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There are 2 ways to get from Zürich to Merligen by train, bus or car

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Train, line 21 bus

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Thun
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Thun, Bahnhof to Merligen, Beatus

1 alternative option

Drive

  1. Drive from Zürich to Merligen
Zürich → Merligen
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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
  • 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.

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

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Merligen is to drive which costs SFr 16 - SFr 24 and takes 1h 42m.

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The fastest way to get from Zürich to Merligen is to drive. Taking this option will cost SFr 16 - SFr 24 and takes 1h 42m.

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The distance between Zürich and Merligen is 97 km. The road distance is 130.6 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Merligen without a car is to train and line 21 bus which takes 2h 9m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 9m to get from Zürich to Merligen, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Merligen is 131 km. It takes approximately 1h 42m to drive from Zürich to Merligen.

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There are 231+ hotels available in Merligen. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Merligen.
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  • Distance: 96.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 9m

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

There is no direct connection from Zürich to Merligen. However, you can take the train to Thun, take the walk to Thun, Bahnhof, then take the line 21 bus to Merligen, Beatus. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Merligen.

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 Zürich HB to Thun
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
STI Bus AG
Phone
+41 33 225 13 13
Email
https://www.stibus.ch/kundenservice/Kontakt.php#wEmpty
Website
stibus.ch
Bus from Thun, Bahnhof to Merligen, Beatus
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
STI Bus AG

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