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 Geneva to Zurich will cost around £ 59 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 56.
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2 h 41 m
2 h 48 m
Trains per day
Of the 10 trains that leave Geneva for Zurich every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 224 km distance in an average of 2 h 48 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 41 m .
The slowest trains will take 2 h 59 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||139 miles (224 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 41 min|
|Average train ticket price||£53 (€59)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
Trains from Geneva to Zurich cover the 139 miles (224 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 41 min with our travel partners like SBB. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £53, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £48. Travellers depart most frequently from Genève and arrive in Zürich HB.
Find the best trains between Geneva and Zurich with Omio's travel partners SBB from £48. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.
SBB is Switzerland's main train company and for your next train trip to Zurich from Geneva, SBB offers these ticket types: Round-trip Standard Ticket or First Class.
It’s easy to book your SBB train ticket between Geneva and Zurich online with Omio! Simply check the current SBB train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Geneva and Zurich as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap SBB train tickets online. Prices for SBB trains between Geneva and Zurich start at £48 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 139 miles (224 km). If you search for SBB trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the SBB tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train to Zurich from Geneva. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Geneva to Zurich SBB train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!
SBB 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train to Zurich from Geneva are the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When taking the train to Zurich from Geneva, you can choose to depart from train stations like Genève and Geneva. Your trip can end in train stations such as Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Genève and arrive in Zürich HB.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Genève and travel around 0.6 miles (950 m) from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Zürich HB and need to travel approximately 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the train station to the city centre in Zurich.
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