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There are 5 ways to get from Vatican City to Geneva by plane, train, night bus, bus or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Geneva (GVA)

Cheapest

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Largo Mazzoni to Frosinone Piazza Sandro Pertini
  2. Take the bus from Frosinone Ristorante Canarino to Geneve, Gare Routiere

Train

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Geneve

Train, night bus

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Torino - Porta Susa
  2. Take the night bus from Turin to Geneva

Drive

  1. Drive from Vatican City to Geneva

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vatican City to Geneva is to train and night bus which costs €45 - €130 and takes 10h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Vatican City to Geneva is to fly which costs €50 - €300 and takes 4h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vatican City to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Atrio dei Quattro Cancelli and arriving at Geneve, Gare Routiere via Rome Tiburtina Largo Mazzoni and Frosinone Ristorante Canarino. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vatican City to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Cipro and arriving at Geneve via Roma Termini and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 2m.

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The distance between Vatican City and Geneva is 694 km. The road distance is 891 km.

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The best way to get from Vatican City to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 9h 2m and costs €100 - €310.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from Vatican City to Geneva, including transfers.

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Vatican City to Geneva bus services, operated by Itabus, depart from Rome Tiburtina Largo Mazzoni station.

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Vatican City to Geneva train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Vatican City to Geneva is to fly which takes 4h 20m and costs €50 - €300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €100 - €310 and takes 9h 2m, you could also bus, which costs €40 - €100 and takes 16h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Vatican City to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 694.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 20m

What companies run services between Vatican City, Vatican and Geneva, Switzerland?

Alitalia, easyJet and two other airlines fly from Vatican City to Geneva every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vatican City to Geneva via Termini, Roma Termini, and Milano Centrale in around 9h 2m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 550
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 600
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 Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 130
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Base Standard
SFr 70 - SFr 100
Base Premium
SFr 90 - SFr 130
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 Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 95
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Smart Low Cost
SFr 30 - SFr 50
Smart Flex
SFr 65 - SFr 95
Train from Roma Termini to Torino - Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 110
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Smart Low Cost
SFr 35 - SFr 55
Smart Flex
SFr 75 - SFr 110
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 Milano Centrale to Geneve
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 190
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 80 - SFr 110
1st Class
SFr 140 - SFr 190
Bus operators
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Turin to Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
Itabus
Phone
+39 06 88 93 82 32
Website
itabus.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Largo Mazzoni to Frosinone Piazza Sandro Pertini
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 40
Website
Itabus
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Frosinone Ristorante Canarino to Geneve, Gare Routiere
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Vatican City to Geneva bus services, operated by Gruppo Di Maio, arrive at Geneve, Gare Routiere station.

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Vatican City to Geneva train services, operated by Trenitalia EuroCity, arrive at Geneve station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vatican City to Geneva is 891 km. It takes approximately 8h 44m to drive from Vatican City to Geneva.

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

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There are 182+ hotels available in Geneva. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Vatican City to Rome Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs €7 - €9.

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