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Location of Fribourg By plane

Geneva-Cointrin, Zurich-Kloten and Basel-Mulhouse are Switzerland’s three main airports. From any of them Fribourg can easily be reached by train or by car.

Please note:

  • most European cities have easyJet flights to Geneva,
  • Bern-Belp airport is closer but of regional importance only.

By train

Fribourg is on the country’s main railway axe which links Geneva to Zurich via Lausanne and Bern. Intercity (express) trains are available directly from the airports every 30 min. The journey takes about 1 h 30 min.

›› Detailed timetable at SBB CFF FFS (Swiss railway)

By car

Fribourg is connected with the Swiss motorway network via motorway A12 Vevey-Bern. The three main airports are reachable through motorway in about 1 h 30 min.

Remember speed limits:
  • 120 km⁄h on motorways,
  • 80 km⁄h on main roads,
  • 50 km⁄h in cities and villages.
Please note:
  • parkings are rare and rather expensive in Fribourg city; fees could be around 20 Frs per day,
  • trafic fines are generally expensive.

›› Route may be planned at ViaMichelin
›› Route may be planned at Google Map

More information

By bus

From the main railway station of Fribourg to Perolles II campus, take bus number 1 or 3 of the TPF (Fribourg bus company) (7 is also possible) and step off at the station called Charmettes (terminus of bus 3). The Auditorium Joseph Deiss, boulevard de Pérolles 90, Building 22, is very close to that bus stop, on the left side of the street.

›› Bus network of Fribourg - PDF, 1 page, 1.03 MB
›› Map of Pérolles II campus - PDF, 2 pages, 1.79 MB
›› TPF website