The cheapest trains from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva

Showing times and prices for 24 Oct

Cheapest

£26

Average

£89

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva will cost around £ 89 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 26.

Cheapest
04:02Frankfurt (Main) Süd7h45 11:47Geneva
1 changes
£261One-way
2nd Cheapest
04:02Frankfurt (Main) Süd6h45 10:47Geneva
3 changes
£331One-way
05:50Frankfurt (Main) Hbf5h57 11:47Geneva
2 changes
£551One-way
02:45Frankfurt (Main) Hbf7h02 09:47Geneva
2 changes
£551One-way
05:50Frankfurt (Main) Hbf7h28 13:18Geneva
1 changes
£691One-way

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Sat
23 Oct
£62Deutsche Bahn
£62Flixbus
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Sun
24 Oct
£26Deutsche Bahn
£72BlaBlaCar Bus
£178ITA
Mon
25 Oct
£26Deutsche Bahn
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£171HOP!
Tue
26 Oct
£26Deutsche Bahn
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£172HOP!
Wed
27 Oct
£26Deutsche Bahn
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£171HOP!
Thu
28 Oct
£26Deutsche Bahn
£80BlaBlaCar Bus
£172HOP!
Fri
29 Oct
£26Deutsche Bahn
£88BlaBlaCar Bus
£332Swiss
Sat
30 Oct
£35Deutsche Bahn
£72BlaBlaCar Bus
£319HOP!
Sun
31 Oct
£26Deutsche Bahn
£63BlaBlaCar Bus
£207HOP!
Mon
1 Nov
£26Deutsche Bahn
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£171HOP!
Tue
2 Nov
£26Deutsche Bahn
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£109HOP!
Wed
3 Nov
£26Deutsche Bahn
£57Flixbus
£108HOP!
Thu
4 Nov
£26Deutsche Bahn
£45BlaBlaCar Bus
£171HOP!
Fri
5 Nov
£26Deutsche Bahn
£54BlaBlaCar Bus
£108HOP!
Sat
6 Nov
£22Deutsche Bahn
£50Flixbus
£108HOP!
Sun
7 Nov
£26Deutsche Bahn
£46Flixbus
£108HOP!
Mon
8 Nov
£24Deutsche Bahn
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£108HOP!
Tue
9 Nov
£26Deutsche Bahn
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£108Alitalia
Wed
10 Nov
£26Deutsche Bahn
£46Flixbus
£144HOP!
Thu
11 Nov
£26Deutsche Bahn
£55Flixbus
£108ITA
Fri
12 Nov
£26Deutsche Bahn
£45BlaBlaCar Bus
£108ITA

The fastest trains from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva

Showing times and prices for 24 Oct

Fastest Journey

5 h 41 m

Average

7 h 21 m

Trains per day

29

Distance

474 km

It's difficult to get from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva without changing at least once.

Fastest
14:06Frankfurt (Main) Hbf5h41 19:47Geneva
2 changes
£1481One-way
Fastest
10:06Frankfurt (Main) Hbf5h41 15:47Geneva
2 changes
£871One-way
Fastest
12:06Frankfurt (Main) Hbf5h41 17:47Geneva
2 changes
£871One-way
2nd Fastest
08:01Frankfurt (Main) Hbf5h46 13:47Geneva
1 changes
£721One-way
16:06Frankfurt (Main) Hbf5h48 21:54Geneva
3 changes
£1591One-way

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Train Information to Geneva from Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance294 miles (474 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 57 min
priceAverage train ticket price£31 (€36)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva cover the 294 miles (474 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 57 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £31, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £26. Travellers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Genève.

Train companies

Train between Frankfurt am Main and Geneva with Deutsche Bahn

Travel between Frankfurt am Main and Geneva from £26 with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 294 miles (474 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) between Frankfurt am Main and Geneva. Check the DB train timetable for your trip between Frankfurt am Main and Geneva on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva you can pay as low as £26.

Deutsche Bahn is the main operator of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, toilets are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva

Deutsche Bahn runs several trains a day connecting Frankfurt with the Swiss city of Geneva. Trains run throughout the day, with a gap between 9:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. The fastest trains take just under six hours to complete the journey, but some trains (including the overnight service) can take up to 11 hours to reach Geneva. All trains require a transfer at Mannheim, Basel, Delemont, Lausanne, Bern, or Olten, and the number of transfers range from one to four. There are two departure stations: Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof (the city's central station) and Frankfurt Sud, located on the southern bank of the river Main. The arrival station is Geneva Cornavin, situated right in the downtown area.


Deutsche Bahn Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva

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Deutsche Bahn is Germany's leading train company, running 40,000 train journeys every day. Deutsche Bahn has a wide range of tickets, offers and discount cards such as the BahnCard. Check if you can use it on the Deutsche Bahn trains from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva. For more information on ticket cancellation, please visit our customer service centre.

Deutsche Bahn has different types of trains such as ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regional Rail) based on travel time and comfort. Toilets are available on all trains and some of them have an onboard restaurant or access to Wi-Fi.

At Omio, you can easily check the train schedule from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva and book cheap Deutsche Bahn tickets.


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Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva
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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Frankfurt am Main, Germany to Geneva, Switzerland?

Travel between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Geneva, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Geneva, Switzerland?

All travellers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Germany from Geneva, Switzerland?

Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Frankfurt am Main from Geneva?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Geneva?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 22/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Frankfurt am Main from Geneva.

What is the cost of cheap trains between Frankfurt am Main and Geneva?
You can find a cheap train from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva for some dates and times for as low as £26  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva cost on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva is £31  one way.
What is the distance between Frankfurt am Main and Geneva by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Geneva from Frankfurt am Main via train to be approximately 294 miles (474 km).
What is the average Frankfurt am Main to Geneva train duration?
While the time it takes to travel 294 miles (474 km) between Frankfurt am Main and Geneva can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva is on average 5 h 57 min.
What is the departure train station in Frankfurt am Main and arrival train station in Geneva?

Some of the Frankfurt am Main train stations to Geneva you can start your journey from include Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Geneva include Genève and Geneva.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen   and arriving in Genève.

Where do I find the Frankfurt am Main train station to Geneva? Where is the Geneva train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, is located 6 mile (s) / 10 km from the city centre of Frankfurt am Main.

The most popular arrival train station, Genève, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Geneva.

Which train companies can take me from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva?
Take the Frankfurt am Main to Geneva train with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between Frankfurt am Main and Geneva as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there between Frankfurt am Main and Geneva a day?
The average number of trains departing Frankfurt am Main for Geneva is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva? What time is the last train from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva?
The first train from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva leaves at 04: 50   and the last train for this leaves at 20: 03. Omio shows you the latest train from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I buy train tickets between Frankfurt am Main and Geneva to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva is on average £31 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Geneva from Frankfurt am Main available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Geneva
Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen is the most popular Frankfurt am Main railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Frankfurt am Main for your journey to Geneva.