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Zurich to Geneva

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1 suggested route to go from Zurich to Geneva by flight, train, car, bus

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How to go from Zurich to Geneva ?

Trip Zurich Geneva

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance139 mi
Direct lineYes

You've chosen Geneva as a destination for your next holidays or weekend but you don't know how to get there from Zurich and how to find the best Zurich to Geneva transport deals? Browsing several websites to get a simple information and book your trip is always very tedious.

On Vivanoda, a unique travel planner that compares and combines flights, trains, carpooling and buses to go to Geneva from Zurich, you'll save time and money! Simply enter your travel date to Geneva and Vivanoda does the rest. Refine, filter, sort according to your travel preferences then select the Zurich - Geneva offer that suits you best.

To travel from Zurich, flights, trains, carpooling or buses of SBB CFF FFS, FlixBus, TGV Lyria, Blablacar, Royal Jordanian and Swiss International Airlines will carry you to Geneva.

If you've already chosen the mode of transport you'd like to travel with, go directly to the dedicated section:

Zurich to Geneva bus

If you are looking for a bus service from Zurich to Geneva, you're lucky because there actually is a direct service.

Going by bus from Zurich to Geneva may not be so obvious to you. That's why we give you some arguments that might convince you to board a bus to Geneva.

  • With very cheap prices, it is almost impossible for train or carpooling companies operating between Zurich and Geneva to offer cheaper fares.
  • You are driven to Geneva by professional and experienced drivers which inspires confidence and security!
  • During the trip Zurich Geneva, no need to worry about the autonomy of your smartphone or computer: electrical outlets in your seat (and USB ports) will prevent you from battery failure.
  • The recent coaches with which you will travel from Zurich to Geneva are equipped with onboard toilets as well as comfortable reclining seats to make you travel in the best conditions.

Which coach companies to travel between Zurich and Geneva?

Only the coach company FlixBus operates the direct line Zurich Geneva.

FlixBus Zurich Geneva

Departure bus stations in Zurich

You will have to arrive at your Zurich stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. To make sure of the bus destination, look at the front, 'Geneva' must be mentioned. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Zurich

Bus stops at arrival in Geneva

As soon as the coach stops at Geneva, make sure that you leave nothing in your seat or forget your hold luggage.

  • Geneva

Train Zurich to Geneva

Is it possible to go directly by train from Zurich to Geneva?

Yes, the Zurich to Geneva route is served by a direct train. Be careful, as this may depend on the date of your trip to Geneva and there may be fewer direct trains from Zurich on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Zurich-Geneva train ticket on Vivanoda.

Intercity train Zurich Geneva

The railway station bewteen Zurich and Geneva are served by intercity trains which are faster than regional trains.

High speed train Zurich Geneva

Travelling at a speed between 125mph to 220mph, those trains are the fastest solution to go from Zurich to Geneva by train.

Zurich Geneva train companies

The train company that operates this journey is SBB CFF FFS.
SBB CFF FFS Zurich Geneva

Departure train stations in Zurich

  • Zurich HB

Arrival train stations in Geneva

  • Genève Gare de Cornavin

Cheap flights from Zurich to Geneva

To help you find cheaper flights to fly to Geneva, we wanted to give you a few pieces of advice:

  • It is highly recommended to book your Zurich Geneva flight several weeks (or even months) in advance. With few exceptions, prices increase as you get closer to the departure date in order to save seats for business customers who book late and are keen to pay more.
  • Avoid weekends to fly to Geneva and be flexible. Prices vary along the time depending many factors including the date and time of travel. So you'd better be able to have a 2- or 3-day flexibility to book your trip.

Which airlines operate the Zurich to Geneva flights ?

We count 2 airlines to schedule a direct service between the airport of Zurich and the one of Geneva: Royal Jordanian and Swiss International Airlines.
Royal Jordanian Zurich GenevaSwiss International Airlines Zurich Geneva

Departure airport in Zurich

  • ZRH Zurich

Arrival airport in Geneva

  • GVA Geneva-Cointrin International

Carpool from Zurich to Geneva

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a Zurich-Geneva ride. This helps reduce travel costs for both the driver and the passenger, and also reduces the impact on the environment.

The important difference between carsharing and the other modes of transport is that it has not a scheduled timetable. So, you have more probabilities to find Zurich-Geneva rides five days before your date of travel than three months. This is more a lastminute solution to go to Geneva.

When you are about to book a Zurich-Geneva ride, you can message the driver if you need any other details (pickup location, time, luggage...). You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

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