How to get from Geneva to Fribourg

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from Geneva to Fribourg

You can get from Geneva to Fribourg by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Geneva to Fribourg on 18 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Geneva to Fribourg

distanceDistance63 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £39 • 1 h 21 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSBB

Travel 63 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train between Geneva and Fribourg. SBB is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct train from Geneva to Fribourg.

How to Travel from Geneva to Fribourg?

Trains and buses are used to travel the 63 miles between Geneva to Fribourg. The average duration of the trip is one and a half hours, depending on the transport method you use and time of day. Services for travel are available from Monday to Sunday, as this is a popular route for travellers visiting Fribourg city.

What is the Cheapest Way to Get from Geneva to Fribourg?

Bus travel through BlaBlaCar is generally the cheapest way, although it is not available every day. It takes about one hour and 40 minutes to travel the route, depending on traffic. The service leaves from Grand-Saconnex, Genève Aéroport (GVA) and arrives at Route de Villars 3 in Fribourg. You can look forward to a scenic ride through Switzerland with this option.

Which is the Fastest Way to Travel from Geneva to Fribourg?

Trains are usually the fastest way to travel from Geneva to Fribourg, with the added benefits of regular scheduling and stress-free timely services. There's plenty of legroom and storage space as well. With up to two departures an hour and services as fast as one hour and 20 minutes, this is a great option. Train tickets are comparable, though slightly more expensive, to BlaBlaCar, and you can search for deals far in advance of your travel.

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Travel from Geneva to Fribourg by Train

There are direct trains from Cornavin in Geneva to Fribourg every day, multiple times an hour, in some cases. With an average duration of an hour and a half, SBB trains are an attractive option to relax and see the countryside through the windows. Prices vary significantly depending on the time of day, so make sure to scope out the best deals in advance. The trains don't have any stopovers, so this direct journey is sure to be pleasant. 

Travel from Geneva to Fribourg by Bus

This route is serviced by BlaBlaCar, although they don't run as often as the trains. Depending on traffic, travel times are around one hour and 40 minutes. If you're leaving straight from the airport, this could be the right option for you, as they leave from Grand-Saconnex at the Genève Aéroport (GVA) and arrive at Route de Villars 3 in Fribourg. 

Travel Tips: Travel from Geneva to Fribourg

Travel to Fribourg easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Geneva to Fribourg.

You can travel from Geneva to Fribourg by coach, flight, ferry or train.

The fastest way to travel from Geneva to Fribourg is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 21 min.

The distance between Geneva and Fribourg is around 63 miles.

The average frequency per day from Geneva to Fribourg is:

  • 50 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Geneva to Fribourg as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Geneva to Fribourg:

  • Trains most often depart from Geneva at Genève and arrive in Fribourg at Fribourg.

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with to Fribourg from Geneva:

  • You can travel by train between Geneva and Fribourg with SBB, and you can find SBB Geneva to Fribourg tickets for £39 on Omio.

Yes, there is a direct route available to Fribourg from Geneva:

  • You'll find 31 direct trains per day with SBB.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Fribourg as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Geneva and Fribourg.

Many of our customers travelling from Geneva to Fribourg don't make Fribourg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Zurich or Basel, either of which you could add to your Geneva and Fribourg trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Fribourg to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Geneva to Fribourg, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Train tickets are costing on average £39 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Geneva and Fribourg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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