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You can get from Paris to Geneva by train, bus or flight.
To get from Paris to Geneva on Jan 23 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||254 miles (409 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$38 - $45|
|Cheapest mode||Flight • $38 (€31) • 1 h|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $38 (€31) • 1 h|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV Lyria|
Travel 254 miles (409 km) by bus, flight or train to Geneva from Paris. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $38 (€31). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV Lyria among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Paris to Geneva.
If you are considering traveling from Paris to Geneva, you can choose between all of the major forms of transport. Buses take the longest, with journey times of around 7 hours, while trains can take only 3 hours to reach Geneva. However, the fastest way to reach your destination will be flying. Flights depart regularly and will only take about an hour to get to Geneva.
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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Geneva. Buses traveling from Paris to Geneva depart from either Paris' Porte Maillot, Porte d'Orléans, Gare Routière Galliéni, or Quai de Bercy bus stations and take at least 7:15 h to arrive at Geneva's pl. Dorciere bus station. Over 20 buses travel from Paris to Geneva every day, with the first departing Paris at 2:00 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Paris to Geneva include Flixbus, Ouibus, and Eurolines.
Taking a flight is technically the fastest way to travel from Paris to Geneva; however, when travel time to and from Paris and Geneva's airports is taken into consideration, taking a train is actually the fastest way to travel from Paris to Geneva. Flights traveling from Paris to Geneva depart from either Paris' Charles de Gaulle or Orly airports and arrive at Geneva airport after just over an hour of flight time. Approximately 20 flights travel from Paris to Geneva every day, with the first departing Paris at 5:05 a.m. Airlines that travel directly from Paris to Geneva include EasyJet, Air France, and Swiss Airlines.
Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Paris to Geneva. Taking a train is at least 4:15 h faster than taking the bus and approximately 45 minutes faster than taking a flight when traveling to and from Paris and Geneva's airports is taken into consideration. Traveling from Paris to Geneva by train is €32 cheaper on average when compared to taking a flight. SNCF TGV and TGV Lyria high-speed trains travel from Paris to Geneva around 6 times per day.
International travel from Paris, France to Geneva, Switzerland is: Partially open.
Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 1/20/22; 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 from Paris to Geneva.
The restriction level for your return to Paris, France from Switzerland is: Partially open.
Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Conditions of reentry into France:
You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 1/21/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Geneva closer to your date of departure here.
You can travel between Paris and Geneva 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Geneva from Paris is by taking a flight, which costs on average $38 (€31).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Geneva:
Taking a flight is about $7 (€6) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $45 (€37) for this route.
A flight is generally $3 (€3) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $41 (€34) from Paris to Geneva.
The quickest way to travel to Geneva from Paris is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 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 7 h 5 min.
In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 3 h 11 min.
The Paris to Geneva distance is around 254 miles (409 km).
The average frequency per day from Paris to Geneva is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Geneva from Paris as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Paris to Geneva:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Paris to Geneva, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available from Paris to Geneva with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Geneva as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Geneva from Paris.
Before traveling from Paris to Geneva, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Paris to Geneva tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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