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from Zurich to Geneva

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

Our recommendation

To get from Zurich to Geneva on Sep 20 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:32AMZürich HB2h46 02:18PMGeneve, Cornavin
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$821One-way
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12:52PMZürich Stadelhofen2h55 03:47PMGeneve, Cornavin
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$801One-way
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11:22AMZürich Stadelhofen2h56 02:18PMGeneve, Cornavin
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$821One-way
11:04AMZürich HB2h43 01:47PMGeneve, Cornavin
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$871One-way
12:32PMZürich HB2h46 03:18PMGeneve, Cornavin
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$821One-way

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Sun
Sep 19
$100SBB
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Mon
Sep 20
$90SBB
$284Swiss
Tue
Sep 21
$81SBB
$232Swiss
Wed
Sep 22
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$189Swiss
Thu
Sep 23
$64SBB
$189Swiss
Fri
Sep 24
$64SBB
$189Swiss
Sat
Sep 25
$82SBB
$189Edelweiss Air
Sun
Sep 26
$53SBB
$189Swiss
Mon
Sep 27
$66SBB
$147Swiss
Tue
Sep 28
$57SBB
$147Swiss
Wed
Sep 29
$53SBB
$147Swiss
Thu
Sep 30
$96SBB
$147Swiss
Fri
Oct 1
$62SBB
$147Swiss
Sat
Oct 2
$79SBB
$121Swiss
Sun
Oct 3
$53SBB
$121Swiss
Mon
Oct 4
$69SBB
$121Swiss
Tue
Oct 5
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$95Swiss
Wed
Oct 6
$53SBB
$117Swiss
Thu
Oct 7
$42SBB
$121Swiss
Fri
Oct 8
$51SBB
$95Swiss
Sat
Oct 9
$74SBB
$95Swiss

Travel Information from Zurich to Geneva

distanceDistance139 miles (224 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $170 (€136) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss

Travel 139 miles (224 km) by flight from Zurich to Geneva. Swiss is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Zurich to Geneva.

Travel from Zurich to Geneva: Journey Details

Public transportation between Zurich and Geneva is easily arranged and includes buses, rail journeys and air travel. There is a regular bus provided by the Eurolines service and numerous train journeys provided by SFF. You can also opt for the drive share service. Alternatively, you may wish to hire a rental car and collect it at Geneva Airport when you land. The city center is located close by and is easily accessible.

Return trips from Geneva to Zurich are also available.

How to get from Zürich to Geneva

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Zürich to Geneva, 100,00% 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 Zürich 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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Buses from Zurich to Geneva

There are regular buses available for visitors who want to travel from Zurich to Geneva. Buses from Zurich to Geneva are operated by Eurolines. Buses take approximately 7:43h to arrive in Geneva. Buses depart from Zurich Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai at 7:30 a.m and arrive at Geneva Annemasse Avenue Emile Zola at 3:13 p.m.

Trains from Zurich to Geneva

There are several regular trains from Zurich to Geneva departing every day. Trains depart from the Zurich Central Station and arrive at Geneva Cornavin. There are direct trains, 1-stop and 2-stop trains provided by rail services. Trains depart between 5:15 a.m. and 22:25 p.m. The train takes between 2:42h and 3:11h to travel between Zurich and Geneva. Train services are provided by SBB/CFF/FFS.

Flights from Zurich to Geneva

Various airlines offer regular flights from Zurich to Geneva including Swiss Air, Air France, Etihad Regional and Lufthansa. Flights depart from Zurich Airport and arrive at Geneva Airport. There are direct, 1 change and 2-change flights available for those wishing to visit Geneva. Non-stop flights from Zurich take approximately 2:38h to arrive in Geneva. Flights depart between 7:00 a.m and 22:45 p.m.

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FAQs
How do I go from Zurich to Geneva?

Travel Zurich to Geneva by flight.

What is the fastest way from Zurich to Geneva?

The fastest way to travel from Zurich to Geneva is by flight, which requires on average 50 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Zurich to Geneva?

You should expect to travel around 139 miles (224 km) between Zurich and Geneva.

When traveling to Geneva from Zurich, where do I depart from Zurich and where do I arrive in Geneva?

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

  • Most travelers who buy a plane ticket from Zurich to Geneva depart from Zurich Airport to Geneva International Airport.
Who can get me from Zurich to Geneva?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between Zurich and Geneva:

  • You can travel to Geneva from Zurich by flight with Swiss. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $170 (€136) with Swiss from Zurich to Geneva.
Is there a direct service to Geneva from Zurich?

Yes, there is a direct route available from Zurich to Geneva:

  • You can travel directly by plane with Swiss.

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 Zurich to Geneva.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Zurich to Geneva ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Zurich to Geneva? Many Omio customers who go from Zurich 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 Zurich to Geneva tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $170 (€136) one way.

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

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Geneva
Zürich HB
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