Rotterdam to Geneva train

Cheap train tickets from Rotterdam to Geneva

Showing times and prices for Aug 18

Cheapest

73

Average

123

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.

Cheapest
08:52PMRotterdam Centraal15h55 12:47PMGeneva
7 transfers
731One-way
08:52PMRotterdam Centraal14h55 11:47AMGeneva
7 transfers
841One-way
02:44PMRotterdam Centraal16h03 06:47AMGeneva
8 transfers
1031One-way
08:20PMRotterdam Centraal12h58 09:18AMGeneva
3 transfers
1261One-way
07:20AMRotterdam Centraal10h27 05:47PMGeneva
3 transfers
2311One-way

Train schedule from Rotterdam to Geneva

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07:20AMRotterdam Centraal10h27 05:47PMGeneva
3 transfers
02:44PMRotterdam Centraal16h03 06:47AMGeneva
8 transfers
08:20PMRotterdam Centraal12h58 09:18AMGeneva
3 transfers
08:52PMRotterdam Centraal14h55 11:47AMGeneva
7 transfers
08:52PMRotterdam Centraal15h55 12:47PMGeneva
7 transfers

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Fastest train times from Rotterdam to Geneva

Showing times and prices for Aug 18

Fastest Journey

10 h 27 m

Average

14 h 3 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

648 km

It's difficult to get from Rotterdam to Geneva without transferring at least 3 times.

Fastest
07:20AMRotterdam Centraal10h27 05:47PMGeneva
3 transfers
2311One-way
08:20PMRotterdam Centraal12h58 09:18AMGeneva
3 transfers
1261One-way
08:52PMRotterdam Centraal14h55 11:47AMGeneva
7 transfers
841One-way
08:52PMRotterdam Centraal15h55 12:47PMGeneva
7 transfers
731One-way
02:44PMRotterdam Centraal16h03 06:47AMGeneva
8 transfers
1031One-way

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Overview: Train from Rotterdam to Geneva

distanceDistance401 miles (647 km)
durationAverage train duration14 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price$79 (€73)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesNS International | IC, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Thalys

Trains from Rotterdam to Geneva cover the 401 miles (647 km) long trip taking on average 14 h 26 min with our travel partners like NS International | IC, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Thalys. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $79 (€73), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $65 (€60). Travelers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Genève.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn, Thalys and Eurostar from Rotterdam to Geneva trains

For as little as $65 (€60) you can travel by train between Rotterdam and Geneva with Deutsche Bahn, Thalys and Eurostar. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Eurostar

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Rotterdam to Geneva train.

  • Average Price: $86

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train to Geneva from Rotterdam with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Are you making plans to travel to Geneva from Rotterdam? Why not take a train with Thalys? Omio can show you current Thalys train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Rotterdam to Geneva trains all in one place. On the Thalys train, you can expect to travel 401 miles (647 km) from Rotterdam to Geneva. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Rotterdam to Geneva, you can quickly see if the Thalys ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way Thalys train between Rotterdam and Geneva, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

Thalys from Rotterdam to Geneva train information:

  • Average Duration: 9 h 35 min
  • Thalys frequency: 3 a day

Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in continental Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel to Geneva from Rotterdam in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train to Geneva from Rotterdam, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).

Eurostar from Rotterdam to Geneva train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 20 min
  • Eurostar frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam to Geneva.
FAQs

Travel between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Geneva, Switzerland by train is: Fully open.

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 8/3/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Geneva from Rotterdam before traveling.

Return travel from Switzerland to Netherlands is: Fully open.

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

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

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

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

Last checked on 7/28/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Rotterdam from Geneva.

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Rotterdam to Geneva trains for as little as $65 (€60)  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Rotterdam to Geneva train price to come in at an average of $79 (€73)  one way.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Rotterdam and Geneva by train to be approximately 401 miles (647 km).
The train time from Rotterdam to Geneva is on average 14 h 26 min  for the 401 miles (647 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Rotterdam to Geneva by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When taking the train from Rotterdam to Geneva, you can choose to depart from train stations like Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Noord and Rotterdam Blaak. Your trip can end in train stations such as Genève and Geneva.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Rotterdam Centraal   and arrive in Genève.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and travel around 0.6 miles (875 m) 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.

Take the Rotterdam to Geneva train with NS International | IC, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Thalys. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Geneva from Rotterdam as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Rotterdam for Geneva is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Rotterdam at 9: 14 AM. The last train leaves from Rotterdam at 9: 14 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Rotterdam to Geneva and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
You can find trains between Rotterdam and Geneva to cost on average $79 (€73) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Rotterdam to Geneva train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rotterdam
Geneva
Rotterdam Centraal is the most popular Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam for your trip to Geneva.
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+31 302357822
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Mon - Sun: 00: 00 - 24: 00
Public transit options for Rotterdam Centraal
Subway lines: D, E
Bus lines: 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 44, 48
Tram lines: 4, 7, 8, 12, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25
Train lines: NS Intercity, NS Intercity Direct, NS Sprinter, NS Nachtnet, Thalys, Eurostar

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