Geneva

Getting there

You can get to Geneva from Nice, Zurich and Avignon. Best price and travel duration below.

From Paris 03:05 € 65
From Venice 06:46 € 42
From Milan 03:53 € 32
From Nice 06:19 € 59
From Zurich 02:43 € 72
From Avignon 02:54 € 58
From Lyon 01:42 € 29
From Marseille 03:31 € 55
From Basel 02:39 € 64
From Lucerne 02:45 € 57
From Verona 05:46 € 42
From Montpellier 03:48 € 55
From Bern 01:41 € 37
From Lausanne 00:33 € 16
From Aix En Provence Tgv 03:16 € 55
From Padua 06:31 € 42
From Olten 02:12 € 61
From Valence 02:35 € 34
From Visp 02:09 € 44
From Antibes 06:00 € 59
From Cannes 05:49 € 59
From St Gallen 03:54 € 87
From Toulon 04:30 € 67
From Leuk 01:57 € 40
From Nimes 03:20 € 58
From Stresa 02:57 € 32
From Winterthur 03:17 € 78
From Vicenza 06:13 € 42
From Grenoble U.gieres 01:54 € 26
From Aix Les Bains 01:03 € 15
From Vevey 00:57 € 20
From Aigle 01:05 € 24
From Neuchatel (loc) 01:05 € 39
From Bourg En Bresse 01:14 € 28
From Culoz 00:54 € 12
From Montreux 00:53 € 22
From Bellegarde 00:26 € 9
From Rolle 00:26 € 10
From Morges 00:27 € 13
From Yverdon 00:46 € 32
From Chambery 01:17 € 17
From Fribourg 01:19 € 30
From Solothurn 01:43 € 51
From Sierre/siders 01:48 € 38
From Grenoble 01:54 € 26
From Nyon 00:13 € 6
From Montmelian 01:43 € 20
From Sion 01:28 € 34
From Bex 01:20 € 26
From Martigny 01:22 € 30
From Biel 01:23 € 46
From St Maurice 01:27 € 27
From Brig 01:55 € 45

Getting around

From Geneva, you can travel to nearby cities and towns. Best price and travel duration below.

To Nyon 00:17 € 6
To Rolle 00:26 € 10
To Bellegarde 00:35 € 9
To Morges 00:38 € 13
To Lausanne 00:50 € 16
To Vevey 01:06 € 20
To Neuchatel (loc) 01:08 € 39
To Montreux 01:09 € 22
To Aigle 01:20 € 24
To Fribourg 01:22 € 30
To Biel 01:27 € 46
To Yverdon 01:32 € 32
To Martigny 01:42 € 30
To Bern 01:45 € 37
To Lyon 01:55 € 29
To La Chaux De Fonds 01:58 € 46
To Sierre/siders 02:08 € 38
To Bex 02:10 € 26
To Sion 02:11 € 34
To Olten 02:13 € 52
To St Maurice 02:16 € 27
To Visp 02:26 € 44
To Leuk 02:31 € 40
To Solothurn 02:31 € 51
To Brig 02:35 € 45
To Basel 02:39 € 64
To Zurich 02:48 € 63
To Lucerne 02:49 € 57
To Leysin 02:52 € 33
To Stresa 02:56 € 32
To Interlaken 03:12 € 77
To Romans Bourg De Peag 03:15 € 36
To Culoz 03:16 € 12
To Winterthur 03:20 € 78
To Spiez 03:22 € 53
To Aix Les Bains 03:28 € 15
To Engelberg 03:42 € 66
To Chambery 03:43 € 17
To Amberieu 03:48 € 26
To Macon 04:02 € 37
To Montmelian 04:07 € 20
To St Gallen 04:08 € 87
To Chateau D'oex 04:09 € 32
To Champery 04:10 € 34
To Grenoble U.gieres 04:33 € 25
To Gstaad 04:36 € 42
To Les Diablerets 04:39 € 33
To Grenoble 04:45 € 26
To Bourg En Bresse 04:47 € 41
To Milan 04:53 € 53
To Valence 05:02 € 43
To Chur 05:04 € 90
To Zweisimmen 05:10 € 42
To Zermatt 05:22 € 70
To Aix En Provence Tgv 05:32 € 50
To Verona 05:45 € 93
To Nimes 06:24 € 42
To Avignon 06:26 € 41
To Lugano 06:36 € 113
To Montpellier 06:52 € 47
To Venice 06:58 € 42
To Rome 07:13 € 118
To Toulon 07:24 € 67
To Paris 07:40 € 93
To Marseille 07:55 € 61
To Barcelona 08:06
To St Raphael 08:07 € 61
To Cannes 08:33 € 61
To Toulouse 08:36 € 94
To Vicenza 08:40 € 171
To Antibes 08:44 € 62
To Padua 08:58 € 178
To Nice 09:06 € 61
To St Pierre Des Corps 09:13 € 86
To Angers 09:55 € 106
To Lourdes 10:27 € 112
To Bologna 12:35 € 163
To Munich 12:44 € 206
To Florence 14:33 € 163

Geneva city guide

Geneva, the second largest Swiss city

Geneva is the second most important city of Switzerland. It is located alongside Lake Geneva, Europe’s largest lake, at the foot of the Jura Mountains. The city of Geneva is home to a number of headquarters to several international organisations such as the United Nations (UN) and the Red Cross. This makes Geneva one of the few global cities with an important financial centre. Geneva is also a popular tourist destination mainly for two reasons. Geneva is a dream city thanks to a unique setting and a magnificent view of Mont-Blanc, the highest peak in Europe. The countryside, the perfect place for outdoor activities, is only a few minutes away from the city. Geneva is the best starting point to visit rest of Switzerland thanks to an excellent public transport connection.

