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from Florence to Geneva

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

Our recommendation

To get from Florence to Geneva on Oct 28 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:55AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella6h26 05:21PMGeneva
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$1741One-way
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08:17AMFlorence Rifredi9h04 05:21PMGeneva
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$1501One-way
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10:25AMFlorence Santa Maria Novella6h56 05:21PMGeneva
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$1721One-way
02:25PMFlorence Santa Maria Novella6h56 09:21PMGeneva
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$1721One-way
10:10AMFlorence Peretola Airport3h25 01:35PMGeneva International Airport
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$2201One-way

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Oct 27
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Thu
Oct 28
$150Trenitalia
$63Flixbus
$220tab
Fri
Oct 29
$150Trenitalia
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$394Air Dolomiti
Sat
Oct 30
$150Trenitalia
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Oct 31
$141Trenitalia
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Nov 1
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$55Flixbus
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$239Air Dolomiti

Travel Information to Geneva from Florence

distanceDistance300 miles (484 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$71 - $260
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $71 (€58) • 10 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $260 (€212) • 3 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Trenitalia

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 300 miles (484 km) to Geneva from Florence. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $71 (€58). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Lufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Florence to Geneva.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Switzerland due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling from Florence to Geneva?

Travel from Florence, Italy to Geneva, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Geneva from Florence restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Geneva, Switzerland from Florence?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Geneva, Switzerland?

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

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 10/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Geneva from Florence closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Florence, Italy from Geneva, Switzerland due to COVID-19?

The restriction level for your return to Florence, Italy from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Florence from Geneva restricted?

Entry into Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Florence from Geneva?

Conditions of reentry into Italy:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Florence, Italy?

You should observe these safety measures in Italy as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Italy was last checked on 10/27/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Florence from Geneva closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Florence to Geneva?

There are 3 travel options from Florence to Geneva: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Florence to Geneva?

The cheapest way to go to Geneva from Florence is by taking a bus, which costs on average $71 (€58).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Geneva:

Taking a bus is usually $189 (€154) less than taking a flight to Geneva, which costs on average $260 (€212) for the same trip.

A bus is $78 (€64) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Florence to Geneva costing on average $149 (€122).

What is the quickest way from Florence to Geneva?

The fastest way to get to Geneva from Florence is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 25 min.

Other travel options to Geneva can usually take longer:

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

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 44 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Florence to Geneva?

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

How many services a day are there to Geneva from Florence?

The average frequency per day from Florence to Geneva is:

  • 3 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Florence? Where do I arrive in Geneva?

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

  • Most travelers who buy a plane ticket from Florence to Geneva depart from Florence Peretola Airport to Geneva International Airport.
  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Florence to Geneva depart from Florence, Villa Costanza Tram T1 to Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Genève.
Which travel companies can get me from Florence to Geneva?

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

  • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline to go to Geneva by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lufthansa Cityline Florence to Geneva tickets on Omio for $260 (€212).
  • Flixbus can get you to Geneva by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Florence to Geneva for $71 (€58) on Omio.
  • Travel with Trenitalia for trains to Geneva. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Trenitalia Florence to Geneva tickets on Omio for $149 (€122).
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Florence to Geneva?
Looking to extend your trip from Florence to Geneva? Many Omio customers who go from Florence to Geneva usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Lyon. If you're looking to explore Paris, Milan or Lyon from Geneva, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I book tickets between Florence and Geneva online for the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $260 (€212) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $71 (€58) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $149 (€122) 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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