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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 Sep 20 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:30PMParis7h05 06:35AMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
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$311One-way
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11:30PMParis7h05 06:35AMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
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$311One-way
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04:27PMParis Gare de Lyon4h08 08:35PMGeneva
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$1281One-way
08:16AMParis Gare de Lyon3h14 11:30AMGeneva
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$1481One-way
06:14AMParis Gare de Lyon3h16 09:30AMGeneva
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$1481One-way

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Sun
Sep 19
$160SNCF | TGV Lyria
$31Flixbus
$139easyJet
Mon
Sep 20
$128SNCF | TER
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$132easyJet
Tue
Sep 21
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$27Flixbus
$218Air France
Wed
Sep 22
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$95easyJet
Thu
Sep 23
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$31Flixbus
$94easyJet
Fri
Sep 24
$99SNCF | TGV Lyria
$31Flixbus
$85easyJet
Sat
Sep 25
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$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$61easyJet
Sun
Sep 26
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$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$92easyJet
Mon
Sep 27
$72SNCF | TER
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$61easyJet
Tue
Sep 28
$61SNCF | TGV Lyria
$27Flixbus
$135Swiss
Wed
Sep 29
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$52easyJet
Thu
Sep 30
$72SNCF | TER
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$61easyJet
Fri
Oct 1
$90SNCF | TGV INOUI
$22Flixbus
$56easyJet
Sat
Oct 2
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$19BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
Oct 3
$67SNCF | TGV Lyria
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$75easyJet
Mon
Oct 4
$61SNCF | TGV Lyria
$15Flixbus
$46easyJet
Tue
Oct 5
$61SNCF | TGV Lyria
$27Flixbus
$116Air France
Wed
Oct 6
$48SNCF | TGV Lyria
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$49easyJet
Thu
Oct 7
$48SNCF | TGV Lyria
$15BlaBlaCar Bus
$49easyJet
Fri
Oct 8
$72SNCF | TGV INOUI
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$53easyJet
Sat
Oct 9
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$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$46easyJet

Travel Information to Geneva from Paris

distanceDistance254 miles (409 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $94
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€19) • 7 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $90 (€72) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV

Travel 254 miles (409 km) by flight, bus or train between Paris and Geneva. 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are easyJet, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Paris to Geneva.

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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.

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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?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration 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: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 9/13/21. 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.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Paris, France from Geneva, Switzerland?

Return travel to Paris, France from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Switzerland?

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

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

Requirements for reentering France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 9/18/21. 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 Paris from Geneva.

What are the ways to get from Paris to Geneva?

You can travel between Paris and Geneva 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to travel to Geneva from Paris is by taking a bus with an average price of $24 (€19).

This is compared to other travel options to Geneva:

A bus is $66 (€53) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Paris to Geneva costing on average $90 (€72).

A bus is $70 (€56) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Paris to Geneva costing on average $94 (€75).

What is the fastest way from Paris to Geneva?

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

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

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

In comparison, getting to Geneva by train can take on average 3 h 12 min.

How far is it from Paris to Geneva?

You should expect to travel around 254 miles (409 km) between Paris and Geneva.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Paris to Geneva?

The average frequency per day from Paris to Geneva is:

  • 5 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers board their plane from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Geneva International Airport.
  • Most travelers board their bus from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
  • Most travelers take a train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Genève.
Who can get me from Paris to Geneva?

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

  • You can take a flight from Paris to Geneva with easyJet. Cheap tickets can be found for $90 (€72) with easyJet from Paris to Geneva.
  • You can travel by bus to Geneva from Paris with BlaBlaCar Bus, and you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Paris to Geneva tickets for $24 (€19) on Omio.
  • You can go to Geneva from Paris by train with SNCF | TGV. You'll see cheap train tickets for $94 (€75) with SNCF | TGV from Paris to Geneva on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly between Paris and Geneva?

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

  • You'll find 5 direct trains a day 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 destinations are worth visiting after traveling 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 early should I purchase Paris to Geneva tickets online to score the best deals?

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:

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $90 (€72) one way for this journey.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $24 (€19) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $94 (€75) one way on average for this trip.

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.

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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