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May 17
$33Deutsche Bahn
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$200KLM
Thu
May 19
$33Deutsche Bahn
$41BlaBlaCar Bus
$66Eurowings
Sat
May 21
$33Deutsche Bahn
$60Flixbus
$136HOP!
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May 22
$33Deutsche Bahn
$45BlaBlaCar Bus
$111Swiss
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May 23
$33Deutsche Bahn
$34BlaBlaCar Bus
$88Eurowings

Travel Information from Mainz to Geneva

distanceDistance278 miles (449 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$72 - $215
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $72 (€65) • 16 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $215 (€193) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Swiss or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 278 miles (449 km) by bus, flight or train from Mainz to Geneva. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $72 (€65). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, Swiss or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Mainz to Geneva.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Geneva, Switzerland from Mainz, Germany currently allowed?

Travel from Mainz, Germany to Geneva, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Geneva from Mainz restricted?

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

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

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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: Regional advice

The above information was last verified on 5/9/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Mainz and Geneva closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Mainz, Germany from Geneva, Switzerland?

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

Am I allowed to reenter Mainz, 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 Mainz from Geneva?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

Which rules do I need to follow in Mainz, 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 5/15/22. 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 Mainz from Geneva here.

How do I go from Mainz to Geneva?

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

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

The cheapest way to get from Mainz to Geneva is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $72 (€65) compared to other travel options to Geneva:

Taking a bus is about $143 (€128) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $215 (€193) for this journey.

Taking a bus is about $24 (€22) less than taking a train, which costs on average $97 (€87) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Mainz to Geneva?

The quickest way to travel from Mainz to Geneva is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 25 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 16 h 5 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 6 h 1 min   on average.

How far is it from Mainz to Geneva?

The Mainz to Geneva distance is around 278 miles (449 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Mainz to Geneva is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

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

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

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

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

Which travel operators can get me to Geneva from Mainz?

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

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus for buses to Geneva. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for BlaBlaCar Bus Mainz to Geneva tickets on Omio for $72 (€65).
  • Travel with Swiss to go to Geneva by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Swiss Mainz to Geneva tickets on Omio for $215 (€193).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Geneva by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Mainz to Geneva for $97 (€87) on Omio.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Geneva from Mainz ends?

Many of our customers traveling from Mainz to Geneva don't make Geneva their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Geneva are Paris, Milan or Lyon, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Geneva to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Geneva from Mainz online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $72 (€65) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $215 (€193) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $97 (€87) one way.

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

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