There are 4 ways to get from Grindelwald to Meiringen by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 470 train  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Grindelwald to Interlaken Ost 111-Y
  2. Take the line 470 train from Interlaken Ost to Meiringen 470 / ...

$26 - $41

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Bus, line 164 bus  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Grindelwald, Grindelwalderhof to Schwarzwaldalp 128
  2. Take the line 164 bus from Schwarzwaldalp to Meiringen, Bahnhof 164

$43 - $62

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grindelwald to Meiringen 29.8 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Grindelwald to Meiringen 29.8 miles

$6 - $9

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No, there is no direct bus from Grindelwald to Meiringen. However, there are services departing from Grindelwald, Grindelwalderhof and arriving at Meiringen, Bahnhof via Schwarzwaldalp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Grindelwald to Meiringen. However, there are services departing from Grindelwald and arriving at Meiringen via Interlaken Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 29 min.

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The distance between Grindelwald and Meiringen is 16 km. The road distance is 47.6 km.

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The best way to get from Grindelwald to Meiringen without a car is to train and line 470 train which takes 1 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to get from Grindelwald to Meiringen, including transfers.

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Grindelwald to Meiringen bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Grindelwald, Grindelwalderhof station.

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Grindelwald to Meiringen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Grindelwald station.

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The best way to get from Grindelwald to Meiringen is to train and line 470 train which takes 1 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 164 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 33 min.

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Grindelwald to Meiringen bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Meiringen, Bahnhof station.

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Grindelwald to Meiringen train services, operated by Zentralbahn, arrive at Meiringen station.

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Map of how to get from Grindelwald to Meiringen.
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  • Distance: 10.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 29 min

What companies run services between Grindelwald, Switzerland and Meiringen, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Grindelwald to Meiringen via Interlaken Ost in around 1 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grindelwald to Meiringen via Schwarzwaldalp in around 2 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.

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Website
sbb.ch
Train from Grindelwald to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Meiringen
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Grindelwald, Grindelwalderhof to Schwarzwaldalp
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Schwarzwaldalp to Meiringen, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
Taxi from Grindelwald to Meiringen
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
Allround Taxi Moser André
Phone
+41 33 654 10 10
Website
allroundtaxi-spiez.ch
Oesch Taxi Thun
Phone
+41 33 222 22 22
Website
oeschtaxi.ch
Dorf-Taxi Spiez
Phone
+41 33 650 15 15
Website
dorftaxi-spiez.ch

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Yes, the driving distance between Grindelwald to Meiringen is 48 km. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Grindelwald to Meiringen.

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