There are 7 ways to get from Barcelona to Interlaken by plane, train or car

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Fly to Basel, train  •  6h 54m

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

SFr 89 - SFr 328

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Fly to Zurich, train  •  6h 48m

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

SFr 107 - SFr 336

Fly to Geneva, train  •  7h 42m

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

SFr 105 - SFr 366

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8h 10m

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

SFr 91 - SFr 404

Fly to Milan Bergamo, train  •  9h 24m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) BCN - BGY
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Spiez

SFr 90 - SFr 391

Train  •  11h 26m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Genève to Bern 15 / ...
  4. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West 61 / ...

SFr 155 - SFr 265

Drive  •  9h 28m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Interlaken 1000 km

SFr 120 - SFr 180

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Interlaken is to drive which costs 110€ - 170€ and takes 9h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Interlaken is to fly and train which costs 95€ - 310€ and takes 6h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Interlaken. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at Interlaken West via Lyon Part Dieu, Genève and Bern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 26m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Interlaken is 744 km. The road distance is 1000 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Interlaken without a car is to train which takes 11h 26m and costs 140€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 6h 54m to get from Barcelona to Interlaken, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Interlaken train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Barcelona 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 Barcelona to Interlaken is 1000 km. It takes approximately 9h 28m to drive from Barcelona to Interlaken.

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  • Distance: 743.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 54m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Interlaken, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Barcelona to Interlaken via Lyon Part Dieu, Genève, and Bern in around 11h 26m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 160
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 160
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 190
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 150
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 140
Flights from Barcelona to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 200
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 160
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 140
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 150
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 430
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 430
Flights from Barcelona to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 450
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 230
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 180
Flights from Barcelona to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 180
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 410
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 210
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 100
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Bergamo via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 260
Flights from Barcelona to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 310
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 270
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Bergamo via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 280
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Barcelona to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 280
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 380
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 30
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 19
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 28
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Gallarate to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 120
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 45 - SFr 65
1st Class
SFr 85 - SFr 120
Train from Milano Centrale to Spiez
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 140
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 55 - SFr 75
1st Class
SFr 95 - SFr 140
Renfe SNCF
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 22 - SFr 35
Rail 1st Class
SFr 30 - SFr 50
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 50
1st Class
SFr 35 - SFr 50

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Vueling Airlines, Brussels Airlines, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Basel Airport.

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