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from Geneva to Zurich

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

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To get from Geneva to Zurich on Sep 20 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:15AMGeneve, Cornavin2h41 11:56AMZürich HB
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$741One-way
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09:15AMGeneve, Cornavin2h41 11:56AMZürich HB
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$741One-way
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09:42AMGeneve, Cornavin2h46 12:28PMZürich HB
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09:15AMGeneve, Cornavin2h52 12:07PMZürich Stadelhofen
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$751One-way
09:42AMGeneve, Cornavin2h59 12:41PMZürich Stadelhofen
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$751One-way

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Sun
Sep 19
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$246Swiss
Mon
Sep 20
$74SBB
$203Swiss
Tue
Sep 21
$92SBB
$203Swiss
Wed
Sep 22
$75SBB
$203Swiss
Thu
Sep 23
$74SBB
$203Swiss
Fri
Sep 24
$62SBB
$203Swiss
Sat
Sep 25
$78SBB
$169Swiss
Sun
Sep 26
$53SBB
$169Edelweiss Air
Mon
Sep 27
$62SBB
$203Swiss
Tue
Sep 28
$54SBB
$169Swiss
Wed
Sep 29
$53SBB
$169Swiss
Thu
Sep 30
$53SBB
$203Swiss
Fri
Oct 1
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$204Swiss
Sat
Oct 2
$73SBB
$169Swiss
Sun
Oct 3
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$117Swiss
Mon
Oct 4
$53SBB
$203Swiss
Tue
Oct 5
$53SBB
$143Swiss
Wed
Oct 6
$53SBB
$143Swiss
Thu
Oct 7
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$204Swiss
Fri
Oct 8
$42SBB
$203Swiss
Sat
Oct 9
$76SBB
$117Swiss

Travel Information to Zurich from Geneva

distanceDistance139 miles (224 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $189 (€152) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss

Take a flight to travel 139 miles (224 km) between Geneva and Zurich. Swiss is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct from Geneva to Zurich.

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Travel from Geneva to Zurich

If you want to travel from Geneva to Zurich, flying or catching a train are all excellent options. There are direct, quick, and convenient trains and super-fast flights, and none of them will take much more than 3 hours to make the trip, putting the shops and culture of Zurich easily within reach. Flying is easily the quickest route, but trains offer a comfortable alternative and are usually be the cheapest way to travel.

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Zurich to Geneva Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

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€41

2:40 h

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€74

0:45 h

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What is the best way to travel from Geneva to Zurich?

Cheapest way to travel from Geneva to Zurich


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Taking the train is the cheapest way to travel from Geneva to Zurich. Trains traveling from Geneva to Zurich depart from Geneva's Cornavin station and take at least 2:41 h to arrive at Zurich Hauptbahnhof. Approximately 30 trains from Cornavin every day with the first bus departing Geneva at 4:17 a.m. Train offered from Geneva to Zurich are run by SBB. All trains traveling from Geneva to Zurich are direct.


Fastest way to travel from Geneva to Zurich


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Flying is the fastest way to travel from Geneva to Zurich. Taking a flight is still the fastest way to travel from Geneva to Zurich even when travel time to and from Geneva to Zurich's airports is taken into consideration. Taking a flight is 4 times hours faster than taking a high-speed SBB train. Flights traveling from Geneva to Zurich depart from Geneva's airport and arrive at Zurich's airport. Airlines that fly directly from Geneva to Zurich include Air France, SWISS, Eurowings, and Austrian Airlines.


Most popular way to travel from Geneva to Zurich


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Taking a flight is the most popular way to travel from Geneva to Zurich. Taking a flight is significantly faster than taking the train. Alternatively, while traveling from Geneva to Zurich car sharing such as Bla Bla Car cheaper than taking a flight on average, and can take almost as little 3 hours to arrive in Zurich. Approximately 10 direct flights travel from Geneva to Zurich per day. Some of the airline ticket cost can be offset by planning ahead and booking your Geneva to Zurichtravel as far ahead of time as possible.


How to get from Geneva to Zürich

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Geneva to Zürich, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Geneva to Zürich and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
What are the ways to get from Geneva to Zurich?

You can get from Geneva to Zurich by flight.

What is the quickest way from Geneva to Zurich?

The fastest way to travel from Geneva to Zurich is by flight, which requires on average 50 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Geneva to Zurich would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 139 miles (224 km) between Geneva and Zurich.

When traveling to Zurich from Geneva, where do I depart from Geneva and where do I arrive in Zurich?

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

  • Most travelers take a flight from Geneva International Airport to Zurich Airport.
Which travel companies can get me from Geneva to Zurich?

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

  • Travel with Swiss for flights to Zurich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Swiss Geneva to Zurich tickets on Omio for $189 (€152).
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Geneva to Zurich?
Your trip from Geneva to Zurich doesn't have to end in Zurich. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Munich. If you’d like to add Paris, Milan or Munich to your Geneva to Zurich tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Zurich today!
How far in advance should I buy my Geneva to Zurich one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $189 (€152) one way for this route.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Geneva
Zurich
Geneve, Cornavin
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