Geneva

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Geneva, the all-in-one destination

About Switzerland


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

From Paris 03:05 HK$650
From Venezia 06:46 HK$420
From Milano 03:53 HK$320
From Nice 06:19 HK$590
From Zuerich 02:43 HK$726
From Avignon 02:54 HK$580
From Lyon 01:42 HK$290
From Marseille 03:31 HK$550
From Basel 02:39 HK$644
From Luzern 02:45 HK$576
From Verona 05:46 HK$420
From Montpellier 03:48 HK$550
From Bern 01:41 HK$372
From Lausanne 00:33 HK$166
From Aix En Provence Tgv 03:16 HK$550
From Padova 06:31 HK$420
From Olten 02:12 HK$612
From Valence 02:35 HK$340
From Visp 02:09 HK$440
From Antibes 06:00 HK$590
From Cannes 05:49 HK$590
From St Gallen 03:54 HK$870
From Toulon 04:30 HK$670
From Leuk 01:57 HK$402
From Nimes 03:20 HK$580
From Stresa 02:57 HK$320
From Winterthur 03:17 HK$786
From Vicenza 06:13 HK$420
From Grenoble U.gieres 01:54 HK$263
From Aix Les Bains 01:03 HK$156
From Vevey 00:57 HK$206
From Aigle 01:05 HK$244
From Neuchatel (loc) 01:05 HK$394
From Bourg En Bresse 01:14 HK$280
From Culoz 00:54 HK$121
From Montreux 00:53 HK$220
From Bellegarde 00:26 HK$90
From Rolle 00:26 HK$104
From Morges 00:27 HK$136
From Yverdon 00:46 HK$326
From Chambery 01:17 HK$177
From Fribourg 01:19 HK$304
From Solothurn 01:43 HK$516
From Sierre/siders 01:48 HK$388
From Grenoble 01:54 HK$263
From Nyon 00:13 HK$68
From Montmelian 01:43 HK$201
From Sion 01:28 HK$348
From Bex 01:20 HK$266
From Martigny 01:22 HK$304
From Biel/bienne 01:23 HK$462
From St Maurice 01:27 HK$274
From Brig 01:55 HK$454


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

To Nyon 00:17 HK$68
To Rolle 00:26 HK$104
To Bellegarde 00:35 HK$90
To Morges 00:38 HK$136
To Lausanne 00:50 HK$166
To Vevey 01:06 HK$206
To Neuchatel (loc) 01:08 HK$394
To Montreux 01:09 HK$220
To Aigle 01:20 HK$244
To Fribourg 01:22 HK$304
To Biel/bienne 01:27 HK$462
To Yverdon 01:32 HK$236
To Martigny 01:42 HK$304
To Bern 01:45 HK$372
To Lyon 01:55 HK$290
To La Chaux De Fonds 01:58 HK$372
To Sierre/siders 02:08 HK$388
To Bex 02:10 HK$266
To Sion 02:11 HK$348
To Olten 02:13 HK$522
To St Maurice 02:16 HK$274
To Visp 02:26 HK$440
To Leuk 02:31 HK$402
To Solothurn 02:31 HK$516
To Brig 02:35 HK$454
To Basel 02:39 HK$644
To Zuerich 02:48 HK$636
To Luzern 02:49 HK$576
To Leysin 02:52 HK$326
To Stresa 02:56 HK$320
To Interlaken 03:12 HK$592
To Romans Bourg De Peag 03:15 HK$361
To Culoz 03:16 HK$121
To Winterthur 03:20 HK$786
To Spiez 03:22 HK$470
To Aix Les Bains 03:28 HK$152
To Engelberg 03:42 HK$668
To Chambery 03:43 HK$172
To Amberieu 03:48 HK$202
To Macon 04:02 HK$370
To Montmelian 04:07 HK$201
To St Gallen 04:08 HK$870
To Chateau D'oex 04:09 HK$320
To Champery 04:10 HK$348
To Grenoble U.gieres 04:33 HK$250
To Gstaad 04:36 HK$372
To Les Diablerets 04:39 HK$330
To Grenoble 04:45 HK$250
To Bourg En Bresse 04:47 HK$203
To Milano 04:53 HK$320
To Valence 05:02 HK$340
To Chur 05:04 HK$810
To Zweisimmen 05:10 HK$426
To Zermatt 05:22 HK$706
To Aix En Provence Tgv 05:32 HK$473
To Verona 05:45 HK$930
To Nimes 06:24 HK$423
To Avignon 06:26 HK$410
To Lugano 06:36 HK$1,044
To Montpellier 06:52 HK$473
To Venezia 06:58 HK$420
To Roma 07:13 HK$1,180
To Toulon 07:24 HK$544
To Paris 07:40 HK$590
To Marseille 07:55 HK$473
To Barcelona 08:06
To St Raphael 08:07 HK$611
To Cannes 08:33 HK$590
To Toulouse 08:36 HK$650
To Vicenza 08:40 HK$600
To Antibes 08:44 HK$590
To Padova 08:58 HK$665
To Nice 09:06 HK$590
To St Pierre Des Corps 09:13 HK$440
To Angers 09:55 HK$1,050
To Lourdes 10:27 HK$1,120
To Bologna 12:35 HK$720
To Muenchen 12:44 HK$1,508
To Firenze 14:33 HK$820

While you're there

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.


