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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Genève to Bern

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Fribourg
  2. Take the bus from Fribourg to Interlaken Station East

Train via Fribourg

  1. Take the train from Genève to Fribourg/Freiburg
  2. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Thun

Drive

  1. Drive from Geneva to Merligen

Geneva to Merligen by train and bus

The journey time between Geneva and Merligen is around 2h 53m and covers a distance of around 200 km. This includes an average layover time of around 25 min. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), BLS AG, SBB GmbH and others, the Geneva to Merligen service departs from Genève and arrives in Merligen, Beatus. Typically 216 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

216 Weekly Services
2h 53m Average Duration
SFr 57 Cheapest Price
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Geneva → Merligen
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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Regional advice

Travel within Switzerland

Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Regional restriction measures in place
Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

COVID-19 help in Switzerland

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 0041 58 463 00 00

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Yes, travel within Switzerland is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Merligen is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Merligen is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Merligen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

Last updated: 9 May 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Merligen is to bus which costs SFr 18 - SFr 23 and takes 5h 19m.

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The fastest way to get from Geneva to Merligen is to drive which takes 2h 10m and costs SFr 26 - SFr 40.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Merligen. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Merligen, Beatus via Fribourg and Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 19m.

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The distance between Geneva and Merligen is 134 km. The road distance is 200 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Merligen without a car is to train which takes 2h 53m and costs SFr 55 - SFr 110.

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It takes approximately 2h 53m to get from Geneva to Merligen, including transfers.

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Geneva to Merligen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Merligen is to train which takes 2h 53m and costs SFr 55 - SFr 110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 18 - SFr 23 and takes 5h 19m.

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Geneva to Merligen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Interlaken Station East.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Merligen is 200 km. It takes approximately 2h 10m to drive from Geneva to Merligen.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Merligen.
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  • Distance: 133.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 53m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Merligen, Switzerland?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Genève to Bern hourly. Tickets cost SFr 50 - SFr 95 and the journey takes 1h 44m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Merligen via Fribourg, Interlaken Station East, and Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof in around 5h 19m.

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 Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Thun
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
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 Fribourg
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Fribourg to Interlaken Station East
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 10
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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