How To Get From Zurich Airport To Geneva – All Possible Ways

Last updated on November 15th, 2021 at 02:00 am

HOW TO GET FROM ZURICH AIRPORT TO GENEVA – ALL POSSIBLE WAYS

We will write how to get from Zurich airport to Geneva. The distance from Zurich Airport to Geneva is 280 kilometers. The travel time from Zurich airport to Geneva is around 3 hours by high speed train.

The cheapest way from Zurich airport to Geneva is by train €50. If you go by taxi will be around 3 hours and the taxi fare around €560. Read here how to get from Zurich airport to VaduzZurich airport to BernZurich airport to Interlaken, Zurich airport to Lucerne, Zurich airport to Grindelwald, Zurich airport to Basel airport, Zurich airport to Zermatt, Zurich airport to St Moritz, Zurich airport to Davos, Zurich airport to St Anton, Zurich airport to Konstanz, Basel airport to Bern and Zurich airport to city center.

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WHERE TO STAY IN GENEVA

There are all sorts of accommodations in Geneva. From hostels and B&Bs to apartments and hotels, you’re sure to find one that fits your budget. For example, staying at a hostel or booking a dorm bed goes for around 50 CHF. A room at a mid-range hotel or a nice apartment can cost around 100-150 CHF . If you are looking for mid budget and luxury hotels prices are starting from 200-300 CHF.

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ZURICH AIRPORT TO GENEVA

ZURICH AIRPORT TO GENEVA TRAIN

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The fastest, cheapest and best way from Zurich Airport to Geneva is by train. The train fare from Zurich airport to Geneva is between 50-60 CHF for adults and half of the price for children from 6 to 16 years and free under 6 years old. You will have to buy the tickets in the vending machine at the airport. You can get for free from Zurich airport to Geneva by train if you have the Swiss Travel Pass.

The Train IC 1, IC 5 and IC 8 (S2, S16, S24) and IR 15, IR 90 are leaving every 20-30 minutes starting from 5 am until 11 30 pm. The total travel time is 3 hours from Zurich airport to the main train station in Geneva. The trains are leaving from Zurich airport in the underground railway station near the Terminals 1 and 2.

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TAXI FROM ZURICH AIRPORT TO GENEVA

If you go from Zurich airport to Geneva by taxi the most comfortable and available 24/7. The travel time by taxi is around 3 hours and the taxi fare from Zurich airport to Geneva is 590 CHF which is around €560. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depending on traffic and your final destination.

PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM ZURICH AIRPORT TO GENEVA

Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Zurich. Prices are around €540 and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be €130 per person.

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For sure private transportation will be so comfortable same like taxi, they will wait for you and drive to your final destination without you worrying of anything!

RENTING A CAR IN ZURICH AIRPORT

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There are many options for renting a car in Zurich’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Geneva. It will take you 3 hours to get to Geneva from Zurich airport with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Europcar available in the airport. Prices can be around €30-40 per day.

Car rental option can be great if you are traveling with a few people or a lot of luggage and planning to visit places around Zurich and Geneva. Make sure you have parking place in your hotel or Airbnb since sometimes can be so challenging in Geneva city center.

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WHERE TO STAY IN GENEVA

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There’s no lack of hostels, backpacker inns, and budget hotels anywhere in Switzerland. These rooms can go anywhere between 50-100 CHF per night for accommodation in Switzerland. If you are looking for mid budget and luxury hotels prices are starting from 200-300 CHF.

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FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN SWITZERLAND

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On average a meal in a sit-down restaurant in Switzerland will cost around  20-40 CHF and that might not even include drinks. Breakfast will usually be cheaper and dinner will usually be the most expensive. 

Watch out for lunch specials and promos that many cafes offer, as this is one of  best ways to eat cheap. The other is things like kebabs, pizzas, Asian food, and small takeaways found near train stations can costs around 6-10 CHF.

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CASH AND ATM IN SWITZERLAND

Switzerland is one of the largest banking centers in the world. Credit cards are widely accepted. Cash will be needed for some small boutiques or perhaps for tips, but there will be no problems with any kind of payment in the country. The exchange rate €1 = 1.08 CHF.

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BEST TIME TO VISIT SWITZERLAND

Switzerland is beautiful all year round. Timing your travel highly depends on what exactly you want to experience and, to a certain degree, how much cold you can tolerate. There are four seasons in Switzerland, and each one has its pros and cons.

Summer is the most crowded and winter if you are looking for sky resorts. We would say the best time to visit Switzerland is Autumn and Spring can be the least crowded and where you will find the best deals for accommodation.

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Happy Travels!

Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!