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Forget losing half a day to stressful transfers, endless airport queues and flight delays – choose to travel by train from London to Geneva and relax all the way to one of Switzerland’s most impressive cities. It may be quicker to fly, but the train can take you from one city centre to another in 7 hours and 29 minutes. You’ll need to make 1 change along the way, usually in Paris, as there aren't any direct services on this line.
Hop on a high-speed Eurostar at London St Pancras, and relax as you're whisked through the Channel Tunnel and into France. After a change of station in Paris, you'll jump on a TGV-Lyria train to continue your journey across the border to Geneva.
From your city centre arrival, discover the stunning Lake Geneva, the striking watery displays of the Jet d'Eau or take a tour of the UN offices, all a leisurely stroll away.
If you’re feeling ready to book, start a search for cheap train tickets from London to Geneva with us today. Or keep reading for train timetables, FAQs and more information about the journey.
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 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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between London and Geneva is 11 hours and 5 minutes, with around 11 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 to Geneva is 6 hours and 58 minutes.
Train ticket prices from London 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.
No, there are no direct train services from London to Geneva. Travelling from London to Geneva by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from London to Geneva leaves at 07:01. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from London to Geneva leaves at 20:01. 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.
Trains travelling from London to Geneva cover a distance of around 462 miles (744 km) during the journey.