How to get from London to Geneva

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from London to Geneva

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

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To get from London to Geneva on 21 May we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:10London Gatwick Airport1h35 10:45Geneva International Airport
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10:30London19h05 06:35Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
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10:50London Gatwick Airport1h40 13:30Geneva International Airport
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15:35London Gatwick Airport1h40 18:15Geneva International Airport
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18:30London Gatwick Airport1h35 21:05Geneva International Airport
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Travel Information to Geneva from London

distanceDistance463 miles (746 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£35 - £40
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £35 • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £35 • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or easyJet

Take a coach or flight to travel 463 miles (746 km) from London to Geneva. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £35. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus or easyJet among others. Travellers can even take a direct 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.

Travel Tips: Travel from London 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 London to Geneva.

International travel from London, United Kingdom to Geneva, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from United Kingdom?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Geneva if travelling from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What measures do I need to follow in Geneva, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 09/05/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Geneva from London.

The restriction level for your return to London, United Kingdom from Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to London from Geneva restricted?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in London from Geneva?

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in London, United Kingdom?

You should observe these safety measures in United Kingdom as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 18/05/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Geneva closer to your date of departure here.

You can travel from London to Geneva 2 different ways: coach or flight.

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Geneva. Tickets for a flight cost on average £35.

This is compared to other travel options to Geneva:

A flight journey is usually £6 less than a journey to Geneva by coach, which costs on average £40 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel between London and Geneva is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 18 h 50 min   of travel time.

The distance from London to Geneva is approximately 463 miles (746 km).

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

  • Most travellers take a flight from London Heathrow Airport to Geneva International Airport.

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

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to Geneva by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for BlaBlaCar Bus from London to Geneva for £40.
  • EasyJet can get you to Geneva by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from London to Geneva for £35 on Omio.
Your journey from London 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 London to Geneva trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Geneva today!

Before travelling from London 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 £40 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £35 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking London 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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