There are 5 ways to get from Valence to Geneva Airport (GVA) by train, bus or car

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  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Valence Ville to Genève 8-Y

$48 - $71

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Valence to Chambéry
  2. Take the bus from Chambéry to Geneva - Airport Ouibus

$14 - $20

3 alternative options

Train via Lyon Part Dieu  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Valence Ville to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève 7-Y / ...

$61 - $98

Train, bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Valence Ville to Annecy
  2. Take the bus from Annecy - Gare routière to Genève Airport T72 / ...

$37 - $67

Drive  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Valence to Geneva Airport (GVA) 139.3 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Valence to Geneva Airport (GVA). However, there are services departing from Valence and arriving at Geneva - Airport via Chambéry. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 47 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Valence to Geneva Airport (GVA). However, there are services departing from Valence Ville and arriving at Genève-Aéroport via Lyon Part Dieu and Genève. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

More details

The distance between Valence and Geneva Airport (GVA) is 173 km. The road distance is 222.8 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Valence to Geneva Airport (GVA) without a car is to train which takes 3 h 48 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Valence to Geneva Airport (GVA), including transfers.

More details

Valence to Geneva Airport (GVA) bus services, operated by Isilines, depart from Valence station.

More details

Valence to Geneva Airport (GVA) train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Valence Ville station.

More details

The best way to get from Valence to Geneva Airport (GVA) is to train which takes 3 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 47 min.

Mode details

Valence to Geneva Airport (GVA) bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Geneva - Airport station.

More details

Valence to Geneva Airport (GVA) train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Genève station.

More details

Map of how to get from Valence to Geneva Airport (GVA).
Launch map view
  • Distance: 108 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 48 min

What companies run services between Valence, France and Geneva Airport (GVA), Switzerland?

SNCF operates a train from Valence to Geneva Airport (GVA) 5 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 3 h 24 min. Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Valence to Geneva Airport (GVA) via Chambéry in around 4 h 47 min.

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 Valence Ville to Genève
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Valence Ville to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
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
Train from Valence Ville to Annecy
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
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 Valence-Ville to Genève
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $150
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
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
Bus operators
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Valence to Chambéry
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
isilines.com
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 Chambéry to Geneva - Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Transdev Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Website
transdevhautesavoie.com
Bus from Annecy - Gare routière to Genève Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
transdevhautesavoie.com
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 Annecy to Geneva Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
flixbus.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around Switzerland

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Valence to Geneva Airport (GVA) is 223 km. It takes approximately 2 h 21 min to drive from Valence to Geneva Airport (GVA).

Get driving directions

Book your Valence to Geneva Airport (GVA) train tickets online with Rome2rio.

Search and book

There are 393+ hotels available in Geneva Airport (GVA). Prices start at $85 USD per night.

More details