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from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva

You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva on Nov 30 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:30PMFrankfurt am Main Airport5h10 07:40PMGeneva International Airport
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$2321One-way
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06:45PMFrankfurt am Main Airport15h45 10:30AMGeneva International Airport
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$1761One-way
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12:00PMFrankfurt am Main Airport4h15 04:15PMGeneva International Airport
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$2451One-way
09:40AMFrankfurt am Main Airport6h35 04:15PMGeneva International Airport
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$2321One-way
12:00PMFrankfurt am Main Airport7h40 07:40PMGeneva International Airport
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$2451One-way

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Mon
Nov 29
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Tue
Nov 30
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$176ITA
Wed
Dec 1
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$232HOP!
Thu
Dec 2
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$147ITA
Fri
Dec 3
$36Deutsche Bahn
$49BlaBlaCar Bus
$146ITA
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Dec 4
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$49BlaBlaCar Bus
$208ITA
Sun
Dec 5
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$90BlaBlaCar Bus
$208ITA
Mon
Dec 6
$36Deutsche Bahn
$61BlaBlaCar Bus
$232HOP!
Wed
Dec 8
$36Deutsche Bahn
$68Flixbus
$147HOP!
Thu
Dec 9
$36Deutsche Bahn
$78Flixbus
$147ITA
Fri
Dec 10
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$49BlaBlaCar Bus
$147ITA
Sat
Dec 11
$36Deutsche Bahn
$49BlaBlaCar Bus
$147ITA
Sun
Dec 12
$36Deutsche Bahn
$49BlaBlaCar Bus
$146Alitalia
Mon
Dec 13
$36Deutsche Bahn
$49BlaBlaCar Bus
$147HOP!
Tue
Dec 14
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$147HOP!
Wed
Dec 15
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$148HOP!
Thu
Dec 16
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$51Flixbus
$147ITA
Fri
Dec 17
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$61BlaBlaCar Bus
$147ITA
Sat
Dec 18
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$51Flixbus
$147ITA
Sun
Dec 19
$36Deutsche Bahn
$90BlaBlaCar Bus
$146ITA

Travel Information from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva

distanceDistance294 miles (474 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $177
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $33 (€27) • 5 h 57 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $177 (€146) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir France, BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 294 miles (474 km) by flight, bus or train from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $33 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Air France, BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva.

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FAQs
Does Switzerland have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva?

Travel between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Geneva, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Geneva from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • 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

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

This information was last checked on 11/28/21. 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 Frankfurt am Main to Geneva.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Germany from Geneva, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for returning to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Geneva, Switzerland?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Frankfurt am Main from Geneva?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

Which rules do I need to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany 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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 11/28/21. 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 Frankfurt am Main from Geneva here.

How do I go from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva?

You can travel between Frankfurt am Main and Geneva 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva?

The cheapest way to go to Geneva from Frankfurt am Main is by taking a train, which costs on average $33 (€27).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Geneva:

Taking a train is usually $145 (€119) less than taking a flight to Geneva, which costs on average $177 (€146) for the same trip.

A train is generally $22 (€18) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $55 (€45) from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva.

What is the fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva?

The fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

There are alternative travel options to Geneva that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 17 h 25 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 5 h 57 min.

What is the distance between Frankfurt am Main and Geneva?

The Frankfurt am Main to Geneva distance is around 294 miles (474 km).

How many services a day are there to Geneva from Frankfurt am Main?

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva is:

  • 3 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Frankfurt am Main and in Geneva?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva:

  • Most travelers take a flight from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Geneva International Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their bus from Frankfurt am Main, Hbf and arrive in Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Genève.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva?

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

  • You can go to Geneva from Frankfurt am Main by plane with Air France. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $177 (€146) with Air France from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva on Omio.
  • You can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva with BlaBlaCar Bus. Cheap tickets can be found for $55 (€45) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva.
  • You can travel between Frankfurt am Main and Geneva by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $33 (€27) with Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva.
Can I travel directly from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva?

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

  • You can take a direct train with with 3 direct trains per day.

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 to Geneva from Frankfurt am Main.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Lyon. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Frankfurt am Main and Geneva itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Geneva and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Geneva online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $177 (€146) one way.
  • Bus tickets cost on average $55 (€45) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $33 (€27) one way on average.

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