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from Vienna to Geneva

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Wed
20 Oct
£163ÖBB
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£293Austrian Airlines
Thu
21 Oct
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£48Flixbus
£247Austrian Airlines
Fri
22 Oct
£106Deutsche Bahn
£57Flixbus
£247Austrian Airlines
Sat
23 Oct
£70Deutsche Bahn
£48Union Ivkoni International
£245Austrian Airlines
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24 Oct
£88Deutsche Bahn
£44Flixbus
£432Austrian Airlines
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25 Oct
£88ÖBB
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£247Austrian Airlines
Tue
26 Oct
£41Deutsche Bahn
£41Union Ivkoni International
£204Austrian Airlines
Wed
27 Oct
£41Deutsche Bahn
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£155Austrian Airlines
Thu
28 Oct
£44Deutsche Bahn
£49STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
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Fri
29 Oct
£44Deutsche Bahn
£66Flixbus
£250Lufthansa
Sat
30 Oct
£44Deutsche Bahn
£53Flixbus
£124Austrian Airlines
Sun
31 Oct
£41Deutsche Bahn
£70Flixbus
£233Air France
Mon
1 Nov
£62Deutsche Bahn
£57Flixbus
£155Austrian Airlines
Wed
3 Nov
£70ÖBB
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£93Austrian Airlines
Thu
4 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£49STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
£119Eurowings
Fri
5 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£67Flixbus
£112Air France
Sun
7 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£49Flixbus
£124Lufthansa
Mon
8 Nov
£41Deutsche Bahn
£46Flixbus
£103Air France

Travel Information to Geneva from Vienna

distanceDistance498 miles (803 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£44 - £74
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £44 • 11 h 17 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £74 • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Vueling or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 498 miles (803 km) by coach, flight or train to Geneva from Vienna. 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as £44. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, Vueling or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Vienna to Geneva.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Geneva, Switzerland if I’m coming from Vienna, Austria?

Travel from Vienna, Austria to Geneva, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Geneva from Vienna restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Geneva, Switzerland from Vienna?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Geneva, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Vienna and Geneva closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

The current restriction level for returning to Vienna, Austria from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Vienna, Austria from Geneva, Switzerland?

Reentering Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Vienna from Geneva?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Vienna, Austria regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Austria must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 17/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Vienna from Geneva here.

How do you get from Vienna to Geneva?

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

What is the cheapest way from Vienna to Geneva?

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Vienna to Geneva, which costs on average £44.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Geneva:

A train is generally £7 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £51 from Vienna to Geneva.

A train is £30 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Vienna to Geneva costing on average £74.

What is the fastest way to Geneva from Vienna?

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

Other travel options to Geneva from Vienna can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 14 h 31 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 11 h 17 min.

How far is Geneva from Vienna?

Geneva is approximately 498 miles (803 km) away from Vienna.

How many services a day are there between Vienna and Geneva?

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Geneva is:

  • Around 7 trains per day.

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

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Vienna to Geneva:

  • Coaches most often depart from Vienna at Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and arrive in Geneva at Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
  • Flights most often depart from Vienna at Vienna International Airport and arrive in Geneva at Geneva International Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Vienna at Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Geneva at Genève.
Who can get me from Vienna to Geneva?

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Geneva by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Vienna to Geneva for £51.
  • Travel with Vueling for flights to Geneva. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Vueling Vienna to Geneva tickets on Omio for £74.
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Geneva by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Vienna to Geneva for £44.
Can I find a direct route between Vienna and Geneva?

Yes, there are direct routes from Vienna to Geneva with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Geneva with with direct coaches per day.
  • You can find direct flights per day to take to Geneva with Austrian Airlines.
  • You can find 7 direct trains per day to Geneva with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Geneva tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Vienna to Geneva?
Your journey from Vienna 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 Vienna to Geneva trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Geneva today!
When should I buy a ticket between Vienna and Geneva online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Vienna to Geneva, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £51 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is £74 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £44 one way.

But we recommend booking Vienna to Geneva tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.