How to travel from Florence to Geneva

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Travel Information between Florence and Geneva

distanceDistance300 miles (484 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$93 - $545
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $93 (€85) • 10 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $545 (€497) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, ITA or Trenitalia

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 300 miles (484 km) from Florence to Geneva. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $93 (€85). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, ITA or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Florence to Geneva.

Travel Tips: Travel from Florence 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 Florence to Geneva.

Travel between Florence, Italy and Geneva, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Italy enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Geneva from Florence?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Geneva, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 11/6/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Florence to Geneva.

The current restriction level for returning to Florence, Italy from Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Florence, Italy from Geneva, Switzerland?

Reentering Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Florence from Geneva?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Florence, Italy regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Italy must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/17/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Florence from Geneva here.

There are 4 ways to get from Florence to Geneva: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Geneva from Florence is by taking a bus, which costs on average $93 (€85).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Geneva:

Taking a bus is about $451 (€412) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $545 (€497) for this trip.

A bus is $47 (€43) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Florence to Geneva costing on average $140 (€128).

The quickest way to travel between Florence and Geneva is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 10 h 45 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 11 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 300 miles (484 km) from Florence to Geneva.

The average frequency per day from Florence to Geneva is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Florence and Geneva as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Buses most often depart from Florence at Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 and arrive in Geneva at Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
  • Flights most often depart from Florence at Florence Peretola Airport and arrive in Geneva at Geneva International Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Genève.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Florence to Geneva:

  • You can go to Geneva from Florence by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $93 (€85) with Flixbus from Florence to Geneva on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Florence to Geneva with ITA. Cheap tickets can be found for $545 (€497) with ITA from Florence to Geneva.
  • You can travel by train from Florence to Geneva with Trenitalia, and you can find Trenitalia Florence to Geneva tickets for $140 (€128) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Florence to Geneva with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 1 direct bus per day to take to Geneva with Flixbus.

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

Omio customers who travel from Florence to Geneva often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Milan or Lyon. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Geneva and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before traveling from Florence to Geneva, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $93 (€85) one way.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $545 (€497) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $140 (€128) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Florence to Geneva tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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