Zurich to Geneva train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Zurich to Geneva

Showing times and prices for Jun 19

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

2 h 43 m

Average

4 h 51 m

Trains per day

17

Distance

224 km

Cheap train tickets from Zurich to start from $88 with an average ticket price of $96.

The fastest train from Zurich to takes 2h 43m in comparison to an average duration of 4h 51m and covers a distance of 224 km.

17 trains that leave Zurich for every day with 7 travelling directly.

Cheapest
SBB
09:04AM2h43
Zürich Hbf
11:47AMGeneva station
$881One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
SBB
09:32AM2h46
Zürich Hbf
12:18PMGeneva station
$881One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
SBB
09:14AM3h04
Zürich Oerlikon
12:18PMGeneva station
$881One-way
0 transfers
SBB
09:16AM3h02
Zürich Oerlikon
12:18PMGeneva station
$891One-way
1 transfer
SBB
08:04AM2h43
Zürich Hbf
10:47AMGeneva station
$1261One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Zurich to Geneva

distanceDistance139 miles (224 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 43 min
priceAverage train ticket price$109 (€95)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesSBB

Trains from Zurich to Geneva cover the 139 miles (224 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 43 min with our travel partners like SBB. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $109 (€95), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $57 (€50). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich Hbf and arrive in Geneva.

Train companies: SBB from Zurich to Geneva trains

SBB trains will get you from Zurich to Geneva from $44 (€39). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

SBB is the national railway company of Switzerland which operates trains between Zurich and Geneva. 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 Zurich to Geneva train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 43 min
  • Cheapest Price: $44

Train tickets from Zürich to Geneva: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 28 €
2 weeks earlier 25 €12%
3 weeks earlier 25 €12%
1 month before 25 €12%
2 months earlier 25 €12%


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The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Zürich - Geneva 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 12% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Zürich - Geneva with 2 months in advance you save up to about 12% compared to the initial price.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

FAQs: Trains from Zurich to Geneva

FAQs: Travel by train from Zurich 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 Zurich to Geneva.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Geneva can start from as little as $57 (€50) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Zurich to Geneva is $109 (€95); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Zurich to Geneva train time is 2 h 43 min   covering the 139 mile (224 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Zurich to Geneva leaves at 4: 32 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Zurich to Geneva leaves at 10: 46 PM.
Take the Zurich to Geneva train with SBB. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Geneva from Zurich as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 46 PM.

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

A trip to Geneva from Zurich is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 43 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Zurich to Geneva by train is May.
You have options as you can travel to Geneva from Zurich 3 different ways: bus, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Zurich and Geneva

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Geneva
The major railway station for departures from Zurich is Zürich Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Zürich Hbf for your journey to Geneva from Zurich.
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