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from Milan to Geneva

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

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To get from Milan to Geneva on Dec 4 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:00PMMilan Linate Airport15h10 11:10AMGeneva International Airport
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Fri
Dec 3
$102Trenitalia
$55Flixbus
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Sat
Dec 4
$102Trenitalia
$42Flixbus
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Sun
Dec 5
$102Trenitalia
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$211ITA
Mon
Dec 6
$72Trenitalia
$20Flixbus
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Tue
Dec 7
$72Trenitalia
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$211ITA
Wed
Dec 8
$82Trenitalia
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$211ITA
Thu
Dec 9
$72Trenitalia
$20Flixbus
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Fri
Dec 10
$61Trenitalia
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$211ITA
Sat
Dec 11
$61Trenitalia
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Sun
Dec 12
$52Trenitalia
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Mon
Dec 13
$41Trenitalia
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Tue
Dec 14
$52Trenitalia
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$211ITA
Wed
Dec 15
$41Trenitalia
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$211ITA
Thu
Dec 16
$41Trenitalia
$16Flixbus
$211ITA
Fri
Dec 17
$41Trenitalia
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Sat
Dec 18
$52Trenitalia
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Sun
Dec 19
$41Trenitalia
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Mon
Dec 20
$41Trenitalia
$32Flixbus
$211ITA
Tue
Dec 21
$52Trenitalia
$26Flixbus
$211ITA
Wed
Dec 22
$52Trenitalia
$26Flixbus
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Thu
Dec 23
$61Trenitalia
$42Flixbus
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Travel Information between Milan and Geneva

distanceDistance154 miles (249 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $151
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $20 (€17) • 4 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $82 (€68) • 4 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Trenitalia

Travel 154 miles (249 km) by bus, flight or train to Geneva from Milan. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 1 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€17). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Trenitalia among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Milan to Geneva.

How to get from Milan to Geneva

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Milan to Geneva, 68,08% 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 Milan to Geneva 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
Is international travel between Milan, Italy and Geneva, Switzerland allowed?

International travel from Milan, Italy to Geneva, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Italy?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Geneva if traveling from Milan?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Geneva, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/29/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Geneva from Milan.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Milan, Italy from Geneva, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for returning to Milan, Italy from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Milan, Italy from Geneva, Switzerland?

Reentering Italy 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 Milan from Geneva?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Milan, Italy regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Italy 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 12/2/21. 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 Milan from Geneva here.

How do I travel from Milan to Geneva?

You can travel to Geneva from Milan 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Milan to Geneva?

The cheapest way to go to Geneva from Milan is by taking a bus, which costs on average $20 (€17).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Geneva:

A bus is $131 (€109) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Milan to Geneva costing on average $151 (€126).

A bus is generally $61 (€51) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $82 (€68) from Milan to Geneva.

What is the fastest way from Milan to Geneva?

The fastest way from Milan to Geneva is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 1 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 55 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by flight can take 14 h 50 min   on average.

How far is Geneva from Milan?

You should expect to travel around 154 miles (249 km) between Milan and Geneva.

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

The average frequency per day from Milan to Geneva is:

  • Around 2 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Milan and in Geneva?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Milan, Stazione Centrale and tend to arrive in Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
  • Flights mostly leave from Milan Malpensa Airport and tend to arrive in Geneva International Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Milan at Milano Centrale and arrive in Geneva at Genève.
Which travel companies can take me from Milan to Geneva?

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

  • You can travel between Milan and Geneva by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $20 (€17) with Flixbus from Milan to Geneva.
  • You can go to Geneva from Milan by plane with Lufthansa. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $151 (€126) with Lufthansa from Milan to Geneva on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Milan to Geneva with Trenitalia, and you can find Trenitalia Milan to Geneva tickets for $82 (€68) on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly between Milan and Geneva?

Yes, there are direct routes from Milan to Geneva with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 2 direct trains a day to Geneva with Trenitalia.

Direct services to Geneva tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Milan to Geneva?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Milan to Geneva often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Lyon or Zurich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Milan and Geneva itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Geneva and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book my Milan to Geneva one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $20 (€17) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $151 (€126) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $82 (€68) one way for this trip.

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