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Travel from Geneva to Roanne by train in 3 hours 7 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Geneva to Roanne by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Geneva to Roanne by train is 5 hours 8 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 3 hours 7 minutes. Around 12 trains per day travel the 100 miles (162 km) between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change along the way to Roanne.

Book train tickets from Geneva to Roanne in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from €20.00. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Geneva to Roanne by train

It takes an average of 5h 8m to travel from Geneva to Roanne by train, over a distance of around 100 miles (162 km). There are normally 12 trains per day travelling from Geneva to Roanne and tickets for this journey start from €20 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 7m
PriceFrom €20
Distance100 miles (162 km)
Frequency12 trains per day
First train05:14
Last train19:30
Departure stationGeneva
Arrival stationRoanne
Changes1 change

Geneva to Roanne train times

Check out the next trains departing from Geneva to Roanne for Tuesday 1st February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:14 10:04 4h 50m, 2 changes
06:14 10:25 4h 11m, 1 change
08:30 11:44 3h 14m, 1 change
10:30 14:17 3h 47m, 1 change
11:25 15:25 4h 0m, 1 change
12:30 15:37 3h 7m, 1 change
14:30 17:44 3h 14m, 1 change
15:42 19:25 3h 43m, 2 changes
16:30 20:25 3h 55m, 1 change
18:30 06:04 11h 34m, 2 changes

Cheap train tickets from Geneva to Roanne

The price of train tickets from Geneva to Roanne starts at €20 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Geneva to Roanne by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Geneva to Roanne? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Geneva to Roanne take?

The average journey time by train between Geneva and Roanne is 5 hours and 8 minutes, with around 12 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Geneva and Roanne by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Geneva to Roanne is 3 hours and 7 minutes.

How much does the train from Geneva to Roanne cost?

Train ticket prices from Geneva to Roanne can start from as little as €20 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Geneva to Roanne?

No, there are no direct train services from Geneva to Roanne. Travelling from Geneva to Roanne by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Geneva to Roanne leave?

The first train from Geneva to Roanne leaves at 05:14. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Geneva to Roanne leave?

The last train from Geneva to Roanne leaves at 19:30. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Geneva and Roanne by train?

Trains travelling from Geneva to Roanne cover a distance of around 100 miles (162 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Roanne to Geneva.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Geneva to Roanne for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/01/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 08/19/2021 for travel on 08/19/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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