How to travel from Salzburg to Geneva

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Travel Information to Geneva from Salzburg

distanceDistance342 miles (552 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$83 - $1, 120
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $83 (€76) • 12 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $1, 120 (€1, 023) • 2 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Swiss or ÖBB

Travel 342 miles (552 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Salzburg to Geneva. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $83 (€76). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Swiss or ÖBB among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Salzburg to Geneva.

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FAQs

Travel from Salzburg, Austria to Geneva, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Geneva from Salzburg restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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

The above information was last verified on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Salzburg to Geneva closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Salzburg, Austria from Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Austria from Switzerland?

Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

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

Requirements for reentering Austria:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

The above information about your return travel to Salzburg, Austria was last verified on 11/17/22. 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 Salzburg from Geneva.

There are 4 ways to travel from Salzburg to Geneva including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Geneva is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $83 (€76) compared to other travel options to Geneva:

Taking a bus is about $1, 037 (€947) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $1, 120 (€1, 023) for this journey.

Taking a bus is usually $15 (€14) less than taking a train to Geneva, which costs on average $98 (€90) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Geneva from Salzburg is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 55 min.

Other travel options to Geneva can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 12 h 45 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 8 h 22 min.

The distance from Salzburg to Geneva is approximately 342 miles (552 km).

The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Geneva is:

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

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

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

  • Buses from Salzburg to Geneva most often leave from Salzburg, Hbf Bahnsteig and arrive in Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
  • Flights from Salzburg to Geneva most often leave from Salzburg Airport and arrive in Geneva International Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Salzburg Hbf and tend to arrive in Genève.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Salzburg to Geneva, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Geneva by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Salzburg to Geneva for $83 (€76).
  • Travel with Swiss to go to Geneva by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Swiss Salzburg to Geneva tickets on Omio for $1, 120 (€1, 023).
  • ÖBB can get you to Geneva by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with ÖBB from Salzburg to Geneva for $98 (€90) on Omio.
Many of our customers traveling from Salzburg to Geneva don't make Geneva their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Geneva are Paris, Milan or Lyon, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Geneva to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $83 (€76) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $1, 120 (€1, 023) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $98 (€90) one way.

But we recommend booking Salzburg 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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