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from Munich to Geneva

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Wed
Sep 22
$77Deutsche Bahn
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$410Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Sep 23
$33Deutsche Bahn
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$341Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Sep 24
$33Deutsche Bahn
$28STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$336Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Sep 25
$33Deutsche Bahn
$43Flixbus
$261Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Sep 26
$33Deutsche Bahn
$43Flixbus
$261Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Sep 27
$33Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
$537Luxair
Tue
Sep 28
$33Deutsche Bahn
$92Flixbus
$205Eurowings
Wed
Sep 29
$33Deutsche Bahn
$83Flixbus
$310Lufthansa
Thu
Sep 30
$33Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$346Sas Airways
Fri
Oct 1
$33Deutsche Bahn with connection
$32STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$168Eurowings
Sat
Oct 2
$33Deutsche Bahn with connection
$32Flixbus
$202Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Oct 3
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$32Flixbus
$202Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Oct 4
$33Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
$498Luxair
Tue
Oct 5
$33Deutsche Bahn
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$132Swiss
Wed
Oct 6
$33Deutsche Bahn
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$205Eurowings
Thu
Oct 7
$33Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
$202Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Oct 8
$33Deutsche Bahn with connection
$32STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$152Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Oct 9
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$32Flixbus
$545Swiss
Sun
Oct 10
$33Deutsche Bahn with connection
$24Flixbus
$202Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Oct 11
$33Deutsche Bahn
$32Flixbus
$466Luxair
Tue
Oct 12
$33Deutsche Bahn
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$130Eurowings

Travel Information from Munich to Geneva

distanceDistance287 miles (463 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$34 - $274
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $34 (€27) • 7 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $274 (€219) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 287 miles (463 km) between Munich and Geneva. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $34 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Lufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Munich to Geneva.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Munich, Germany to Geneva, Switzerland?

Travel between Munich, 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 Munich?

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
  • 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 9/20/21. 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 Munich to Geneva.

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

Return travel to Munich, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Switzerland?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

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

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Munich, Germany was last verified on 9/20/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Munich from Geneva.

What are the ways to get from Munich to Geneva?

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

What is the cheapest way to go from Munich to Geneva?

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Geneva is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $34 (€27) compared to other travel options to Geneva:

A train is generally $240 (€192) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $274 (€219) from Munich to Geneva.

A train is $10 (€8) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Munich to Geneva costing on average $44 (€35).

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

The fastest way from Munich to Geneva is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 7 h 45 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 7 h 50 min.

How far is it from Munich to Geneva?

Geneva is approximately 287 miles (463 km) away from Munich.

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

The average frequency per day from Munich to Geneva is:

  • 5 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Munich? Where do I arrive in Geneva?

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

  • Flights most often depart from Munich at Munich Airport and arrive in Geneva at Geneva International Airport.
  • Buses from Munich to Geneva most often leave from München, ZOB and arrive in Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
  • Trains mostly leave from München Hbf and tend to arrive in Genève.
Which travel operators can get me to Geneva from Munich?

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

  • Lufthansa Cityline can get you to Geneva by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa Cityline from Munich to Geneva for $274 (€219) on Omio.
  • Flixbus can take you to Geneva by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Munich to Geneva for $44 (€35).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Geneva by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Geneva for $34 (€27).
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Munich to Geneva?
Your trip from Munich 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 Munich 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 buy a ticket from Munich to Geneva online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost $274 (€219) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets cost $44 (€35) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $34 (€27) one way on average.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Munich
Geneva
München ZOB Hackerbrücke
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München Hbf
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines U1, U2, U4, U5, U7, U8<br>Bus lines 58<br>Tram lines 16, 17, 20, 21, 22
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
München Ost
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