You can get from Paris to Geneva by train, bus or flight.
To get from Paris to Geneva on 01 Jul we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||254 miles (409 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight, ferry or train|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £68 • 1 h|
|Popular travel companies||BlaBlaCar Bus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV Lyria|
Travel 254 miles (409 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train between Paris and Geneva. 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Travel between Paris, France and Geneva, Switzerland is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.
Conditions of entry into Switzerland:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 25/06/2022. 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 to Geneva from Paris.
Return travel to Paris, France from Switzerland is: Partially open.
Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Requirements for reentering France:
All travellers must abide by the following measures in France to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 28/06/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to your planned date of travel to Paris from Geneva.
There are 4 ways to travel from Paris to Geneva including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.
A ferry service offers the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Geneva, which costs on average £1.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Geneva:
A ferry is about £54 less than a coach, which costs on average £54 for this trip.
A ferry is generally £68 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £68 from Paris to Geneva.
A ferry journey is usually £58 less than a journey to Geneva by train, which costs on average £58 for the same trip.
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, travelling by coach can take you on average 6 h 30 min.
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In comparison, going by train can take 3 h 11 min on average.
The distance from Paris to Geneva is approximately 254 miles (409 km).
The average frequency per day from Paris to Geneva is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Paris and Geneva as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Paris to Geneva:
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Yes, there are direct services available between Paris and Geneva with the following travel operators:
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.
When planning your trip to Geneva from Paris, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
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.
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