There are 7 ways to get from Zell am See to Geneva by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Zell am See to Zürich HB Ec
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Genève 1 / ...

$155 - $273

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Train, bus FlixBus  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Zell am See to Wörgl Hbf Rex / ...
  2. Take the train from Wörgl Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf Rex / ...
  3. Take the bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Geneva

$56 - $98

5 alternative options

Train, bus Eurolines CH  •  14 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Zell am See to Hallein Rex
  2. Take the bus from Salzburg to Geneva

$69 - $102

Drive  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Zell am See to Geneva 472.4 miles

$95 - $150

Train to Salzburg, fly  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Zell am See to Salzburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Geneva (GVA) SZG - GVA

$126 - $263

Train to Zurich, fly  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Zell am See to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA

$140 - $281

Train, train to Munich, fly  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Zell am See to Wörgl Hbf
  2. Take the train from Wörgl Hbf to München Hbf
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Geneva (GVA) MUC - GVA

$91 - $230

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Zell am See to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Zell am See and arriving at Genève via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 48 min.

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The distance between Zell am See and Geneva is 522 km. The road distance is 755.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zell am See to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 8 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 48 min to get from Zell am See to Geneva, including transfers.

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Zell am See to Geneva train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Zell am See station.

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There is no direct flight from Salzburg Airport to Geneva Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zell am See to Geneva is 756 km. It takes approximately 7 h 46 min to drive from Zell am See to Geneva.

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Transavia Holland, KLM, Jet2.com and four other airlines offer flights from Salzburg Airport to Geneva Airport.

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

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  • Distance: 326 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 48 min

What companies run services between Zell am See, Austria and Geneva, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Zell am See to Geneva via Zürich HB in around 8 h 48 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Munich to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $320
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $320
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $320
Flights from Munich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via East Midlands
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Salzburg to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Zell am See to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Zell am See to Wörgl Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wörgl Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Zell am See to Hallein
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Zell am See to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wörgl Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
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 Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Geneva
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Salzburg to Geneva
Ave. Duration
11 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch

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