Geneva to Zurich train

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Cheap train tickets from Geneva to Zurich

Showing times and prices for 21 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Geneva to Zurich is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

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SBB
13:152h41
Geneva station
15:56Zürich Hbf
£701One-way
0 changes
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SBB
14:152h41
Geneva station
16:56Zürich Hbf
£701One-way
0 changes
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SBB
09:423h03
Geneva station
12:45Zürich Oerlikon
£701One-way
0 changes
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SBB
08:422h46
Geneva station
11:28Zürich Hbf
£701One-way
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11:422h46
Geneva station
14:28Zürich Hbf
£701One-way
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Train timetableGeneva to Zurich

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 21 April
SBB
08:152h55
Geneva station
11:10Zürich Oerlikon
1 change
SBB
08:152h41
Geneva station
10:56Zürich Hbf
0 changes
SBB
08:422h46
Geneva station
11:28Zürich Hbf
0 changes
SBB
08:423h02
Geneva station
11:44Zürich Oerlikon
1 change
SBB
09:152h55
Geneva station
12:10Zürich Oerlikon
1 change
SBB
09:152h41
Geneva station
11:56Zürich Hbf
0 changes
SBB
09:423h02
Geneva station
12:44Zürich Oerlikon
1 change
SBB
09:423h03
Geneva station
12:45Zürich Oerlikon
0 changes
SBB
09:422h46
Geneva station
12:28Zürich Hbf
0 changes
SBB
10:152h55
Geneva station
13:10Zürich Oerlikon
1 change
SBB
10:152h41
Geneva station
12:56Zürich Hbf
0 changes
SBB
10:423h03
Geneva station
13:45Zürich Oerlikon
0 changes
SBB
10:423h02
Geneva station
13:44Zürich Oerlikon
1 change
SBB
10:422h46
Geneva station
13:28Zürich Hbf
0 changes
SBB
11:152h55
Geneva station
14:10Zürich Oerlikon
1 change
SBB
11:152h41
Geneva station
13:56Zürich Hbf
0 changes
SBB
11:422h46
Geneva station
14:28Zürich Hbf
0 changes
SBB
11:423h02
Geneva station
14:44Zürich Oerlikon
1 change
SBB
12:152h55
Geneva station
15:10Zürich Oerlikon
1 change
SBB
12:152h41
Geneva station
14:56Zürich Hbf
0 changes
SBB
12:423h03
Geneva station
15:45Zürich Oerlikon
0 changes
SBB
12:423h02
Geneva station
15:44Zürich Oerlikon
1 change
SBB
12:422h46
Geneva station
15:28Zürich Hbf
0 changes
SBB
13:152h41
Geneva station
15:56Zürich Hbf
0 changes
SBB
13:152h55
Geneva station
16:10Zürich Oerlikon
1 change
SBB
13:422h46
Geneva station
16:28Zürich Hbf
0 changes
SBB
13:423h02
Geneva station
16:44Zürich Oerlikon
1 change
SBB
14:152h41
Geneva station
16:56Zürich Hbf
0 changes
SBB
14:422h46
Geneva station
17:28Zürich Hbf
0 changes
SBB
15:152h41
Geneva station
17:56Zürich Hbf
0 changes

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Train times from Geneva to Zurich

Showing times and prices for 21 Apr

Fastest Journey

2 h 41 m

Average

2 h 51 m

Trains per day

30

Distance

224 km

Of the 30 trains that leave Geneva for Zurich every day 18 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
SBB
13:152h41
Geneva station
15:56Zürich Hbf
£701One-way
0 changes
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SBB
14:152h41
Geneva station
16:56Zürich Hbf
£701One-way
0 changes
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SBB
15:152h41
Geneva station
17:56Zürich Hbf
£1001One-way
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08:152h41
Geneva station
10:56Zürich Hbf
£1001One-way
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09:152h41
Geneva station
11:56Zürich Hbf
£1001One-way
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Overview: Train from Geneva to Zurich

distanceDistance139 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price£83 (€92)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersSBB or SNCF | TGV Lyria

Trains from Geneva to Zurich cover the 139 miles long trip taking on average 2 h 41 min with our travel partners like SBB or SNCF | TGV Lyria. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £36, but the average price of train tickets is £83. Travellers depart most frequently from Geneva and arrive in Zürich Hbf.

