There are 4 ways to get from Engelberg to Geneva by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the train from Luzern to Genève 15

SFr 95 - SFr 170

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Bus  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Bern 477 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bern to Geneva N799 / ...

SFr 31 - SFr 59

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Drive  •  3h 8m

  1. Drive from Engelberg to Geneva 301.3 km

SFr 35 - SFr 60

Train, fly  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the train from Engelberg to Luzern
  2. Take the train from Luzern to Zürich HB
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Geneva (GVA) ZRH - GVA

SFr 101 - SFr 223

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The cheapest way to get from Engelberg to Geneva is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 60 and takes 6h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Engelberg to Geneva is to drive which costs SFr 35 - SFr 60 and takes 3h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Engelberg to Geneva. However, there are services departing from Engelberg and arriving at Genève via Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 36m.

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The distance between Engelberg and Geneva is 186 km. The road distance is 301.3 km.

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The best way to get from Engelberg to Geneva without a car is to train which takes 4h 36m and costs SFr 95 - SFr 170.

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It takes approximately 4h 36m to get from Engelberg to Geneva, including transfers.

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Engelberg to Geneva train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Luzern station.

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The best way to get from Engelberg to Geneva is to train which takes 4h 36m and costs SFr 95 - SFr 170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 60 and takes 6h 49m.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Engelberg to Geneva train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Genève station.

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Map of how to get from Engelberg to Geneva.
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  • Distance: 186.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 36m

What companies run services between Engelberg, Obwalden, Switzerland and Geneva, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Engelberg to Geneva hourly. Tickets cost SFr 80 - SFr 150 and the journey takes 3h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Engelberg to Geneva via Luzern, Luzern, and Bern in around 6h 49m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 310
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Zurich to Geneva
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 390
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Luzern to Genève
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Luzern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Zentralbahn
Phone
+41 (0)58 668 80 00
Email
info@zentralbahn.ch
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Engelberg to Luzern
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 20
Website
Zentralbahn
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Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luzern to Bern
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bern to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bern, Neufeld to Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 26
Website
Eurolines FR
Eurobus SK
Phone
+421 55 680 73 06
Email
onlinepredaj@eurobus.sk
Website
eurobus.sk
Bus from Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld to Genėve, Gare Routiėre Place Dorciėre
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 14
Schedules at
eurobus.sk
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Berne to Geneva - Bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 23
Website
alsa.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld to Geneve, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 8
Website
RegioJet

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Yes, the driving distance between Engelberg to Geneva is 301 km. It takes approximately 3h 8m to drive from Engelberg to Geneva.

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Royal Jordanian and Swiss offer flights from Zurich Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 499+ hotels available in Geneva. Prices start at SFr 72 per night.

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