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Geneva to Zurich by bus

The journey from Geneva to Zurich by bus is 224.46 km and takes 10 hrs 21 mins. There are 3 connections per day, with the first departure at 06:45 and the last at 20:30. It is possible to travel from Geneva to Zurich by bus for as little as €25.98 or as much as €270.98. The best price for this journey is €25.98.

Lowest Price€25.98
Journey Duration10 hrs 21 mins
Connection per Day3
Lowest Price€25.98
Highest Price€270.98
First Departure06:45
Last Departure20:30
Distance224.46 km
CarriersBlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus

Geneva to Zurich Bus Times

Departure date
Tuesday 25 Jun 2024

Your journey from Geneva to Zurich with Virail

Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Geneva to Zurich. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

How much do bus tickets from Geneva to Zurich cost?

The cheapest bus tickets from Geneva to Zurich cost €25.98. On average, you can expect to spend around €74.18 for your bus ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper bus tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Geneva to Zurich.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Geneva to Zurich. On average, though, you'll pay about €74.18 for a bus ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

How much time will it take to go from Geneva to Zurich by bus?

The average journey time is 10 hrs 21 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 224.46 km from Geneva to Zurich. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Geneva to Zurich to take longer than 10 hrs 21 mins. The journey between Geneva and Zurich by bus usually takes 10 hrs 21 mins to cover a distance of 224.46 km. The shortest journey from Geneva to Zurich will take you 7 hrs 55 mins. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Zurich quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

What time are the first and last departures from Geneva to Zurich?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Geneva to Zurich, which usually leaves at 06:45. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 20:30. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. The first departure of the night from Geneva to Zurich leaves at 06:45, while the last journey sets out at 20:30. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Geneva and Zurich. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many journeys from Geneva to Zurich take place each day?

The route from Geneva to Zurich is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Geneva 3 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Geneva to Zurich, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 3 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Geneva to Zurich. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Geneva to Zurich.

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If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Geneva to Zurich, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

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Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Geneva to Zurich.

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Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around €65.61 to €119.84 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 45% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Geneva to Zurich

The cheapest Geneva - Zurich bus tickets can be found for as low as €6.67 if you’re lucky, or €31.56 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as €91.41.

Find the best day to travel to Zurich by bus

When travelling to Zurich by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

Services on board BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus from Geneva to Zurich
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Geneva to Zurich CO2 Emissions by Bus


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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Geneva to Zurich?
A bus ticket from Geneva to Zurich is €74.18. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as €25.98.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Geneva to Zurich?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Geneva to Zurich is €25.98. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Geneva and Zurich by bus?
Geneva to Zurich is 224.46 km.
How long does the bus between Geneva and Zurich take?
Geneva to Zurich is on average 10 hrs 21 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 7 hrs 55 mins.
Which companies operate from Geneva to Zurich?
The bus journey from Geneva to Zurich is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Geneva to Zurich?
Geneva to Zurich has 3 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Geneva to Zurich leave?
The earliest bus from Geneva to Zurich departs at 06:45. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Geneva to Zurich depart?
The latest bus from Geneva to Zurich departs at 20:30. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Geneva to Zurich in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is €25.98 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Geneva to Zurich by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Geneva and Zurich is 7 hrs 55 mins.
Is there a direct bus from Geneva to Zurich?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Geneva and Zurich.
What are the CO2 emissions for Geneva to Zurich by bus?
The bus journey from Geneva to Zurich creates 16.83kg of CO2 emissions.