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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity buses per day from Paris to Geneva. Traveling by bus from Paris to Geneva usually takes around 8 hours and 34 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 7 hours,

Distance255 mi (410 km)
Shortest duration7h 0m
Cheapest price$27.73
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Paris to Geneva?

$56.64 is the average price of a bus ticket from Paris to Geneva. Any tickets cheaper than $56.64 can be considered a great deal. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Paris to Geneva, mark your calendar for November. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $51. However, taking the bus from Paris to Geneva during July is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $97. The best way to find deals on a trip in July is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

What bus companies travel from Paris to Geneva?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Paris to Geneva. FlixBus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus58h 35m$64.66
  • First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 5 trips from Paris to Geneva, and usually makes the trip in about 8 hours and 35 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 8 hours and 34 minutes to cover the 410 kilometers from Paris to Geneva. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

"Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Geneva. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go."

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Paris to Geneva, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Paris to Geneva every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Paris

Paris, the famous City of Lights, is the premier destination of choice for people visiting France. Boasting a rich cultural heritage and world-famous culinary traditions, Paris will certainly amaze visitors with everything it has to offer. The city’s star attraction is the famous Eiffel Tower, which was constructed in 1889. An architectural marvel that has stood the test of time, the Eiffel Tower is perhaps the most iconic landmark of Paris, and visitors can take an elevator to the top for a panoramic view of the city. Another must-see iconic landmark is the Musée du Louvre, one of the best art museums in the world. At the Louvre, visitors can marvel at more than 35,000 works of art, including the world-famous Mona Lisa. If you wish to stay away from the deafening crowd, Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, the largest green space in the city, will have what you need.

Paris’ food scene is rich and vibrant, brimming with both traditional bistros and chic new restaurants. For those who enjoy a rustic French vibe, the 2ème arrondissement offers some great selections. If you feel like splurging a little bit, head over to Guy Savoy, one of the best restaurants in town.

Paris is a central hub of transportation in France and Europe, in general. Visitors can catch trains to other cities at one of the six central stations: Gare du Nord, Gare de l'Est, Gare de Lyon, Gare d'Austerlitz, Gare Montparnasse, and Gare Saint-Lazare. The main bus station is Paris Bercy Bourgogne - Pays d'Auvergne located not too far from Gare d'Austerlitz. The principal airports in the city are Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Paris–Orly, and Beauvais–Tillé Airport.

Geneva

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On the banks of Lake Geneva at the foot of the Alps, discover the polished and cosmopolitan city of Geneva. As the headquarters of many of the world's biggest organizations, including the World Health Organization and World Trade Organization, Geneva can look a little businesslike on the exterior. Still, once you scratch the surface, you'll find there's a lot more to this city than it seems.

Start in the Old Town, often regarded as the most scenic part of the city. The Old Town encompasses the area around the Cathedrale Saint-Pierre, and it's filled with many local boutiques and cafes. Then, to see just how old Geneva is, visit the archaeological remains of a 4th-century basilica beneath the cathedral. Next, walk along the Rue du Rhone or the Rue du Marche to see the expensive side of Geneva, home to many high-end shops and watchmakers; just remember, the price tags are not for the faint of heart!

As Lake Geneva is one of the largest bodies of water in Western Europe, it has naturally attracted the attention of watersports enthusiasts. Water skiing and sailing are some of the more popular activities, but you can also swim in the crystal clear waters of the lake. If traditional skiing is more your style, take a bus across the French border to Chamonix, where you can take a cable car up Mont-Blanc.

Bus service connects Geneva to more than the Alps, though. Carriers like FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus offer routes to Geneva from cities like Paris and Milan. Plus, Geneva is well-connected by its large international airport and train station, so you really have no reason to skip a visit to this gem.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Paris?

Main departure station: Gare de Bercy Seine

Most buses depart from the main station in Paris.

All bus stations in Paris:

  • Gare de Bercy Seine

Where does the bus arrive in Geneva?

Main arrival station: Place Dorcière

The Central Bus Station in Geneva, also known as Gare routière, is the city's main station for all bus services. The bus station is not far from the Gare de Geneve, and over 100 buses operate here daily across Europe to France, Spain, Poland and Morocco. Inside the bus station, you can relax in the comfortable waiting room, grab a drink from the coffee machines, and hit the restrooms before your trip. Outside, there are plenty of shops and restaurants nearby.

Bus stations in Geneva:

  • Place Dorcière

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