Wander in the Old Town to discover its winding little streets, flower-adorned fountains, hidden corners and picturesque squares. Continue to the Saint Pierre Cathedral and stop at the Maison Tavel, the museum of Old Geneva. Don’t miss the Place Neuve, where you will see a monument of the General Dufour on the saddle of his horse. Other landmarks not to be missed are the Grand Théâtre opera house, the Rath museum and the Conservatory of Music, which are all located near the Place Dufour. Take a stroll up to the esplanade of Cologny and enjoy the magnificent view of Geneva and the lakefront. Hop aboard a Mouette, a small yellow boat that will take you across the lake. You will get a close view of the famous Jet d’eau fountain, which reaches a height of 140 metres and is a symbol of Geneva!

If you get peckish, drop in one of numerous cafés and restaurants which are located in the Old Town.

If you are in Geneva, it is the best time to have a close look at what the world’s top brand watchmakers have to offer. In the city you will find retail shops which offer some famous brands like Tissot, Tag Heuer, Patek Phillipe, Frank Muller, Swatch, Omega and Piaget, just to name a few.


Geneva Tourism & Conventions
Rue du Mont-Blanc 18. Geneva.
Tel: +41 (0) 22 909 70 00

The city’s tourist office has a helpful personnel, insider information and tips as well as handy maps and brochures. The city’s tourist office also arranges tours and excursions and is a focal point for local accommodation.

Train Station(s)

Trains are a convenient way of reaching many towns and cities throughout Europe. The majority of cities in Europe have a minimum of one train station, while larger, more populated cities have two or more stations. Train stations, in general, are located in the heart of the city. Review the map below to get an idea of where the train station(s) in Geneva can be found.


Geneva railway station(s)

Geneva CFF Train Station

Geneva CFF Train Station

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

  • "Comfortable and Spacious Seat "    
    I do like the seat, it is spacious and comfy. However, i do experience poor attitude from the station officer at Leipzig. It is my first time to Europe, first time taking Europe trains and i do not speak english so i need help as to which platform and the train system works but the officer on duty then refuses to help me because he can't speak english. I am disappointed. However, the seat was comfy and the train is clean.  
  • "spectacular views, fair price"    
    The journey was fairly priced for the distance crossing borders. It took us through some spectacular landscapes. The carriage was clean and quite comfortable, but the toilet was a mess from the beginning of the journey and not in the condition I would expect on a TGV train.  
  • "Paris to Geneva"    
    Included a meal which was a surprise  
  • "A little help would have been "    
    Overall a very positive experience. Two things that would have made it excellent....a more positive and friendly attitude from the attendant serving snacks and a better means of storing luggage...carrying large and heavy bags up and down the stairs was both awkward and difficult.  
  • "Every thing goes smoothly"    
    thanks for all sttaf  
  • "fantastic ride"    
    I love the trains of Europe. This was our first fast train and it did not dissapoint... thanks for a great ride!!!!  
  • "Nice traintravel"    
    Down along the rivers Rohne and l'Isere from Geneva to Grenoble. The train was like other trains. Ok comfort and accurat according to the time-table. The view fram the train-windows is wonderful, but are some of the time hidden behind threes. All inn all we enjoyed our trip.  
  • "Enjoyable and comfortable trip"    
    There was a slight hitch when we boarded the train as our coach was locked and the conductor said we could sit anywhere on the next coach!? And how were we going to lug our suitcases up to the upper section? Then he kindly let us all put our luggage in the original coach and locked it to secure our luggage. After we settled down in our seats, it was smooth sailing from then on. The trip was quick, the service from the staff efficient and seamless. We were served lunch and were offered newspapers. Three hours went by real fast. I thoroughly enjoyed this trip and will recommend this to everyone.  
  • "Food"    
    Everything abort the trip was fine. My only wish would be that the food was improved.  
  • "Plane vs car vs train"    
    I enjoyed this trip very much and will probably do it more often.  
  • "Great Train Journey!"    
    Everyone should try this trip at least once. It could not be better. The train left as scheduled, the staff on board was very helpful, the train clean and comfortable and with plenty of space to accommodate our luggage. Beautiful views all the way to Geneva.  
  • "Very good"    
    Punctuality Comfortable  
  • "Good Service"    
    Train is fine and service is well.  
  • "BAG PROBLEM"    
    GOOD DAY ...AS WE WHERE A FAMILY WE HAD 4 BAGS AND A HADE TO CARRY THEM UP TO SECOND LEVEL AND BRINGING THEM DOWN AT THE END..THAT WAS VERY HARD FOR ME SCINCE I HAVE HART PROBLEMS I THINK ITS BETTER TO HAVE A BAG PLACE AT THE DOORS LEVEL NEAR THE DOOR ...WITH MONEY FOR FAMILYS AT LEAST.....OTHER WISE ALL IS PERFECT THANK YOU  
  • "Excellent "    
    Excellent trip and trains. We will use again.  
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