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Duration 1h 53m
Distance 149.8 km
Average price SFr 35
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Basel and Interlaken takes 1h 53m and the fastest train takes 1h 51m. There is an hourly train service from Basel to Interlaken. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Basel SBB
  2. Interlaken
1h 54m
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SFr 21 - SFr 50

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Want to know about travelling from Basel to Interlaken? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Basel SBB and arriving at Interlaken West. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 54m.

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The distance between Basel and Interlaken is 99 km. The road distance is 149.8 km.

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

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Basel to Interlaken train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Interlaken West station.

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What companies run services between Basel and Interlaken?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West hourly. Tickets cost SFr 50 - SFr 95 and the journey takes 1h 54m. Two other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95

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 Basel SBB to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 30

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 30
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
Deutsche Bahn

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