There are 8 ways to get from Avignon to Interlaken by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Genève Tgv
  2. Take the train from Genève to Bern 1
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West Ice / ...

$145 - $217

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Bus  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Avignon to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Fribourg 106 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Fribourg to Interlaken, Interlaken West 417

$31 - $91

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Night bus, bus, train  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Take the night bus from Avignon City Centre to Annecy
  2. Take the bus from Annecy to Fribourg Poya
  3. Take the train from Fribourg/Freiburg Poya to Thun 1

$80 - $110

Drive  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Avignon to Interlaken 353.9 miles

$75 - $110

Train to Marseille, fly to Strasbourg, train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Strasbourg (SXB) MRS - SXB
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

$166 - $593

Train to Marseille, fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Zurich (ZRH) MRS - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

$171 - $444

Train to Marseille, fly to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
  2. Fly from Marseille (MRS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) MRS - MXP
  3. Take the bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
  4. Take the train from Domodossola to Spiez

$170 - $427

Train to Montpellier, fly to Basel, train  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Avignon Centre to Montpellier Saint-Roch
  2. Fly from Montpellier (MPL) to Basel (BSL) MPL - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

$183 - $478

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The cheapest way to get from Avignon to Interlaken is to bus which costs 26€ - 80€ and takes 11 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Avignon to Interlaken is to drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 5 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Avignon to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Avignon and arriving at Interlaken, Interlaken West via Lyon, Lyon Perrache and Fribourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Avignon to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Avignon TGV and arriving at Interlaken West via Genève and Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 29 min.

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The distance between Avignon and Interlaken is 387 km. The road distance is 566.3 km.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Interlaken without a car is to train which takes 6 h 29 min and costs 120€ - 190€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Avignon to Interlaken, including transfers.

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

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Avignon to Interlaken train services, operated by TGV, depart from Avignon TGV station.

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The best way to get from Avignon to Interlaken is to train which takes 6 h 29 min and costs 120€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 80€ and takes 11 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Avignon to Interlaken.
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  • Distance: 241.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 29 min

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

You can take a train from Avignon to Interlaken via Genève and Bern in around 6 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Avignon to Interlaken via Lyon, Lyon Perrache and Fribourg in around 11 h 15 min.

Airlines
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $650
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Marseille to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Marseille to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Marseille to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Marseille to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Montpellier to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $150
Train from Avignon TGV to Aix-en-Provence TGV
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $25
1st Class
$36 - $39
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 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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 Domodossola to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Fribourg/Freiburg Poya to Thun
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $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 Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Avignon Centre to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
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 Domodossola to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Avignon to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Fribourg
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Fribourg to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Avignon City Centre to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Night bus from Avignon City Centre to Annecy
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Fribourg
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Annecy to Fribourg Poya
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Book at
eurolines.ch
InterNorte
Phone
707 200 512
Website
internorte.pt
Bus from Lyon Gare de Perrache to Fribourg
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
internorte.pt
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Malpensa Airport T1 to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com

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

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

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Avignon 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 Avignon to Interlaken is 566 km. It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to drive from Avignon to Interlaken.

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Volotea and Hop! offer flights from Marseille Airport to Strasbourg Airport.

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There are 1039+ hotels available in Interlaken. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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