There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Interlaken by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$166 - $231

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Bus  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Freiburg N99
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Interlaken, Interlaken West 322

$46 - $76

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Bus, train  •  14 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Basel
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$137 - $222

Drive  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Interlaken 387.9 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Paris Orly to Mulhouse, train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Mulhouse (MLH) ORY - MLH
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

$118 - $415

Fly Paris CDG to Basel, train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Basel (BSL) CDG - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

$115 - $387

Fly Paris CDG to Zurich, train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Zurich (ZRH) CDG - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$142 - $397

Fly Paris Orly to Geneva, train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Geneva (GVA) ORY - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$120 - $330

Fly Paris CDG to Geneva, train  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Geneva (GVA) CDG - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$132 - $372

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Interlaken is to bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 12 h.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Interlaken is to fly and train which costs 100€ - 360€ and takes 5 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Interlaken, Interlaken West via Freiburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Interlaken West via Mulhouse Ville and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 53 min.

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The distance between Paris and Interlaken is 477 km. The road distance is 620.6 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Interlaken without a car is to train which takes 5 h 53 min and costs 140€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Paris to Interlaken, including transfers.

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Paris to Interlaken bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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Paris to Interlaken train services, operated by TGV, depart from Paris Gare de Lyon station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Interlaken is to train which takes 5 h 53 min and costs 140€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 12 h.

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Mulhouse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Paris to Interlaken bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Interlaken, Interlaken West station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Interlaken.
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  • Distance: 298.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Interlaken, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Paris to Interlaken via Mulhouse Ville and Basel SBB in around 5 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Interlaken via Freiburg in around 12 h.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $3,500
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Basel
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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