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There are 8 ways to get from Geneva to Kempten (Allgäu)Ost by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Memmingen

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Memmingen, P&R Bahnhofstr.-Rex

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Genève to Luzern
  2. Take the bus from Luzern to Memmingen

Drive

  1. Drive from Geneva to Kempten (Allgäu)Ost

Fly Geneva to Zurich, train

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH)
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Flughafen to Memmingen

Fly Geneva to Munich, train

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Munich (MUC)
  2. Take the train from Flughafen München to Pasing
  3. Take the train from Pasing to Kempten

Fly Geneva to Friedrichshafen, train

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Friedrichshafen (FDH)
  2. Take the train from Lindau, Reutin Bahnhof to Kempten

Train to Zurich, fly to Stuttgart, train

  1. Take the train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Stuttgart (STR)
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Ulm Hauptbahnhof
  4. Take the train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Kempten
Switzerland → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Switzerland

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Switzerland

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kempten (Allgäu)Ost is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kempten (Allgäu)Ost is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kempten (Allgäu)Ost is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, returning to Switzerland from Germany is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 15 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Kempten (Allgäu)Ost is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 40 and takes 9h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Kempten (Allgäu)Ost is to drive which costs SFr 65 - SFr 100 and takes 4h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Kempten (Allgäu)Ost. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Kempten via Zuerich Hb and Memmingen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 19m.

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The distance between Geneva and Kempten (Allgäu)Ost is 360 km. The road distance is 508.3 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Kempten (Allgäu)Ost without a car is to train which takes 7h 19m and costs SFr 140 - SFr 280.

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It takes approximately 7h 19m to get from Geneva to Kempten (Allgäu)Ost, including transfers.

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Geneva to Kempten (Allgäu)Ost train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Kempten (Allgäu)Ost is to train which takes 7h 19m and costs SFr 140 - SFr 280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 40 and takes 9h 2m.

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

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Geneva to Kempten (Allgäu)Ost train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Memmingen station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Kempten (Allgäu)Ost.
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  • Distance: 360.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 19m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Kempten (Allgäu)Ost, Germany?

You can take a train from Geneva to Kempten (Allgäu)Ost via Zuerich Hb and Memmingen in around 7h 19m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Geneva to Memmingen, P&R Bahnhofstr.-Rex 6 times a week. Tickets cost €24 - €30 and the journey takes 7h 55m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €270
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €420
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €420
Flights from Geneva to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €430
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €370
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €270
Flights from Geneva to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €420
Flights from Geneva to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €420
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Friedrichshafen via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €300
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 Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Memmingen
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Luzern
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Flughafen to Memmingen
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Flughafen München to Pasing
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Pasing to Kempten
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Lindau, Reutin Bahnhof to Kempten
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Kempten
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Ulm Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Ulm Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Ulm Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Ulm Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Go Ahead BW
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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Geneva to Memmingen, P&R Bahnhofstr.-Rex
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Luzern to Memmingen
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Kempten (Allgäu)Ost is 508 km. It takes approximately 4h 52m to drive from Geneva to Kempten (Allgäu)Ost.

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Swiss offers flights from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 78+ hotels available in Kempten (Allgäu)Ost. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 11 - SFr 40.

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