Geneva

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Geneva, the all-in-one destination

About Switzerland


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

From Paris 03:05 HK$587
From Venice 06:46 HK$379
From Milan 03:53 HK$289
From Nice 06:19 HK$533
From Zurich 02:43 HK$650
From Avignon 02:54 HK$524
From Lyon 01:42 HK$262
From Marseille 03:31 HK$497
From Basel 02:39 HK$578
From Lucerne 02:45 HK$515
From Verona 05:46 HK$379
From Montpellier 03:48 HK$497
From Bern 01:41 HK$334
From Lausanne 00:33 HK$145
From Aix En Provence Tgv 03:16 HK$497
From Padua 06:31 HK$379
From Olten 02:12 HK$551
From Valence 02:35 HK$307
From Visp 02:09 HK$397
From Antibes 06:00 HK$533
From Cannes 05:49 HK$533
From St Gallen 03:54 HK$786
From Toulon 04:30 HK$605
From Leuk 01:57 HK$361
From Nimes 03:20 HK$524
From Stresa 02:57 HK$289
From Winterthur 03:17 HK$705
From Vicenza 06:13 HK$379
From Grenoble U.gieres 01:54 HK$235
From Aix Les Bains 01:03 HK$136
From Vevey 00:57 HK$181
From Aigle 01:05 HK$217
From Neuchatel (loc) 01:05 HK$352
From Bourg En Bresse 01:14 HK$253
From Culoz 00:54 HK$108
From Montreux 00:53 HK$199
From Bellegarde 00:26 HK$81
From Rolle 00:26 HK$90
From Morges 00:27 HK$117
From Yverdon 00:46 HK$289
From Chambery 01:17 HK$154
From Fribourg 01:19 HK$271
From Solothurn 01:43 HK$461
From Sierre/siders 01:48 HK$343
From Grenoble 01:54 HK$235
From Nyon 00:13 HK$54
From Montmelian 01:43 HK$181
From Sion 01:28 HK$307
From Bex 01:20 HK$235
From Martigny 01:22 HK$271
From Biel 01:23 HK$416
From St Maurice 01:27 HK$244
From Brig 01:55 HK$407


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

To Nyon 00:17 HK$54
To Rolle 00:26 HK$90
To Bellegarde 00:35 HK$81
To Morges 00:38 HK$117
To Lausanne 00:50 HK$145
To Vevey 01:06 HK$181
To Neuchatel (loc) 01:08 HK$352
To Montreux 01:09 HK$199
To Aigle 01:20 HK$217
To Fribourg 01:22 HK$271
To Biel 01:27 HK$416
To Yverdon 01:32 HK$208
To Martigny 01:42 HK$271
To Bern 01:45 HK$334
To Lyon 01:55 HK$262
To La Chaux De Fonds 01:58 HK$334
To Sierre/siders 02:08 HK$343
To Bex 02:10 HK$235
To Sion 02:11 HK$307
To Olten 02:13 HK$470
To St Maurice 02:16 HK$244
To Visp 02:26 HK$397
To Leuk 02:31 HK$361
To Solothurn 02:31 HK$461
To Brig 02:35 HK$407
To Basel 02:39 HK$578
To Zurich 02:48 HK$569
To Lucerne 02:49 HK$515
To Leysin 02:52 HK$289
To Stresa 02:56 HK$289
To Interlaken 03:12 HK$533
To Romans Bourg De Peag 03:15 HK$325
To Culoz 03:16 HK$108
To Winterthur 03:20 HK$705
To Spiez 03:22 HK$425
To Aix Les Bains 03:28 HK$136
To Engelberg 03:42 HK$596
To Chambery 03:43 HK$154
To Amberieu 03:48 HK$181
To Macon 04:02 HK$334
To Montmelian 04:07 HK$181
To St Gallen 04:08 HK$786
To Chateau D'oex 04:09 HK$289
To Champery 04:10 HK$307
To Grenoble U.gieres 04:33 HK$226
To Gstaad 04:36 HK$334
To Les Diablerets 04:39 HK$298
To Grenoble 04:45 HK$226
To Bourg En Bresse 04:47 HK$181
To Milan 04:53 HK$289
To Valence 05:02 HK$307
To Chur 05:04 HK$732
To Zweisimmen 05:10 HK$379
To Zermatt 05:22 HK$632
To Aix En Provence Tgv 05:32 HK$425
To Verona 05:45 HK$840
To Nimes 06:24 HK$379
To Avignon 06:26 HK$370
To Lugano 06:36 HK$939
To Montpellier 06:52 HK$425
To Venice 06:58 HK$379
To Rome 07:13 HK$1,066
To Toulon 07:24 HK$488
To Paris 07:40 HK$533
To Marseille 07:55 HK$425
To Barcelona 08:06
To St Raphael 08:07 HK$551
To Cannes 08:33 HK$533
To Toulouse 08:36 HK$587
To Vicenza 08:40 HK$542
To Antibes 08:44 HK$533
To Padua 08:58 HK$596
To Nice 09:06 HK$533
To St Pierre Des Corps 09:13 HK$397
To Angers 09:55 HK$949
To Lourdes 10:27 HK$1,012
To Bologna 12:35 HK$650
To Munich 12:44 HK$1,355
To Florence 14:33 HK$741

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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Nearby destinations

Main cities in Switzerland


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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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