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from Paris to Geneva

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

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To get from Paris to Geneva on Jun 14 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:00PMParis7h25 06:25AMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
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$241One-way
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11:00PMParis7h25 06:25AMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
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$241One-way
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08:00AMParis7h45 03:45PMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
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$451One-way
05:52AMParis Gare de Lyon4h43 10:35AMGeneva
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$851One-way
10:00AMParis Gare de Lyon4h35 02:35PMGeneva
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$1031One-way

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Jun 13
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$120easyJet
Mon
Jun 14
$85SNCF | TGV INOUI
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$225HOP!
Tue
Jun 15
$77SNCF | TGV Lyria
$24Flixbus
$225HOP!
Wed
Jun 16
$69SNCF | TGV Lyria
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$237HOP!
Thu
Jun 17
$77SNCF | TGV Lyria
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$139Swiss
Fri
Jun 18
$85SNCF | TGV INOUI
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$139Swiss
Sat
Jun 19
$90SNCF | TGV Lyria
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$135HOP!
Sun
Jun 20
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$19BlaBlaCar Bus
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Mon
Jun 21
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$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$173HOP!
Tue
Jun 22
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$139Swiss
Wed
Jun 23
$63SNCF | TGV Lyria
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$310Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Jun 24
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$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$139Swiss
Fri
Jun 25
$85SNCF | TGV INOUI
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$77easyJet
Sat
Jun 26
$90SNCF | TGV Lyria
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$119HOP!
Sun
Jun 27
$85SNCF | TGV INOUI
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$54easyJet
Mon
Jun 28
$83SNCF | TGV Lyria
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$119HOP!
Tue
Jun 29
$63SNCF | TGV Lyria
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$139Swiss
Wed
Jun 30
$63SNCF | TGV Lyria
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$237HOP!
Thu
Jul 1
$63SNCF | TGV Lyria
$19Flixbus
$86easyJet
Fri
Jul 2
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$45BlaBlaCar Bus
$89easyJet
Sat
Jul 3
$63SNCF | TGV Lyria
$24Flixbus
$119HOP!

How to Travel 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.

Trains from Paris to Geneva | Buses from Paris to Geneva | Flights from Paris to Geneva

Paris to Geneva Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€19

7:15 h

1 Day Ahead

trains

€53

3:00 h

2 Weeks Ahead

flight

€85

1:05 h

2 Months Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Paris to Geneva?

Cheapest way to travel from Paris 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.


Fastest way to travel from Paris to Geneva


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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.


Most popular way to travel from Paris to Geneva


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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.


How to get from Paris to Geneva

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Paris to Geneva, 78,04% 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 Paris 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 Paris, France and Geneva, Switzerland allowed?

Travel from Paris, France to Geneva, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Geneva from Paris restricted?

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

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

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)

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: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 6/9/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Geneva from Paris closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Paris, France from Geneva, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Paris, France from Geneva, Switzerland?

Reentering France 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 Paris from Geneva?

  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, France regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to France must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 6/12/21. 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 Paris from Geneva here.

What are the ways to get from Paris to Geneva?

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

How far is it from Paris to Geneva?

The distance is approximately 254 miles (409 km) from Paris to Geneva.

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

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

  • Flights from Paris to Geneva most often leave from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Geneva International Airport.
  • Buses mostly leave from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Parking Saemes Bercy Autocars) and tend to arrive in Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
  • Trains from Paris to Geneva most often leave from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Genève.
Which travel operators can get me to Geneva from Paris?

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:

  • Travel with easyJet to go to Geneva by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Paris to Geneva tickets on Omio for $60 (€46).
  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Geneva. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Paris to Geneva tickets on Omio for $25 (€19).
  • SNCF | TGV INOUI can get you to Geneva by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Paris to Geneva for $68 (€53) on Omio.
Is there a direct service between Paris and Geneva?

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

  • You can find direct flights to take to Geneva with HOP!
  • You can find a direct bus to Geneva with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can check for a direct train to Geneva with SNCF | TGV Lyria.

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 route.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Paris to Geneva?
Looking to extend your trip from Paris to Geneva? Many Omio customers who go from Paris to Geneva usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Lyon or Zurich. If you're looking to explore Milan, Lyon or Zurich from Geneva, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Paris to Geneva one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $60 (€46) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets cost on average $25 (€19) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $68 (€53) one way on average.

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

What is the cheapest way from Paris to Geneva?

The cheapest way to travel between Paris and Geneva is by taking a bus with an average price of $25 (€19).

This is compared to other travel options to Geneva:

Taking a bus is usually $35 (€27) less than taking a flight to Geneva, which costs on average $60 (€46) for the same trip.

A bus is $44 (€34) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Paris to Geneva costing on average $68 (€53).

What is the fastest way from Paris to Geneva?

The fastest way to get to Geneva from Paris is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Geneva can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 7 h 5 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 12 min  of travel time.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Geneva
Gare Paris Bercy
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Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 3
Paris Gare Montparnasse
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