There are 5 ways to get from Vienna to Geneva by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  3h 49m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Geneva (GVA) VIE - GVA

SFr 67 - SFr 230

Cheapest option

Bus via Erdberg  •  17h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna VIB Erdberg to Genėve, Gare Routiėre Place Dorciėre

SFr 32 - SFr 42

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Train  •  10h 59m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Zuerich Hb Rjx / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...

SFr 187 - SFr 299

Bus  •  15h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Geneva

SFr 75 - SFr 100

Drive  •  9h 51m

  1. Drive from Vienna to Geneva 1005.7 km

SFr 130 - SFr 190

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Geneva is to bus via Erdberg which costs 29€ - 40€ and takes 17h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Geneva is to fly which costs 60€ - 210€ and takes 3h 49m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wien and arriving at Geneva. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 15h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Genève via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 59m.

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The distance between Vienna and Geneva is 803 km. The road distance is 1005.7 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 10h 59m and costs 170€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 3h 49m to get from Vienna to Geneva, including transfers.

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Vienna to Geneva bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Wien station.

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Vienna to Geneva train services, operated by Railjet, depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Geneva is to fly which takes 3h 49m and costs 60€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 170€ - 280€ and takes 10h 59m, you could also bus, which costs 70€ - 95€ and takes 15h 30m.

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  • Distance: 803.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 49m

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Geneva, Switzerland?

Ethiopian Airlines, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Vienna to Geneva every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Geneva via Zuerich Hb and Zürich HB in around 10h 59m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 550
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 750
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 350
Train operators
Railjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 150
Website
Railjet
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Wien to Geneva
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 100
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eurolines.ch
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Vienna VIB Erdberg to Genėve, Gare Routiėre Place Dorciėre
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 40
Schedules at
eurobus.sk

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Vienna to Geneva bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Geneva station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Geneva is 1006 km. It takes approximately 9h 51m to drive from Vienna to Geneva.

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Ethiopian Airlines, easyJet, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Vienna Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 509+ hotels available in Geneva. Prices start at SFr 100 per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to line 9011 train which takes 16 min and costs 12€.

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