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

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Bus, train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy - Galbert to Genève Airport T72
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$86 - $157

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Bus  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy to Bern

$52 - $77

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Bus, train via Fribourg/Freiburg  •  6 h 4 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 38 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  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Annecy - Eglise des Fins 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 29€ - 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 29€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 41 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 38 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 51 min and costs 75€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Annecy to Interlaken, including transfers.

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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 best way to get from Annecy to Interlaken is to bus which takes 5 h 59 min and costs 45€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 85€ - 160€ and takes 6 h 38 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Annecy to Interlaken.
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  • Distance: 99.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

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

Eurolines CH operates a bus from Annecy to Interlaken 6 times a week. Tickets cost $23 - $29 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Annecy to Interlaken via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, Genève, and Bern in around 6 h 38 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Geneva to Zurich
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
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 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 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 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 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
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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 - Galbert to Genève Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
transdevhautesavoie.com
Bus from Annecy - Eglise des Fins to Genève Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
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 - $29
Book at
eurolines.ch

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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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The nearest airport to Interlaken is Berne (BRN) Airport which is 37.3 km away. Other nearby airports include Zurich (ZRH) (100.4 km), Basel (BSL) (104.6 km), Milan Malpensa (MXP) (134.8 km) and Geneva (GVA) (143.4 km).

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There are 1051+ hotels available in Interlaken. Prices start at $91 USD per night.

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