The average train time from London St Pancras to Geneva is about 8h 30m, although it can take 6h 34m on the fastest Eurostar and TGV Lyria services. There are about 13 trains going to Geneva from London, with the first train departing from London St Pancras at 05:40 and the last one at 20:01.
Taking the train from London to Geneva may not be the first way of travelling that comes to mind, but it’s certainly the best way to avoid stressful transfers or endless airport queues and enjoy the beautiful scenery passing by.
Once you get off at Genève Cornavin station, you’ll be a short walk away from the city’s landmarks, including the banks of Lake Geneva, the Brunswick Monument and the Palais de Nations. Don’t forget to try some local cheese, and make the most of Swiss chocolate – it’s delicious!
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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 London St-Pancras to Geneva by booking early.§
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.
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!
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The average journey time by train between London St-Pancras and Geneva is 14 hours and 18 minutes, with around 5 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.
The fastest journey time by train from London St-Pancras to Geneva is 9 hours and 31 minutes.
Train ticket prices from London St-Pancras to Geneva can start from as little as €88 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.
No, there are no direct train services from London St-Pancras to Geneva. Travelling from London St-Pancras to Geneva by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from London St-Pancras to Geneva leaves at 08:04. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from London St-Pancras to Geneva leaves at 14:22. 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.
Trains travelling from London St-Pancras to Geneva cover a distance of around 465 miles (748 km) during the journey.