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Taking the train from London to Geneva

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!

Want to learn more about this train route? Keep reading for more information about train types, ticket prices and FAQs and book your train tickets from London St Pancras to Geneva with us.

London St-Pancras to Geneva by train

It takes an average of 8h 0m to travel from London St-Pancras to Geneva by train, over a distance of around 465 miles (748 km). There are normally 2 trains per day travelling from London St-Pancras to Geneva and tickets for this journey start from €79 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 7h 31m
PriceFrom €79
Distance465 miles (748 km)
Frequency2 trains per day
First train11:04
Last train12:01
Departure stationLondon St-Pancras
Arrival stationGeneva
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaBus

London St-Pancras to Geneva train times

Check out the next trains departing from London St-Pancras to Geneva for Saturday 22nd January 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
12:31 London St-Pancras21:29 Genève CornavinEurostar 9024 Eurostar Get tickets8h 33m, 1 change
16:31 London St-Pancras10:35 Genève CornavinEurostar 9040 Eurostar Get tickets17h 39m, 2 changes
10:22 London St-Pancras19:29 Genève CornavinEurostar 9018 Eurostar Get tickets8h 42m, 1 change
12:31 London St-Pancras21:29 Genève CornavinEurostar 9024 Eurostar Get tickets8h 33m, 1 change
16:31 London St-Pancras08:35 Genève CornavinEurostar 9040 Eurostar Get tickets15h 39m, 2 changes
19:01 London St-Pancras10:35 Genève CornavinEurostar 9050 Eurostar Get tickets15h 9m, 2 changes
19:01 London St-Pancras11:29 Genève CornavinEurostar 9050 Eurostar Get tickets16h 3m, 1 change
08:01 London St-Pancras17:29 Genève CornavinEurostar 9008 Eurostar Get tickets9h 3m, 1 change
10:22 London St-Pancras19:29 Genève CornavinEurostar 9018 Eurostar Get tickets8h 42m, 1 change
12:31 London St-Pancras21:29 Genève CornavinEurostar 9024 Eurostar Get tickets8h 33m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from London St-Pancras to Geneva

The price of train tickets from London St-Pancras to Geneva starts at €79 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 London St-Pancras to Geneva 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 London St-Pancras to Geneva? 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 London St-Pancras to Geneva take?

The average journey time by train between London St-Pancras and Geneva is 8 hours and 0 minutes, with around 2 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 London St-Pancras and Geneva by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London St-Pancras to Geneva is 7 hours and 31 minutes.

How much does the train from London St-Pancras to Geneva cost?

Train ticket prices from London St-Pancras to Geneva can start from as little as €79 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 London St-Pancras to Geneva?

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.

What time does the first train from London St-Pancras to Geneva leave?

The first train from London St-Pancras to Geneva leaves at 11:04. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from London St-Pancras to Geneva leave?

The last train from London St-Pancras to Geneva leaves at 12:01. 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 London St-Pancras and Geneva by train?

Trains travelling from London St-Pancras to Geneva cover a distance of around 465 miles (748 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Geneva to London St-Pancras.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for London St-Pancras to Geneva for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/22/2022. 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 01/15/2022 for travel on 01/15/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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