There are 3 ways to get from Geneva to Aletsch Glacier by train or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Brig  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Brig Eurocity / ...

$71 - $128

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Annemasse to Sion
  2. Take the train from Sion to Brig Eurocity / ...

$44 - $68

1 alternative option

Train  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Visp 90
  2. Take the train from Visp to Fiesch 6-Y / ...

$78 - $147

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Aletsch Glacier is to bus and train which costs SFr 40 - SFr 70 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Aletsch Glacier is to train which costs SFr 70 - SFr 130 and takes 2 h 48 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Aletsch Glacier is 151 km.

It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Geneva to Aletsch Glacier, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Aletsch Glacier, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Geneva to Aletsch Glacier every 3 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $120 and the journey takes 2 h. Trenitalia Eurocity also services this route 4 times a day.

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Geneve to Brig
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Sion to Brig
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Geneve to Brig
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Sion to Brig
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Visp to Fiesch
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$14 - $18
1st Class Ticket
$26 - $31
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Annemasse to Sion
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Book at
eurolines.ch

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