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Duration 13h 13m
Distance 1092.3 km
Average price SFr 220
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Budapest and Interlaken takes 13h 13m and the fastest train takes 13h 11m. The train service runs several times per day from Budapest 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.


  1. Budapest-Keleti
  2. Zürich HB
  3. Bern
  4. Interlaken
12h 55m
SFr 97 - SFr 149

Budapest to Interlaken train times

Trains run twice daily between Budapest and Interlaken. The service departs Budapest at 06:40 in the morning, which arrives into Interlaken at 19:51. All services require a transfer, and take on average 13h 13m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Budapest to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Budapest-Keleti and arriving at Interlaken West via Zürich HB and Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 55m.

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The distance between Budapest and Interlaken is 851 km. The road distance is 1092.3 km.

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Budapest to Interlaken train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), depart from Budapest-Keleti station.

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

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There are 603+ hotels available in Interlaken. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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