How to Reach Geneva - The Easiest Way to Reach Geneva


  • Air: The Geneva International Airport is well connected to all the major airports in the world and is in fact a travel hub.  As a result it will be easy to get direct flights provided you book in advance.
  • Train: You will also be able to get to Geneva by train from France and Italy as well as a few other European cities but you will need the necessary documentation up to date.


  • Walk: Walking is a great way to explore the older places in the city. The places in Old Town are not far from each other and hence walking there can be a lovely experience. You can also hire a bike to help with your walking tours.
  • Car: Renting a car is not a good idea unless you absolutely cannot do without one. For one the city has very little parking pace available and even if you find something it will be expensive.
  • Bus:  The Bus system is very convenient and the whole city is well connected by it. You will easily be able to get intra-city buses and the schedule is easy to follow too.
  • Train: If bus travel sounds too hectic. You can opt for the train which isn’t as well connected but is equally easy to use.

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Modes of Transportation in Geneva

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Geneva. The most preferred mode of transport in Geneva is Car.

Average distance: 8.57 km Average time: 24 min

  • Car 36%
    Driving 28.44 min Walking 0.56 min Overall average time for 16.61 kms 29 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 20%
    Bus 14.2 min Walking 4.2 min Tram 4 min Waiting 2.4 min Overall average time for 5.5 kms 24.8 min
  • Motorbike 4%
    Motorbike 20 min Overall average time for 8 kms 20 min
  • Walking 28%
    Walking 14.43 min Bus 2.29 min Waiting 1.29 min Overall average time for 1.76 kms 18 min
  • Bike 12%
    Bike 22.33 min Other 0.67 min Overall average time for 5.67 kms 23 min

How to Reach Geneva from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Ferney-voltaire to Geneva 4.57 km 4 mins
Annemasse to Geneva 11.16 km 11 mins
Gex to Geneva 14.33 km 14 mins
Nyon to Geneva 18.69 km 18 mins
Rumilly to Geneva 46.9 km 46 mins
Romanel-sur-lausanne to Geneva 62.25 km 1 hour 2 mins
Lausanne to Geneva 62.47 km 1 hour 2 mins
Étagnières to Geneva 65.46 km 1 hour 5 mins
Montreux to Geneva 87.71 km 1 hour 27 mins
Grenoble to Geneva 120.67 km 2 hours 27 mins
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