By Train from Genève / Geneva (Switzerland) to Wengen (Switzerland)

Journey Summary

Depart Genève / Geneva (Switzerland)


Arrive Wengen (Switzerland)

Journey Time
3hr 39min
1 or 2 x connections per hour

Change trains in: Bern and Interlaken and Lauterbrunnen

Interlaken is where the network of mountain railways in the Bernese-Oberland connect with SBB's national rail network.

There are no direct trains between Genève and Interlaken.

The simplest and fastest option for the part of this journey, between Geneve and Interlaken, is to make only 1 x change of train at Bern.

In most hours the trains heading to Luzern from Geneve have good connections in Bern on to Interlaken - but in a few hours the optimum connection is instead available when taking the trains from Geneve that are heading to St Gallen.

In a few hours per day both options are available.

Changing trains in Bern:

The optimum connection in Bern between trains is only around 8 mins, but the connection is virtually guaranteed.

Changing trains at Interlaken Ost station:

You will have around 8 mins to make the connection into the train on to Lauterbrunnen at Interlaken Ost station, but again the connection is virtually guaranteed - in terms of the arrival and departure times of the trains.

You can be sure of making this connection, if you book tickets that are valid for the end-to-end journey.

Eight minutes may not be enough time to buy a ticket for the journey on to Wengen (via Lauterbrunnen) from the ticket desks at Interlaken Ost station.

Though if you will be travelling with any type of rail pass, including Swiss Day Passes, you'll need to go into the ticket office, to buy a discounted ticket for the journey on from Interlaken to Wengen.

The connection at Lauterbrunen into the train on Wengen is a simple as can be.

Train 1

  • Depart: Genève / Geneva (Switzerland)
  • Arrive: Bern (Switzerland)
  • Journey time: 1hr 44min - 1hr 56 min

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Train 2

  • Depart: Bern (Switzerland)
  • Arrive: Interlaken (Switzerland)
  • Journey time: 53min - 54min

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Train 3

  • Depart: Interlaken (Switzerland)
  • Arrive: Lauterbrunnen (Switzerland)
  • Journey time: 20 min

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Train 4

  • Depart: Lauterbrunnen (Switzerland)
  • Arrive: Wengen (Switzerland)
  • Journey time: 16 min

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Ticket information

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