When you are there

1. Things to do and see

2. Eat and drink

3. Shopping

4. Information for tourists

Geneva station(s)

Trains are convenient way to reach any town and city in Europe. All main towns have a railway station, while major cities have more than two railway stations. Nearly all railway stations are located in the city centre. Check our map to locate railway station(s) in Geneva.


Geneva railway station(s)

Geneva CFF

Address: Place de Cornavin 7 1201 Geneva

Opening hours: Not available

Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains, Regional trains, Intercités
Services:
Rail agents, Assistance for disabled person, Tourist Information Point, Toilets, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.

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Geneve Eaux Vives

Address: Avenue de la Gare des Eaux-Vives 9 1207 Geneva



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Customer reviews

"A cheap, comfortable journey"

  Maria Ludovica r. 
I really needed to get to Geneva, Switzerland from Italy, but the costs for Allan ticket were a nightmare. I took a chance and searched for a train, and not only was it affordable, it was also very convenient! The only problem I ha was that raileurope wanted to send me the ticket via mail, and wouldn't let me print it myself, requiring 12€ extra for shipping fees (which is not much, but was absolutely unnecessary). Apart from this, the journey was really comfortable and pleasurable. Definitely something I'll do again!  

"Swiss efficiency "

  Mary h.  28/10/2013
Getting to Paris from Geneva is simple - hop the train, settle back, enjoy the ride and the view and in 3 short hours arrive in Gare de Lyon. The train is quiet, in 1st class they provide a plated snack, lots of non-alcoholic drinks, and the option to have a pre-arranged taxi on arrival.  

"Value For Your Money"

  Merve Gizem e.  28/10/2013
We went to Pisa Centrale from Genova P.P. Everything was great, i never expected a good trip like this. Trains are coming on time and the people are always kind  

"Convenient way to travel"

  Nokukhanya m.  27/10/2013
I travelled alone (female) from Geneva to Zurich and felt safe all the way. The train was clean and comfortable. I enjoyed the scenery on the three hour long trip and once I got to Zurich main station I had to change trains to get to my hotel. The information desk at Zurich station were happy to direct me to the correct platform.  

"Lyon-Geneva-Lyon"

  William n.  15/10/2013
We recently travelled as above... the journey to Geneva was not easy as SNCF decided to finish the trip at a station well before Geneva !!! Eventually order prevailed ( there were a lot of non-fluent trevellers, and we were led to another train. This of course meant substantial delays for everyone on the train. The train inquestion was fairly old and not all that comfortable. However, the return trip was another story... a very comfortable train,left on time - arrived on time. Not your fault at Rail Europe.. just one of those things. We have booked with you before, and will be using you again. Bill  

"5 -Day Trip"

  Hari s.  25/09/2013
It was the second time that we had taken a Swiss Rail Pass. It turned out to be quite convenient as we had to travel between Geneva, Lusanne, and Zurich, for the 5 days that we spent in Switzerland. What makes ths Pass even better is that it is valid for any mode of public transport, with the only exception being the Metro in Lusanne.  

"pleasant and comfortabl"

  Ahmed Shahan k.  24/09/2013
We traveled from Paris to Geneva and the whole experience was great. The only thing which can improve is a little guidance and signboards at the Paris train station. Rest of the experience was great. Train departed/arrived on time, interior was neat and clean and friendly staff. 5 stars from me.  

"Trip to Gevene and Montpellier"

  Ahmed Shahan k.  23/09/2013
It was wonderful experience of Life specially on time arrival and departure is amazing, the most interesting part train setup, the cafeteria, toilet facilities and ground staff. I was surprise when i asked for the help of locating a place TVG staff not only help me but guide me through computer printed map.  

"Awesome trip"

  Vivek k.  22/09/2013
I was on my honeymoon trip to Europe (Switzerland and Paris) and we took a deviation from our group tour from Geneva to Paris (Gare De Lyon) via TGV Lyria in Ist Class, and the experience was so often as it was my childhood dream to travel in TGV since it was newly introduced by that time. The complementary meal was served as breakfast, which could be added somewhat with Indian food choice as well, the train reached on time at Paris. Overall, it was an excellent experience, and will be traveling atleast one journey in future European tours also via TGV :) I hope TGV will maintain its same reputation throughout.  

"Speedy TGV"

  Yip Keung s.  20/09/2013
3 hours from Paris to Geneva, valued choice!