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 Zurich to Geneva will cost around £ 75 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 69.
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2 h 43 m
2 h 49 m
Trains per day
Of the 10 trains that leave Zurich for Geneva 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 49 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 43 m .
The slowest trains will take 2 h 56 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 43 min|
|Average train ticket price||£57 (€63)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
Trains from Zurich to Geneva cover the 139 miles (224 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 43 min with our travel partners like SBB. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £57, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £46. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Genève.
Find the best trains from Zurich to Geneva with Omio's travel partners SBB from £46. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
SBB is Switzerland's main train company and for your next train trip between Zurich and Geneva, SBB offers these ticket types: Round-trip Standard Ticket or First Class.
If you're looking for cheap SBB tickets from Zurich to Geneva, check out Omio! With one-way Zurich to Geneva train ticket prices starting as low as £46 when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Geneva from Zurich by showing you the latest SBB offers, train timetables and tickets for this 139 miles (224 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this journey, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard with SBB. If you search for SBB tickets from Zurich to Geneva in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Zurich to Geneva on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with SBB so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.
Please follow the recommendations outlined by SBB when booking your train tickets between Zurich and Geneva due to the coronavirus:
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.
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.
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.
There are a few train stations in Zurich to start your route from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. In Geneva you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Genève and Geneva.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Genève.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Zürich HB and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Genève and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Geneva.
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