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

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Train to Amsterdam, fly  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Geneva (GVA) AMS - GVA

$62 - $228

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Geneva (GVA) DUS - GVA

$88 - $225

Train, train to Brussels, fly  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Geneva (GVA) BRU - GVA

$74 - $240

Train via Paris Gare de Lyon  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Genève Tgv

$226 - $289

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1 / ...

$218 - $340

Bus, train  •  15 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht to Basel, Basel central station 211
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Genève 1 / ...

$122 - $214

Bus  •  17 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht to Lyon
  2. Take the bus from Lyon to Saint-Julien-en-Genevois

$118 - $163

Drive  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Geneva 595 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Utrecht to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Utrecht and arriving at Genève, Bel-Air via Lyon and St-Julien-en-G., SNCF. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Utrecht to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Genève via Rotterdam Centraal, Paris Nord RER and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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The distance between Utrecht and Geneva is 659 km. The road distance is 952.1 km.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 8 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Utrecht to Geneva, including transfers.

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Utrecht to Geneva bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Utrecht station.

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Utrecht to Geneva train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Utrecht Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Geneva is to train which takes 8 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Utrecht to Geneva bus services, operated by Isilines, arrive at Saint-Julien-en-Genevois station.

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Map of how to get from Utrecht to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 411.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

What companies run services between Utrecht, Netherlands and Geneva, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Utrecht to Geneva via Rotterdam Centraal, Paris-Nord, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 8 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Utrecht to Geneva via Lyon, Saint-Julien-en-Genevois, and St-Julien-en-G., SNCF in around 17 h 51 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Utrecht Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Genève
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
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 Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Utrecht to Basel, Basel central station
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Utrecht to Lyon
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lyon to Saint-Julien-en-Genevois
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lyon to Saint-Julien-en-Genevois - Gare
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $22
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Utrecht to Geneva train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Genève station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Utrecht to Geneva is 952 km. It takes approximately 8 h 40 min to drive from Utrecht to Geneva.

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