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There are 9 ways to get from Geneva to Paris by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv

$95 - $110

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Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Paris, Paris N799 / ...

$19 - $110

7 alternative options

Rideshare  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Genève to Paris 337.9 miles

$37

Drive  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Paris 337.9 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Geneva to Paris Orly, train  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris Orly (ORY) GVA - ORY
  2. Take the train from Antony to Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame

$58 - $212

Fly Geneva to Paris CDG  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Paris CDG (CDG) GVA - CDG

$67 - $250

Train to Lyon, fly to Paris Orly  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Paris Orly (ORY) LYS - ORY

$97 - $310

Train to Lyon, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Paris CDG (CDG) LYS - CDG

$101 - $308

Train to Mulhouse, fly to Paris Orly  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Olten
  2. Fly from Mulhouse (MLH) to Paris Orly (ORY) MLH - ORY

$145 - $458

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Paris is to rideshare which costs SFr 36 and takes 6 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Paris is to train which costs SFr 95 - SFr 110 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Geneva and arriving at Paris, Paris. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Genève and arriving at Paris Gare de Lyon. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 15 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Paris is 410 km. The road distance is 540.6 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Paris without a car is to train which takes 3 h 15 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 110.

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The train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon takes 3 h 15 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Geneva to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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Geneva to Paris train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Paris is to train which takes 3 h 15 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 19 - SFr 110 and takes 6 h 45 min, you could also fly, which costs SFr 65 - SFr 250 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Paris.
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  • Distance: 256.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Paris, France?

inOui TGV operates a train from Geneva to Paris every 3 hours. Tickets cost $95 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Geneva to Paris 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 6 h 45 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Lyon to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Mulhouse to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $3,500
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
XL Airways France
Website
xl.com
Flights from Lyon to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Genève to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Genève to Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Olten
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Geneve to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Genève to Paris
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$37
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Paris Orly Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Geneva to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris, Paris station.

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Geneva to Paris train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Paris is 541 km. It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to drive from Geneva to Paris.

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easyJet offers flights from Geneva Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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Book your Geneva to Paris bus tickets online with FlixBus, Busbud and Distribusion.

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There are 5274+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Geneva and Paris. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 18.

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