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There are 7 ways to get from Venice to Geneva by plane, 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.

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Fly from Venice  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Geneva (GVA) VCE - GVA

$47 - $261

Cheapest option

Train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Geneve Eurocity / ...

$30 - $140

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Train to Milan Linate, fly  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Geneva (GVA) LIN - GVA

$70 - $274

Train via Milano Centrale  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Venezia S.Lucia to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Geneve Eurocity / ...

$58 - $172

Bus  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Venice, Venice to Geneva 405

$40 - $70

Bus, train  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Venezia to Martigny
  2. Take the train from Martigny to Genève 90

$107 - $163

Drive  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Venice to Geneva 363.9 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Venice to Geneva is to train which costs 29€ - 120€ and takes 6 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Geneva is to fly which costs 40€ - 230€ and takes 4 h 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice, Venice and arriving at Geneva. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Venezia Santa Lucia and arriving at Geneve. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 59 min.

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The distance between Venice and Geneva is 487 km. The road distance is 582.2 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 6 h 59 min and costs 29€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Venice to Geneva, including transfers.

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

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Venice to Geneva train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Venezia Santa Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Geneva is to fly which takes 4 h 7 min and costs 40€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 29€ - 120€ and takes 6 h 59 min, you could also bus, which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 304.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 7 min

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Geneva, Switzerland?

easyJet, Swiss and Lufthansa fly from Venice to Geneva every 4 hours. Alternatively, Trenitalia Eurocity operates a train from Venice to Geneva 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $140 and the journey takes 6 h 59 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Geneva
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

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 S.Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Santa Lucia to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Geneve
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$30 - $140
First
$65 - $210
Train from Milano Centrale to Geneve
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$30 - $110
First
$80 - $170
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 Martigny to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Venice, Venice to Geneva
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Venezia to Martigny
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch

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

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

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Venice to Geneva train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, arrive at Geneve station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Venice to Geneva is 582 km. It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to drive from Venice to Geneva.

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

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Book your Venice to Geneva train tickets online with Loco2.

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Book your Venice to Geneva bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 402+ hotels available in Geneva. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Venice to Venice Airport is to bus which takes 23 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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