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

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  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Bern 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken Ost Ice / ...

$75 - $133

Cheapest option

Bus, line 21 bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld Rj / ...
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Thun, Bahnhof to Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof 21

$39 - $63

2 alternative options

Train, line 21 bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Fribourg/Freiburg 1
  2. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Thun 1
  3. Take the line 21 bus from Thun, Bahnhof to Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof 21

$92 - $153

Drive  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Brienz 149.6 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Brienz is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 45 and takes 2 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Brienz is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 45 and takes 2 h 33 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Brienz is 157 km. The road distance is 239.3 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Geneva to Brienz, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Brienz. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Brienz via Bern and Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 39 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Brienz is 239 km. It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to drive from Geneva to Brienz.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Brienz.
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  • Distance: 98.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 39 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Brienz, Canton of Bern, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Geneva to Brienz via Bern and Interlaken Ost in around 3 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Brienz via Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld, Bern, Neufeld P+R, Bern, Bahnhof, Bern, Thun, Thun, Bahnhof, and Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof in around 5 h 33 min.

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 Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Thun
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Thun, Bahnhof to Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Ženeva, Gare Routiere, pl. Dorciere to Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Berne
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus

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