You can get from Paris to Geneva by train, bus or flight.
To get from Paris to Geneva on 26 Oct 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||Flight, coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£17 - £67|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £17 • 7 h 5 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £64 • 1 h|
|Popular travel companies||easyJet, 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.
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: Partially open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially 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 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.
The restriction level for your return to Paris, France from Switzerland is: Partially open.
Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Conditions of reentry into France:
You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
You can travel from Paris to Geneva 3 different ways: flight, coach or train.
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.
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.
You should expect to travel around 254 miles (409 km) from Paris to Geneva.
The average frequency per day from Paris to Geneva is:
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.
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 to Geneva from Paris 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 from Paris to Geneva, 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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