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There are 10 ways to get from Trieste to Genève-Aéroport by plane, shuttle, bus, train, ferry or car

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Fly from Trieste  •  6h 11m

  1. Fly from Trieste (TRS) to Geneva (GVA) TRS - GVA

SFr 78 - SFr 329

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Bus  •  13h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Venice Mestre 402 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Venice Mestre to Geneva 405

SFr 49 - SFr 71

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Shuttle to Ljubljana, fly  •  7h 26m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
  2. Fly from Ljubljana (LJU) to Geneva (GVA) LJU - GVA

SFr 134 - SFr 421

Shuttle to Venice, fly  •  7h 8m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Aeroporto M.Polo
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Geneva (GVA) VCE - GVA

SFr 93 - SFr 515

Shuttle to Klagenfurt, fly  •  7h 35m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Trieste Centrale to Klagenfurt Flughafen
  2. Fly from Klagenfurt (KLU) to Geneva (GVA) KLU - GVA

SFr 258 - SFr 542

Bus to Rijeka, fly  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station
  2. Fly from Rijeka (RJK) to Geneva (GVA) RJK - GVA

SFr 131 - SFr 457

Train to Milan Linate, fly  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Milano P.Garibaldi
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA

SFr 116 - SFr 319

Train  •  10h 26m

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Geneve-Aeroport Ec

SFr 151 - SFr 368

Train, line 2 ferry, bus  •  12h 47m

  1. Take the train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia Re
  2. Take the line 2 ferry from P.le Roma "G" to Tronchetto Mercato 2 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Visp Train Station
  4. Take the train from Sierre/Siders to Genève-Aéroport Ir

SFr 117 - SFr 216

Drive  •  7h 10m

  1. Drive from Trieste to Genève-Aéroport 728 km

SFr 95 - SFr 150

Trieste to Genève-Aéroport by train

The train journey time between Trieste and Genève-Aéroport is around 9h 47m and covers a distance of around 775 km. The fastest train normally takes 9h 47m. Operated by Trenitalia, Trenitalia Frecce, Trenitalia Intercity and others, the Trieste to Genève-Aéroport train service departs from Trieste Centrale and arrives in Geneve-Aeroport. Typically five trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
9h 47m
Fastest train time:
9h 47m
Trains per week:
5
Cheapest price:
SFr 151
Carbon emissions:
40 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
14:16
Last train departs at:
14:16

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Trieste to Genève-Aéroport train schedules

Italy → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from Italy

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Italy

  • 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)
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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:
France: Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy, Pays de la Loire

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)
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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Considerations leaving from Italy

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Italy.

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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 Genève-Aéroport is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Genève-Aéroport is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Genève-Aéroport 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 Italy from Switzerland.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Trieste to Genève-Aéroport is to bus which costs €40 - €65 and takes 13h 37m.

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The fastest way to get from Trieste to Genève-Aéroport is to fly. Taking this option will cost €70 - €300 and takes 6h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Trieste to Genève-Aéroport. However, there are services departing from Trieste and arriving at Grand-Saconnex, Arena-Halle 7 via Venice Mestre and Genève, Cornavin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Trieste to Genève-Aéroport. However, there are services departing from Trieste Centrale and arriving at Geneve-Aeroport via Venezia Mestre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 26m.

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The distance between Trieste and Genève-Aéroport is 596 km. The road distance is 728 km.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Genève-Aéroport without a car is to train which takes 10h 26m and costs €130 - €340.

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It takes approximately 6h 11m to get from Trieste to Genève-Aéroport, including transfers.

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Trieste to Genève-Aéroport bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Trieste station.

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Trieste to Genève-Aéroport train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from Trieste Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Genève-Aéroport is to fly which takes 6h 11m and costs €70 - €300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €130 - €340 and takes 10h 26m, you could also bus, which costs €40 - €65 and takes 13h 37m.

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Map of how to get from Trieste to Genève-Aéroport.
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  • Distance: 596 km
  • Duration: 6h 11m

What companies run services between Trieste, Italy and Genève-Aéroport, Switzerland?

Alitalia, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Trieste to Genève-Aéroport every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Trieste to Genève-Aéroport via Venezia Mestre in around 10h 26m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Trieste to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 550
Flights from Trieste to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 600
Flights from Trieste to Geneva via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 650
Flights from Trieste to Geneva via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 440
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 210 - SFr 350
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 210 - SFr 350
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 210 - SFr 350
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 370
Flights from Klagenfurt to Geneva via Vienna, Munich
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 500 - SFr 520
Flights from Rijeka to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 400
Flights from Rijeka to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 380
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Trieste to Geneva via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 290
Flights from Trieste to Geneva via Rome, Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 300
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 190
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 300
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva via Zurich, Nice
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 330
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 330
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 220
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Olbia
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 110
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 110
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 110
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 110
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 240
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 280
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 260
Flights from Klagenfurt to Geneva via Vienna, Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 420
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 490
Flights from Klagenfurt to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 250 - SFr 480
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Venice to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 290
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 310
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 460
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Ljubljana to Geneva via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 320
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 250
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 310
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 110
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Base Standard
SFr 60 - SFr 85
Base Premium
SFr 70 - SFr 110
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 60
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 15 - SFr 22
Base Standard
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Base Premium
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 20 - SFr 22
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 24
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
SFr 21 - SFr 24
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Trieste Centrale to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
SFr 11 - SFr 16
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Trieste Centrale to Mestre
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
SFr 18 - SFr 26
Smart Low Cost
SFr 15 - SFr 22
Smart Flex
SFr 30 - SFr 50
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Geneve-Aeroport
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 310
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 140 - SFr 190
1st Class
SFr 230 - SFr 310
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 Sierre/Siders to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 100
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Ljubljana Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 200
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
SFr 34 - SFr 37
Private
SFr 100 - SFr 200
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Aeroporto M.Polo
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 290
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
SFr 38 - SFr 41
Private
SFr 160 - SFr 290
Shuttle from Trieste Centrale to Klagenfurt Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 290
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
SFr 38 - SFr 41
Private
SFr 150 - SFr 290
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Trieste to Rijeka bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Trieste to Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Venice Mestre to Geneva
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autotrans d.d.
Phone
+385 (0)72 660 660
Email
info@arriva.com.hr
Website
arriva.com.hr
Bus from Trieste Central Bus Station to Rijeka Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 23
Website
Autotrans d.d.
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Visp Train Station
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 80
Website
ExpressBus
Ferry operators

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There is no direct flight from Trieste Airport to Geneva Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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Trieste to Genève-Aéroport bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Geneva station.

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Trieste to Genève-Aéroport train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Geneve-Aeroport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trieste to Genève-Aéroport is 728 km. It takes approximately 7h 10m to drive from Trieste to Genève-Aéroport.

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Swiss, Alitalia and Lufthansa offer flights from Trieste Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 187+ hotels available in Genève-Aéroport. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Trieste to Trieste Airport is to train which takes 28 min and costs €2 - €35.

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