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from Saint-Étienne to Geneva

You can get from Saint-Étienne to Geneva by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Saint-Étienne to Geneva on Oct 19 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:43PMSaint-Étienne2h52 07:35PMGeneva
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$471One-way
Cheapest
08:20AMSaint-Étienne3h15 11:35AMGeneva
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$451One-way
Other options
05:20PMSaint-Étienne3h15 08:35PMGeneva
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$451One-way
07:20AMSaint-Étienne3h15 10:35AMGeneva
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$451One-way
03:20PMSaint-Étienne3h15 06:35PMGeneva
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$451One-way

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Mon
Oct 18
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$15Flixbus
Tue
Oct 19
$45SNCF | TER
$17Flixbus
Wed
Oct 20
$45SNCF | TER
$12Flixbus
Fri
Oct 22
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$12Flixbus
Sat
Oct 23
$45SNCF | TER
$22Flixbus
Sun
Oct 24
$45SNCF | TER
$12Flixbus

Travel Information to Geneva from Saint-Étienne

distanceDistance99 miles (160 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $44
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€10) • 4 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $44 (€36) • 2 h 52 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or SNCF | TER

Travel 99 miles (160 km) by bus or train between Saint-Étienne and Geneva. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 52 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or SNCF | TER among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Saint-Étienne to Geneva.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Geneva, Switzerland from Saint-Étienne, France currently allowed?

International travel from Saint-Étienne, France to Geneva, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/15/21; 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 Saint-Étienne to Geneva.

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

Return travel to Saint-Étienne, 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
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration 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 Saint-Étienne, France was last verified on 10/17/21. 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 Saint-Étienne from Geneva.

How do I travel from Saint-Étienne to Geneva?

There are 2 travel options from Saint-Étienne to Geneva: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Saint-Étienne to Geneva?

The cheapest way to get from Saint-Étienne to Geneva is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $13 (€10) compared to other travel options to Geneva:

Taking a bus is about $31 (€26) less than taking a train, which costs on average $44 (€36) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to travel between Saint-Étienne and Geneva?

The quickest way to travel between Saint-Étienne and Geneva is by train, which takes on average 2 h 52 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Geneva by bus can take on average 4 h 15 min.

How far is it from Saint-Étienne to Geneva?

The distance is approximately 99 miles (160 km) from Saint-Étienne to Geneva.

When traveling from Saint-Étienne to Geneva, what are the departure and arrival points in Saint-Étienne and Geneva?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Saint-Étienne to Geneva:

  • Buses mostly depart from Saint-Étienne, Gare SNCF and arrive in Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
  • Trains mostly leave from Saint-Étienne Châteaucreux and tend to arrive in Genève.
Which travel companies can take me from Saint-Étienne to Geneva?

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

  • You can travel between Saint-Étienne and Geneva by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $13 (€10) with Flixbus from Saint-Étienne to Geneva.
  • You can travel by train between Saint-Étienne and Geneva with SNCF | TER, and you can find SNCF | TER Saint-Étienne to Geneva tickets for $44 (€36) on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Saint-Étienne to Geneva?
Omio customers who travel from Saint-Étienne to Geneva often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Milan or Lyon. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Geneva and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I book tickets to Geneva from Saint-Étienne online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Saint-Étienne to Geneva, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $13 (€10) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $44 (€36) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Saint-Étienne 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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