There are 5 ways to get from Annecy to Interlaken by bus, train or car

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

Recommended option

Bus, train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. T72
  2. 1 / ...
  3. Ice / ...

$87 - $153

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 59 min

$52 - $77

3 alternative options

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

  1. T72
  2. 1 / ...
  3. 1

$93 - $164

Train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. 1
  2. Ice / ...

$95 - $168

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. 160.6 miles

$30 - $50

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 - $28 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Annecy to Interlaken via Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard, Geneve, Genève, and Bern in around 6 h 38 min.

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 - $90
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
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
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Aix-les-Bains-le-Revard to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $25
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
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

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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Annecy to Interlaken is to drive which costs 29€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 41 min.

The quickest way to get from Annecy to Interlaken is to drive which takes 2 h 41 min and costs 29€ - 45€.

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.

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