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Cheap train tickets from Bologna to Geneva

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Cheapest

$116

Average

$116

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Bologna to Geneva will cost around $ 116 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 116.

Trenitalia
02:50PMBologna7h31 10:21PMGeneva
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$1161One-way
Trenitalia
12:50PMBologna7h31 08:21PMGeneva
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$1161One-way
Trenitalia
01:50PMBologna7h31 09:21PMGeneva
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$1161One-way
Trenitalia
11:50AMBologna7h31 07:21PMGeneva
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$1161One-way

Train schedule from Bologna to Geneva

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Trenitalia
11:50AMBologna7h31 07:21PMGeneva
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Trenitalia
12:50PMBologna7h31 08:21PMGeneva
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Trenitalia
01:50PMBologna7h31 09:21PMGeneva
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Trenitalia
02:50PMBologna7h31 10:21PMGeneva
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Sat
May 28
$116Trenitalia
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May 29
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$39Flixbus
$715Lufthansa
Mon
May 30
$116Trenitalia
$34Flixbus
$222Air France
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May 31
$77Trenitalia
$30Flixbus
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Wed
Jun 1
$88Trenitalia
$32Flixbus
$172Swiss
Thu
Jun 2
$97Trenitalia
$37Flixbus
$166Air France
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Jun 3
$88Trenitalia
$26Flixbus
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Jun 4
$58Trenitalia
$41Flixbus
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Jun 5
$97Trenitalia
$32Flixbus
$212Air France
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Jun 6
$97Trenitalia
$42Flixbus
$292Swiss
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Jun 7
$88Trenitalia
$34Flixbus
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Wed
Jun 8
$68Trenitalia
$24Flixbus
$118Air France
Thu
Jun 9
$68Trenitalia
$30Flixbus
$118Air France
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Jun 10
$97Trenitalia
$37Flixbus
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Jun 11
$77Trenitalia
$34Flixbus
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Jun 12
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$31Flixbus
$166Air France
Mon
Jun 13
$77Trenitalia
$28Flixbus
$145Swiss
Tue
Jun 14
$68Trenitalia
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Wed
Jun 15
$68Trenitalia
$26Flixbus
$127Swiss
Thu
Jun 16
$68Trenitalia
$26Flixbus
$132Air France

Fastest train times from Bologna to Geneva

Showing times and prices for May 28

Fastest Journey

7 h 31 m

Average

7 h 31 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

448 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Bologna for Geneva every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 448 km distance in an average of 7 h 31 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 7 h 31 m .

The slowest trains will take 7 h 31 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Trenitalia
02:50PMBologna7h31 10:21PMGeneva
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$1161One-way
Trenitalia
12:50PMBologna7h31 08:21PMGeneva
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$1161One-way
Trenitalia
01:50PMBologna7h31 09:21PMGeneva
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$1161One-way
Trenitalia
11:50AMBologna7h31 07:21PMGeneva
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$1161One-way

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Overview: Train from Bologna to Geneva

distanceDistance277 miles (447 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price$104 (€91)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesTrenitalia or Frecciarossa

Trains from Bologna to Geneva cover the 277 miles (447 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 53 min with our travel partners like Trenitalia or Frecciarossa. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $77 (€68), but the average price of train tickets is $104 (€91). Travelers depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale and arrive in Genève.

Train providers: Trenitalia and Frecciarossa from Bologna to Geneva trains

Find the best trains from Bologna to Geneva with Omio's travel partners Trenitalia and Frecciarossa from $77 (€68). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Trenitalia
Frecciarossa

Trenitalia train tickets from Bologna to Geneva are available on Omio for as little as $77 (€68). Trenitalia is Italy’s national train company with a huge fleet of trains offering different levels of comfort, amenities and speed at which they travel. The company's flagship trains are the high-speed Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca. Trenitalia also operates trains such as the Eurocity (EC), Euronotte (EN), InterCity (IC), InterCitynotte (ICN), as well as the Regionale Veloce (RV), Regionale (R), Suburbano (S) and Metropolitano (M). Bathrooms and WiFi access are standard on long-distance train routes. In most cases, the trains also provide barrier-free access.

