There are 4 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  1 h 9 min

  1. ZRH - GVA

$63 - $140

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 35 min

$34 - $59

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h

  1. 1

$85 - $160

Drive  •  2 h 50 min

  1. 175.8 miles

$35 - $55

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Geneva, Switzerland?

Swiss and Royal Jordanian fly from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Geneva every 4 hours. Alternatively, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Geneva hourly. Tickets cost $85 - $160 and the journey takes 3 h.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Genève
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Geneva is 230 km. The road distance is 281 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Geneva is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 60 and takes 6 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Geneva is to fly which takes 1 h 9 min and costs SFr 60 - SFr 140.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Genève. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Geneva, including transfers.