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Travel from Paris to Geneva

Distance between Geneva and Paris is 410km by air and roughly 520km by road (highways). Both cities are connected by AirFrance, Swiss, EasyJet and Darwin Airline flight companies, operating numerous direct flights (on average 19) daily. Price for a one way flight starts as low as at €50 per journey.

Flights between Geneva and Paris

Fastest and cheapest way from Geneva to Paris, or from Paris to Geneva is by plane. One way plane ticket starts at about €50.

Geneva International Airport (GVA) is located about 4 kilometers from the city center of Geneva, with super fast access to the city center, for free by public transport.

There are 2 main airports in Paris, chose Your carrier according to the airport You prefer:

Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) - 25km north-east from Paris.
-cathered by Swiss and AirFrance

Orly Airport: 16km south from Paris.
-cathered by EasyJet

Both CDG and Orly Airport have a fast train and shuttle bus connection to the Paris city center.

Flight time between Geneva and Paris: 1 hour 10 minutes.


The Geneva Airport Railways is connected to the Swiss Federal Railway and also to Paris through the SNCF network.


Paris to Geneva by Train

For those who prefer land transportation, use direct super fast TGV train.

Between 6am to 8pm

Enjoy scenic and romantic views changing quickly one by another.

TGV-LYRIAS- a consortium of Swiss and French national railways offers high-speed trains between Geneva and Paris. The journey on train from Geneva to Paris Gare de Lyon takes about 3 hours and 5 minutes. They offer first and second class seating with cafe services creating a pleasant atmosphere that is sure to make the trip memorable between Paris and Geneva.

Buses between Geneva and Paris

There are several international bus routes connecting to Geneva and Eurolines is one of them. They offer direct buses between Paris and Geneva on alternative days from Sunday. Visitors will get to experience the famed landscape during the night hours. This journey takes about 8 hours and 15 minutes.

Road Trip from Geneva to Paris

The road trip from Geneva to Paris is beautiful, and it comes highly recommended if you have the time to stop along the way and enjoy the scenery, but do be aware that during the winters the road is known to be treacherous and the toll gates charge a hefty fee.

There are three recommended routes the A6, A5 and A77A40 for the approximate 541 kilometer drive between Geneva and Paris. It is possible to cover this distance in about 5 hours 40 minutes, but this journey is costly and will cost you more than the train. Driving on any of the routes is beautiful as the crisp air and pristine surroundings relax you, but parking in either of the cities can be very expensive.

Approximate cost of the road trip including fuel, toll and road tax:

A6 will cost about €146

A5 will cost you approximately €128

A77A40 may cost €132


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Facts about Geneva:

Population: 194 800 (2017 est)
Currency: 1CHF=€1.01=$1.02a
Airport: GVA Geneva Airport
Hotels: 143 (€29 - €2900)

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Facts about Geneva:

Population: 204k/1,1M (muni/metro)
Currency: 1CHF=€1.06=$1.15
Airport: GVA Geneva Airport
Hotels: 136 (€48 - €2900)
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