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Wed
1 Dec
£27Deutsche Bahn
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£148Air France
Thu
2 Dec
£27Deutsche Bahn
£67Flixbus
£148Air France
Fri
3 Dec
£27Deutsche Bahn
£62Flixbus
£116KLM
Sat
4 Dec
£27Deutsche Bahn
£71Flixbus
£148Air France
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8 Dec
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£148HOP!
Thu
9 Dec
£27Deutsche Bahn
£55Flixbus
£88KLM
Fri
10 Dec
£27Deutsche Bahn
£58Flixbus
£93Eurowings
Sat
11 Dec
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£58Flixbus
£104HOP!
Mon
13 Dec
£55Deutsche Bahn
£45Flixbus
£88KLM
Tue
14 Dec
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£104Air France
Wed
15 Dec
£55Deutsche Bahn
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£88KLM
Thu
16 Dec
£55Deutsche Bahn
£71Flixbus
£100KLM
Fri
17 Dec
£49FlixTrain
£62Flixbus
£93Eurowings
Sat
18 Dec
£27Deutsche Bahn
£71Flixbus
£88KLM
Mon
20 Dec
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£80Flixbus
£99Air France
Tue
21 Dec
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£70Flixbus
£104Air France

Travel Information between Hamburg and Geneva

distanceDistance536 miles (865 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£27 - £83
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £27 • 9 h 23 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £83 • 3 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesKLM, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 536 miles (865 km) by flight, coach or train between Hamburg and Geneva. 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as £27. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are KLM, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Hamburg to Geneva.

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Travel from Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Geneva.
FAQs
Is international travel between Hamburg, Germany and Geneva, Switzerland allowed?

Travel from Hamburg, Germany to Geneva, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Geneva from Hamburg restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 29/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Hamburg and Geneva closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Hamburg, Germany from Geneva, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for returning to Hamburg, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Hamburg, Germany from Geneva, Switzerland?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

Which rules do I need to follow in Hamburg, Germany regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 30/11/2021. 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 Hamburg from Geneva here.

What are my Hamburg to Geneva travel options?

There are 3 travel options from Hamburg to Geneva: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Hamburg to Geneva?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Geneva. Tickets for a train cost on average £27.

This is compared to other travel options to Geneva:

A train journey is usually £57 less than a journey to Geneva by plane, which costs on average £83 for the same trip.

A train is about £19 less than a coach, which costs on average £45 for this route.

What is the fastest way to get from Hamburg to Geneva?

The quickest way to travel to Geneva from Hamburg is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 30 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 20 h 35 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 9 h 23 min   on average.

What is the distance from Hamburg to Geneva?

You should expect to travel around 536 miles (865 km) from Hamburg to Geneva.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Hamburg to Geneva?

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Geneva is:

  • 1 train per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Hamburg to Geneva?

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

  • Most travellers take a flight from Hamburg Airport to Geneva International Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their coach from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
  • Most travellers take a train from Hamburg Hbf to Genève.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Hamburg to Geneva?

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

  • You can go to Geneva from Hamburg by plane with KLM. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £83 with KLM from Hamburg to Geneva on Omio.
  • You can take a coach from Hamburg to Geneva with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £45 with Flixbus from Hamburg to Geneva.
  • You can travel from Hamburg to Geneva by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £27 with Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Geneva.
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Hamburg and Geneva ends?
Your journey from Hamburg to Geneva doesn't have to end in Geneva. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Lyon. If you’d like to add Paris, Milan or Lyon to your Hamburg to Geneva trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Geneva today!
How early should I purchase Hamburg to Geneva tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is on average £83 one way.
  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £45 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £27 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Hamburg 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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