The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Venice to Geneva is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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7 h 33 m
8 h 19 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Venice for Geneva every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||301 miles (486 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h 38 min|
|Average train ticket price||$107 (€93)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||Frecciarossa or Trenitalia|
Trains from Venice to Geneva cover the 301 miles (486 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 38 min with our travel partners like Frecciarossa or Trenitalia. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $55 (€48), but the average price of train tickets is $107 (€93). Travelers depart most frequently from Venezia Mestre and arrive in Genève.
You can travel by train between Venice and Geneva with Frecciarossa and Trenitalia for as low as $55 (€48). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Trenitalia train tickets between Venice and Geneva are available on Omio for as little as $55 (€48). 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 to Geneva from Venice, you can expect to travel 301 miles (486 km). Check Trenitalia’s train schedules and tickets for the Venice to Geneva trip and book your cheap ticket on Omio today!
Step on board a Frecciarossa train and relax as you travel across Italy. Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa high-speed trains make about 200 connections across Italy per day, including major destinations like Rome, Florence, Milan, Venice and Naples. These trains reach speeds up to 186 mph (300 kmh), so you can travel 301 miles (486 km) between Venice and Geneva quickly on a Frecciarossa high-speed train. There are four different classes to choose from: Standard, Premium, Business, and Executive. All Frecciarossa classes provide free WiFi access, power outlets, air conditioning, bathrooms, luggage storage, onboard entertainment, and restaurant and bar services to passengers.
We show you the latest Frecciarossa train schedule for the Venice to Geneva route, so you can select the best times for your upcoming trip. You can find other travel information on Omio for this journey, such as departure and arrival train stations, journey times, number of stops, and cheap fares. You can select from three ticket types: Super Economy, Economy, and Base. Once you’ve picked your ticket, book a cheap train between Venice and Geneva with us today and enjoy your journey with Trenitalia’s Frecciarossa!
Trains from Venice to Geneva depart from the very heart of Venice, the Venice Santa Lucia train station, which is situated right on the iconic Grand Canal. Your train takes a railway bridge across the Venetian Lagoon to the mainland of Italy, then sets off at a northwest slant into Switzerland. After a journey of about 302 miles (486 km), your Venice to Geneva train will arrive at the main railway station in Geneva, Geneva Cornavin. Generally, travelers can find about 15 trains a day making this trip. Once you arrive in Geneva, you can enjoy the famous Lake Geneva and Palais des Nations.
Venice to Geneva trains depart about 15 times a day, for a total of about 105 trains a week. The earliest Venice to Geneva train tends to depart around 05:40 a.m. and the latest train tends to leave around 10:00 p.m. The journey is approximately 302 miles (486 km) and generally requires 1 or 2 changes in cities such as Verona, Milan, and Bologna.
Traveling from Venice to Geneva by train will usually require passengers to switch trains 1 or 2 times during the journey in cities such as Verona, Milan, and Bologna. Depending on how many changes you have, how long your layovers are, and what kind of train each leg of your journey is on, your trip time can vary quite a bit. The fastest Venice to Geneva trains tend to complete their journey in about 8h 41min. The slowest trips tend to be around 12h 51min.
Departure train station: In Venice, you will catch your Venice to Geneva train right on the Grand Canal at the Venice Santa Lucia railway station. For transportation to the Santa Lucia station from throughout Venice, you can take a waterbus, or Vaporetto. You can also opt for a more expensive water taxi to get you there in about 6min. And you can always walk: the station is approximately 12min from the famous Rialto Bridge. Venice Santa Lucia train station features ticket machines, ticket windows, ATMs, luggage lockers, tourist information, and restrooms. It also has shops, a VIP lounge with Wi-Fi, and various places to eat, including a pizzeria. Differently-abled travelers should contact the Venice Santa Lucia station for assistance before their day of departure.
Arrival train station: Venice to Geneva trains arrive at Geneva Cornavin station, the main railway station of Geneva, located in the city center. From here, passengers can catch buses and trams to take them throughout the city. The station offers travelers free Wi-Fi, but restrooms cost a small amount. You can also find ticket machines, currency exchange, and luggage lockers. If you want to shop or eat, you have many options, including cafeterias and eateries, a bookstore and a flower shop.
Trenitalia and occasionally Italo train companies operate cheap trains from Venice to Geneva. Trenitalia has several different types of trains in its fleet and might use more than one model on one trip from Venice to Geneva. For example, on Venice to Geneva trains, Trenitalia likes to use its older Regionale models as well its more cutting-edge high speed-trains such as Frecciarossa and Frecciargento. Italo generally uses high-speed trains.
Trains from Venice to Geneva generally require 1 or 2 changes per trip, in cities such as Milan, Verona, and Bologna. If Trenitalia is operating the train service, any leg of the journey might be on a different model train, such as a high-speed Frecciarossa or an older, slower Regionale model. Trenitalia generally sells tickets in 2nd, Standard, or Premium class. Second class includes armchair seating, bistro service, and plenty of space. Standard class offers armchair seating, bistro service, and free Wi-Fi. Premium seating features free Wi-Fi, leather armchair seating, and newspaper and bistro service.
The train company Italo occasionally runs the trains from Venice to Geneva. Generally, Italo only uses high-speed trains in its fleet. Italo train journeys offer passengers tickets in Smart class, Prima class, and Club Executive class. A Smart ticket provides travelers with free Wi-Fi, on-board entertainment, and reclining leather seats. Prima tends to provide the same Wi-Fi, on-board entertainment, and leather seats, but also offers a welcome service and more space. If you buy an Executive Club ticket, you will have all the same amenities as Prima class, along with access to a private lounge.
Policies and restrictions regarding luggage, pets, and bicycles are similar for Trenitalia and Italo trains. However, since rules can vary slightly between companies, and even between different trains in one company, it is best to double-check rules and restrictions when booking your ticket on a Venice to Geneva train. Generally, passengers simply carry their luggage aboard the train and keep it with them, stowing it in the racks above the seats or in the designated cabinets at the end of the train car. There is usually no charge for bringing your luggage. Guide dogs tend to travel free and with no restrictions on both Italo and Trenitalia trains. Small pets can be brought aboard, usually at no extra charge, but they must be kept in small pet carriers throughout the duration of the journey. Larger dogs can board if wearing a leash and fitted with a muzzle. There is usually a charge for bringing a larger dog. Also, since Venice to Geneva trains cross the border, you will also need to bring identification and vaccination documentation for your animals. Keep in mind that animals are sometimes prohibited from trains that depart during rush hour or upper-class cars. Several aspects of bike policies differ between train companies and train types, such as the type of bike allowed, how it is to be packed, where it is to be transported, and whether there is room or a charge. It is best to double-check the bike policies on the trains of every leg of your journey. Assistance for passengers with limited mobility is available from Trenitalia and Italo, but it is best to call ahead and let them know you will need assistance.
When it comes to finding cheap trains you can choose a train that require changes, because they are cheaper than non-stop ones. To keep fares as low as possible, it is also often a good idea to book your tickets in advance and leave some flexibility in your schedule.
Travel by train between Venice, Italy and Geneva, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Geneva from Venice closer to your date of departure here
The restriction level for your return train to Venice, Italy from Geneva is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 1/9/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Venice from Geneva closer to your date of departure here here.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Venezia Mestre and arrive in Genève.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Venezia Mestre and travel around 5.6 miles (9.1 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.
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