There are 9 ways to get from Strasbourg to Geneva by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Olten to Genève 5 / ...

$109 - $191

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile to Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere RegioJet

$14 - $18

7 alternative options

Train via Biel/Bienne  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Biel/Bienne 51
  3. Take the train from Biel/Bienne to Genève 5 / ...

$105 - $181

Bus Ouibus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Basel, Basel central station N11 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel City Centre to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus

$22 - $34

Rideshare  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Strasbourg to Genève 245.9 miles

$30

Drive  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Strasbourg to Geneva 246.8 miles

$50 - $80

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Geneva  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA

$123 - $275

Fly Strasbourg to Lyon, train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Lyon (LYS) SXB - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève

$101 - $442

Train to Luxembourg, fly to Geneva  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Strasbourg to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Geneva (GVA) LUX - GVA

$132 - $323

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Strasbourg to Geneva is to bus which costs 12€ - 16€ and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Strasbourg to Geneva is to drive which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile and arriving at Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Strasbourg to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Strasbourg and arriving at Genève via Basel SBB and Olten. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 44 min.

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The distance between Strasbourg and Geneva is 291 km. The road distance is 394.9 km.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 4 h 44 min and costs 90€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Strasbourg to Geneva, including transfers.

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Strasbourg to Geneva bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile station.

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Strasbourg to Geneva train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Strasbourg station.

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The best way to get from Strasbourg to Geneva is to train which takes 4 h 44 min and costs 90€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 12€ - 16€ and takes 5 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Strasbourg to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 181.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 44 min

What companies run services between Strasbourg, France and Geneva, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Geneva via Basel SBB and Olten in around 4 h 44 min. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Strasbourg to Geneva 3 times a week. Tickets cost $14 - $18 and the journey takes 5 h 55 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Luxembourg to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Luxembourg to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Olten to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Biel/Bienne to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Strasbourg to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $85
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile to Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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 Strasbourg to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
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 Basel City Centre to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Strasbourg to Genève
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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