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Travel Information between Hamburg and Geneva

distanceDistance536 miles (865 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$36 - $124
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $36 (€30) • 9 h 23 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $124 (€104) • 4 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesCityjet, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 536 miles (865 km) between Hamburg and Geneva. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $36 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Cityjet, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Hamburg to Geneva.

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FAQs

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

Travel from Hamburg, Germany to Geneva, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Geneva from Hamburg restricted?

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

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

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • 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 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Hamburg and Geneva closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Hamburg, Germany from Geneva, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return to Hamburg, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Hamburg from Geneva restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Hamburg, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany 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 Germany was last checked on 1/26/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Hamburg from Geneva closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Hamburg to Geneva?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Geneva?

The cheapest way to go to Geneva from Hamburg is by taking a train, which costs on average $36 (€30).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Geneva:

Taking a train is usually $88 (€74) less than taking a flight to Geneva, which costs on average $124 (€104) for the same trip.

A train is $13 (€11) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Hamburg to Geneva costing on average $49 (€41).

What is the quickest way to get from Hamburg to Geneva?

The fastest way to get to Geneva from Hamburg is by flight with an average travel time of 4 h 45 min.

Other travel options to Geneva can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Geneva by bus can take on average 22 h 45 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 9 h 23 min   on average.

What is the distance between Hamburg and Geneva?

Geneva is approximately 536 miles (865 km) away from Hamburg.

How many services a day are there between Hamburg and Geneva?

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Geneva is:

  • 1 train per day.

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

When traveling from Hamburg to Geneva, what are the departure and arrival points in Hamburg and Geneva?

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

  • Flights mostly depart from Hamburg Airport and arrive in Geneva International Airport.
  • Buses mostly depart from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
  • Trains from Hamburg to Geneva most often leave from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Genève.

Which travel companies can get me from Hamburg to Geneva?

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

  • You can travel to Geneva from Hamburg by flight with Cityjet. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $124 (€104) with Cityjet from Hamburg to Geneva.
  • You can travel by bus between Hamburg and Geneva with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Hamburg to Geneva tickets for $49 (€41) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Hamburg to Geneva with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $36 (€30) with Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Geneva.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Hamburg to Geneva?

Your trip from Hamburg to Geneva doesn't have to end in Geneva. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Lyon. If you’d like to add Paris, Milan or Lyon to your Hamburg to Geneva tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Geneva today!

When should I book a ticket from Hamburg to Geneva online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost $124 (€104) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $49 (€41) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $36 (€30) one way on average.

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

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