There are 12 ways to get from Amsterdam to Interlaken by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel SBB ICE International
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$195 - $300

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Bus  •  14 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB X68 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Interlaken, Interlaken West 322

$54 - $90

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Bus, train  •  17 h

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

$113 - $178

Drive, train  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Bad Bf Ice / ...
  4. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Interlaken

$162 - $275

Drive  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Interlaken 555 miles

$130 - $200

Fly Amsterdam to Basel, train  •  6 h 13 min

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

$95 - $292

Fly Amsterdam to Zurich, train  •  6 h 17 min

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

$111 - $387

Fly Amsterdam to Geneva, train  •  7 h 13 min

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

$121 - $342

Fly Amsterdam to Strasbourg, train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Strasbourg (SXB) AMS - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

$175 - $566

Train to Brussels, fly to Basel, train  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Basel (BSL) BRU - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

$157 - $432

Fly Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) AMS - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Spiez

$108 - $337

Fly Amsterdam to Milan Linate, train  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Milan Linate (LIN) AMS - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig
  3. Take the train from Brig to Spiez

$125 - $366

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Interlaken, Interlaken West via Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Interlaken West via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 4 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Interlaken is 668 km. The road distance is 888 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Interlaken without a car is to train which takes 9 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 4 min to get from Amsterdam to Interlaken, including transfers.

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

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Amsterdam to Interlaken train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Interlaken is to train which takes 9 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Interlaken.
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  • Distance: 417.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 4 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Interlaken, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Interlaken via Basel SBB in around 9 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Interlaken via Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB in around 14 h 45 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Strasbourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$500 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $430
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
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
$50 - $95
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
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $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
Train from Brig to Spiez
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Gallarate to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$43 - $46
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$43 - $46
First
$66
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Brig to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bls.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 Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Interlaken is 888 km. It takes approximately 8 h 8 min to drive from Amsterdam to Interlaken.

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KLM, easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Amsterdam Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 1019+ hotels available in Interlaken. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs .

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