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The train from Winterthur to Geneva usually takes 3 hours 32 minutes on average to travel 151 miles (243 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 3 hours 14 minutes. You can expect to find 50 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Geneva, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. SBB are the main train operator on this route and will whisk you to Geneva in no time.
To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Winterthur to Geneva in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from €46.65.
Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Geneva, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.
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 Winterthur 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 Winterthur and Geneva is 3 hours and 32 minutes, with around 50 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 Winterthur to Geneva is 3 hours and 14 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Winterthur to Geneva can start from as little as €46.65 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Winterthur to Geneva without having to change trains. There are 21 direct trains from Winterthur to Geneva each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Winterthur to Geneva leaves at 04:42. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Winterthur to Geneva leaves at 23:31. 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 Winterthur to Geneva cover a distance of around 151 miles (243 km) during the journey.