Lake Geneva travel guide

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You're Going to Love Lake Geneva

With a population of 7,651, Lake Geneva is a must-see destination in Wisconsin, United States.

Where to Eat in Lake Geneva

If you’re looking for affordable options, Sopra Bistro (724 W Main St) and Crafted Italia (W4240 Hwy 50) are great picks.

When to visit Lake Geneva

Lake Geneva in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Lake Geneva in March
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Lake Geneva in July, when the average temperature is 23 °C, and the highest can go up to 29 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -11 °C, with an average temperature of -6 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in June, when precipitation is around 107 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Lake Geneva, with an average rainfall of 37 mm.

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How to Get to Lake Geneva


Although Lake Geneva doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Milwaukee-Mitchell Airport (MKE), which is located 59 km from Lake Geneva. The shortest flight to Lake Geneva from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 14h 45m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Lake Geneva. The train journey from Lake Geneva to Bloomington takes 2h 19m and costs around $24 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Champaign, expect to pay about $30 for a 2h 36m trip.


Another option to get to Lake Geneva is to pick up a car hire from Chicago, which is about 104 km from Lake Geneva. You’ll find branches of Hertz and Dollar, among others, in Chicago.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Lake Geneva, including Greyhound, Bus and Amtrak. From Milwaukee, the bus ride to Lake Geneva takes 129 km and will cost you around $64. From Milwaukee, the ticket costs about $30 for a journey of 137 km.

Airports near Lake Geneva

Airlines serving Lake Geneva

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British Airways
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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
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Alaska Airlines
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ITA Airways
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Korean Air
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Japan Airlines
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Aer Lingus
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Where to stay in Lake Geneva

Average rates range from around $409 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $672 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Mill Creek Hotel and Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Lake Geneva.

Where to stay in popular areas of Lake Geneva

Hiring a car in Lake Geneva

Expect to pay $1.85 per litre in Lake Geneva (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $22.09 and $29.46.