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There are 6 ways to get from Annecy to Interlaken by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy - Eglise des Fins to Genève - Étoile T72
  2. Take the train from Genève to Bern 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$75 - $137

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Bern
  2. Take the night bus from Bern, Bahnhof to Interlaken West, Bahnhof M15

$50 - $66

4 alternative options

Bus, train via Fribourg/Freiburg  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy - Galbert to Genève Airport T72
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Fribourg/Freiburg 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Thun 1

$92 - $163

Train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Genève
  2. Take the train from Genève to Bern 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$102 - $183

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Annecy to Interlaken 160.6 miles

$30 - $50

Bus, fly, train  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy - Galbert to Genève Airport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Zurich (ZRH) GVA - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$126 - $272

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The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Interlaken is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Annecy to Interlaken is to drive which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Annecy to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Interlaken West, Bahnhof via Bern, Neufeld P+R and Bern, Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Annecy to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Annecy and arriving at Interlaken West via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, Genève and Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 14 min.

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The distance between Annecy and Interlaken is 159 km. The road distance is 257 km.

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The best way to get from Annecy to Interlaken without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 39 min and costs 65€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Annecy to Interlaken, including transfers.

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Annecy to Interlaken bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Annecy station.

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Annecy to Interlaken train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard station.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Interlaken.
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  • Distance: 99.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 39 min

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

You can take a train from Annecy to Interlaken via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, Genève, and Bern in around 6 h 14 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Train operators
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 Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Fribourg/Freiburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
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
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg to Thun
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Transdev Haute-Savoie
Phone
+33 4 50 51 08 51
Website
transdevhautesavoie.com
Bus from Annecy - Eglise des Fins to Genève - Étoile
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
transdevhautesavoie.com
Bus from Annecy - Galbert to Genève Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
transdevhautesavoie.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Annecy to Bern
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Book at
eurolines.ch
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Night bus from Bern, Bahnhof to Interlaken West, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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Annecy to Interlaken bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, arrive at Interlaken West, Bahnhof station.

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Annecy 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 Annecy to Interlaken is 257 km. It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to drive from Annecy to Interlaken.

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Royal Jordanian and Swiss offer flights from Geneva Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 1004+ hotels available in Interlaken. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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