Train companies: SBB and SNCF | TGV Lyria trains Geneva to Zurich

You can travel by train from Geneva to Zurich with SBB and SNCF | TGV Lyria for as low as £34. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

TGV Lyria is a high-speed train service that operates between France and Switzerland. It is operated by SNCF in France and SBB in Switzerland. The TGV Lyria offers two types of trains: the TGV Duplex and the TGV POS. The TGV Duplex is a double-decker train with a capacity of up to 574 passengers, while the TGV POS is a single-level train with a capacity of up to 468 passengers. Both trains offer comfortable seating, air-conditioning, power sockets, and free Wi-Fi. The TGV Lyria offers a variety of ticket types, including Standard, Comfort, and Business. Standard tickets are the most economical, while Comfort and Business tickets offer additional benefits such as priority boarding and access to the TGV Lyria Lounge. Onboard facilities include a bar, restaurant, and a selection of newspapers and magazines. Passengers can also enjoy a selection of hot and cold meals, snacks, and drinks. The most popular routes for TGV Lyria are Paris to Geneva, Paris to Lausanne, and Paris to Basel. These routes offer travelers a convenient and comfortable way to travel between France and Switzerland.

    Trains from Geneva to Zurich

    There is a frequent daily train service from Geneva to Zurich with up to two departures an hour from the early hours of the morning. Trains continue to depart until early evening after which there is a less frequent service until late evening. The route is direct and takes just over 2.5 hours.

    Which train companies travel from Geneva to Zurich?

    Trains from Geneva to Zurich are provided by SBB-CFF-FFS, short for Swiss Federal Railways. This operator is ranked very highly among European operators for both its safety record and the quality of its service. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, bistro catering, business and quiet zones, wifi, luggage space and power outlets.

    How long is the train from Geneva to Zurich?

    Trains to Zurich from Geneva are all direct and have a journey time of just over 2.5 hours. From Zurich HB, passengers can take a connecting train to Zurich Oerlikon Station if required. This journey takes just a few minutes.

    How many trains are there from Geneva to Zurich?

    There are over three dozen departures a day on routes from Geneva to Zurich with the same service operating seven days a week. The first train departs in the early hours of the morning and then there are two departures an hour until around 06:00 p.m. A less frequent service continues to operates until late evening.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Geneva to Zurich?

    Departure station:All departures on routes from Geneva to Zurich depart from Geneva Cornavin Station. This is located to the north-west of the city and within five minutes walk of Geneva's historic heart. The station is a busy public transport hub served by trams, taxis and local buses. A direct train also connects it to Geneva Airport. Station facilities include left luggage storage, ATMs, wifi, shops and restaurants.

    Arrival station:All trains to Zurich from Geneva arrive at Zurich HB, Zurich's main terminus and the largest station in Switzerland. The station is conveniently located for the city centre and has transport links that include buses, trams and taxis. The station has car parking, left luggage storage, wifi, ATMs, shops and restaurants.

    FAQs: Geneva to Zurich train

    FAQs: Travel by train from Geneva to Zurich easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Geneva to Zurich.
    FAQs
    Cheap train tickets from Geneva to Zurich can start from as little as £36 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Geneva to Zurich is £83; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    The average journey time by train from Geneva to Zurich is 2 h 41 min   to travel the 139 mile long route. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner to search for a specific date.
    The first train from Geneva to Zurich leaves at 07: 15. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Geneva to Zurich leaves at 22: 21.
    Yes, there's a high-speed train to Zurich. Take the fast train with SNCF | TGV Lyria from Geneva to Zurich.
    For the journey from Geneva to Zurich you can take a train with SBB or SNCF | TGV Lyria. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Zurich from Geneva on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 21.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Geneva, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Zürich Hbf, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

    The cheapest month for a train from Geneva to Zurich is October.
    It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Geneva to Zurich including taking a coach, train or flight.

    Important Stations and Airports in Geneva and Zurich

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