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Travel Information to Geneva from Bologna

distanceDistance277 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£24 - £127
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £24 • 8 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £127 • 3 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air France or Trenitalia

Travel 277 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train to Geneva from Bologna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £24. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, Air France or Trenitalia among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Bologna to Geneva.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bologna to Geneva

Travel 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 Bologna to Geneva.

Travel from Bologna, Italy to Geneva, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Geneva from Bologna restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Geneva, Switzerland from Bologna?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Geneva, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The above information was last verified on 03/08/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Geneva from Bologna closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Bologna, Italy from Switzerland is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Italy from Switzerland?

Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Italy from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Italy:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Italy?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Italy to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Bologna, Italy was last verified on 28/07/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Bologna from Geneva.

There are 4 ways to get from Bologna to Geneva: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Bologna to Geneva is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £24 compared to other travel options to Geneva:

A coach is generally £103 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £127 from Bologna to Geneva.

A coach journey is usually £28 less than a journey to Geneva by train, which costs on average £52 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Geneva from Bologna is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 30 min.

There are alternative travel options to Geneva that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 8 h 15 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 58 min   on average.

The Bologna to Geneva distance is approximately 277 miles.

The average frequency per day from Bologna to Geneva is:

  • Around 4 coaches per day.
  • 2 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Bologna to Geneva as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Bologna to Geneva:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre and arrive in Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
  • Most travellers who buy a plane ticket from Bologna to Geneva depart from Bologna Airport to Geneva International Airport.
  • Most travellers take a train from Bologna Centrale to Genève.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bologna to Geneva:

  • You can take a coach from Bologna to Geneva with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £24 with Flixbus from Bologna to Geneva.
  • You can travel to Geneva from Bologna by flight with Air France. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £127 with Air France from Bologna to Geneva.
  • You can go to Geneva from Bologna by train with Trenitalia. You'll see cheap train tickets for £52 with Trenitalia from Bologna to Geneva on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available between Bologna and Geneva with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar with 1 direct coach per day.
  • You can take a direct flight with with direct flights per day.
  • You'll find direct trains per day with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Geneva as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Bologna and Geneva.

Many of our customers travelling from Bologna to Geneva don't make Geneva their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Milan or Lyon, either of which you could add to your Bologna and Geneva trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Geneva to any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Bologna to Geneva, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £24 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £127 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £52 one way.

But we recommend booking Bologna to Geneva tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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