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from Paris to Geneva

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

Our recommendation

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

23:30Paris7h05 06:35Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
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£131One-way
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23:30Paris7h05 06:35Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
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£131One-way
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12:15Paris9h30 21:45Geneva
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£331One-way
12:15Paris10h00 22:15Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
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£311One-way
06:27Paris Gare de Lyon4h08 10:35Geneva
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£851One-way

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Mon
25 Oct
£103SNCF | TER
£48BlaBlaCar Bus
£154Air France
Tue
26 Oct
£85SNCF | TGV INOUI
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£154Air France
Wed
27 Oct
£85SNCF | TGV INOUI
£33BlaBlaCar Bus
£154Air France
Thu
28 Oct
£48SNCF | TGV Lyria
£35BlaBlaCar Bus
£138easyJet
Fri
29 Oct
£79SNCF | TGV Lyria
£50BlaBlaCar Bus
£109easyJet
Sat
30 Oct
£114SNCF | TGV Lyria
£46BlaBlaCar Bus
£123easyJet
Wed
3 Nov
£31SNCF | TGV Lyria
£19BlaBlaCar Bus
£40easyJet
Thu
4 Nov
£43SNCF | TGV Lyria
£19BlaBlaCar Bus
£40easyJet
Fri
5 Nov
£43SNCF | TGV Lyria
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£35easyJet
Sat
6 Nov
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£23BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
7 Nov
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£24Flixbus
£63easyJet
Tue
9 Nov
£43SNCF | TGV Lyria
£17Flixbus
£33easyJet
Wed
10 Nov
£43SNCF | TGV Lyria
£57Flixbus
£33easyJet
Fri
12 Nov
Find prices
£17Flixbus
£33easyJet
Sun
14 Nov
£48SNCF | TGV Lyria
£17Flixbus
£60easyJet

Travel Information between Paris and Geneva

distanceDistance254 miles (409 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £67
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £17 • 7 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £64 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 254 miles (409 km) between Paris and Geneva. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are easyJet, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Paris to Geneva.

How to Travel from Paris to Geneva

If you are considering traveling from Paris to Geneva, you can choose between all of the major forms of transport. Coaches take the longest, with journey times of around 7 hours, while trains can take only 3 hours to reach Geneva. However, the fastest way to reach your destination will be flying. Flights depart regularly and will only take about an hour to get to Geneva.

What is the best way to travel from Paris to Geneva?

Cheapest way to travel from Paris to Geneva

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Geneva. Coaches traveling from Paris to Geneva depart from either Paris' Porte Maillot, Porte d'Orléans, Gare Routière Galliéni, or Quai de Bercy bus stations and take at least 7:15 h to arrive at Geneva's pl. Dorciere bus station. Over 20 coaches travel from Paris to Geneva every day, with the first departing Paris at 2:00 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Paris to Geneva include Flixbus, Ouibus, and Eurolines.

Fastest way to travel from Paris to Geneva

Taking a flight is technically the fastest way to travel from Paris to Geneva; however, when travel time to and from Paris and Geneva's airports is taken into consideration, taking a train is actually the fastest way to travel from Paris to Geneva. Flights traveling from Paris to Geneva depart from either Paris' Charles de Gaulle or Orly airports and arrive at Geneva airport after just over an hour of flight time. Approximately 20 flights travel from Paris to Geneva every day, with the first departing Paris at 5:05 a.m. Airlines that travel directly from Paris to Geneva include EasyJet, Air France, and Swiss Airlines.

Most popular way to travel from Paris to Geneva

Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Paris to Geneva. Taking a train is at least 4:15 h faster than taking the bus and approximately 45 minutes faster than taking a flight when traveling to and from Paris and Geneva's airports is taken into consideration. Traveling from Paris to Geneva by train is €32 cheaper on average when compared to taking a flight. SNCF TGV and TGV Lyria high-speed trains travel from Paris to Geneva around 6 times per day.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Geneva, Switzerland from Paris, France currently allowed?

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

Can travellers from France enter Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • 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

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 23/10/2021. 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 Paris to Geneva.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Paris, France from Geneva, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return to Paris, France from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Paris from Geneva restricted?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

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

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Paris, France?

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

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 24/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Geneva closer to your date of departure here.

How do you get from Paris to Geneva?

You can travel from Paris to Geneva 3 different ways: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Geneva from Paris?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Geneva, which costs on average £17.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Geneva:

A coach is £47 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Paris to Geneva costing on average £64.

A coach is generally £50 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £67 from Paris to Geneva.

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

The fastest way to get to Geneva from Paris is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 7 h 5 min   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 3 h 12 min.

What is the distance from Paris to Geneva?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Geneva is:

  • 5 trains per day.

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

When going from Paris to Geneva, where do I depart from Paris and where do I arrive in Geneva?

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

  • Most travellers who book a plane ticket from Paris to Geneva depart from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Geneva International Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their coach from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Paris to Geneva depart from Paris Gare de Lyon to Genève.
Who can get me from Paris to Geneva?

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

  • You can go to Geneva from Paris by plane with easyJet. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £64 with easyJet from Paris to Geneva on Omio.
  • You can go to Geneva from Paris by coach with BlaBlaCar Bus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £17 with BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Geneva on Omio.
  • You can go to Geneva from Paris by train with SNCF | TGV. You'll see cheap train tickets for £67 with SNCF | TGV from Paris to Geneva on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly to Geneva from Paris?

Yes, there are direct services available to Geneva from Paris with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct flights per day with Air France.
  • You can travel directly by coach with BlaBlaCar with direct coaches per day.
  • You can take a direct train with SNCF | TGV Lyria with 5 direct trains per day.

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 to Geneva from Paris.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Paris and Geneva ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Paris to Geneva often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Milan, Lyon or Zurich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Paris and Geneva itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Geneva and any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket from Paris to Geneva online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Paris to Geneva, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost £64 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets cost on average £17 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £67 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Geneva from Paris online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.