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.

Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
50 min
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Genève
Ave. Duration
3 h
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Schedules at
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Bus from Zurich to Annemasse
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
3 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $35
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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.