Zurich to Geneva train

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Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Geneva

Showing times and prices for 26 Apr

Cheapest

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

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SBB
08:143h04
Zürich Oerlikon
11:18Geneva station
£631One-way
0 changes
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SBB
08:322h46
Zürich Hbf
11:18Geneva station
£631One-way
0 changes
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SBB
08:042h43
Zürich Hbf
10:47Geneva station
£631One-way
0 changes
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SBB
09:042h43
Zürich Hbf
11:47Geneva station
£631One-way
0 changes
SBB
08:482h59
Zürich Oerlikon
11:47Geneva station
£631One-way
1 change

Train timetableZurich to Geneva

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 26 April
SBB
08:042h43
Zürich Hbf
10:47Geneva station
0 changes
SBB
08:143h04
Zürich Oerlikon
11:18Geneva station
0 changes
SBB
08:163h02
Zürich Oerlikon
11:18Geneva station
1 change
SBB
08:322h46
Zürich Hbf
11:18Geneva station
0 changes
SBB
08:482h59
Zürich Oerlikon
11:47Geneva station
1 change
SBB
09:042h43
Zürich Hbf
11:47Geneva station
0 changes
SBB
09:143h04
Zürich Oerlikon
12:18Geneva station
0 changes
SBB
09:163h02
Zürich Oerlikon
12:18Geneva station
1 change
SBB
09:322h46
Zürich Hbf
12:18Geneva station
0 changes
SBB
10:042h43
Zürich Hbf
12:47Geneva station
0 changes

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Train times from Zurich to Geneva

Showing times and prices for 26 Apr

Fastest Journey

2 h 43 m

Average

2 h 53 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

224 km

Of the 10 trains that leave Zurich for Geneva every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
SBB
08:042h43
Zürich Hbf
10:47Geneva station
£631One-way
0 changes
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SBB
10:042h43
Zürich Hbf
12:47Geneva station
£901One-way
0 changes
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SBB
09:042h43
Zürich Hbf
11:47Geneva station
£631One-way
0 changes
SBB
09:322h46
Zürich Hbf
12:18Geneva station
£761One-way
0 changes
SBB
08:322h46
Zürich Hbf
11:18Geneva station
£631One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Zurich to Geneva

distanceDistance139 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 43 min
priceAverage train ticket price£81 (€90)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersSBB

Trains from Zurich to Geneva cover the 139 miles long trip taking on average 2 h 43 min with our travel partners like SBB. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £50, but the average price of train tickets is £81. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich Hbf and arrive in Geneva.

Train providers: SBB trains Zurich to Geneva

Travel to Geneva from Zurich from £35 with Omio’s train partners SBB! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

SBB is the national railway company of Switzerland which operates trains from Zurich to Geneva. It operates a wide range of trains, including InterCity, InterRegio, RegioExpress, Regio, S-Bahn, and InterCityExpress. InterCity trains are the fastest, with speeds of up to 200 km/h, while Regio trains are the slowest, with speeds of up to 120 km/h. SBB also offers a variety of ticket types, such as the Swiss Travel Pass, Half-Fare Card, and Super Saver tickets. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a restaurant car. The most popular routes for SBB are from Zurich to Geneva, Basel to Bern, and Geneva to Lausanne.

Zurich to Geneva train information with SBB:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 43 min
  • Cheapest Price: £35

Trains From Zurich To Geneva: Journey Details

Traveling the scenic route from Zurich to Geneva by train is fast and convenient with frequent departures operated by SBB-CFF-FFS (Swiss Federal Railways). InterCity trains from Zurich to Geneva run around the clock starting at 12.08 a.m. with the last service departing at 11.04 p.m. Most services are direct and take around 2 hours and 40 minutes. A few require a change of train at Biel/Bienne, or two changes at Basel SBB and Delemont.

Return trains from Geneva to Zurich are also available.

Taking the Train from Zurich

Trains to Geneva depart from Zurich Main Train Station (Zürich Hauptbahnhof) located on Bahnhofplatz 7 in the center of the city. The ticket office is open from 5:30 a.m. to 11:15 p.m. each day. Passengers can reach the station on local (S-Bahn) trains from anywhere in the city or from the airport. S-Bahn trains run from 5:30 a.m. until midnight. The station is also a major hub for the Zürich tramway network (Verkehrsbetriebe Zürich (VBZ)) with many trams and trolleycoaches passing by.

Getting into Geneva by Train

Located just across the border from France, Geneva is Switzerland's most cosmopolitan city and one with something for everyone. The city's many high-end boutiques and emporia offer a fine shopping experience while the lake and the surrounding mountains are ideal for active pursuits such as boating, hiking, and skiing. Trains from Zurich arrive at the Genève-Cornavin railway station located in the centre of town. The station is open all year round until at least 9:00 p.m. Passengers can reach their destinations in and around the city via the coaches and trams operated by Transports Publics Genevois that stop directly outside the station. Tickets are available at machines next to the stops.

FAQs: Zurich to Geneva train

FAQs: Travel by train from Zurich to Geneva 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 Zurich to Geneva.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Geneva can start from as little as £50 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Zurich to Geneva is £81; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Zurich to Geneva is on average 2 h 43 min   for the 139 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Geneva from Zurich by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Zurich to Geneva leaves at 07: 04. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Zurich to Geneva leaves at 22: 46.
When taking a train from Zurich to Geneva, you can count on SBB for the best way to get you to Geneva. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Zurich and Geneva and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 46.

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

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

Important Stations and Airports in Zurich and Geneva

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The major railway station for departures from Zurich is Zürich Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Zürich Hbf for your trip between Zurich and Geneva.
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