How to travel from Rotterdam to Geneva

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from Rotterdam to Geneva

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

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To get from Rotterdam to Geneva on Aug 13 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:52PMRotterdam Centraal15h09 12:01PMGeneva
7 transfers
901One-way
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08:52PMRotterdam Centraal15h09 12:01PMGeneva
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08:05PMRotterdam Centraal15h13 11:18AMGeneva
2 transfers
1571One-way
12:12PMRotterdam, Conradstraat18h23 06:35AMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
1 transfer
1291One-way
08:12AMRotterdam, Conradstraat16h38 12:50AMGeneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
1 transfer
1681One-way

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Travel Information to Geneva from Rotterdam

distanceDistance401 miles (647 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $64
fastestFastest modeTrain • $60 (€56) • 10 h 33 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 401 miles (647 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Rotterdam to Geneva. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Rotterdam to Geneva.

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FAQs

International travel from Rotterdam, Netherlands to Geneva, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Netherlands?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 8/3/22; 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 between Rotterdam and Geneva.

The restriction level for your return to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Rotterdam from Geneva restricted?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Rotterdam from Geneva?

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 7/28/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Rotterdam from Geneva closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 travel options from Rotterdam to Geneva: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Geneva is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $21 (€19) compared to other travel options to Geneva:

A flight is generally $43 (€40) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $64 (€59) from Rotterdam to Geneva.

A flight is $40 (€37) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Rotterdam to Geneva costing on average $60 (€56).

The fastest way to get to Geneva from Rotterdam is by train with an average travel time of 10 h 33 min.

Other travel options to Geneva can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 13 h 54 min.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 401 miles (647 km) from Rotterdam to Geneva.

The average frequency per day from Rotterdam to Geneva is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • Around 5 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) and arrive in Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Rotterdam The Hague Airport and arrive in Geneva International Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Rotterdam Centraal to Genève.

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

  • You can go to Geneva from Rotterdam by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $64 (€59) with Flixbus from Rotterdam to Geneva on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Rotterdam to Geneva with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $60 (€56) with Deutsche Bahn from Rotterdam to Geneva.

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

  • You can take a direct bus with.
  • You can travel directly by train with.

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.

Looking to extend your trip from Rotterdam to Geneva? Many Omio customers who go from Rotterdam to Geneva usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Lyon. If you're looking to explore Paris, Milan or Lyon from Geneva, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Bus tickets cost $64 (€59) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $21 (€19) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $60 (€56) one way.

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

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