Geneva to Zurich train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Geneva to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Jun 23

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

2 h 41 m

Average

4 h 41 m

Trains per day

16

Distance

224 km

Cheap train tickets from Geneva to start from $82 with an average ticket price of $82.

The fastest train from Geneva to takes 2h 41m in comparison to an average duration of 4h 41m and covers a distance of 224 km.

16 trains that leave Geneva for every day with 6 travelling directly.

Cheapest
SBB
09:42AM3h03
Geneva station
12:45PMZürich Oerlikon
$821One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
SBB
08:42AM2h46
Geneva station
11:28AMZürich Hbf
$821One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
SBB
09:42AM2h46
Geneva station
12:28PMZürich Hbf
$821One-way
0 transfers
SBB
09:42AM3h02
Geneva station
12:44PMZürich Oerlikon
$831One-way
1 transfer
SBB
08:42AM3h02
Geneva station
11:44AMZürich Oerlikon
$831One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Geneva to Zurich

distanceDistance139 miles (224 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price$110 (€97)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesSBB or SNCF | TGV Lyria

Trains from Geneva to Zurich cover the 139 miles (224 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 41 min with our travel partners like SBB or SNCF | TGV Lyria. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $58 (€51), but the average price of train tickets is $110 (€97). Travelers depart most frequently from Geneva and arrive in Zürich Hbf.

Train companies: SBB and SNCF | TGV Lyria from Geneva to Zurich trains

For as little as $58 (€51) you can travel by train between Geneva and Zurich with SBB and SNCF | TGV Lyria. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

SBB is the national railway company of Switzerland which operates trains from Geneva to Zurich. It operates a wide range of trains, including InterCity, InterRegio, RegioExpress, Regio, S-Bahn, and InterCityExpress. InterCity trains are the fastest, with speeds of up to 200 km/h, while Regio trains are the slowest, with speeds of up to 120 km/h. SBB also offers a variety of ticket types, such as the Swiss Travel Pass, Half-Fare Card, and Super Saver tickets. Onboard facilities include Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a restaurant car. The most popular routes for SBB are from Zurich to Geneva, Basel to Bern, and Geneva to Lausanne.

SBB from Geneva to Zurich train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 41 min
  • Cheapest Price: $58

FAQs: Trains from Geneva to Zurich

FAQs: Travel by train from Geneva to Zurich 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 Geneva to Zurich.
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Cheap train tickets from Geneva to Zurich can start from as little as $58 (€51) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Geneva to Zurich is $110 (€97); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Geneva and Zurich is on average 2 h 41 min   for the 139 mile (224 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Zurich from Geneva by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Geneva to Zurich leaves at 6: 15 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Geneva to Zurich leaves at 10: 21 PM.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Zurich. Take the fast train with SNCF | TGV Lyria from Geneva to Zurich.
For the trip from Geneva to Zurich you can take a train with SBB or SNCF | TGV Lyria. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Geneva and Zurich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 21 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Geneva, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Zürich Hbf, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Zurich from Geneva is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 41 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Geneva to Zurich is October.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Geneva to Zurich including taking a bus, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Geneva and Zurich

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