How to get to Geneva from London

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from London to Geneva

How to get to Geneva from London by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from London to Geneva is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

London Luton Airport (LTN)
10:10Geneva International Airport (GVA)
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London Luton Airport (LTN)
10:10Geneva International Airport (GVA)
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London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
20:20Geneva International Airport (GVA)
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BlaBlaCar Bus
London, Victoria Coach Station
06:35Geneve, Place Dorcière
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London Luton Airport (LTN)
17:00Geneva International Airport (GVA)
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London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
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London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
16:15Geneva International Airport (GVA)
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Travel Information from London to Geneva

distanceDistance463 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£41 - £471
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £41 • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £41 • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV Lyria

Travel 463 miles by train, coach or flight to Geneva from London. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV Lyria among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from London to Geneva.

General Information about the Journey from London to Geneva

The Swiss city of Geneva lies 746 kilometers southeast of London close the French boarder. Frequent daily direct flights connect the two cities with a flying time of just 95 minutes. Speedy trains also cover the route in as little as 6 hours and 18 minutes, while overnight buses present a more leisurely option.

Return journeys from Geneva to London are also available.

Buses from London to Geneva

Eurolines (National Express) offers coaches to Geneva from London's Victoria Coach Station every day except Wednesdays and Saturdays. The 747-kilometre journey takes 16 hours and 30 minutes with a change required at Paris (Gallieni). The bus leaves Victoria early afternoon and arrives at 7:00 a.m. the following morning at Geneva's Gare Routiere.

Trains from London to Geneva

Eurostar trains depart London St Pancreas 7 times a day on weekdays (4 times on Saturdays, and 5 times on Sundays) for the 2 hours and 20 minute journey to Paris Gare du Nord. Passengers then transfer to Gare de Lyon to catch the TGV Lyria to Switzerland arriving in Geneva some 3 hours and 15 minutes later. This route offers scenic views of French villages, mountains, viaducts, lakes and forests. An even faster option is to take the Eurostar to Lille in France and connect there with the TGV-Lyria to Geneva. This avoids the station change required in Paris. Total journey time is 6 hours and 18 minutes.

Flights from London to Geneva

Flag carrier British Airways offer frequent daily flights from London Heathrow to Geneva (GVA). SwissAir flies around 6 flights a day from Heathrow and London City Airports. Budget carrier EasyJet also offers 5-10 flights a day from Gatwick. They also run flights from Stansted between December and March.

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All travel companies: All Airlines, Train and Coach Companies from London to Geneva

Travel between London and Geneva on FlixBus, KLM and BlaBlaCar Bus travel with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Eurostar is a high-speed train company operating in Europe, connecting the UK, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Germany including trains from London to Geneva. It offers a range of services, including Eurostar e320, Eurostar e300, and Eurostar International. The Eurostar e320 is the fastest service, travelling at up to 320 km/h, while the Eurostar e300 is slightly slower, travelling at up to 300 km/h. Both services offer comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and power sockets. Eurostar International is a slower service, travelling at up to 160 km/h, but it offers a more luxurious experience with larger seats and more onboard facilities. Eurostar offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, Standard Premier, and Business Premier. Standard tickets are the most affordable, while Business Premier tickets offer the most luxurious experience. The most popular routes for Eurostar are London to Paris, London to Brussels, and London to Amsterdam. All of these routes offer a fast and convenient way to travel between the UK and mainland Europe.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly between London and Geneva and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.

        FAQs: London to Geneva

        FAQs: 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 London to Geneva.

        There are 3 travel options between London and Geneva. You can take a train, coach or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Geneva from London is by taking a flight, which costs on average £41.

        This is compared to other ways of getting from London to Geneva:

        A flight is £16 less than a coach with an average ticket price of £58 from London to Geneva.

        A flight is £429 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from London to Geneva costing on average £471.

        The fastest way from London to Geneva is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Geneva that take longer:

        Getting to Geneva by coach takes 17 h 10 min on average.

        Getting to Geneva by train takes 6 h 58 min on average.

        Geneva is approximately 463 miles away from London.

        The average frequency per day from London to Geneva is:

        • Around 1 coach per day.
        • 5 trains a day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between London and Geneva as scheduled services by train, coach or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

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

        • Most travellers who book a coach ticket from London to Geneva depart from London, Victoria Coach Station to Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
        • Most travellers board their plane from London Gatwick Airport and arrive in Geneva International Airport.
        • Most travellers catch their train from London Euston and arrive in Geneva.

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

        • You can travel to Geneva from London by coach with BlaBlaCar Bus or FlixBus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £58 with BlaBlaCar Bus from London to Geneva.
        • You can travel by plane to Geneva from London with easyJet, British Airways, SWISS, BA Euroflyer, Cityflyer (British Airways 2), Air France, Brussels Airlines, KLM, KLM Cityhopper, Lufthansa, Vueling Airlines, Luxair, Lufthansa Cityline (2), Alitalia or Eurowings, and you can find easyJet London to Geneva tickets for £41 on Omio.
        • You can travel by train between London and Geneva with SNCF | TGV Lyria or Eurostar, and you can find Eurostar London to Geneva tickets for £471 on Omio.

        Yes, there are direct services available from London to Geneva with the following travel companies:

        • Take a direct coach with.
        • Direct services by plane with easyJet, British Airways, SWISS or BA Euroflyer.
        • Direct train with.

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

        Looking to extend your trip from London to Geneva? Many Omio customers who go from London to Geneva usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Milan, Lyon or Zurich. If you're looking to explore Paris, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Milan, Lyon or Zurich from Geneva, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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