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from Vienna to Geneva

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

Our recommendation

To get from Vienna to Geneva on Nov 30 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:55AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)11h23 09:18PMGeneva
4 changes
$1201One-way
Cheapest
11:59PMVienna16h46 04:45PMGeneve, Place Dorcière
0 changes
$671One-way
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09:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)10h48 08:18PMGeneva
1 changes
$1321One-way
07:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)10h48 06:18PMGeneva
1 changes
$1321One-way
05:30AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)10h48 04:18PMGeneva
1 changes
$1201One-way

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Mon
Nov 29
$120ÖBB
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Tue
Nov 30
$108ÖBB
$67Union Ivkoni International
$224Air France
Wed
Dec 1
$96ÖBB
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$224Air France
Thu
Dec 2
$96ÖBB | Railjet
$67STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$224Air France
Fri
Dec 3
$108ÖBB
$75Flixbus
$138Eurowings
Sat
Dec 4
$120ÖBB
$67Flixbus
$224Air France
Sun
Dec 5
$108ÖBB
$66Flixbus
$224Air France
Mon
Dec 6
$56Deutsche Bahn
$78Flixbus
$180Austrian Airlines
Tue
Dec 7
$56Deutsche Bahn
$54Union Ivkoni International
$180Austrian Airlines
Wed
Dec 8
$56Deutsche Bahn
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$180Austrian Airlines
Thu
Dec 9
$56Deutsche Bahn
$67STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
$224Air France
Fri
Dec 10
$96ÖBB
$72Flixbus
$138Eurowings
Sat
Dec 11
$56Deutsche Bahn
$60Flixbus
$140Air France
Sun
Dec 12
$56Deutsche Bahn
$54Union Ivkoni International
$153Air France
Mon
Dec 13
$96ÖBB
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$152Air France
Tue
Dec 14
$56Deutsche Bahn
$59Union Ivkoni International
$140Air France
Wed
Dec 15
$96ÖBB
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$181Austrian Airlines
Thu
Dec 16
$56Deutsche Bahn
$67Flixbus
$140Austrian Airlines
Fri
Dec 17
Find prices
$66Flixbus
$138Eurowings
Sat
Dec 18
$96ÖBB
$67Flixbus
$181Austrian Airlines
Sun
Dec 19
$96ÖBB
$61Union Ivkoni International
$174Air Dolomiti

Travel Information between Vienna and Geneva

distanceDistance498 miles (803 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$61 - $102
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $61 (€50) • 11 h 17 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $102 (€84) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Vueling or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 498 miles (803 km) by bus, flight or train to Geneva from Vienna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $61 (€50). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Vueling or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Vienna to Geneva.

How to get from Vienna to Geneva

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Vienna to Geneva, 65,91% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Vienna to Geneva, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for Switzerland due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between Vienna and Geneva?

Travel between Vienna, Austria and Geneva, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Austria enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Geneva from Vienna?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Geneva, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 11/28/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Vienna to Geneva.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Austria from Geneva, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for returning to Vienna, Austria from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Vienna, Austria from Geneva, Switzerland?

Reentering Austria 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 Vienna from Geneva?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Vienna, Austria regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Austria 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 11/25/21. 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 Vienna from Geneva here.

How do I go from Vienna to Geneva?

There are 3 ways to get from Vienna to Geneva: bus, flight or train.

How do I get from Vienna to Geneva the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Geneva from Vienna is by taking a train, which costs on average $61 (€50).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Geneva:

Taking a train is about $10 (€8) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $70 (€58) for this route.

A train is generally $41 (€34) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $102 (€84) from Vienna to Geneva.

What is the fastest way to travel from Vienna to Geneva?

The fastest way from Vienna to Geneva is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 14 h 31 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 11 h 17 min   on average.

How far is it from Vienna to Geneva?

The distance is approximately 498 miles (803 km) from Vienna to Geneva.

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

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Geneva is:

  • 7 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Vienna and in Geneva?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) to Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
  • Most travelers who book a plane ticket from Vienna to Geneva depart from Vienna International Airport to Geneva International Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Wien Westbahnhof to Genève.
Which travel companies can take me from Vienna to Geneva?

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

  • You can take a bus from Vienna to Geneva with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $70 (€58) with Flixbus from Vienna to Geneva.
  • You can go to Geneva from Vienna by plane with Vueling. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $102 (€84) with Vueling from Vienna to Geneva on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Geneva from Vienna with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Vienna to Geneva tickets for $61 (€50) on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly between Vienna and Geneva?

Yes, there are direct services available from Vienna to Geneva with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 7 direct trains per day with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Geneva as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Vienna to Geneva.

Where should I go next after I travel from Vienna to Geneva?
Looking to extend your trip from Vienna to Geneva? Many Omio customers who go from Vienna 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.
How early should I purchase Vienna to Geneva tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Vienna 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 costs $70 (€58) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $102 (€84) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $61 (€50) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Vienna 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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