How to get from Geneva to Paris

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from Geneva to Paris

You can get from Geneva to Paris by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Geneva to Paris on 26 Jun we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:10Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere7h35 11:45Paris, Quai de Bercy
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04:10Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere7h35 11:45Paris, Quai de Bercy
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22:15Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere7h30 05:45Paris, Quai de Bercy
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08:29Geneva3h15 11:44Paris Gare de Lyon
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20:10Geneva International Airport1h05 21:15Paris Orly Airport
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Travel Information between Geneva and Paris

distanceDistance254 miles (409 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£36 - £61
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £36 • 7 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £61 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV Lyria

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 254 miles (409 km) between Geneva and Paris. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £36. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV Lyria among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Geneva to Paris.

Travel Tips: Travel from Geneva to Paris

Travel to Paris 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 Paris.

Travel between Geneva, Switzerland and Paris, France is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Switzerland enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Paris from Geneva?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Paris, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information was last checked on 24/06/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Geneva to Paris.

The current restriction level for returning to Geneva, Switzerland from France is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Geneva, Switzerland from Paris, France?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Geneva from Paris?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

Which rules do I need to follow in Geneva, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 17/06/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Geneva from Paris here.

There are 3 ways to get from Geneva to Paris: coach, flight or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Geneva to Paris, which costs on average £36.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Paris:

A coach is £26 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Geneva to Paris costing on average £61.

A coach journey is usually £21 less than a journey to Paris by train, which costs on average £57 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel between Geneva and Paris is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 7 h 25 min.

In comparison, getting to Paris by train can take on average 3 h 13 min.

You should expect to travel around 254 miles (409 km) from Geneva to Paris.

The average frequency per day from Geneva to Paris is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Geneva to Paris:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Geneva, Eaux-Vives and tend to arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Flights most often depart from Geneva at Geneva International Airport and arrive in Paris at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Trains from Geneva to Paris most often leave from Genève and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Geneva to Paris, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to Paris by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for BlaBlaCar Bus from Geneva to Paris for £36.
  • EasyJet can get you to Paris by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Geneva to Paris for £61 on Omio.
  • SNCF | TGV Lyria can take you to Paris by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for SNCF | TGV Lyria from Geneva to Paris for £57.

Yes, there are direct routes from Geneva to Paris with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches per day to Paris with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can check for a direct flight to Paris with easyJet or Air France with direct flights per day.
  • You'll find direct train services to Paris with SNCF | TGV Lyria with around 5 direct trains every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Paris tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Geneva to Paris often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Geneva and Paris itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Paris and any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Geneva to Paris, 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 for this route is £36 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £61 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is £57 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Geneva to Paris 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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