Trenitalia offers three different ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Base, Economy, Super Economy and Ordinaria tickets. Trenitalia also has discount and loyalty cards for qualified travelers, which you can use on Omio. When traveling on a Trenitalia train between Bologna and Geneva, you can expect to travel 277 miles (447 km). Check Trenitalia’s train schedules and tickets for the Bologna to Geneva trip and book your cheap ticket on Omio today!

  • Average Price: $77

These are Trenitalia's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Bologna and Geneva:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Refund or voucher policy
  • In the case of Trenitalia cancellations, the customer will be contacted directly. If the customer does not intend to travel, they can still obtain a full refund by submitting a cancellation request (relevant special conditions might apply) by filling in a request form for an electronic credit here: https://reclami-e-suggerimenti.trenitalia.com/rimborsi/en/Anagrafica.aspx
  • Alternatively, the customer can request a refund for the payment method they used at the time of purchase by contacting a Trenitalia ticket office and presenting the communication received. Find the refund request form for regional trains here: https://www.trenitalia.com/content/dam/tcom/allegati/trenitalia/in_regione/Modulo_Indennit%C3%A0_Rimborsi_Coronavirus_posta_mail.pdf.
  • For further information and cancellation procedures go to the Trenitalia website: https://www.trenitalia.com/en/info_contacts/refund-for-journey-cancellation.html Or in Italian here: https://www.trenitalia.com/it/informazioni/rimborso-per-rinuncia-al-viaggio-febbraio-2020.html

Travel Tips: Trains from Bologna to Geneva

Travel by train to Geneva easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bologna to Geneva.
FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between Bologna, Italy and Geneva, Switzerland allowed?

Travel between Bologna, Italy and Geneva, Switzerland by train is: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Italy?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Bologna?

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Geneva, Switzerland?

When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 5/23/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Bologna to Geneva before traveling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Bologna, Italy from Geneva, Switzerland?

Return travel from Switzerland to Italy is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Bologna from Geneva?

Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Geneva?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the safety rules to follow in Bologna, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last checked on 5/26/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Bologna from Geneva.

How much do cheap trains between Bologna and Geneva cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Geneva from Bologna for the next 7 days starting from $77 (€68)  one way.

How much is the train between Bologna and Geneva on average?

If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Bologna to Geneva train to cost on average $104 (€91)  one way.

What is the distance from Bologna to Geneva by train?

The Bologna to Geneva train distance is approximately 277 miles (447 km).

How long is the train to Geneva from Bologna?

On average the Bologna to Geneva train travel time is 6 h 53 min  for the 277 miles (447 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When traveling by train from Bologna to Geneva, which train station in Bologna do I depart from and which train station in Geneva do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Bologna to start your journey from including Bologna Centrale, Bologna Borgo Panigale and Bologna Mazzini. In Geneva you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Genève and Geneva.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Bologna Centrale   and arrive in Genève.

Where do I find the Bologna train station to Geneva? Where is the Geneva train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Bologna Centrale and travel around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Genève and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the train station to the city center in Geneva.

What train providers go from Bologna to Geneva?

Take the Bologna to Geneva train with Trenitalia or Frecciarossa. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey to Geneva from Bologna as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services are there to Geneva from Bologna a day?

On average, there are 5 trains a day from Bologna to Geneva. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When can I take the first train from Bologna to Geneva? When can I take the last train for the day?

You can take the first train from Bologna to Geneva at 7: 50 AM. The last train from Bologna to Geneva that you can take departs at 4: 51 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Bologna to Geneva schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Bologna to Geneva to get the best deals?

If you book the Bologna to Geneva train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $104 (€91). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Geneva from Bologna. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bologna
Geneva
Bologna Centrale is the most popular Bologna railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bologna for your trip to Geneva.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 892021
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Bologna Centrale
Bus lines: 21, 25, 30, 36, 61, 62, 77, BLQ
Monorail lines: Marconi Express
Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, Italo, ÖBB EC, EN