How to travel from Amsterdam to Geneva

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from Amsterdam to Geneva

You can get from Amsterdam to Geneva by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Amsterdam to Geneva on Mar 24 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:30AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol1h30 09:00AMGeneva International Airport
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01:45PMAmsterdam16h50 06:35AMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
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05:25PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol1h30 06:55PMGeneva International Airport
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09:05PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol1h30 10:35PMGeneva International Airport
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08:28PMAmsterdam Central station13h12 09:40AMGeneva
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Travel Information to Geneva from Amsterdam

distanceDistance429 miles (692 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$96 - $192
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $96 (€85) • 21 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $110 (€97) • 3 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 429 miles (692 km) between Amsterdam and Geneva. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $96 (€85). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Amsterdam to Geneva.

How to get from Amsterdam to Geneva

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Amsterdam to Geneva, 72,06% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Amsterdam to Geneva, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Amsterdam to Geneva

Travel Tips: Travel 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 Amsterdam to Geneva.

International travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Geneva, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Netherlands?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Geneva if traveling from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Geneva, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 3/22/23; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Amsterdam to Geneva.

Return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Switzerland?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Netherlands from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands was last verified on 3/8/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Amsterdam from Geneva.

There are 3 ways to get from Amsterdam to Geneva: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Geneva is by taking a bus with an average price of $96 (€85).

This is compared to other travel options to Geneva:

Taking a bus is about $14 (€12) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $110 (€97) for this route.

Taking a bus is about $96 (€85) less than taking a train, which costs on average $192 (€170) for this trip.

The quickest way to travel to Geneva from Amsterdam is by flight, which takes on average 3 h 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 21 h 35 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 14 h 39 min   on average.

The distance from Amsterdam to Geneva is approximately 429 miles (692 km).

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Geneva is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Geneva from Amsterdam as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Geneva:

  • Buses mostly depart from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and arrive in Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
  • Flights mostly leave from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and tend to arrive in Geneva International Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Geneva at Genève.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Amsterdam to Geneva, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Geneva by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Amsterdam to Geneva tickets on Omio for $192 (€170).

Yes, there are direct services available from Amsterdam to Geneva with the following travel companies:

  • You can book a direct bus with.
  • You'll find direct flights with easyJet, KLM or KLM Cityhopper.
  • You can book a direct train with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Geneva as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Amsterdam and Geneva.

Many of our customers traveling from Amsterdam to Geneva don't make Geneva their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Geneva are Paris, Lyon or Milan, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Geneva to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Amsterdam to Geneva, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $96 (€85) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $110 (€97) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $192 (€170) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Amsterdam to Geneva online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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