Venice to Geneva train

Cheap train tickets from Venice to Geneva

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112

Average

129

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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08:10AMVenice Santa Lucia9h11 05:21PMGeneva
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1121One-way
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01:10PMVenice Santa Lucia8h11 09:21PMGeneva
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1121One-way
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04:18PMVenice Santa Lucia7h38 11:56PMGeneva
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1311One-way
08:18AMVenice Santa Lucia9h03 05:21PMGeneva
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1421One-way
01:48PMVenice Santa Lucia7h33 09:21PMGeneva
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1451One-way

Train schedule from Venice to Geneva

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08:10AMVenice Santa Lucia9h11 05:21PMGeneva
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08:18AMVenice Santa Lucia9h03 05:21PMGeneva
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01:10PMVenice Santa Lucia8h11 09:21PMGeneva
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01:48PMVenice Santa Lucia7h33 09:21PMGeneva
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04:18PMVenice Santa Lucia7h38 11:56PMGeneva
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Fastest train times from Venice to Geneva

Showing times and prices for Feb 01

Fastest Journey

7 h 33 m

Average

8 h 19 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

486 km

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.

Fastest
01:48PMVenice Santa Lucia7h33 09:21PMGeneva
1 transfer
1451One-way
2nd Fastest
04:18PMVenice Santa Lucia7h38 11:56PMGeneva
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1311One-way
01:10PMVenice Santa Lucia8h11 09:21PMGeneva
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1121One-way
08:18AMVenice Santa Lucia9h03 05:21PMGeneva
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1421One-way
08:10AMVenice Santa Lucia9h11 05:21PMGeneva
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1121One-way

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Overview: Train from Venice to Geneva

distanceDistance301 miles (486 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price$107 (€93)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesFrecciarossa 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.

Train providers: Frecciarossa and Trenitalia from Venice to Geneva trains

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
Frecciarossa

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

      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 Train Time: Daily Departures

      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.

       

      How long is the journey by train from Venice to Geneva?

      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.

       

      Trains from Venice to Geneva: Departure and Arrival Stations

      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.

       

      Which train companies travel from Venice to Geneva?

      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.

       

      Trenitalia trains from Venice to Geneva

      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.

       

      Italo Trains from Venice to Geneva

      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.

       

      On the Train from Venice to Geneva: Services on Board

      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.

       

      How to find cheap train tickets from Venice to Geneva

      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 Tips: Trains from Venice to Geneva

      Travel Tips: 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 Venice to Geneva.
      FAQs

      Travel by train between Venice, Italy and Geneva, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

      Is international entry into Geneva from Venice restricted?

      International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

      Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Venice?

      Entry Requirements:

      • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

      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.

      Is my return train into Venice from Geneva restricted?

      International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

      Conditions of reentry:

      • There are no current restrictions

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

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

      • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
      • Face mask required: Recommended

      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 have found cheap train tickets from Venice to Geneva for as low as $55 (€48)  for the next 7 days.
      In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $107 (€93)  for a train ticket between Venice and Geneva.
      You should expect to travel around 301 miles (486 km)  to Geneva from Venice by train.
      The train time between Venice and Geneva is on average 7 h 38 min  for the 301 miles (486 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Venice to Geneva by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

      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.

      For the best Venice to Geneva train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Frecciarossa or Trenitalia. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Venice to Geneva to compare what amenities they may offer.
      Yes, there is 1 direct train a day from Venice to Geneva. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Trenitalia. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
      The average number of trains departing Venice for Geneva is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
      You can take the first train from Venice to Geneva at 7: 10 AM. The last train from Venice to Geneva that you can take departs at 7: 10 AM. Omio shows you the latest train from Venice to Geneva schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
      In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you buy train tickets from Venice to Geneva within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $107 (€93) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Venice to Geneva a few months in advance.

      Important Stations and Airports for this connection

      Venice
      Geneva
      The major railway station for departures from Venice is Venezia Mestre. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Venezia Mestre for your journey to Geneva from Venice.
      Amenities at station
      WifiWifi
      LockersLockers
      ParkingParking
      ATMATM
      TaxisTaxis
      AccessibilityAccessibility
      phone
      Phone Number
      +39 892021
      ticketOfficeHours
      Ticket Office Hours
      Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 30
      Public transit options for Venezia Mestre
      Bus lines: 2, 3, 10, 15, 18, 25a, 31, 31H, 32, 32H, 33H, 34H, 43, 53, 86, N1, 8AE
      Train lines: FR, FA, FB, EC, RJ, IC, EN, ICN, R, Italo
      Amenities at station
      WifiWifi
      LockersLockers
      ParkingParking
      ATMATM
      TaxisTaxis
      AccessibilityAccessibility
      phone
      Phone Number
      +39 0415298711
      ticketOfficeHours
      Ticket Office Hours
      Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
      Public transit options for Venezia Santa Lucia
      Bus lines: 1, 2, 4. 1, 4. 2, 5. 1, 5. 2, 3, N
      Train lines: FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, R, RER, EC, EN, RJ, VSOE

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