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There are 8 ways to get from Ulm to Geneva by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Singen(Hohentwiel) Ire
  2. Take the train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Zürich HB Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...

$149 - $252

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Bus  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ulm to Geneva 306

$30 - $60

6 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Basel Bad Bf Ire
  2. Take the bus from Basel City Center to Geneva - Bus station Ouibus

$79 - $117

Drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Ulm to Geneva 329.2 miles

$65 - $100

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Schaffhausen
  2. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA

$128 - $255

Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Geneva (GVA) STR - GVA

$99 - $230

Train to Munich, fly  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Geneva (GVA) MUC - GVA

$86 - $221

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Geneva (GVA) FRA - GVA

$138 - $349

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ulm to Geneva is to bus which costs 29€ - 50€ and takes 10 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ulm to Geneva is to drive which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 5 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ulm and arriving at Geneva. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ulm to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Ulm Hbf and arriving at Genève via Singen(Hohentwiel) and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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The distance between Ulm and Geneva is 379 km. The road distance is 526.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ulm to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 6 h 20 min and costs 130€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Ulm to Geneva, including transfers.

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

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Ulm to Geneva train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Ulm Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Ulm to Geneva is to train which takes 6 h 20 min and costs 130€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 50€ and takes 10 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Ulm to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 236.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

What companies run services between Ulm, Germany and Geneva, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Ulm to Geneva via Singen(Hohentwiel) and Zürich HB in around 6 h 20 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Ulm to Geneva 6 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 10 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $430
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
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 Singen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Schaffhausen to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
vvs.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
Bus operators
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 Center to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
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 Ulm to Geneva
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ulm to Geneva is 527 km. It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to drive from Ulm to Geneva.

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

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Book your Ulm to Geneva bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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