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Stirling to Geneva is to train and fly which costs £60 - £410 and takes 5h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stirling station to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Stirling, Bus Station and arriving at Geneva via Glasgow, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, London - Victoria Coach Station and Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stirling to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Stirling and arriving at Geneve via Edinburgh, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 19m.

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The distance between Stirling and Geneva is 1305 km.

The best way to get from Stirling to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 13h 19m and costs £220 - £900.

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It takes approximately 5h 29m to get from Stirling to Geneva, including transfers.

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Stirling to Geneva bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Stirling to Geneva train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Stirling station.

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The best way to get from Stirling to Geneva is to train which takes 13h 19m and costs £220 - £900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £50 - £90 and takes 30h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Stirling to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 1304.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 29m

What companies run services between Stirling, Scotland and Geneva, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Stirling to Geneva via Edinburgh, London Kings Cross, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 13h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stirling to Geneva via Glasgow, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, London Victoria Coach Station, London - Victoria Coach Station, Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, and Paris in around 30h 4m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 210
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 210
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 230
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 240
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 210
Flights from Glasgow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 230
Flights from Glasgow to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 230
Flights from Glasgow to Geneva via London Luton
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via London City
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 400
Flights from Glasgow to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 320
Flights from Glasgow to Geneva via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 320
Flights from Glasgow to Geneva via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 360
Flights from Glasgow to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 390
Flights from Glasgow to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 550
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 310
Flights from Glasgow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 340
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 320
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 290
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Geneva via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 330
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Edinburgh Park
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 26
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
SFr 9 - SFr 14
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
SFr 20 - SFr 26
Train from Stirling to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 24
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
SFr 8 - SFr 13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
SFr 19 - SFr 24
Train from Stirling to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
SFr 10 - SFr 15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
SFr 23 - SFr 30
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Stirling to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 90
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
SFr 6 - SFr 9
Anytime Day Single
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
SFr 60 - SFr 90
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 500
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
SFr 65 - SFr 95
Anytime Day Single
SFr 220 - SFr 310
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
SFr 350 - SFr 500
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 Paris Gare De Lyon to Geneve
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 90 - SFr 110
1st Class
SFr 95 - SFr 120
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 Paris Gare de Lyon to Genève
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 270
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 169
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 51
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 23
Website
National Express
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 22
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 24
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Geneva
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dover to Dunkirk
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 160
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
SFr 85 - SFr 160
Standard Car - Flexi
SFr 150 - SFr 190

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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

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Geneva is 1h ahead of Stirling. It is currently 3:55 PM in Stirling and 4:55 PM in Geneva.

Stirling to Geneva train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Geneve station.

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Jet2.com, Brussels Airlines, Air France and four other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 185+ hotels available in Geneva. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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